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Paul Leicester Ford papers

Title
Paul Leicester Ford papers, 1869-1902, bulk (1885-1895)
Author
Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902.
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Mixed materialPermit needed MssCol 1043Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Additional Authors
  • Adams, Herbert B. (Herbert Baxter), 1850-1901.
  • Bigelow, John, 1817-1911.
  • Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, 1852-1935.
  • Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933.
  • Clark, Thomas Frederic, 1845-
  • Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899.
  • Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937.
  • Ford, Rosalie.
  • Ford, Kathleen.
  • Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941.
  • Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943.
  • Hitchcock, Ripley, 1857-1918.
  • Holt, Henry, 1840-1926.
  • Cameron, Beatrice, 1868-1940.
  • Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907.
  • Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901.
  • Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918.
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
  • Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902.
  • Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958.
  • Swift, Lindsay, 1856-1921.
  • Thomas, Edith Matilda, 1854-1925.
  • American Historical Association.
  • Dodd, Mead & Company.
  • Harper & Brothers.
  • Historical Printing Club (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
  • G.P. Putnam's Sons.
  • Charles Scribner's Sons.
Description
16.5 linear feet (42 boxes)
Summary
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and Ford's writings with some miscellaneous papers and press clippings.
Uniform Title
Library journal.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photoprints.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Ford Family
Biography (note)
  • Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was a historian, novelist and playwright. The son of Gordon Lester Ford and Emily Ellsworth Ford, he was educated privately with access to his father's vast library of Americana. He edited, wrote or published many scholarly and bibliographical works including editions of the writings of John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson, bibliographies of Alexander Hamilton and Jefferson, and biographies of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. His novels, especially The Honorable Peter Stirling, were successful, and one of the several plays he wrote was produced. Ford also was associated with R.R. Bowker in editing Library Journal.
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  • Finding aid available in repository and on Internet.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 1043
Author
Ford, Paul Leicester, 1865-1902.
Title
Paul Leicester Ford papers, 1869-1902, bulk (1885-1895)
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Paul Leicester Ford (1865-1902) was a historian, novelist and playwright. The son of Gordon Lester Ford and Emily Ellsworth Ford, he was educated privately with access to his father's vast library of Americana. He edited, wrote or published many scholarly and bibliographical works including editions of the writings of John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson, bibliographies of Alexander Hamilton and Jefferson, and biographies of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin. His novels, especially The Honorable Peter Stirling, were successful, and one of the several plays he wrote was produced. Ford also was associated with R.R. Bowker in editing Library Journal.
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Occupation
Historians.
Novelists.
Dramatists.
Editors.
Added Author
Adams, Herbert B. (Herbert Baxter), 1850-1901.
Bigelow, John, 1817-1911.
Bowen, Clarence Winthrop, 1852-1935.
Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933.
Clark, Thomas Frederic, 1845-
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899.
Eames, Wilberforce, 1855-1937.
Ford, Rosalie.
Ford, Kathleen.
Ford, Worthington Chauncey, 1858-1941.
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943.
Hitchcock, Ripley, 1857-1918.
Holt, Henry, 1840-1926.
Cameron, Beatrice, 1868-1940.
Mansfield, Richard, 1857-1907.
Nordhoff, Charles, 1830-1901.
Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Scudder, Horace Elisha, 1838-1902.
Skeel, Emily Ellsworth Ford, 1867-1958.
Swift, Lindsay, 1856-1921.
Thomas, Edith Matilda, 1854-1925.
American Historical Association.
Dodd, Mead & Company.
Harper & Brothers.
Historical Printing Club (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
G.P. Putnam's Sons.
Charles Scribner's Sons.
Added Title
Library journal.
Research Call Number
MssCol 1043
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