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Correspondence, miscellaneous notes, manuscripts and documents, memorabilia, photographs, clippings, and printed material. The chief correspondents are Nicholas Murray Butler, Charles George Proffitt, and Herbert S. Renton. The collection relates to the theater, to the ANNALS and to Odell's other work, SHAKESPEARE FROM BETTERTON TO IRVING.
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Restrictions on Access
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.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Clinton Densmore Odell papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Related Archival Materials
For additional letters from theatrical personalities, see added entries for Odell in the Correspondence Card Catalog, since there are many letters in the Dramatic Museum Manuscript Collection written to Odell.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Brander Matthews Dramatic Museum. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Accession number--M-59.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2009-06-26 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Professor of English at Columbia University, 1895-1923. Odell succeeded Brander Matthews as professor of dramatic literature, 1924-1939. Odell was best known for his monumental work ANNALS OF THE NEW YORK STAGE.