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   John Austin Stevens Letters and Documents, 1860s-1890s.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Austin Stevens Letters and Documents; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

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Call No.:MS#1563
Bib ID:11529798 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910.
Title:John Austin Stevens Letters and Documents, 1860s-1890s.
Physical description:0.43 linear ft. (1 box).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged alphabeticallv by correspondent and by form.

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Description

Scope and Content

Collection of 290 letters and documents (150 autograph letters signed, 140 documents and receipts), dated 1860s-1890s, written to and about New York financier and author John Austin Stevens and his son.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Austin Stevens Letters and Documents; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Finding Aid:

Stevens Family Papers

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers processed, 8/7/2015 PTL

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion August 7, 2015 Finding aid written in English.
    2015-08-07 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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correspondencePortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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HistoriansPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York Historical Society.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sons of the Revolution.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States---History---Revolution, 1775-1783.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--19th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Stevens was a prominent buisnessman who had a gerat love of the history of the American Recolution. In 1862 he was appointed secretary of the New York Chamber of Commerce, and in 1876 librarian of the New York Historical Society. He is best remembered as founder of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution (1876) and the Loyal League. In 1877 he established the "Magazine of American History" and served as its editor.

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