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   Luellen Teters Bussenius Papers 1874-1969.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Luellen Teters Bussenius Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, documents, manuscripts, clippings, photographs and printed materials, 1874-1969, relating to Luellen Cass Teters Bussenius, journalist and editor of The Delineator .

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0175
Bib ID:4078530 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Bussenius, Luellen Teters, 1868-1968.
Title:Luellen Teters Bussenius Papers 1874-1969.
Physical description:6 linear ft (ca. 5,000 items in 14 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-14. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, documents, photographs, clippings, and printed materials. Her writings include both fiction (short stories, poetry, and plays) and non-fiction (articles on history, plants, bridge, astronomy, numerology, food and health). She also published a novel, The Honorable Miss Cherry Blossom (New York, Nicholas L. Brown, 1924). There are business papers of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of New York and other of her civic organizations.

The cataloged correspondence include: Carrie Chapman Catt, John V. Lindsay, Ogden L. Mills, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Charles Goodrich Whiting.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-14. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours 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); Luellen Teters Bussenius Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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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

Processed 04/07/1988 HR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-03-27 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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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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Additional Creators

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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lindsay, John V. (John Vilet), 1921-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Whiting, Charles Goodrich.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Genre/Form

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Fiction.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Boards of trade--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalism--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women journalists--United States--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Luellen Cass Teters Bussenius, journalist, author, and clubwoman, was an editor of The Delineator in New York and a contributor to many periodicals. Her marriage to W. A. Otto Bussenius, 1874-1944, a German importer, ended in divorce. She was active in many patriotic, political, and business organizations.

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