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   Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman Papers, [ca. 1750]-1939

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079598 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939.
Title:Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman Papers, [ca. 1750]-1939
Physical description:48 linear ft. (ca. 52,700 items in 111 boxes; 25 volumes; 3 unbound volumes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. The following boxes are located on-site: Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence and Series VI: Ernest Charles Jones Papers. The following boxes are located off-site: 1-116. 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 6 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts and documents. Included among his personal and professional correspondence are letters from famous economists collected by Seligman. Among these are: I) William Shirley (Box 95). 1741-1745. Copies of letters and documents by Shirley, Royal Governor of Massachusetts, addressed chiefly to the Board of Trade, London; II) Paul Flobart (Box 96). Recherches sur les Billets de la Banque de Law, 1716-1720 . Lille, 1920. Notes, page proof and printed for of this pamphlet; III) John Francis Bray Papers (Box 97). Bray, 1809-1895, early socialist writer and labor agitator in England, 1822, returned to America in 1842. Michigan experiences, 1842-1896, papers 1860-1890; IV) Ernest Jones Papers. Correspondence, family and business papers of Ernest Jones, 1819-1869, English militant socialist and leader of the Chartist movement, and publisher of two newspapers propagating Marxist doctrines. Collection consists of ca.1,708 items, and some family correspondence and mementoes. The most valuable part appears to be his notes refuting various libel charges brought against him. In 10 boxes at the end of the collection.

Series I: Correspondence

Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence

Subseries I.2: Uncataloged Correspondence

Subseries I.3: Correspondence (received)

Subseries I.4: Correspondence(sent)

Series II: Arranged Files

Series III: Printed Material

Series IV: Scrapbooks

Series V: John Frances Bray Papers

Series VI: Ernest Charles Jones Papers, 1819-1969

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located on-site: Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence and Series VI: Ernest Charles Jones Papers.

 The following boxes are located off-site: 1-116. 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. 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); Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman 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

Papers Entered in AMC 11/30/90

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-03-10 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
    2012-09-04 Changes to XML document instance made 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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Bibliographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bills (financial).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Card catalogs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notebooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Portraits.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Ashley, W. J. (William James), Sir, 1860-1927.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Clark, John Bates, 1847-1938.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cuba.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Econometrics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Edgeworth, Francis Ysidro, 1845-1926.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Editors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
League of Nations--Finance.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Marshall, Alfred, 1842-1924.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.).--Tax Commission.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (State).--State Tax Commission.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Walras, Léon, 1834-1910.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Columbia A.B. 1879; A.M. 1884; L.L.B. 1884; Ph.D. 1885; L.L.D. 1904. Seligman served on the Columbia University faculty 1885-1931; the Tax Committee of New York City 1914-1916 and of New York State 1929-1931; the League of Nations committee on economics and finance 1922-1923; financial advisor to Cuba in 1931; editor of the Political Science Quarterly and the Encyclopedia of Social Sciences , among many other roles.

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