Guide to the Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph Papers, 1837–1929, Bulk 1925–1928

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Summary

Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph served as trial justice of the Nantucket District Court from 1910 until his death in 1934. This collection includes correspondence, receipts, deeds, land plats, wills, and other legal documents regarding Judge Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph’s cases and clients.

Collection Details

Collection Number:
MS591
Title:
Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph Papers
Date(s):
1837–1929, Bulk 1925–1928
Creator:
Fitz-Randolph, Reginald T., 1884–1934.
Repository:
Nantucket Historical Association
Language:
Material is in English.

Information for Users

Restrictions to Access: No restrictions. Open for research.

Restrictions to Use: No usage restrictions.

Copyright Notice: Copyright is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], in the Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph Papers, Nantucket Historical Association.

Acquisitions Information:

Gift of Sally & Peter Nash in 2012 (Acc. RL2012.129).

Sensitive Materials Statement:

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual’s private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the Nantucket Historical Association assumes no responsibility.

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  • Folder 283 Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph (12/26/1884 - 1934) District Court, MS335 Edouard A. Stackpole Collection, Nantucket Historical Association.
  • P22544 Group of unidentified men on Main Street, PH165 Photographic Prints Collection, Nantucket Historical Association.

Subject Headings

  • Personal Name
    • Fitz-Randolph, Reginald T., 1884–1934.
  • Topical Term
    • Correspondence.
    • Land deeds--Massachusetts--Nantucket.
    • Judges – Massachusetts -- Nantucket.

Biographical Information

Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph was born in 1884 in Nebraska. He spent two years at Boston University and graduated from the University of Maine Law School. He practiced law in Boston, then was appointed trial justice of the Nantucket District Court in 1910. He died in 1934.

Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, receipts, deeds, land plats, wills, and other legal documents regarding Judge Reginald T. Fitz-Randolph’s cases and clients. There is a small file of Judge Fitz-Randolph’s personal correspondence and receipts included as well. Most of the collection retains the original file names with unfiled papers grouped by the first letter of the correspondent’s or client’s last name.

Contents

Folder 1 Abajian, 1927

Folder 2 Alexander, J. Herbet, 1927

Folder 3 Allo, Victor, 1927

Folder 4 American Surety, 1927–1928

Folder 5 Anderson, Alfred, 1921–1928

Folder 6 Anderson, Olaf, 1927–1928

Folder 7 Ashley, Joshua, 1927–1928

Folder 8 Athaido, 1927

Folder 9 Austin, Charles W., 1927

Folder 10 Ayers, Lester C., 1927–1928

Folder 11 Unsorted As, 1927

Folder 12 Barney, 1859–1890, 1927

Folder 13 Barrett, William, 1922–1923

Folder 14 Bokum, Norris H., 1927

Folder 15 Bosworth, 1927–1929

Folder 16 Burgess Land Court, 1920, 1923

Folder 17 Burnell vs. Dunham, 1927–1928

Folder 18 Unsorted Bs, 1927–1928

OPF-591/1 Unsorted Bs, 1927–1928

Folder 19 Cadrain, J.M., 1925–1927

Folder 20 Chamberlain, 1926–1927

OPF-591/2 Chamberlain, 1915

Folder 21 Clisby, 1925–1926

Folder 22 Collins, 1927

Folder 23 Comstock, Josephine W., 1837–1928

OPF-591/3 Comstock, Josephine W., 1837

Folder 24 Connell, Phillip, 1927

Folder 25 Cook, Earle, 1928

Folder 26 Cook-Mitchell Farm, 1927

Folder 27 Cook-Reed, 1926

Folder 28 Cook vs. Watres, 1927

Folder 29 Unsorted Cs, 1927–1928

OPF-591/4 Unsorted Cs, 1922

Folder 30 Dalziel, Emily Key, 1929–1927

Folder 31 Deering, 1925–1927

OPF-591/5 Deering, 1924

Folder 32 Dickson, Henrietta, 1922–1927

Folder 33 Dunham, 1926

Folder 34 Dustin, Alton, 1927–1928

Folder 35 Unsorted Ds, 1926–1927

Folder 36 Early, C.P., 1927

Folder 37 Edwards, Rupert B., 1927

Folder 38 Eldridge, Helen M., 1927–1928

OPF-591/6 Eldridge, Helen M., 1927

Folder 39 Esau, Weston, 1927–1928

Folder 40 Fitz-Randolph personal, 1898–1928

OPF-591/7 Fitz-Randolph personal, circa 1922

Folder 41 Folger, Horace, 1924–1925

Folder 42 Unsorted Fs, 1926–1928

Folder 43 Gray, David, 1925

Folder 44 Unsorted Gs, 1927–1928

Folder 45 Hallowell, 1927–1928

Folder 46 Hand vs. Meyer, 1920–1925

Folder 47 Harps, Ella B. Land Court, 1923

Folder 48 Harris, Edwards, 1925–1928

Folder 49 Hawkins, 1921–1927

Folder 50 Hayward, 1924–1930

Folder 51 Hoster, Carl J., 1927

Folder 52 Hunnewell, 1926

Folder 53 Hussey, Martha, 1927–1928

Folder 54 Unsorted Hs, 1913–1928

Folder 55 Unsorted Is, 1927–1928

Folder 56 Johnson, Joseph, 1928

Folder 57 Unsorted Js, 1927–1928

Folder 58 Keller, 1925–1928

OPF-591/8 Keller, 1925

Folder 59 Unsorted Ks, 1927

Folder 60 Land Court Miscellaneous, 1927

Folder 61 Larkin, 1927

Folder 62 Louis, Geo, 1925

Folder 63 Unsorted Ls, 1926–1928

OPF-591/9 Unsorted Ls, 1926

Folder 64 Manville, Rollin C. Land Court, 1925

Folder 65 Martin, 1925–1927

Folder 66 Meyer, Frederick, 1920–1927

Folder 67 Mitchell, 1927–1928

Folder 68 Morse, 1921–1927

OPF-591/10 Morse, 1925–1926

Folder 69 Unsorted Ms, 1925–1928

OPF-591/11 Unsorted Ms, 1924

Folder 70 Nantucket Yacht Club, 1926

Folder 71 Norton, B.V., 1925–1927

OPF-591/12 Norton, B.V., 1885

Folder 72 Norton, George E., 1926–1927

Folder 73 Unsorted Ns, 1927–1928

Folder 74 Pack, Randolph G., 1927

Folder 75 Pennrock, Christine, 1927

Folder 76 Penrose, Charles B., 1918–1927

Folder 77 Pollack, Walter G., 1927

Folder 78 Unsorted Ps, 1927–1928

Folder 79 Reed, Albert A., 1927

Folder 80 Ring, John C., 1927

Folder 81 Robb, 1928

Folder 82 Robinson, Ella C. land contract petition, 1905–1923

Folder 83 Robinson, Patrick, 1927

Folder 84 Rose, Robert, 1927

Folder 85 Russell, B.F.W., 1927

Folder 86 Unsorted Rs, 1927–1928

Folder 87 Sankaty Head, 1926–1928

Folder 88 Sarg, Tony, 1927

Folder 89 Sawyer, Manuel, 1926

Folder 90 Scott, 1927

Folder 91 Seal Press advertisement, 1928

Folder 92 Siasconset Golf Association, 1926

Folder 93 Small, Reuben C., 1928

Folder 94 Smith, Albert E. Land Court, 1928

OPF-591/13 Smith, Albert E. Land Court, 1928

Folder 95 Snow Estate, 1927

Folder 96 Swallow Electrical, 1927–1928

Folder 97 Unsorted Ss, 1925–1928

OPF-591/14 Terry, John, 1924

Folder 98 Titus, E.K. Land Court, 1917–1923

Folder 99 Unsorted Ts, 1927–1928

OPF-591/15 Unsorted Ts, 1926

Folder 100 Unsorted Us, 1926–1927

Folder 101 Vanderveer, Jane Glover, 1928

Folder 102 Wade, Margaret E. Land Court, 1922–1924

Folder 103 Wallace, 1927

OPF-591/16 Wallace, 1927

Folder 104 Webster, 1928

Folder 105 Welch, Lawrence R. Land Court, 1922–1923

Folder 106 Whitcorn, B., 1927

OPF-591/17 Whitcorn, B., 1927

Folder 107 Willard Estate, 1926–1927

Folder 108 Wood, 1927–1928

Folder 109 Unsorted Ws, 1927–1928

Folder 110 Yerxa, 1920

Items Separated

  • Oversize paper folders (OPF-591/1–17)

Processing Information

Processed by Cindy Li, Thomas Perich, and Ashley Miller, June 2022. Finding aid by Ashley Miller, June 2022.

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