Thomas Thompson Trust Records
Thomas Thompson Trust Records, 1844-2001
105 boxes (51.5 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 358
Charitable organization. Records consist largely of charity case records of poor women from Brattleboro and some from Rhinebeck, New York. Files contain correspondence from clients as well as case notes by the local agent. Collection contains the correspondence and papers of Richards M. Bradley, a trustee who oversaw the trust from 1901 to 1943. Also included are the records of the Brattleboro Mutual Aid Association and the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (includes blueprints and design). BMAA records include annual reports, unpublished reports, and correspondence related to specific programs.
Terms of Access and Use:
Restrictions on access:Restrictions on use:
The processed portion (completed in 2001) is open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection. However, due to the fact that there are client-related materials scattered throughout the collection, researchers must sign the "Access Agreement Form" before viewing. New, unprocessed accessions are closed.
The Sophia Smith Collection owns copyright to unpublished works in this collection created by the Thomas Thompson Trust. Permission must be obtained to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use." Copyright to materials authored by others may be owned by those individuals or their heirs or assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.
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