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Herbert L. Osgood papers, 1900-1924

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0955
Bib ID 4079182 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Osgood, Herbert L (Herbert Levi), 1855-1918 ; Fox, Dixon Ryan, 1887-1945
Title Herbert L. Osgood papers, 1900-1924
Physical Description 14 boxes (14 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of the manuscript materials relating to The American Colonies in the 18 Century 4 v. Columbia University Press, 1924, by Herbert L. Osgood Professor ofHistory in Columbia University.

Six chapters are missing from the manuscript -Part I, chapter 6 and 19; Part II, chapter 4 and 5; Part III, chapter 11 and 12. However, chapters 6 and 19 of Part I are present in typescript. Other typescript copies are: Part I, chapters 12, 14, 16, 17; Part II, chapters 2 and 8; some miscellaneous pieces. There are 57 notebooks ofnotes and transcripts, copied by various hands from the Pub 1 ic Record Office, Privy Council Papers, War Office Papers, Board of Trade Journals, etc. These notebooks are numbered from 1 to 77 with missing numbers. All these appear to form part of the basic research for this book. There are also six correspondence boxes of miscellaneous notes relating to various subjects covered by this work.

In 1928 The American Colonies in the 18 Century won one ofthe Loubat Prizes or Columbia University for "the best work printed in the English language on the history, geography, archeology, anthropology, etc. of North America". These prizes are awarded every fifth year.

This manuscript was incomplete at the time ofProfessor Osgood's death in 1918 and was completed and published in 1924 by his son-in-law, Dixon Ryan Fox (1889-1945).

General Note

The work had not been completed at the time of Prof. Osgood's death, but Prof. Dixon Ryan Fox carried the manuscript through the final stages and saw the four-volume study through the press

Using the Collection

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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); Herbert L. Osgood 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 08/--/1989.

Revision Description

2013-11-15 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

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History / Biographical Note

History

Herbert Osgood was an professor of Americal history, with a specialty in colonial history, at Columbia University.