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Kelley family papers, 1681-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0697
Bib ID 4078976 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kelley Family
Title Kelley family papers, 1681-1937
Physical Description 7 boxes (7 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-7. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Reader must use microfilm for boxes one through five.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, documents, and photographs of the Kelley family. The members of the family most prominent in the collection are Albert Kelley, Caroline B. Kelley, Florence Kelley (1859-1932), John Bartram Kelley, Margaret Dana Kelley, Nicholas Kelley, and William Darrah Kelley (1814-1890). There are letters to William D. Kelley from Andrew Carnegie, Rutherford B. Hayes, Lajos Kossuth, Abraham Lincoln, Thaddeus Stevens, and Gideon Welles. Also, a group of twenty letters to Florence Kelley from Jane Addams, dated 1900-1931.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-7. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Reader must use microfilm for boxes one through five.

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

Alternate Form Available

Microfilm available for boxes 1-5.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-11-25 Replaced PDF with a structured finding aid containing edited and enhanced description. cml

Subject Headings

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
African Americans -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Henry Street Settlement (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Judges -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, Albert J Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, Caroline B Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, John Bartram Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, Margaret Dana Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kelley, William D (William Darrah), 1814-1890 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kossuth, Lajos, 1802-1894 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Legislators -- Pennsylvania Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Philadelphia County) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social legislation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social settlements -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevens, Thaddeus, 1792-1868 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Family of Philadelphia, Pa. William D. Kelley served as judge of the court of common pleas in Philadelphia, 1847-1856, and as Congressman from the Fourth Pennsylvania District, 1860-1888. Florence Kelley, the daughter of William D. and Caroline Kelley, was active in the field of social legislation and was a resident at Hull House in Chicago, 1891-1899, and at the Henry Street Settlement in New York, 1899-1924.