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At a Glance
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
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.
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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.
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
Processed HR 04/07/1988.
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.
History / Biographical Note
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.