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   Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project Records, [ca. 1700]-1981

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078858 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
Title:Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project Records, [ca. 1700]-1981
Physical description:ca. 96,000 items, (304 boxes, 282 microfilm reels, 32 card file drawers)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located off-site. 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.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 8 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, typescripts, photocopies, microfilms, card files, and notes of the Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project, 1955-1981. The correspondence files of the editor, Harold C. Syrett, and his staff concerning the operations, activities, gathering of data, photocopies, and microfilm reproductions of letters, manuscripts, and documents by, to, and about Alexander Hamilton and selected and edited for publication by Columbia University Press as The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York, 1961-1970). Also, the corrected typescript copies of texts to be published, photocopies of letters, manuscripts, and documents by, to, and about Alexander Hamilton; microfilms of manuscript materials in a variety of repositories; and photocopies of newspaper articles relating to Hamilton.

Series I: Correspondence

Subseries I.1: Office Correspondence

Subseries I.2: Correspondence for Documents

Series II: Special Files

Series III: Chronology

Series IV: Typescriopt Files

For publications

Subseries IV.1: Addenda, Errata, Sources

Subseries IV.2: Appendix, 1799-1800

Subseries IV.3: Retypes, 1794-1804

Subseries IV.4: Retypes, A-Z

Series V: Book Reviews of the Published Volumes

Series VI: Photocopies of Letters, Manuscripts and Documents

Subseries VI.1: Main Files

Subseries VI.2: Neither/Nor File

Subseries VI.3: Supplementary Volumes

Subseries VI.4: Special Files

Subseries VI.5: Treasury Department

Subseries VI.6: Photocopies of Newspapers

Series VII: Microfilms

Subseries VII.1: A-W

Subseries VII.2: Alexander Hamilton Documents in the National Archives

Subseries VII.3: Documents from the National Archives

Series VIII. Card File Indexes

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. 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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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); Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project Records; 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

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-10 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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Subjects

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Columbia University.--Press.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Statesmen.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Syrett, Harold Coffin, 1913-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--1783-1815.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Harold C. Syrett (1913- ) was the editor for this project (M.A., 1938; Ph.D., 1944).

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