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Jay family papers, 1828-1943

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0668
Bib ID 4078948 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Jay Family
Title Jay family papers, 1828-1943
Physical Description 38.5 linear feet (84 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/26_J-KAI_10.pdf
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Papers of the Jay family and of those families related to the Jay family, including Bruen, Butterworth, Chapman, Clarkson, Dawson, Du Bois, Field, Iselin, McVickar, Mortimer, O'Kill, Pellew, Pierrepont, Prime, Robinson, Schieffelin, Von Schweinitz, Sedgwick, and Wurts. In addition to family and personal matters, the correspondence deals with anti-slavery, New York State civil service, repeal of the Missouri Compromise, the Civil War, the Blair Bill, international affairs, and New York City and State politics and government. There are letters from numerous prominent persons including George Bancroft, F.A.P. Barnard, Bismarck, William Cullen Bryant, Aaron Burr, James Fenimore Cooper, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Hamilton Fish, Albert Gallatin, Horace Greeley, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Washington Irving, Frances Anne Kemble, Jenny Lind, Henry W. Longfellow, Seth Low, James Russell Lowell, John Stuart Mill, Alice Duer Miller, Clement Clarke Moore, J.P. Morgan, Thomas Nast, Commodore Matthew Perry, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Carl Schurz, William H. Seward, William T. Sherman, Charles Sumner, and John Greenleaf Whittier.

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This collection is located on-site.

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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); Jay family papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/1989.

Papers Processed HR 09/18/1991.

Legal papers re. H.B. Dawson Cataloged HR 02/28/1997.

Subject Headings

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Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
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"CUL Collections:"
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"ArchivedGRID"
Antislavery movements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bancroft, George, 1800-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barnard, Frederick A. P (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bruen family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butterworth family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chapman family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Civil service -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clarkson family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dawson family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dawson, Henry B (Henry Barton), 1821-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Du Bois family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Field family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fish, Hamilton, 1808-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gallatin, Albert, 1761-1849 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Irving, Washington, 1783-1859 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Iselin family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jay, John, 1817-1894 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kemble, Fanny, 1809-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legal documents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low, Seth, 1850-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McVickar family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missouri compromise Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morgan, J. P (John Pierpont), 1867-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mortimer family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- To 1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State) -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Kill family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pellew family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Perry, Matthew Calbraith, 1794-1858 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pierrepont family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prime family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robinson family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schieffelin family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sedgwick family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seward, William H (William Henry), 1801-1872 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sherman, William T (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Foreign relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Von Schweinitz family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World politics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wurts family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID