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The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton publication project, 1961-1981

Summary Information

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Call No.: MS#0543
Bib ID 4078857 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Title The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton publication project, 1961-1981
Physical Description 28.5 linear feet (68 boxes (Includes 62 boxes, 8 card file boxes, and 184 volumes))
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

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Description

Summary

Correspondence, typescripts, research notes, index cards, photocopies, and photographs of THE LAW PRACTICE OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON publication project, 1961-1981. These editorial research files of Julius Ludwig Goebel, Joseph Henry Smith, and their staff contain research notes with related correspondence, edited typescript drafts of parts of the published volumes, typescript copies, and photoreproductions of autograph letters, manuscripts, and documents collected by the editors for use in their publication THE LAW PRACTICE OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON.

In addition there are eight card file boxes indexing the papers in Boxes 63-68.

  • Series I: Research File

    Correspondence research notes, edited typescript drafts of various portions of the publication, typescript copies and some photoreproductions of original letters, manuscripts, and documents collected by the editors.

    For additional related materials, see Series IV: Research Notesbooks and Binders.

  • Series II: Printed Materials, Photographs, Card Files

    Printed manuscript finding aids for collections from which the editors requested photoreproductions; several photographs of maps; photograph of a pair of souvenir oars; Card Files: Name and Place File: Miscellaneous File.

  • Series III: Photoreproduction File

    Photoreproductions of autograph letters, manuscript and documents collected by the editors with related research notes.

    In addition to names, the following topical subject headings are used in this file: Admiralty & Maritime Jurisdiction; Citation Act; Claverack; Clermont; Confiscation Act; Connecticut Gore Controversy; Creditor's Rights; Georgia Lands Controversy; Le Guen, Louis; Livingstons; Livingston Manor, Mills of; Macomb Purchase; Marine Insurance; Massachusetts Western Lands; Mohawk Valley & Northern Lands; New York-Massachusetts Western Lands; Otsego Patent of George Croghan; Procedure; Pulteney Purchase; Public Law; Real Property; Rutgers Test Case; Servis Patent; Trepass Act; War Cases; and Wawayanda-Cheesecocks Boundary Dispute.

  • Series IV: Research Notebooks and Binders

    Oversized materials which supplement the Research File described above in Series I.

  • Series V: Card Files

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

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); The law practice of Alexander Hamilton papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Alexander Hamilton letters, manuscripts, and documents are copies

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-05-12 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Smith, Joseph Henry, 1913- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Julius Ludwig Goebel (1892-1973) was professor of law, Columbia University, 1921-1961 (M.A., 1912, Ph.D., 1913, LL.B., 1915).

Joseph Henry Smith (1913-1981) was professor of law, Columbia University, 1961-1981 (LL.B., 1938).