Elon Deeds and Contracts Collection
This collection contains items such as deeds, indentures, legal agreements, contracts, and certificates that relate in some manner to Elon University. Many of the documents included in the collection pertain to land surrounding Elon University that was purchased or donated to the institution. Additionally, many of the documents reflect agreements between individuals and Elon University, banks and Elon University, and businesses and Elon University. The collection is arranged first chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material, then alphabetically by name or subject associated with the contents of each folder. Please refer to the section below titled "Detailed Description of Collection" to view more details about what is included in the collection.
- 1889 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access
Some restrictions may apply to collection. Please consult the Archives and Special Collections staff for restriction information.
Conditions Governing Use
The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.
0.80 Linear Feet (2 archival boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged first chronologically, then alphabetically by type of material, then alphabetically by name or subject associated with the contents of each folder.
The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections staff for further details about the location.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Unknown. Materials collected and assembled over many years to form collection.
Processed by Katie Nash, November, 2011
- Encoded by Katie Nash, December, 2011
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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