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George Washington Cable papers, 1882-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0181
Bib ID 4079654 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925
Title George Washington Cable papers, 1882-1970
Physical Description 3.5 linear feet (9 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 4-9. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

The use of Cable's "My Politics" is restricted; only brief excerpts for scholarly papers may be used.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected items cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, photographs, and printed material. Most of the correspondence is from Cable to Adelene Moffat and relates to the Home Culture Clubs. Other correspondents include Louise S. Cable. There are also typescript and handwritten drafts by Cable; manuscripts, documents, and printed matter concerning Moffat's work with the Home Culture Clubs; photostatic copies of correspondence and manuscripts concerning Cable from other libraries; transcriptions of the correspondence between Cable and Moffat; a transcription of the journal of Clarence B. Roote, an acquaintaince of Cable and Moffat; and one box of manuscripts, notes, and related items concerning Philip Butcher's book about the correspondence between Cable and Moffat, So Full a Harmony.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 4-9. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

The use of Cable's "My Politics" is restricted; only brief excerpts for scholarly papers may be used.

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); George Washington Cable papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Cataloged correspondence (Boxes 1 and 2) is also available on microfilm. See MN# 95-2075 and 95-2076-1. 2 reels.

The Adelene Moffat diary on the Home-Culture Clubs (which also contains letters to her from Cable), 1898-1901, is also available on microfilm. See MN# 89-2067.

The Adelene Moffat [Diary/Notebook], 1927-36, is also available on microfilm. See MN# 89-2034-1.

The "Attalic Brouillard" manuscript (a.ms., 16p.) is also available on microfilm. See MN# 95-2076-3.

The "Dr. Sevier" manuscript (a.ms., 53p.) is also available on microfilm. See MN# 95-2076-2.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Philip Butcher, 1984, 1985& 1986.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed TPC 07/--/1986.

Revision Description

2020-07-28 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"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Registers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butcher, Philip, 1918-2011 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Home-Culture Clubs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moffat, Adelene, 1862-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American novelist.