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Luellen Teters Bussenius papers, 1874-1969

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, documents, manuscripts, clippings, photographs and printed materials, 1874-1969, relating to Luellen Cass Teters Bussenius, journalist and editor of The Delineator.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0175
Bib ID 4078530 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bussenius, Luellen Teters, 1868-1968 ; Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 ; Whiting, Charles Goodrich ; Lindsay, John V (John Vilet), 1921- ; Rockefeller, Nelson A (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 ; Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946
Title Luellen Teters Bussenius papers, 1874-1969
Physical Description 6 linear feet (6 linear feet 14 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-14. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series: Series I: Correspondence and documents; Series II: Writings by L. T. Bussenius; Series III: Photographs and printed materials

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, documents, photographs, clippings, and printed materials. Her writings include both fiction (short stories, poetry, and plays) and non-fiction (articles on history, plants, bridge, astronomy, numerology, food and health). She also published a novel, The Honorable Miss Cherry Blossom (New York, Nicholas L. Brown, 1924). There are business papers of the Women's Chamber of Commerce of New York and other of her civic organizations.

The cataloged correspondence include: Carrie Chapman Catt, John V. Lindsay, Ogden L. Mills, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Ernest Thompson Seton, and Charles Goodrich Whiting.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-14. You will need to request this material 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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Luellen Teters Bussenius papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed HR 04/07/1988.

Revision Description

2012-03-27 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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"
Fiction (general genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Boards of trade -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York City Women's Chamber of Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women journalists -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Luellen Cass Teters Bussenius, journalist, author, and clubwoman, was an editor of "The Delineator" in New York and a contributor to many periodicals. Her marriage to W. A. Otto Bussenius, 1874-1944, a German importer, ended in divorce. She was active in many patriotic, political, and business organizations.