|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
Table of Contents
Using the Collection
Note: some material may be restricted or offsite
Container ListView All
Series I: Correspondence
Series IV: Manuscripts
Series V: Documents
At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged and listed.
Correspondence and letter books, 1845-1889, of Charlemagne Tower, as well as legal and business papers related to real estate transactions, coal and iron lands in Pennsylvania, and the family affairs of the Tower family.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Other Finding Aids
Legacy PDF finding aid: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/44_TI-TY_07.pdf
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.
Box CC1-CC53 is located on site. Box CC19 is missing.
The following boxes are located off-site: 1-100. 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); Charlemagne Tower papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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--Tower, Lawrence Phelps. Method of acquisition--Permanent loan; Date of acquisition--1948. Accession number--M-48.
CHARLEMAGNE TOWER: AN AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY by BRIDGES, LEONARD HAL. Columbia University Ph.D Dissertations, 1950.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
2023-03 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Charlemagne Tower (1809-1889) was an American lawyer, a businessman, a Civil War Union captain, a railroad shareholder, and a land owner.