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Herbert Barber Howe papers, 1887-1957

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0621
Bib ID 4078914 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Howe, Herbert Barber, 1882-1957
Title Herbert Barber Howe papers, 1887-1957
Physical Description 37 boxes (37 boxes and one oversized photograph)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials listed remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Papers of Howe, including family, personal, and professional correspondence; bills and receipts; photographs, itineraries, and brochures of his numerous American and European trips; four diaries for the years 1901, 1905, 1909, 1910; sermons, scripture readings, and other materials related to his ministry; addresses and writings; Howe-Barber genealogical materials, including galley proofs for his biography JEDIAH BARBER.

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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); Herbert Barber Howe 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

2020-04-21 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sermons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Barber family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clergy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Employees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howe family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presbyterians -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Presbyterian minister, 1908-1922; Director of Earl Hall, 1922-1933; and Director of men's residence halls at Columbia University, 1933-1938.

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Series I: Chronological Files, 1890-1957

Includes bills, receipts, childhood manuscripts, correspondence, memorabilia, notes, and printed materials.



Box 1 Correspondence; childhood manuscripts and memorabilia; New Jersey National Guard memorabilia; Miscellaneous printed matter, 1890-1906



Box 2 Correspondence; 7th Regiment memorabilia, 1907-1909



Box 3 Correspondence; Notes; Memorabilia, 1913-1921



Box 4 Bills and Receipts, 1925-1927



Box 5 Bills and Receipts; a few letters, 1928-1930



Box 6 Correspondence, 1931-1932



Box 7 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1934-1936



Box 8 Bills and Receipts; a few letters, 1936-1939



Box 9 Correspondence, 1938-1939



Box 10 Bills and Receipts; a few letters, 1939-1944



Box 11 Correspondence, 1943



Box 12 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1945-1946



Box 13 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1947-1949



Box 14 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1949-1953



Box 15 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1953-1954



Box 16 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1955-1956



Box 17 Correspondence; Bills and Receipts, 1956-1957

Series II: Columbia University



Box 18 Correspondence and Related Materials, 1922-1940

From when Howe was Director of Earl Hall, Director of mens' halls of residence and after his retirement.



Box 19 Materials for Contemporary Civilization Course Taught by Howe


Box 19 "Letters from 125 Friends and Associates", 1938

Series III: Writings and Related Materials

Includes addresses, diaries, scripture readings and other material related to Howe's ministry, sermons, and materials related to the Howe-Barber genealogy.



Box 21 Addresses and Writings; Williams College



Box 20 Diaries, 1901, 1905, 1909, 1910


Box 20 Account Book, 1910



Box 23 Sermons; Scripture Readings and Other Materials Related to Howe's Ministry



Box 22 Sermons



Box 24 Sermons; Notes; Addresses



Box 25 Scripture Readings; Correspondence and Other Materials Relating to Howe's Ministry



Box 26 Howe-Barber Genealogy



Box 27 Howe-Barber Genealogy

Series IV: Trips



Box 28 Trips--Parents' Trip, Photographs, 1887

Bound volumes.



Box 29 Trips, 1899, 1901, 1904, 1907



Box 30 Trips, 1918-1921

Includes family correspondence.



Box 31 Trips, 1931-1936

Includes family correspondence.



Box 32 Trips, 1931-1936

Includes family correspondence.



Box 33 Trips, 1938-1939

Includes family correspondence.



Box 34 Trips, 1938-1939

Includes family correspondence.



Box 35 Trips, 1938-1939, 1940



Box 36 Trips, 1947, 1949-1950



Box 37 Trips, 1953-1955

Series V: Oversized Photograph



Flatbox 602 Union Theological Seminary--Photograph of the Graduating Class of 1909, 1909