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John A. Dix papers, 1813-1879

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0349
Bib ID 4078703 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Dix, John A (John Adams), 1798-1879
Title John A. Dix papers, 1813-1879
Physical Description 6.5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/14_DIA-DRA_06.pdf
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Personal correspondence and papers of Dix, mainly letters to and by him beginning in 1813 and continuing throughout his lifetime. The correspondence is almost entirely with prominent public figures of the period: military, political, and literary men. In addition to the correspondence are miscellaneous papers, speeches, essays, clippings, and leaflets; includes also a small file (38 items) of the correspondence and papers of John I. Morgan.

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); John A. Dix papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Dennis Dix, 1972, 1974& 1975.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morgan, John I., 1787-1853 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- 1815-1861 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- 1849-1877 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History, Military Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American statesman.