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At a Glance
Material is arranged into four series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Writings by W.T. Worden; Series III: Diaries; Series IV: Documents and Manuscripts.
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).
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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 three 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.
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
Processed HR 04/05/1988.
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.
History / Biographical Note
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.