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Edmund Clarence Stedman papers, 1840-1960

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1194
Bib ID 4079362 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908
Title Edmund Clarence Stedman papers, 1840-1960
Physical Description 120 linear feet (87 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Cataloged correspondence and manuscripts: 180 boxes; Uncataloged correspondence: 25 boxes; Stedman's manuscripts: 12 boxes; His diaries: 1 box; His scrapbooks: 5 boxes; Financial papers: 1 box; Genealogical manuscripts: 1 box; Laura Stedman Gould's manuscripts and notes: 3 boxes; Printed materials: 11 boxes; Photographs: 4 boxes; His LIBRARY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE: 24 boxes and 2 folders; E.M. Williams's THE CONSTRUCTIVE ART: 2 boxes; Oversize photographs: 5 folders; and Oversize plaque.

Description

Summary

Personal and professional papers of Stedman, including correspondence, letter books, diaries, poetry manuscripts, scrapbooks, photographs, and genealogical materials for the Stedman and Dodge families. Correspondence and manuscripts of his mother, Elizabeth Clementine Dodge Stedman Kinney (1810-1889), poet and diarist, and of his granddaughter, Laura Stedman Gould (1881-1941), author and editor. Also, editions of Stedman's LIBRARY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE including printed materials relating to the marketing; and an album of Civil War photographs by Mathew Brady, inscribed by the photographer to Laura H.W. Stedman as well as additional loose photographs by Brady.

1991 addition: Manuscript drafts and notecards for Edward M. Williams' "The Constructive Art", a study of Stedman's literary criticism.

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 two 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); Edmund Clarence Stedman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Elizabeth Kinney volume of personal reminiscences is on: microfilm.

Lafcadio Hearn; Lyman W. Case; Royal Cortissoz; Kate Field; William Hamilton Hayne; Edward Howland; Marie Howland; Ellen Mackay and Edward Underhill letters are on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.

Manuscripts & card file Processed HR 03/05/1993.

2 letters (Thayer & White) Cataloged HR 11/15/1994.

J.E. Bowen letter Cataloged HR 12/16/1994.

2 ms. poems of ECS about Lincoln, in bound vol Added to collection HR 05/17/1995.

1 a.l.s. from ECS to M.W.Stryker Cataloged HR 08/20/1998.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Albums (books) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bas-reliefs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Card files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Daguerreotypes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engravings (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genealogies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Glass phototransparencies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guest registers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Indexes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letter books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letterpress copies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obituaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Printing plates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 1836-1907 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American Academy of Arts and Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American literature -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American poetry -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Books -- Reviews -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bowen, John Eliot, 1858-1890 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brady, Mathew B., approximately 1823-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cortissoz, Royal, 1869-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dodge family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Field, Kate, 1838-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gould, George M (George Milbry), 1848-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gould, Laura Stedman, 1881-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Keats-Shelley Memorial Association Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kinney, Elizabeth C (Elizabeth Clementine), 1810-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Portraits Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stedman family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stockbrokers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stoddard, Elizabeth, 1823-1902 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stoddard, Richard Henry, 1825-1903 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taylor, Bayard, 1825-1878 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Underhill, Edward F (Edward Fitch), 1830-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Winter, William, 1836-1917 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women poets, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woodberry, George Edward, 1855-1930 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American poet, anthologist, stockbroker, Civil War journalist.