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Melville Cane papers, 1901-1979

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0188
Bib ID 4079655 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Cane, Melville, 1879-1980
Title Melville Cane papers, 1901-1979
Physical Description 22 linear feet (46 boxes 5 volumes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 8 series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence; Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts; Series III: Arranged Correspondence; Series IV: Books and Periodicals; Series V: Medals; Series VI: Manuscripts; Series VII: Subject Files; Series VIII: Oversize Material

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, and books of Melville H. Cane. Among the correspondents are Van Wyck Brooks, Carl Jung, Lewis Mumford, William Saroyan, Upton Sinclair, Felix Frankfurter, Jessamyn West, and W.H.Auden. Included is a scrapbook of newspaper articles by Cane, written chiefly for the "New York Evening Post". He served as the Columbia University correspondent during 1901 and 1902, when he was studying for his degree at the School of Law

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); Melville Cane papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

W.H. Auden letters are on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed JL-W 12/--/85.

Revision Description

2010-01-21 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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"
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
American poetry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Auden, W. H (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bradley, William Aspenwall, 1878-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cardozo, Benjamin N (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cross, Wilbur L (Wilbur Lucius), 1862-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English poetry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erskine, John, 1879-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gregory, Alyse, 1884-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jung, C. G (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maritain, Jacques, 1882-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Munson, Gorham Bert, 1896-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Orage, A. R (Alfred Richard), 1873-1934 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Perkins, Maxwell E (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rives, Amélie, 1863-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saroyan, William, 1908-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speyer, Leonora, 1872-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thurber, James, 1894-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
West, Jessamyn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wheelock, John Hall, 1886-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American poet & lawyer. whose career included important achievements in the fields of copyright law, book publishing, and the writing and publishing of poetry.