Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs. The files contain much material of the League of Women Voters of New York State as well, and some material pertaining to the national organization. The files document the League's activities in the areas of voter registration, election reform, New York City government, foreign policy, ecology, and numerous other concerns, and contain the records of city, state, and national conventions, annual reports, and Board and Council minutes. Major correspondents include Emanuel Teller, Stanley M. Isaacs, Jacob K. Javits, Robert F. Kennedy, Edward I. Koch, John Vliet Lindsay, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Anna Lord Strauss, and Percy E. Sutton.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content A collection of underground publications, in many cases illegal, representative of presses operating in German-occupied Europe during World War II. Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Italian, French, and Portugese items are included. There are 8 pieces of sheet music, publications of the United States based organization, France Forever, and an unusual German-English dictionary, without a title-page, that was printed by a German POW.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content Correspondence, reports, and related materials of the American Library Association Board of Education for Librarianship from 1945 to 1954. The collection consists of carbon copies of letters from the files of two Board members: Richard H. Logsdon and Francis R. St. John. The correspondence is chiefly between Anita N. Hostetter, Secretary of the Board, and other Board members. These records concern library school programs, curricula, course outlines, examinations, accreditation, and related matters.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content The collection consists of approximately 100 articles by Seni︠u︡tovich (often signed Seni︠u︡tovich-Berezhnyĭ) on topics including genealogy, heraldry, military history, the history of Russia and the Ukraine, and the Russian emigration. There is also correspondence both to and from Seni︠u︡tovich, newsletters from the Ukrainian Genealogical and Heraldic Society, an autobiographical essay by Seni︠u︡tovich, and three photographs.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content Letters chiefly written to James Duane Livingston, 1787-1893, and documents, 1785-1915. The letters relate to the Livingston family affairs, principally matters concerning the family estate "Livingston Manor," and they are most numerous for the period 1787 to 1840. There are, however, two informative letters dated 1858 and 1860 from members of the family situated in San Francisco. The documents consist of wills, surveys, checks, notes, accounts, and similar papers. Also, a quantity of miscellaneous clippings, mementos, and the like.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content The card files for a collection of books on handwriting. The book collection has been classified and cataloged for the General Library, and various departmental libraries (primarily Psychology). The card files are arranged in two alphabetical sequences: Authors, A-Z; Subjects, A-Z.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed ephemera and photographs relating to Theodore Slevin Farrelly's research and writings on Alaska. A few items deal with Iceland and Labrador.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content The archives of the Conference of Eastern College Librarians (CECL), 1912-1971, containing correspondence, manuscripts, and typescripts of papers delivered at the Conferences, programs, financial records, and other materials relating to each year's session. The correspondence is chiefly that of the Director of Columbia University Libraries, where the annual conference was held, and other librarians associated with the Conference. The early history of the Conference is represented by photocopies of correspondence and programs of the New England College Librarians Meetings, from 1907, as well as the early years of the CECL, 1912-1920. This material was the basis of Harold Turner's history of the Conference's first fifty years: FIFTY CANDLES FOR THE EASTERN COLLEGE LIBRARIANS. Turner's typescript carbon, galley proof, and page proof are included along with correspondence with many Eastern College Librarians concerning the Conference's history.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Scope and Content The editorial and production files of Pantheon Books from 1944 through 1968. The correspondence from authors, agents, and publishers is written to Kurt and Helen Wolff, Jacques Schiffrin, André Schiffrin, and the editors of the firm. The files document the publication of works by A. Alvarez, Georges Bernanos, Hermann Broch, Jacob Burckhardt, Albert Camus, William Demby, Eugene Ionesco, Karl Jaspers, Winifred Bryher, Jacques Maritain, Isamu Noguchi, José Ortega y Gasset, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sir Herbert Read, Ben Shahn, and others.
Columbia University - Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection contains correspondence and literary manuscripts of Louis Alexander Freedman (1873-1957).