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D. Appleton and Co. Correspondence, 1864-1933

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Appleton
Bib ID 4078643 View CLIO record
Creator(s) D. Appleton and Company
Title D. Appleton and Co. Correspondence, 1864-1933
Physical Description .5 linear feet (128 items in 1 box)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/02_AM-AR_15.pdf

This collection is located on-site.



A collection of letters, written to William Henry and William Worthen Appleton and others, relating to the publishing of books by the New York publisher, D. Appleton & Co. Among the correspondents are Charles Francis Adams, George Bancroft, Hall Caine, Hamilton Fish, Harold Frederic, Hamlin Garland, Edmund Gosse, Fitz-Greene Halleck, John Hay, Edmund Clarence Stedman, and Booth Tarkington.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.


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Alternate Form Available

John Ruskin letter is on: microfilm.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mary Appleton, 1962; Gift of William W. Appleton, 1965 & 1976.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Appleton, Mary. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1962. Accession number--M62.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 03/24/89.

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:"
Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Appleton, William W., 1915-2014 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Caine, Hall, Sir, 1853-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frederic, Harold Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gosse, Edmund, 1849-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Halleck, Fitz-Greene, 1790-1867 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hay, John, 1838-1905 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Henry, William Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tarkington, Booth, 1869-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID