Edward Eggleston Papers,1804-1939

Collection Number: 110

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Edward Eggleston papers, 1804-1939.
Collection Number:
110
Creator:
Edward, Eggleston 1837-1902.
Quantity:
8.8 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, notes for books, accounts, outlines and notes for sermons, newspaper clippings of book reviews and obituaries. Includes correspondence with publishers concerning royalties, copyrights, and related matters; letters concerning historical and genealogical research, and real estate, mortgage, and security investments; also, 48 letters to Robert Underwood Johnson, secretary of the American Copyright League concerning Eggleston's lobbying activities on behalf of the International copyright law; also letters from George Cary Eggleston to his brother Edward.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Author, historian, and clergyman.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, notes for books, accounts, outlines and notes for sermons, newspaper clippings of book reviews and obituaries. Includes correspondence with publishers concerning royalties, copyrights, and related matters; letters concerning historical and genealogical research, and real estate, mortgage, and security investments; also, 48 letters to Robert Underwood Johnson, secretary of the American Copyright League concerning Eggleston's lobbying activities on behalf of the International copyright law; also letters from George Cary Eggleston to his brother Edward.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Eggleston, Edward,1837-1902.
Eggleston, George Cary.
Johnson, Robert Underwood, 1853-1937.
American Copyright League.

Subjects:
Copyright law.
Royalties.
Mortgage.
Sermons.
Genealogy.
Real property.
Investments.

Form and Genre Terms:
Accounts.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Edward Eggleston papers, #110. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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