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   Edward N. Costikyan Papers 1952-1985.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward N. Costikyan Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, documents, minutes, manuscripts and printed matter, 1952-1985, pertaining to Edward Nazar Costikyan, politician and lawyer.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0287
Bib ID:4079678 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Costikyan, Edward N., 1924-
Title:Edward N. Costikyan Papers 1952-1985.
Physical description:20.5 linear ft (ca.24,650 items in 47 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-47. 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. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in seven series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials, almost entirely of a political nature and comprised largely of his leadership of the Democratic County Committee of New York, 1962-1964. Also included are files relating to a number of election campaigns in which he was involved, including those of Eugene McCarthy and Hubert Humphrey in 1968. The manuscript and related material for his book, Behind Closed Doors: Politics in the Public Interest . (New York, 1966), are also included. Among the major correspondents are Mario Cuomo, James A. Farley, Hubert H. Humphrey, Robert F. Kennedy, Herbert H. Lehman, Adam Clayton Powell, Adlai E. Stevenson, and Robert F. Wagner, Jr.

1979 Addition: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, documents, and minutes of the Temporary State Charter Revision Commission for the City of New York, 1972-1976.

1986 Addition: Political correspondence 1957-1981, nearly half of which includes materials relating to the 1977 New York City mayoral campaign of Edward I. Koch, and additional files on charter revision.

1993 Addition: Correspondence which chronicles the political activities of the New Democratic Club in the 1950s and 1960s.

Series I: Catalogued Material

Includes cataloged correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-47. 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.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Edward N. Costikyan 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

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    2012-05-04 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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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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Appointment books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Invitations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Minutes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Press releases.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prospectuses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Resumes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Speeches.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Surveys.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tape recordings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Cuomo, Mario Matthew.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Democratic Party (N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Koch, Ed, 1924-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.)--Politics and government.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Political campaigns.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Political participation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Politicians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Powell, Adam Clayton, 1908-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1910-1991.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Edward Nazar Costikyan, politician and lawyer. Columbia University A.B., 1947; LL.B., 1949.

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