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Frederick P. Keppel papers, 1880-1943

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0707
Bib ID 4078981 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Keppel, Frederick P (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943
Title Frederick P. Keppel papers, 1880-1943
Physical Description 71 boxes (71 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. 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.

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, memoranda, and legal and financial documents of Keppel. The files deal largely with Keppel's personal and professional life during his tenure as President of the Carnegie Corporation, and also include some files from his years as Newton D. Baker's Third Assistant Secretary of War, and as Dean of Columbia College. There are extensive files of correspondence from and to Keppel's parents and children, as well as files concerning his activities in organizations such as the Century and Columbia University Clubs. The letters from friends and business associates concern American education, politics, business, and cultural life, particularly in the New York metropolitan area, from 1900 to 1943.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. 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); Frederick P. Keppel 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

2012-10-25 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Arts -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carnegie Corporation of New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Century Club (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College administrators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) -- Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Club Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Executives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Government executives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Keppel family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. War Department Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Dean of Columbia College, 1910-1918. Columbia University A.B., 1898, Litt.D., 1929.