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The incoming correspondence of Boyesen, containing several business and personal letters, some dealing with his publications; letters from various members of the Authors Club about his dues; and letters from his family. There are three letters from Boyesen to Robert Arrowsmith, Morgan Dix, and Paul Jüngling dealing with Columbia College matters. The manuscripts include an incomplete holograph of his book, the STORY OF NORWAY (published, 1886); a holograph of an essay entitled MR. HOWELLS AT CLOSE RANGE; lecture notes on English, French, and Norwegian authors, English, French, Norwegian, and Russian painters, immigration, and Norse ancestors; and two speeches to the Norwegian-American Seamen's Association and an address on education. There are a few documents; two biographical sketches, one of H.H. Boyesen, the other of his family; clippings of a biographical nature; clippings of book reviews; and photographs and memorabilia. There is also one holograph on the topic of United States - Cuban relations.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Alternate Form Available
Letters available on: microfilm with the exception of those written to Mr. Bowen, Harrison Grey Fiske, Alice Getty, Samuel Laros; Mr. Scott, Mr. Todd.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Alfred Kazin, 1951.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Kazin, Alfred. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1951. Accession number--M-51.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/07/89.
2012-03-06 Xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Gebhard professor of German at Columbia University, 1881-1895.