Rare Book & Manuscript Library

J. Franklin Crowell papers, 1893-1897

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0310
Bib ID 4078670 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Crowell, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1857-1931
Title J. Franklin Crowell papers, 1893-1897
Physical Description 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.



Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, questionnaires, and printed materials relating to a study of lynching conducted by Crowell. Included are letters from governors, elected and appointed officials, and others replying to inquiries from Crowell. There are more than 100 manuscripts and manuscript notes by Crowell, eleven completed questionnaires returned to him approximately 150 newspaper clippings, and twelve printed items on the topic of lynching.

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); J. Franklin Crowell papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library..

Ownership and Custodial History

Transferred from B339.5\C886, 1982.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Source of acquisition--B339.5/C886. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1982. Accession number--M-82..

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Revision Description

2019-06-20 Recreated from Clio record

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:"
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Lynching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mobs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Social conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Clergyman, economist. Columbia University Ph.D., 1897.