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At a Glance
The collection consists of Columbia College Treasurer Gouverneur M. Ogden's correspondence and deals chiefly with routine matters of college business and finance. The letters are tipped and mounted onto the blank pages of 7 volumes. There are three volumes of letters from F.A.P. Barnard, President of the College, 1 volume of letters from trustees and members of the faculty, and 3 volumes of College business letters. A letterbook of outgoing correspondence was added in 1984.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Gouverneur M. Ogden letters; Box and Volume; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.
For additional materials related to Columbia College during period, please consult the Frederick A.P. Barnard Papers (MS#0073), Hamilton Fish letters (MS#0474), Minutes of the Board of Trustees (UA#0019) and the Columbia College papers (UA#0224).
No additions are expected.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred from Columbiana, 1955.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Columbiana Library. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1955. Accession number--M-1955. A letterbook of outgoing correspondence was added in 1984.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Processed JCA 04/--/85.
2022-01-05 PDF replaced with full finding aid (JR)
History / Biographical Note
Columbia College graduate of the Class of 1833, Treasurer of Columbia College from 1866 to 1874.