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   Walter Eckstein Papers [ca. 1856]-1965.

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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence, notes, and manuscripts of philosopher and author, Dr. Walter Eckstein.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0379
Bib ID:4078724 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Eckstein, Walter, b. 1891.
Title:Walter Eckstein Papers [ca. 1856]-1965.
Physical description:ca. 1,400 items (3 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-3. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

This collection is arranged in two series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, notes, and manuscripts of Dr. Walter Eckstein. His own papers consist mostly of letters from colleagues and notes and drafts of his works on Adam Smith and ethics. Also included among the papers are letters to and from Dr. Julius Ofner (b. 1845) of Vienna, as well as notes and manuscripts relating to him. Among the correspondents are Martin Buber, Helen Keller, and John H. Randall, Jr.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-3. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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

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 Eckstein Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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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.
    2012-05-22 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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Subjects

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Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Buber, Martin, 1878-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ethics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Ofner, Julius, 1845-1924.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Philosophers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Philosophy--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Philosophy--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Randall, John Herman, 1899-1980.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Smith, Adam, 1723-1790.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Philosopher, author, lecturer.

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