Henry James Young collection of English land documents
Scope and Contents
Collection consists of sixteen manuscripts written in Latin and in English, spanning the years 1383-1722. The manuscripts are legal documents dealing with the leases, rents, sale, and grants of land in England. The counties of Devon and York are listed in three of the documents, and Southron (referring to South England) is also indicated. The Latin manuscripts are not fully translated.
- Creation: 1393-1722
Language of Materials
Materials are written in English and Latin.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.
This collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
Henry J. Young was an archivist and a professor of history. He was born in York, PA Feb. 16, 1908. Young received the A.B. from Franklin & Marshall College (1932) and the Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins University in 1955. Young later studied at Oxford University, 1965-66. Young was director of the Historical Society of York County, Pennsylvania (1933-1949) and archivist for the Pennsylvania History and Museum Commission (1951-1957). In 1957, Young joined the faculty of Dickinson College where he taught until his retirement as Professor Emeritus in 1973.
0.167 Cubic Feet (16 Items)
Collection of historian and professor of history, Henry J. Young, consists of sixteen manuscripts in Latin and English, 1383-1722. The manuscripts are legal documents dealing with the leases, rents, sale, and grants of land in England, a few in the counties of Devon and York.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the University by Henry J. Young.
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