Skip to main content

Sanford family papers

Identifier: MS 0027

Scope and Contents

Manuscript volumes describing the property, in particular a large library collection, accounts and activities of the Sanford family.


  • 1788-1900

Biographical Note

English family living at Nynehead Court, Somerset, England. Individual family members include William (d. 1833), Edward (1794-1871), William A. (1818-1902) and Edward C. A. Sanford (1859-1923).


4.33 Linear Feet (2 volume boxes, 4 full Hollinger boxes, 1 long full Hollinger box, and 1 long half Hollinger box)


Sanford family papers, 1788-1900. Papers consist of inventories, account books, and a book of charades of the family of William, William A., Edward and Edward C. A. Sanford of Nynehead Court, Somerset, England. Inventories includes household goods, including silverplate and picture, and the library.


Arranged in 4 series. Series 1. Account books. Series 2. Inventories. Series 3. Journal of William A. Sanford. Series 4. Book of riddles. Series 5. Library catalogues.
Sanford family papers, 1788-1900.
Edited Full Draft
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

50 College Street
8 Dwight Hall
South Hadley MA 01075-6425 USA