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Lucy Sprague Mitchell papers, 1878-1967

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0884
Bib ID 4079116 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Mitchell, Lucy Sprague, 1878-1967
Title Lucy Sprague Mitchell papers, 1878-1967
Physical Description 34 boxes (33 boxes and one oversized item in a flat box)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-32. 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

Cataloged and arranged.

Description

Summary

Mitchell's corrected manuscripts and correspondence and notes pertaining to them. Personal correspondence, including some with her husband, Wesley Clair Mitchell, forms only a small part of the collection. Also, notes and letters related to various projects in which she was involved and two boxes of photographs and drawings.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-32. 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); Lucy Sprague Mitchell papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Selected Related Material-- at Columbia

Reminiscences of Lucy Sprague Mitchell : oral history, 1960, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-03-18 EAD container listed added to finding aid. 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"
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bank Street College of Education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children's literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- Experimental methods Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Educators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mitchell, Wesley C (Wesley Clair), 1874-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Educator, author. Mitchell was a prominent advocate of experimental education, founder of the Bank Street College of Education, and author of numerous books for children.