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Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project records, 1700-1981

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0544
Bib ID 4078858 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Title Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project records, 1700-1981
Physical Description 160 linear feet (160 linear feet 320 boxes 282 microfilm reels 32 card file drawers)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Photocopies of letters, manuscripts, and documents by, to, and concerning Hamilton are arranged in chronological order.

Some Special Files are arranged in alphabetical order by name or subject.

Microfilm reels are arranged on the shelf by collection title.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, typescripts, photocopies, microfilms, card files, and notes of the Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project, 1955-1981. The correspondence files of the editor, Harold C. Syrett, and his staff concerning the operations, activities, gathering of data, photocopies, and microfilm reproductions of letters, manuscripts, and documents by, to, and about Alexander Hamilton and selected and edited for publication by Columbia University Press as THE PAPERS OF ALEXANDER HAMILTON (New York, 1961-1970). Also, the corrected typescript copies of texts to be published, photocopies of letters, manuscripts, and documents by, to, and about Alexander Hamilton; microfilms of manuscript materials in a variety of repositories; and photocopies of newspaper articles relating to Hamilton.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Photocopies in part

Type of reproduction--Microfilm in part

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); Alexander Hamilton Papers Publication Project records; 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

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-02-10 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

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University. Press Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statesmen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Syrett, Harold C (Harold Coffin), 1913-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Harold C. Syrett (1913-) was the editor for this project (M.A., 1938; Ph.D., 1944).