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   Nicholas Murray Butler Papers [ca. 1891-1947]

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Summary Information

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Bib ID:4078570 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947.
Title:Nicholas Murray Butler Papers [ca. 1891-1947]
Physical description:326 linear ft (ca. 362,000 items in 600 boxes & 315 volumes).
Language(s):In English
Access: Available for faculty, students, & researchers engaged in scholarly or publication projects.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence; manuscripts of books, chapters, addresses, lectures, articles, and other writings; clippings and other printed materials relating to Butler's life and career, and memorabilia, ca. 1900-1947. Also, correspondence, 1891-1946, between Butler and presidents of the United States including William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

Available for faculty, students, & researchers engaged in scholarly or publication projects.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Preferred Citation

[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

Surveyed 02/--/1987 Julie Miller

NMB letter to Henry James II Processed 12/04/1996 HR

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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Addresses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuscripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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College presidents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Presidents.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
McKinley, William, 1843-1901.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Presidents--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Nicholas Murray Butler was an educator and Columbia University President from 1902 to 1945; recipient of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize; an adviser to seven presidents and friend of statesmen in foreign nations; recipient of decorations from fifteen foreign governments and of honorary degrees from thirty-seven colleges and universities; a member of more than fifty learned societies and twenty clubs; the author of a small library of books, pamphlets, reports, and speeches; an international traveler who crossed the Atlantic at least a hundred times; a national leader of the Republican Party; an advocate of peace and the embodiment of the international mind» that he frequently spoke about. He was called Nicholas Miraculous Butler by his good friend Theodore Roosevelt.

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