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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.
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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edgar Johnson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Sherwin, Judith Johnson. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1982. Accession number--M-82.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/1989.
2020-04-22 EAD document created, and biographical statement corrected based upon the New York Times obituary. CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Edgar Johnson (1901-1995) was professor of English at City University of New York from 1927 until 1972.