Gilbert H. Montague collection of Robert Fulton manuscripts

Title
Gilbert H. Montague collection of Robert Fulton manuscripts, 1796-1815.
Author
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961
Supplementary Content
Collection guide

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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
box 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 18136 box 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
box 2Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 18136 box 2Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328
folder (oversize) 1Mixed materialRequest in advanceAvailableMssCol 18136 folder (oversize) 1Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

Details

Additional Authors
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815.
Description
.73 linear foot (2 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Drawings (visual works)
  • Sketches.
Access (note)
  • Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Source (note)
  • Donated by Gilbert H. Montague.
Call Number
MssCol 18136
OCLC
972507353
Author
Montague, Gilbert Holland, 1880-1961, collector.
Title
Gilbert H. Montague collection of Robert Fulton manuscripts, 1796-1815.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref
Summary
Gilbert H. Montague (1880-1961) was an American lawyer and collector of rare books, manuscripts and autographs. The Gilbert H. Montague Collection of Robert Fulton Manuscripts contains correspondence, writings and drawings by the famed American civil engineer and inventor, 1796-1815. The majority of the correspondence and writings concern Fulton's operation of his steamship company with Robert R. Livingston. The collection includes Fulton's 1812 travel diary of a trip to Washington D.C., and sketches he made, including those illustrating his treatise, "On the Mode of Using Sleeping Torpedoes."
Finding Aids
Collection guide available online and in repository.
Source
Donated by Gilbert H. Montague.
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Occupation
Civil engineers.
Inventors.
Added Author
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815.
Research Call Number
MssCol 18136
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