- Scope and Contents
The papers of Charles Burr Todd consist entirely of letters, 1880- 1917, to him concerning his writings for Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, his Life and Letters of Joel Barlow, and other works. The majority of the letters are from editors and others whom he consulted or solicited in connection with his work. There are a number of well-known individuals among his correspondents, including Hamilton Fish, W. D. Howells, Henry Cabot Lodge, Theodore Roosevelt, and Ida Tarbell, but their letters offer little of substance. An alphabetical list of selected correspondents is appended-to this finding aid.
The letters were originally mounted in an album, from which they have been removed. The collection is now arranged in chronological order.
- Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
- Conditions Governing Use
Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
- Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Henry B. Barnes, 1942.
- 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
- Related Names
- Todd, Charles Burr, 1849-1928
- Language of Materials