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Robert Collyer 80th Birthday Scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-0029

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook assembled to celebrate the 80th birthday of Robert Collyer. It includes a program for the celebration held at the Church of the Messiah (34th Street and Park Avenue, NYC) and congratulatory letters from numerous individuals (including Mark Twain and Andrew Carnegie, among others).


  • 1903

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is currently unprocessed and access to it may therefore be limited. Researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections for more information on access to this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Biographical Note

Robert Collyer (December 8, 1823 – November 30, 1912) was an American Unitarian clergyman.

[Source: Wikipedia]


0.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Metadata Rights Declarations

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Mayfield, sometime after 1978.

John Zarrillo
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057