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Small Manuscripts Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 001s-245s


  • Creation: 1400-2012
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1810-2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials may be accessed by request at the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections on the fifth floor of the William S. Carlson Library on the main campus of the University of Toledo. Materials do not circulate.

Conditions Governing Use

In most cases, the Canaday Center does not own the copyright and literary rights to items in its collections; it is the responsibility of the researcher to adhere to U.S. Copyright and Fair Use laws, including seeking permission from the copyright holder and payment of any royalty fees, in the reproduction and use of archival materials. Providing copies or scans does not constitute a license to publish or reproduce images in print or electronic form.


9 Linear Feet : This extent includes standard Hollinger boxes and custom-made boxes the same size or slightly smaller.

9 Map Case Drawer

Language of Materials




This is a collection of single or small groupings of materials from different creators or donors. They are housed together, in the order they arrive, according to size and condition.

Small Manuscripts Collection
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections Repository

2801 West Bancroft Street
William S. Carlson Library, Fifth Floor
Toledo Ohio 43606 United States