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Edward N.Costikyan papers, 1952-1985

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, documents, minutes, manuscripts and printed matter, 1952-1985, pertaining to Edward Nazar Costikyan, politician and lawyer.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0287
Bib ID 4079678 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Costikyan, Edward N., 1924-2012
Title Edward N.Costikyan papers, 1952-1985
Physical Description 20.5 linear feet (20.5 linear feet 47 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in seven series: Series I: Catalogued Material; Series II: Uncataloged Correspondence; Series III: Personal and Political Papers; Series IV: 1979 Addition - Temporary State Charter Commission; Series V: 1980 Addition; Series VI: 1986 Addition - State Charter Revision, Koch Mayoral Campaign; Series VII: 1993 Addition - New Democratic Club, New York City Democratic Committee

Description

Summary

Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials, almost entirely of a political nature and comprised largely of his leadership of the Democratic County Committee of New York, 1962-1964. Also included are files relating to a number of election campaigns in which he was involved, including those of Eugene McCarthy and Hubert Humphrey in 1968. The manuscript and related material for his book"Behind Closed Doors: Politics in the Public Interest." (New York, 1966), are also included. Among the major correspondents are Mario Cuomo, James A. Farley, Hubert H. Humphrey, Robert F. Kennedy, Herbert H. Lehman, Adam Clayton Powell, Adlai E. Stevenson, and Robert F. Wagner, Jr. 1979 ADDITION: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, documents, and minutes of the Temporary State Charter Revision Commission for the City of New York, 1972-1976. 1986 ADDITION: Political correspondence, 1957-1981, nearly half of which includes materials relating to the 1977 New York City mayoral campaign of Edward I. Koch, and additional files on charter revision.

1979 Addition: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, documents, and minutes of the Temporary State Charter Revision Commission for the City of New York, 1972-1976.

1986 Addition: Political correspondence 1957-1981, nearly hal;f of which includes materials relating to the 1977 New York City mayoral campaign of Edward I. Koch, and additional files on charter revision.

1993 Addition: Correspondence which chronicles the political activities of the New Democratic Club in the 1950s and 1960s.

Using the Collection

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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. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Edward N.Costikyan papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed ACR 10/--/86.

Revision Description

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"
Appointment books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prospectuses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Resumes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Surveys Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tape recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Cuomo, Mario M., 1932-2015 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Democratic Party (N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Farley, James A (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Humphrey, Hubert H (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Koch, Ed, 1924-2013 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lehman, Herbert H (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McCarthy, Eugene J., 1916-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political campaigns Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political participation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Politicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stevenson, Adlai E (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wagner, Robert F (Robert Ferdinand), 1910-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Edward Nazar Costikyan, politician and lawyer. Columbia University A.B., 1947; LL.B., 1949.