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A. Barton Hepburn papers, 1886-1920

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0582
Bib ID 4078887 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hepburn, A. Barton (Alonzo Barton), 1846-1922
Title A. Barton Hepburn papers, 1886-1920
Physical Description 6 boxes (6 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials listed remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, letter books, manuscripts, typescripts, notes, galley proofs, reports, banking records, pamphlets, and other printed materials. The so-called "private" letter books contain copies of outgoing personal and business letters, April 1914-Jan. 1918. The remaining correspondence files relate to the writing of Hepburn's two books HISTORY OF COINAGE AND CURRENCY IN THE UNITED STATES.. (New York, 1903) and A HISTORY OF CURRENCY IN THE UNITED STATES..(New York, 1915); to his activities in the fields of finance and money, such as the Pan-American Finance Commission (1915), the New York State Governor's Securities Commission (1920), and the Federal Milk Commission (1917); and his files regarding the establishment of the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1918. Also, manuscripts, typescripts, notes, and galley proofs for the two books that he wrote; and six bank examiner's books used by Hepburn while he was U.S. Bank Examiner for New York, 1888-1892.

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); A. Barton Hepburn 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

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2012-01-20 EAD created by PTL

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"
Bankers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finance Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Medical centers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philanthropists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Banker, philanthropist, Trustee of Columbia University, 1917-1922. (LL.D., 1911).