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   Chester Alan Arthur Scrapbooks 1881-1885

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alan Chester Arthur papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078698 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886.
Title:Chester Alan Arthur Scrapbooks 1881-1885
Physical description:19 linear ft (76 v. housed in 38 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material 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

Chronological within each volume.

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Description

Scope and Content

Newspaper clippings relating to the career, life, activities, and political milieu of Chester A. Arthur, compiled for him while he was president, and covering only the period of his presidency. The clippings are mounted in 76 volumes and were gathered from both the major New York papers had local and specialized journals from all over the country. The volumes are grouped in several sequences as follows: 45 volumes labelled "Current Comment" 1881-1885; 6 volumes "Presidential Predictions, 1883-1884; 7 volumes "Canal and foreign questions," 1881-1885; 2 volumes "Personal," 1882-1883; 3 volumes "Appointments," 1882-1885; 3 volumes "Conventions," 1881-1884; 2 volumes "Civil Service," 1881-1885; 2 volumes "Mormonism," 1881-1885; 2 volumes "Southern," 1881-1884; 1 volume "Financial and Statistical," 1881-1885; 1 volume "Tariff discussions," 1884-1885; 1 volume "Social," 1884-1885; 1 volume "Miscellaneous notes," 1884-1885.

Series I: Scrapbooks

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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 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. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alan Chester Arthur 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

Surveyed 03/24/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2010-01-20 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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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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Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Civil service.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Customs administration.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mormon Church.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Politicians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Presidents--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Southern States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Foreign relations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Officials and employees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Politics and government--1881-1885.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

President of the United States, 1881-1885.

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