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Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen papers, 1880-1895

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, lecture notes, speeches, documents, clippings, photographs and memorabilia relating to Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, Gebhard professor of German at Columbia University, 1881-1895.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0142
Bib ID 4079440 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Boyesen, Hjalmar Hjorth, 1848-1895
Title Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen papers, 1880-1895
Physical Description 1 linear feet (1 linear feet 2 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. This collection is arranged in one series: Series I: Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen Papers, 1881-1895

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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); Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/07/89.

Revision Description

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.

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"
Photoprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Arrowsmith, Robert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Club Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, French Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, Norwegian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dix, Morgan, 1827-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
German language -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jüngling, Paul Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Norwegian-American Seamen's Association Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters -- Russia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Gebhard professor of German at Columbia University, 1881-1895.