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Clarence H. Vance papers, 1913-1960

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1283
Bib ID 4079427 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Vance, Clarence H (Clarence Hayden)
Title Clarence H. Vance papers, 1913-1960
Physical Description 13 boxes (13 boxes)
Language(s) English
Access

12 boxes: of arranged material are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and listed.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, mansucripts, transcripts, documents, photographs, and printed materials assembled by Vance for his dissertation, a biography of Myles Cooper (1737-1785), clergyman, Loyalist, and second president of King's College (now, Columbia University) from 1763 until 1775. There are transcripts of very many letters and manuscripts by and about Myles Cooper and King's College along with pertinent photographs and printed materials which Vance collected from American, English, and Scottish sources. There are also materials about Samuel Seabury (1729-1796) and Isaac Sears (1730-1786) whose biographical entries Vance wrote for the DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN BIOGRPAHY. Among the correspondents are Gertrude Atherton, Nicholas Murray Butler, Marcus Benjamin, Dixon Ryan Fox, and Dumas Malone.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

12 boxes: of arranged material are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

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); Clarence H. Vance 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 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

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"ArchivedGRID"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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American loyalists -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Benjamin, Marcus, 1857-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clergy -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College presidents -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooper, Myles, 1737-1785 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fox, Dixon Ryan, 1887-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
King's College (New York, N.Y.) -- : History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Malone, Dumas, 1892-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seabury, Samuel, 1729-1796 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sears, Isaac, 1730-1786 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Clarence Hayden Vance (1888-) was a Ph.D. candidate at Columbia University from 1927 to 1934.