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Edward Morse Shepard papers, 1837-1914

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\Shepard
Bib ID 4079332 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Shepard, Edward Morse, 1850-1911
Title Edward Morse Shepard papers, 1837-1914
Physical Description 26000 items (2 volumes 79 boxes)
Language(s) English
Access

Boxes 20-83 are located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least 2 business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Boxes 1-19, catalogued correspondence, are located on-site.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Correspondence, legal papers, and letter books of Shepard. The correspondence, which comprises the largest part of the collection, is rich in information about New York politics and social activities at the turn of the century. The letter books cover the years 1890-1911. The collection also contains legal papers, drafts of speeches, clippings, and memorabilia. Correspondents with Shepard include Felix Adler, Thomas Willing Balch, Frederic Bancroft, Bernard Baruch, Richard Rogers Bowker, William Jennings Bryan, Alfred Clark Chapin, Grover Cleveland, Hamlin Garland, Richard Watson Gilder, Edward Everett Hale, Fletcher Harper, Abram S. Hewitt, Charles Evans Hughes, John La Farge, Henry Cabot Lodge, Josephine Shaw Lowell, Hamilton Mabie, Walter H. Page, Alton B. Parker, George Foster Peabody, Bliss Perry, Joseph Pulitzer, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Elihu Root, Carl Schurz, Kate Nichols Trask, Oswald Garrison Villard, and Booker T. Washington.

General Note

Boxes 58, 61-63, 67-70 are missing. Letters for the years 1887, 1888, 1892, 1893, 1896, and 1900 are missing.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

Boxes 20-83 are located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least 2 business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Boxes 1-19, catalogued correspondence, are located on-site.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Some letter books were removed from the collection due to water damage.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

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

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Adler, Felix, 1851-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Balch, Thomas Willing, 1866-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bancroft, Frederic, 1860-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baruch, Bernard M (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bowker, R. R (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chapin, Alfred Clark Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Democratic Party (N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilder, Richard Watson, 1844-1909 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hale, Edward Everett, Jr., 1863-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harper, Fletcher Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hewitt, Abram S., 1901 or 1902-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Farge, John, 1835-1910 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lowell, Josephine Shaw, 1843-1905 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mabie, Hamilton Wright, 1846-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parker, Alton B Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Perry, Bliss, 1860-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political parties -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pulitzer, Joseph, 1847-1911 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, John D., Jr (John Davison), 1874-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trask, Kate Nichols, -- 1853-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trask, Katrina, 1853-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

New York lawyer, prominent reform Democrat from Brooklyn.