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At a Glance
Scope and Content
Papers include typed carbons of correspondence, memoirs, speeches, and biographical materials. The correspondence consists of letters to and from Crane, 1869-1939, and telegrams and letters to his wife upon his death. The memoirs include information on his diplomatic service and travels. The speeches, 1910-1930, are largely based on his travels and activities. There are diaries by other persons of his trips to Albania, Russia in 1921, and to the Near East. Finally, biographical materials include editorials, articles, and speeches. While a sizable amount of material concerns Russia, the collection includes information on his other activities as well.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles Richard Crane Papers; Box and Folder; Bakhmeteff Archive; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library
Selected Related Material -- at Columbia
Crane Family Papers, Bakhmeteff Archive, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--John O. Crane. Method of acquisition--Deposit; Date of acquisition--1953.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Accessioned 1953.
Papers Processed 02/--/79.
2015-07-23 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Businessman and diplomat.