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Abram S.Hewitt papers, 1842

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0586
Bib ID 4078891 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hewitt, Abram S (Abram Stevens), 1822-1903
Title Abram S.Hewitt papers, 1842
Physical Description 2 file boxes (2 file boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

This a collection of the surviving undergraduate papers, notebooks, and memorabilia of Hewitt, including a group of college themes and exercises, the manuscript of Hewitt's Greek Salutatory Address (4 October 1842), three volumes of lecture notes, eight volumes of translations from Greek authors, and three volumes of lecture notes made by Hewitt's brother-in-law and business partner, Edward Cooper (1824-1905). Also, a group of various commemorative medals.

General Note

The material is an an elaborately calligraphic 19th century script and extends to one file box and 14 bound volumes. Professor Allan Nevins used this material for his work on Abram S. Hewitt.

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 two 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); Abram S.Hewitt 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.

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

Subject Headings

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Columbia University -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooper, Edward, 1804-1905 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greek language -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greek literature -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Hewitt graduated from Columbia in the class of 1842 and became, in turn, an attorney in New York City, a manufacturer of iron and steel, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1875-1879, 1881-1886, and Mayor of New York, 1887-1888.