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Edgar Johnson papers, 1938-1975

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0677
Bib ID 4078957 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Johnson, Edgar
Title Edgar Johnson papers, 1938-1975
Physical Description 5 linear feet (10 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-10. 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Manuscripts, notes, transcripts, photographs, photostats, illustrations, and printed materials of Johnson. These are the research notes and manuscripts for his biographical works on Charles Dickens and Sir Walter Scott. An autograph fragment by Scott is included.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-10. 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); Edgar Johnson 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/--/1989.

Revision Description

2020-04-22 EAD document created, and biographical statement corrected based upon the New York Times obituary. CCR.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Autographs (manuscripts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
City University of New York -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Illustration of books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scott, Walter, 1771-1832 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Edgar Johnson (1901-1995) was professor of English at City University of New York from 1927 until 1972.