194 linear ft (approximately 170,000 items in 441 boxes; 1 drawer of oversized material; 11 correspondence file boxes (CLOSED); 2 small cartons (CLOSED); and 2 record storage cartons (CLOSED at ReCAP).
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged Cataloged correspondence: 8 boxes; Cataloged manuscripts & documents: 1 box; 1976 gift: Boxes 1-200; 1978 gift: Boxes 201-221; 1979 gift: Boxes 222-227; 1980 gift: Boxes 228-231; 1981 gift: Boxes 232-241; 1983 gift: Boxes 242-265; 1984 gift: Boxes 266-277; 1986-1987 gift: Boxes 278-342; 1988 gift: Boxes 343-354; 1989 gift: Boxes 355-361; 1990 gift: Boxes 362-367; 1991 gift: Boxes 368-373; 1992 gift: Boxes 374-382; 1993 gift: Boxes 383-388; 1994 gift: Boxes 389-394; 1995 gift: Boxes 395-398; 1996 gift: Boxes 399-439; 2000 gift: Boxes 440-441; & oversize folders.
The professional and personal papers of Jacques Barzun.
Author, historian, editor, university administrator, and a member of the faculty of Columbia University since 1927. C.U.: A.B. (1927) & Ph. D. (1932).
There is also a collection of the papers of Barzun's father, Henri Martin Barzun.
Barzun's materials relating to Hector Berlioz form a separate collection. See: Ms Coll/Berlioz.
The Barzun family correspondence is closed.
Permission is required to see the collection. Professor Barzun wishes any scholar requesting access to write him a letter describing the nature of his or her project.
The letters of Lionel Trilling are closed except by permission of Jacques Barzun.
11 correspondence file boxes, 2 small cartons, & 1 tin box are closed.
Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.
Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Material is in English.
Finding aid available in the repository.