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   Erik Bert Papers 1924-1980.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Erik Bert Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Marxist scholar and editor Herbert Joseph Putz written under the pseudonym Erik Bert.

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078392 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Bert, Erik.
Title:Erik Bert Papers 1924-1980.
Physical description:7 linear ft (ca.1000 items in l6 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts of book reviews and essays, conference notes and reports, book manuscripts, copy editing for other authors, notebooks, press releases, photographs, clippings and other printed materials.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Erik Bert Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Material

Bert's agricultural manuscripts were given to the University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

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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 Processed 10/--/83 HR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-02-14 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus

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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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PhotoprintsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Agriculture and politics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Communism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Communist Party of America.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
JournalistsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Erik Bert was the pseudonym of Herbert Joseph Putz, -1981, (Columbia B.A., 1926, M.A., 1927), Marxist scholar and editor of "The Producers News" and the "Farmers National Weekly" for 40 years. He served on the editorial board of "The Daily Worker" and "The Daily World." He contributed many articles to "Political Affairs," the theoretical journal of the U.S. Communist Party, on agrarian reform, communism and Communist Party conferences, Czechoslovakia in 1968, civil rights, capitalism, and on other economic subjects.

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