Columbiana Manuscripts, 1572-1986 [Bulk Dates: 1850-1920].

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Columbiana Manuscripts, 1572-1986, [Bulk Dates: 1850-1920].

Columbiana Manuscripts, 1572-1986 [Bulk Dates: 1850-1920].

An artificial collection comprised of correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, essays, administrative documents, minutes, and other documents related to Columbia University. Materials were created by or for students, alumni, faculty, administrators, staff, trustees, and honorary degree recipients.

38 linear ft. (25 linear ft. of bound volumes, 17 manuscript boxes, 1 half-sized document box 1 over-sized box 1 card box 2 over-sized folders)

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Johnson was the son of Samuel Johnson, Anglican clergyman and first president of King's College (Columbia University). He served in the Continental Congress from Connecticut and signed the U.S. Constitution, served in the U.S. Senate (1789-1791) and eventually as president of Columbia University. He spent time in England from 1767-1771. From the description of [Letters] / Wm. Sam. Johnson. [between 1768 and 1773] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 244252285 Statesman, juri...

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Attorney, New York City. From the description of Diary : holograph, 1835-1875. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58775484 BIOGHIST REQUIRED New York lawyer, Trustee of Columbia University. Strong took an active role in New York City's cultural and scoial life. From the guide to the George Templeton Strong Papers, 1835-1875., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) New York lawyer, Trustee of Columb...

Kemp, James Furman, 1859-1926

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Jackson, A.V. Williams (Abraham Valentine Williams), 1862-1937

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A. V. Williams Jackson was a professor of Indo-Iranian languages at Columbia University, 1895-1935. From the description of A. V. Williams Jackson papers, 1889-1909 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169317 A. V. Williams Jackson was born in New York City, on February 9, 1862. For the majority of his life, Jackson was associated with Columbia University. He received an A.B. there in 1883, an A.M. the following year, an L.H.D. the year after that, and in 1886, a P...

Krans, Horatio Sheafe, 1872-1952

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Muzzey, David Saville, 1870-1965

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of David Saville Muzzey : oral history, 1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741525 ...

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Hu, Shi, 1891-1962

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Innes, J. H. (John H.)

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