COLLECTION GUIDES

Kenneth Silverman Research Materials on Cotton Mather

FIND Keywords

1661-ca. 1984

Offsite Storage Inventory

Restrictions on Access

The Research materials on Cotton Mather are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.


Collection Summary

Abstract

Research materials on Cotton Mather gathered by Kenneth Silverman for his 1984 book "The Life and Times of Cotton Mather." Includes copies of original documents in various repositories, notes, copies of secondary materials, and microfilm.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Kenneth Silverman‚ 1994.

Restrictions on Access

The Research materials on Cotton Mather are stored offsite and must be requested at least one business day in advance. Contact the Library at library@masshist.org or (617) 536-1608 to request materials. Please discuss your request with the reading room staff before requesting cartons by barcode.

Note: This collection is UNPROCESSED and closed to researchers pending processing.

Summary Description of the Collection

Carton 1SH 19JL 9
Photocopies of Mather documents, 1687-1711
Carton 2SH 12JZ G
Photocopies of Mather documents, 1712-1721
Carton 3SH 12K1 Q
Photocopies of Mather documents, 1722-1728; undated
Carton 4SH 19JM A
Copies of letters, etc. (arrangement unknown)
Carton 5SH 12K3 S
Notes, copies of secondary materials
Carton 6SH 12K4 T
Correspondence, microfilm, card file
Carton 7SH 11M6 W
Indices/charts, Boston, secondary materials (1661-1692)

Preferred Citation

Research materials on Cotton Mather , Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Mather, Cotton, 1663-1728

Subjects:

History -- Research.
Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Biography.
Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.