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F. C. Schang visiting cards collection, 1800-1982

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1120
Bib ID 4079593 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Schang, F. C.
Title F. C. Schang visiting cards collection, 1800-1982
Physical Description 6 linear feet (7 manuscript boxes 12 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

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.

Description

Summary

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.

Preferred Citation

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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Visiting cards Entered in AMC 11/29/90.

Revision Description

2021-03-17 EAD document created by CCR.

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"
Advertising Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Visiting cards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.