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John Austin Stevens Letters and Documents, 1860s-1890s

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1563
Bib ID 11529798 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910
Title John Austin Stevens Letters and Documents, 1860s-1890s
Physical Description 0.42 linear feet (1 document box)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged in four series. Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Other series are arranged by format.

Description

Summary

Collection of 290 letters and documents (150 autograph letters signed, 140 documents and receipts), dated 1860s-1890s, written to and about New York financier and author John Austin Stevens and his son.

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This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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 Austin Stevens Letters and Documents; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

Stevens Family Papers

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed, PTL 8/7/2015.

Revision Description

2015-08-07 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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New-York Historical Society Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sons of the Revolution Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Stevens was a prominent buisnessman who had a gerat love of the history of the American Recolution. In 1862 he was appointed secretary of the New York Chamber of Commerce, and in 1876 librarian of the New York Historical Society. He is best remembered as founder of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution (1876) and the Loyal League. In 1877 he established the "Magazine of American History" and served as its editor.

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Series I: Letters



Box 1 Folder 1 A.N. Marquis & Co. "Who's Who"


Box 1 Folder 1 Adee, Philip Philip


Box 1 Folder 2 Campbell, C.A.


Box 1 Folder 2 Caswell, Hazard & Co.


Box 1 Folder 3 D.H. Hurd & Co.


Box 1 Folder 3 Dairing, E.


Box 1 Folder 4 Ferris, Morris P.


Box 1 Folder 4 Fisk, Charles H.


Box 1 Folder 4 Foller, Elizabeth B.


Box 1 Folder 5 LeGendre, William


Box 1 Folder 6 Haig, William S.


Box 1 Folder 6 Hall, Henry W.


Box 1 Folder 6 Harvey, N. Darrell


Box 1 Folder 6 Hoe, George


Box 1 Folder 6 Holman, John


Box 1 Folder 6 Houghton, Mifflin & Co.


Box 1 Folder 6 Howe, A.L.


Box 1 Folder 7 Isham, Charles


Box 1 Folder 8 Jackson, George J.


Box 1 Folder 8 James T. White & Co.


Box 1 Folder 9 Kelby, Robert H.


Box 1 Folder 9 King, Thomas


Box 1 Folder 9 Kean, John


Box 1 Folder 10 LeFondre


Box 1 Folder 10 Lindsay, Samuel McCune


Box 1 Folder 10 Lothrop, Thornton K.


Box 1 Folder 11 Marks, S.


Box 1 Folder 11 Mason, E


Box 1 Folder 11 May or, N. Bayord


Box 1 Folder 11 McCoe, C.


Box 1 Folder 11 Miller, Hillimgton


Box 1 Folder 11 Monagill, A.


Box 1 Folder 11 Montgomery, James M.


Box 1 Folder 11 Morales, Juan


Box 1 Folder 11 Moreth, John T.


Box 1 Folder 11 Morgan, J.A.


Box 1 Folder 11 Morris, Fanny


Box 1 Folder 11 Mospath, Roger


Box 1 Folder 11 Moulton


Box 1 Folder 11 Munroe, John


Box 1 Folder 12 New England Historic Genealogical Society


Box 1 Folder 12 Nicoll, C.S.


Box 1 Folder 13 Pelletreau, William S.


Box 1 Folder 13 Potter, Jeanny


Box 1 Folder 14 Rawlings, C.C.


Box 1 Folder 14 Reid, John


Box 1 Folder 14 Rice, Gertrude S.


Box 1 Folder 14 Rivington's New York Gazetteer


Box 1 Folder 15 Sahin, Joseph F.


Box 1 Folder 15 Silliman, B.D.


Box 1 Folder 15 Smith, John D.


Box 1 Folder 15 Smith, Joseph


Box 1 Folder 15 Society of Colonial Wars


Box 1 Folder 15 Sons of the Revolution


Box 1 Folder 15 Southworth, Alan


Box 1 Folder 15 Stanard, William G.


Box 1 Folder 15 Stevens, A.G.


Box 1 Folder 15 Stevens, John Austin, Jr.


Box 1 Folder 15 Storey, Thomas


Box 1 Folder 15 Strong, Alice


Box 1 Folder 15 Strong, Mary E.


Box 1 Folder 16 Ulman, Remington & Porter


Box 1 Folder 17 Vermily, A.G.


Box 1 Folder 17 Von Hoffmann & Co.


Box 1 Folder 18 Watkins, Walter T.


Box 1 Folder 18 Watkins, William


Box 1 Folder 18 Weld, Carolina


Box 1 Folder 18 Weld, Eugene


Box 1 Folder 18 Wisner, Arthur


Box 1 Folder 18 Williamson & Burleigh


Box 1 Folder 18 Wikson, George


Box 1 Folder 18 Witting, Elizabeth Ann


Box 1 Folder 18 Woodbury, W.


Box 1 Folder 18 Woods, Leonard


Box 1 Folder 19 Letters to him (unidentified)


Box 1 Folder 20 Letters by Stevens

Series II: Notes


Box 1 Folder 21 Miscellaneous notes and lists

Series III: Financial Material


Box 1 Folder 22 Financial material (including legal summons taken out by The Financier Association, 1882)

Series IV: Printed Material


Box 1 Folder 23 Printed material (including his "Memoir of William Kelby" and copy of Newport Herald, March23, 1900