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Christopher Coover collection of literary & historical letters manuscripts and documents, 1589-1923

Summary Information

Abstract

A unique collection of literary and historical items collected by Christopher Coover.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0279
Bib ID 6909931 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Coover, Christopher
Title Christopher Coover collection of literary & historical letters manuscripts and documents, 1589-1923
Physical Description 6 linear feet (6 linear feet 9 document boxes and 2 mapcases 150201; 15K05)
Language(s) English , Latin , French .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Manuscripts; Series III Art, Prints, and Photographs; Series IV: Books, Newspapers, Bookplates, Broadsides, Posters and Song sheets

Description

Summary

A varied collection of historical and litersry letters, manuscripts, historical documents, photogrgraphs, prints, broadsides, and books.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on site.

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; Cristopher Coover collection of literary & historical letters, manuscripts, and documents; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

3 Annual Gift expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed ptl 10/20/2014.

Revision Description

2014-10-21 File created.

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"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters of recommendation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Admirals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, Scottish Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Boteler, Alexander Robinson, 1815-1892 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bouve, Thomas Tracy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butterfield, Daniel, 1831-1901 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clergy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Collectors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davidson, Charles A (Charles Andrew), 1839-1879 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Explorers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Franklin, John, 1786-1847 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Generals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Heinsius, Nicolaas, 1620-1681 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Inventors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jeffrey, Francis Jeffrey, Lord, 1773-1850 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Keifer, Joseph Warren, 1836-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lafayette, Georges Washington Louis Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1779-1849 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
London, Jack, 1876-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McCormick, Cyrus Hall, 1809-1884 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moir, John Macrae, 1827-1881 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nicholson, John P (John Page), 1842- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Niles, Henry S Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Orton, William, 1826-1878 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parker, Joel, 1799-1873 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Porter, David D (David Dixon), 1813-1891 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Revolutionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Richardson, John, Sir, 1787-1865 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ricord, Jean-François, 1759-1818 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rosecrans, William S (William Starke), 1819-1898 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ryckius, Theodorus, 1640-1690 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soldiers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sparks, Jared, 1789-1886 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tonson, Jacob, 1714-1767 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trebitsch, Siegfried, 1869-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Walton, John, 1694-1764 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Christopher R. Coover is an author, collector, and Vice-President/Senior Manuscript Specialist at Christie's auction house in New York City.