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Samuel Johnson papers, 1710-1971, bulk 1710-1772

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0679
Bib ID 4079546 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Johnson, Samuel, 1696-1772
Title Samuel Johnson papers, 1710-1971, bulk 1710-1772
Physical Description 6.5 linear feet (1 box 85 volumes 2 card file boxes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/26_J-KAI_20.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

Three volumes of correspondence, including some letterbook copies; many sermons, individually bound; prayers; and other manuscript materials. Correspondenbce is with many of his well known contemporaries and deals largely with matters pertaining to his church or to King's College. Shelved with the collection are two card file boxes containing an old handwritten calendar with abstracts, 1710-1914, a set of cross reference entries, and a calendar of material not at Columbia, 1715-1785. Additional letters have been added

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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); Samuel Johnson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift, ca.1914.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed BRC 11/--/1984.

Various items Cataloged HR 1978.

SJ manuscript Cataloged HR 12/09/1996.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

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"ArchivedGRID"
Abstracts (summaries) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Accounts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Addresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bibliographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calendars (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Card files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
First drafts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Indexes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letterpress copybooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Licenses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Orations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prayers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Samplers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sermons Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Writs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Antill, Edward, 1742-1789 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Auchmuty, Samuel, 1722-1777 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barclay, Henry, 1712-1764 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bearcroft, Philip, 1697-1761 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Berkeley, George, 1685-1753 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bostwick, David, 1721-1763 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Catalogs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chandler, Thomas Bradbury, 1726-1790 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College presidents -- 18th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Colman, Benjamin, 1673-1747 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooper, Myles, 1737-1785 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Deeds Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Foxcroft, Thomas, 1697-1769 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Horsmanden, Daniel, 1694-1778 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Johnson, William Samuel, 1727-1819 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
King's College (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ministers -- 18th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Missionaries -- 18th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monis, Judah, 1683-1764 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parkhurst, John, 1728-1797 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peters, Richard, 1704-1776 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophers -- 18th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sewall, Stephen, 1734-1804 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stuyvesant, Nicholas William, -1780 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watts, John, 1715-1779 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wheelock, Eleazar, 1711-1779 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

First President of King's College (1754-1763), Anglican minister& philosopher.