Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Charles Anthon manuscripts, 1830-1875

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0038
Bib ID 4078632 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Anthon, Charles, 1797-1867
Title Charles Anthon manuscripts, 1830-1875
Physical Description 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .

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Selected materials cataloged.



The collection is composed of notes on classical authors made by Professor Anthon. There are three bound volumes: 1) notes on Latin authors, ca. 250 leaves; 2) commentary on seven plays by Euripides, ca. 260 leaves; and 3) lecture notes, ca. 140 leaves. Each leaf is closely written in a minute but clear 19th century hand. In addition there are several short manuscripts and one letter to Joseph Green Cogswell. Also included are some printed books written by Anthon and various classical editions with his commentaries.

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); Charles Anthon manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material--at Columbia

Edmund Henry Barker letters, 1827-1831, Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Dr. Stuyvesant F. Morris, 1894, Helen Hope Williams, 1938 and Mrs. Archibald Anthon, 1952; Transferred from Columbiana, 1977 and 1980.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/24/89.

Revision Description

2021-01-14 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Authors, Greek Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, Latin Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Classical literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Classicists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cogswell, Joseph Green, 1786-1871 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of Classics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor in the Classics Department of Columbia College.