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   Philip Edward Mosely Papers, ca. 1930-1972.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4077852 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Mosely, Philip Edward, 1905-1972.
Title:Philip Edward Mosely Papers, ca. 1930-1972.
Physical description:20 linear feet (40 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: 2-40. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, subject files, and printed materials. Correspondents include Victor Chernov and George Kennan. Extensive notes by Mosely concern European diplomacy in the 1830s and the South Slavic Zadruga. There are thousands of photographs, chiefly from the Soviet Union ca. 1945-1955. Besides photographs of Soviet, Chinese, and East European political figures, such as Mao Tse-Tung, György Lukʹacs, and Boris Spasskiĭ, there are photographs of such Western figures as Enrico Berlinguer and Pablo Neruda. Subject files and mimeographed and printed materials include files on the Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants; papers on Soviet Studies distributed by St. Antony College, Oxford University; State Department research reports, and works by Mosely.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: 2-40. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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[Collection Name]. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers Accessioned 1951

Papers Processed 06/--/80

Papers Revised 11/--/80

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Additional Creators

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Chernov, Viktor Mikhaĭlovich, 1873-1952.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kennan, George Frost, 1904- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Berlinguer, Enrico.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
China--Politics and government--1945- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lukʹacs, György, 1885-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mao, Tse-tung, 1883-1976.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Foreign relations--1945- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Politics and government--1945- .PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Soviet Union--Study and teaching--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Spassky, Boris Vasilyevich, b. 1937.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Professor of International Relations at Columbia University in 1946-55 and 1963-72 (in 1955-63 he was adjunct professor at Columbia and Director of Studies of the Council of Foreign Relations). He was director of Columbia's Russian Institute, and one of the founders of the Bakhmeteff Archive. He was the holder of many academic and governmental posts, the author of many articles, and the author of "Russian Diplomacy and the Opening of the Eastern Question in 1838-1839" (1934).

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