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Series II: Uncataloged Series
At a Glance
Cataloged, listed, and arranged. Schang arranged the collection in ten volumes; volumes 11 and 12 contain later additions to the collection. The volumes include photocopies of items that were cataloged and rehoused in Boxes 1-7. There is no list of items that were cataloged available in the finding aid at this time.
Collection of visiting cards of musical artists (composers, vocalists, conductors, etc.) and authors, presidents, and other celebrities of the 19th and 20th centuries, most bearing handwritten messages. There are also photographs and other memorabilia.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); F. C. Schang visiting cards collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Alternate Form Available
Lafcadio Hearn letter is on also available on microfilm. See MN# 91-2073. The microfilm also includes Hearn items from other collections.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Frederick C. Schang, 1977-1988.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Visiting cards: Source of acquisition--Schang, Frederick C. Method of acquisition--Gift.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Visiting cards Entered in AMC 11/29/90.
2021-03-17 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Frederick C. Schang, 1893-1990 (Columbia University School of Journalism, 1915), was a founder and former president of Columbia Artists Management Inc.