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   Christopher Coover Collection of Literary & Historical Letters, Manuscripts, and Documents, 1676-1923.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Cristopher Coover Collection of Literary & Historical Letters, Manuscripts, and Documents; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

A unique collection of literary and historical items collected by Christopher Coover.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0279
Bib ID:6909931 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Coover, Christopher.
Title:Christopher Coover Collection of Literary & Historical Letters, Manuscripts, and Documents, 1676-1923.
Physical description:5 linear ft. (8 document boxes and mapcases 15-M2-01 and 15-K-05).
Language(s): In English, French, and Latin.
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

A varied and significant collection of letters, manuscripts, historical documents, photogrgraphs, prints, broadsides, and books.

Series I: Correspondence

Series II: Manuscripts and Documents

Series III Art, Prints, and Photographs

Series IV: Maps, Books, Newspapers, Bookplates, Broadsides, Posters and Song sheets, etc.

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Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on site.

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; Cristopher Coover Collection of Literary & Historical Letters, Manuscripts, and Documents; 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 processed 10/20/2014 by Patrick Lawlor

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion October 21, 2014 Finding aid written in English.
    2014-10-21 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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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters of recommendation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Admirals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American literature.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, English.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Authors, Scottish.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Boteler, Alexander Robinson, 1815-1892.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bouve, Thomas Tracy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Butterfield, Daniel, 1831-1901.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Clergy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Collectors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Critics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Davidson, Charles A. (Charles Andrew), 1839-1879.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dramatists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
English literature.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Explorers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Franklin, John, 1786-1847.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Generals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Heinsius, Nicolaas, 1620-1681.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Historians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Inventors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jeffrey, Francis Jeffrey, Lord, 1773-1850.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
London, Jack, 1876-1916.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Moir, John Macrae, 1827-1881.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Nicholson, John P. (John Page), 1842-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Niles, Henry S.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Orton, William, 1826-1878.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Parker, Joel, 1799-1873.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Philologists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Poets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Revolutionaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ricord, Jean Francois, 1760-1816.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ryckius, Theodorus, 1640-1690.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soldiers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1886.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tonson, Jacob, 1714-1767.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Trebitsch, Siegfried, 1869-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Walton, John, 1694-1764.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical note

Christopher R. Coover is an author, collector, and Vice-President/Senior Manuscript Specialist at Christie's auction house in New York City.

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