Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Catlin family papers, 1817-1852

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0204
Bib ID 4078591 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Catlin Family
Title Catlin family papers, 1817-1852
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (56 items in 1 box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.



Correspondence and documents of the Catlin family. Most of the correspondence is addressed to Abijah and David W. Catlin, general merchants of dry goods, and comes from dealers in Connecticut, New York and other states along the Eastern seaboard.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Catlin family papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Transferred from the Columbia University Business Library. 570-34219.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/17/89.

Revision Description

July 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Atlantic Coast (U.S.) -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catlin, Abijah, 1805-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catlin, David W. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Connecticut -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Connecticut -- Hartford Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Connecticut -- Harwinton Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Connecticut -- Litchfield Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Merchants -- Connecticut Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Family of Hartford, Harwinton, and Litchfield, Connecticut.