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   Walter Louis Dorn Papers [ca. 1920]-1960.

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

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains papers of Walter Louis Dorn (1894-1961), professor of history, Columbia University, including correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, notes, notebooks, photographs and related printed materials.

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078707 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Dorn, Walter Louis.
Title:Walter Louis Dorn Papers [ca. 1920]-1960.
Physical description:ca. 6,000 items (19 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 three series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Papers of Dorn, including correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, and related printed materials. The correspondence files are divided into professional and family letters. The majority of the collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, notes, and related printed materials for Dorn's lectures and writings on European history from medieval times through the 20th century, including files on historiography, the Renaissance, the Reformation, the 17th century, the 18th century, Frederick the Great, Bismarck, and denazification. This latter topic was a result of Dorn's work as a special adviser on denazification to General Lucius D. Clay, U.S. Military Governor in Germany, 1946-1947. Included are manuscript and typescript drafts, notes, notebooks, and printed materials for his unpublished study of post World War II Germany which he had entitled UNFINISHED PURGE. Also included are family photographs and some related biographical materials.

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Using the Collection

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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.

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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); Walter Louis Dorn Papers; Box and Folder; 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

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-06-04 xml document created by Judi Zupnick.

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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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Subjects

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Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Clay, Lucius D. (Lucius DuBignon), 1897-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Denazification.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Europe--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Frederick II, King of Prussia, 1712-1786.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Germany (West).--Office of the Military Government.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Germany--History--1945-1955.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Germany--Politics and government--1945-1990.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Historians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National socialism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Professor of history, Columbia University.

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