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   George Templeton Strong Papers 1835-1875.

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>George Templeton Strong Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

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Bib ID:4079379 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Strong, George Templeton, 1820-1875.
Title:George Templeton Strong Papers 1835-1875.
Physical description:ca. 151 items (1 box, 9 bundles)
Language(s):In English
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Description

Scope and Content

A photostatic copy of the diary of Strong. The diary, running without interruption from Oct. 1835 through June 1875, contains a wealth of information about life in New York City. Its scope broadens to include the national scene with the outbreak of the Civil War. There is also a miscellaneous assortment of approximately 150 photostatic copies of personal correspondence with family and friends, correspondence during his term as treasurer of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, original drawings, caricatures and doodlings, invitations, guest lists, theater and concert programs, newspaper clippings, a family tree, and photographs. Also, a typescript copy of the diary, with an index.

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Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Use

The New-York Historical Society owns the literary rights to the diary. Permission to publish required.

Preferred Citation

>George Templeton Strong Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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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 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 7, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-07-07 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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Cartoons.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Diaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Genealogies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Concerts--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Families--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.)--Social life and customs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theater--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States Sanitary Commission.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

New York lawyer, Trustee of Columbia University. Strong took an active role in New York City's cultural and scoial life.

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