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Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1881-1885

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0045
Bib ID 4078698 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Arthur, Chester Alan, 1829-1886
Title Chester Alan Arthur papers, 1881-1885
Physical Description 19 linear feet (19 linear feet 38 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Chronological within each volume.

Description

Summary

Newspaper clippings relating to the career, life, activities, and political milieu of Chester A. Arthur, compiled for him while he was president, and covering only the period of his presidency. The clippings are mounted in 76 volumes and were gathered from both the major New York papers had local and specialized journals from all over the country. The volumes are grouped in several sequences as follows: 45 volumes labelled "Current Comment" 1881-1885; 6 volumes "Presidential Predictions, 1883-1884; 7 volumes "Canal and foreign questions" 1881-1885; 2 volumes "Personal" 1882-1883; 3 volumes "Appointments" 1882-1885; 3 volumes "Conventions" 1881-1884; 2 volumes "Civil Service" 1881-1885; 2 volumes "Mormonism" 1881-1885; 2 volumes "Southern" 1881-1884; 1 volume "Financial and Statistical" 1881-1885; 1 volume "Tariff discussions" 1884-1885; 1 volume "Social" 1884-1885; 1 volume "Miscellaneous notes" 1884-1885.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. 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.

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); Alan Chester Arthur 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

Processing Information

Surveyed Christina Hilton Fenn 03/24/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2010-01-20 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Civil service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Customs administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mormon Church Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Politicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presidents -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

President of the United States, 1881-1885.