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Wilbertine Teters Worden papers, 1859-1949

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1380
Bib ID 4078529 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Worden, Wilbertine Teters, 1867-1949 ; Clark, Champ, 1850-1921 ; Erskine, John, 1879-1951 ; Farley, James A ; Guggenheim, Simon ; Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918
Title Wilbertine Teters Worden papers, 1859-1949
Physical Description 14.5 linear feet (14.5 linear feet 30 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-31. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into four series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Writings by W.T. Worden; Series III: Diaries; Series IV: Documents and Manuscripts.

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, diaries, reports and memoranda about mining and the U. S. Civil War, documents, photographs, and printed materials. Some of the files concern her father, Col. Wilbert Barton Teters, 1836-1923, a Civil War veteran, his military reunions, and his gold mining interests in Colorado. Her articles include both fiction (short stories and poetry) and non-fiction (she often wrote love stories from early American history). She also published a novel, "The Snows of Yester-year" (Boston, Arena Publishing Company, 1895).

The cataloged correspondents are: Champ Clark (3), John Erskine (1), James A. Farley (1), Simon Guggenheim (1), and Charles Henry Hart (2).

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-31. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Wilbertine Teters Worden papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

See also: papers of her daughter, Helen Worden Erskine (Ms Coll/Erskine, H. W.), and her sister, Luellen Teters Bussenius (Ms Coll/Bussenius).

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed HR 04/05/1988.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2013-04-09 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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

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

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photoprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Gold mines and mining -- Colorado Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Teeters, Wilbert Barton, 1836-1923 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women journalists -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Wilbertine Nesselrode Teters Worden Wilson, journalist and author, as well as editor of J. G. Mitchell Trade Publications in New York and a contributor to many periodicals. She lived in Colorado and New York City. Her first husband, Charles George Worden, 1870-1897, a lawyer and publisher, died young; she had a brief second marriage to Harry Leon Wilson, 1867-1939, author and editor of "Puck" magazine.