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Charles S. Whitman papers, 1868-1947, bulk 1910-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1337
Bib ID 4079470 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Whitman, Charles S., 1868-1947
Title Charles S. Whitman papers, 1868-1947, bulk 1910-1937
Physical Description 5 boxes (5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

The collection consists of addresses, press releases, memoranda proclamations, and other papers by and in regard to Charles Seymour Whitman (1868-1347) who was the District Attorney of New York County from 1910 to 1914 and Governor of New York State from 1915 to 1918. The material ranges in date from 1910 to 1937. The material is confined for the most part to drafts of the Governor's speeches to various groups on such subjects as the NEW YORK STATE PENAL CODE, unification of state laws, public health, education, and agriculture. Also, a typed memorandum on Whitman's ancestry and a few miscellaneous items. There are not papers or correspondence of a personal nature in the collection. The material is mostly in typescript. There is also a microfilm of Lt. Charles F. Becker's testimony in the Rosenthal murder case.

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 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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles S. Whitman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Microfilm in part

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

August 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Subject

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"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Agriculture -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Becker, Charles F Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Criminal law -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Governors -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State) -- Politics and government -- 1865-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State). District Attorney (New York County, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Politicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public health -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trials (Murder) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Charles Seymour Whitman was District Attorney of New York County, 1910-1914, Governor of New York State, 1915-1918.