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   Oswald Garrison Villard [Collection of] John Brown Manuscripts 1839-1943.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Brown manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079506 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949, collector.
Title:Oswald Garrison Villard [Collection of] John Brown Manuscripts 1839-1943.
Physical description:11 linear ft. (ca. 5,435 in 22 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: There are no restrictions. The entire collection is located on-site except for the microfilm of the Owen Brown ledger. The microfilm of the Owen Brown ledger is located off-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged: remainder arranged. The collection is arranged into five series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Material gathered by Oswald Garrison Villard in the researches for his biography JOHN BROWN, 1800-1859: A BIOGRAPHY FIFTY YEARS AFTER. A large part of the materials is copies of correspondence both contemporary and of a later period, concerning John Brown and his associates, especially in the Kansas Territory and at the Harper's Ferry raid. Of the original letters in the collection, many are from descendents and family of John Brown and the men who accompanied him on his raid. There are clippings, pamphlets, proof sheets, and other printed matter. Photographs number 181 items.

Series V: Pamphlets

(This series contains a list of general pamphlets in the collection, for list of magazine articles and pamphlets on John Brown in the collection, see Series II)

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Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

 The entire collection is located on-site except for the microfilm of the Owen Brown ledger. The microfilm of the Owen Brown ledger is located off-site.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Restrictions on Use

Readers must use microfilm of Owen Brown ledger.

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 Brown manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Index to the collection by contents of each folder.

Finding aid in repository and online.

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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 04/12/1989 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.
    2013-09-16 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi.

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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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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drafts (literary).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Interviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ledgers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Proofs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Abolitionists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Andrew, John A. (John Albion), 1818-1867.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Antislavery movements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Brown, John, 1800-1859.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bryce, James Bryce, Viscount, 1838-1922.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dodd, William Edward, 1869-1940.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Garrison, Francis Jackson, 1848-1916.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hill, Frederick Trevor, 1866-1930.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kansas--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lamont, Hammond, 1864-1909.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Leupp, Francis Ellington, 1849-1918.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
MacDonald, William, 1863-1938.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Realf, Richard, 1834-1878.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Redpath, James, 1833-1891.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thwing, Charles Franklin, 1853-1937.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
White, Horace, 1834-1916.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

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