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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 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.

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

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.

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.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Butcher, Philip. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1986. Accession number--M-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 (Lists) 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.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

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



Box 1 Beebe, William


Box 1 Cable, George Washington, 1882-1896



Box 2 Cable, George Washington, 1897-1906


Box 2 Cable, Louise S.


Box 2 Cable, Lucy


Box 2 Cable, M.L.


Box 2 Campbell, T.W.


Box 2 Clark, Esther Avery


Box 2 Edwards, Fanny W.


Box 2 Hotchkiss, Ella Antoinette


Box 2 Johnson, Caroline S.


Box 2 Jones, Martha D.


Box 2 Kinsman, Cassandra


Box 2 Lyman, Florence


Box 2 Moffat, Adelene


Box 2 Paret, Nan E.


Box 2 Park, Maud


Box 2 Sikes, Madeleine


Box 2 Warner, Mrs.


Box 2 White, Annie J.L.


Box 2 Whiting, Elizabeth

Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts


Cable, George Washington



Box 3 [Admission of Children to Edwards Church]


Box 3 "Attalic Brouillard"

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


Box 3 "Congressional Unity in Georgia"


Box 3 [Description of keepsake]


Box 3 [Dr. Sevier]

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


Box 3 "What Shall the Negro Do?"


Moffat, Adelene


Box 3 Diary relating to Home-Culture Clubs, 1898-1901

This diary, which also contains letters to her from Cable, is also available on microfilm. See MN# 89-2067.


Box 3 [Diary/Journal], 1906


Box 3 [Diary/Notebook], 1927-1936

This item is also available on microfilm. See MN# 89-2034-1.


Box 3 [Washington Centennial Ball]

Series III: Cataloged Documents


Box 3 Cable, George Washington


Box 3 Moffat, Adelene

Series IV: Cataloged Photographs


Box 3 Cable, George Washington


Box 3 Cable, George Washington, Calvin Coolidge, et al

Series V: Arranged Materials

Includes correspondence, subject files, photographs, memorabilia, copies, transcriptions, and printed matter.



Box 4 Subseries V.1: Arranged Correspondence


Box 4 Brewster, Mary K.


Box 4 Cable Family


Box 4 Moffat, Adelene

Letters to


Subseries V.2: Subject Files


Box 4 Home Culture Clubs


Box 4 Home Culture Clubs, Claims by Adelene Moffat against


Box 4 Moffat, Adelene

List of pictures by


Subseries V.3: Photographs


Box 4 Brewster, Mary


Box 4 Cable, George Washington and Louise


Box 4 Moffat, Adelene, 2 folders


Box 4 Monteagle, Tennessee


Box 4 Roote, Clarence B.


Subseries V.4: Memorabilia


Box 4 Cable, George Washington


Box 4 Moffat, Adelene


Subseries V.5: Copies


Cable, George Washington


Box 4 Correspondence to W.D. Howells


Box 4 Miscellaneous correspondence, 3 folders


Box 4 "My Politics"

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

a.ms. Photocopy.


Box 4 Miscellaneous manuscripts


Box 4 Cable, Louise


Chesnutt, Charles W.


Box 4 Correspondence to G.W. Cable


Box 4 Correspondence to A. Moffat


Box 4 DuBois, W.E.B.


Box 4 Gilder, Richard Watson


Box 4 Smith, Roswell


Box 4 Still, William


Box 4 Wallin, Madeleine


Box 4 Miscellaneous correspondence


Subseries V.6: Transcriptions


Box 4 Cable, George Washington--Correspondence to A. Moffat, 4 folders



Box 5 Cable, George Washington--Miscellaneous Correspondence


Box 5 Moffat, Adelene--Correspondence to G.W. Cable, 4 folders


Box 5 Cable-Moffat Correspondence [Interfiled] (Folders 1-3, of 4), 3 folders



Box 6 Cable-Moffat Correspondence [Interfiled] (Folder 4 of 4), 1 folders


Roote, Clarence B.


Box 6 Journal, 4 folders


Box 6 Journal, Notes by Philip Butcher on


Subseries V.7: Printed Matter


Box 6 Arents, George and Mrs. Christmas keepsakes


Box 6 Brewster, Mary


Cable, George Washington



Box 7 Articles by, 2 folders


Box 7 Announcements of talks by


Box 7 Articles about


Box 7 Emerson, Ralph Waldo


Home Culture Clubs


Box 7 Forms


Box 7 Home Culture Club Letter


Box 7 Reports


Box 7 Yearbooks, 2 folders


Box 7 Miscellaneous, 2 folders


Moffat, Adelene


Box 7 Speeches by


Box 7 Articles about


Box 7 Obituaries


Box 7 Northampton High School


Box 7 People's Institute


Box 7 Miscellaneous printed matter

Series VI: Philip Bucher. So Full A Harmony



Box 8 t.ms.


Box 8 t.ms. (carbon) with notes, 2 folders


Box 8 Additions

t.ms.


Box 8 Cable, Moffat, Chesnutt, Howell transcripts


Box 8 Cable-Moffat letters register


Box 8 Notecards, 4 folders


Box 8 Notes


Box 8 Related correspondence

Series VII: Oversized Materials



Box 9 Home Culture Clubs Registers, 1898-1901, 1 portfolios