Research Catalog

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage records,

Title
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage records, ca. 1905-1974.
Author
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)

Details

Additional Authors
Description
3 linear feet (4 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Photographic prints.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Terms of Use (note)
  • Permission to reproduce photograph of Poe's Chinese puzzle must be obtained from Milford Small.
Source (note)
  • New York City Parks, Recreation and Cultural Administration; Frank Wuttge, Jr.; Milford Small
Biography (note)
  • The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, owned by the City of New York, has been open as a museum since 1917. Poe lived in the cottage, located in the Bronx, N.Y., from 1846 until his death in 1849. It was declared an official city landmark in 1966 and has been under the administration of the Bronx County Historical Society since 1975.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 892
Author
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)
Title
Edgar Allan Poe Cottage records, ca. 1905-1974.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated. Readers must use photocopies of fragile materials.
Summary
Collection consists of writings, artifacts and newspaper clippings relating to Edgar Allan Poe and the Poe Cottage. Writings include typescripts of works about Poe and holograph and typescript poems submitted to Poe Cottage poetry contest in 1925. Also, list of members of Poe Cottage Committee, register of visitors to cottage; genealogical notes, scrapbook of clippings, photographs, and articles and miscellaneous papers concerning Poe. Artifacts include carved ivory Chinese puzzle and wood fragment.
Terms Of Use
Permission to reproduce photograph of Poe's Chinese puzzle must be obtained from Milford Small.
Biography
The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, owned by the City of New York, has been open as a museum since 1917. Poe lived in the cottage, located in the Bronx, N.Y., from 1846 until his death in 1849. It was declared an official city landmark in 1966 and has been under the administration of the Bronx County Historical Society since 1975.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Added Author
Chapman, John Jay, 1862-1933.
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940.
Noyes, Alfred, 1880-1958.
Bronx Society of Arts and Sciences. Poe Cottage Committee.
Bronx County Historical Society.
LCCN
ms 79001835
Research Call Number
MssCol 892
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