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   Carlyle James Frarey Papers 1949-1966.

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

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains academic materials and typescripts of scholarly writing by Carlyle J. Frarey, a professor and administrator of academic library service at Duke University, The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and Columbia University.

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078786 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Carlyle J. (Carlyle James) Frarey, 1918-1976
Title:Carlyle James Frarey Papers 1949-1966.
Physical description:.75 linear feet (1.5 document boxes).
Language(s):Material is 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.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series:

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Description

Scope and Content

This collection consists of student papers, syllabi, and notes from Carlyle Frarey's graduate career at Columbia University. The collection also includes drafts of two pieces of writing Frarey produced during his career as a library administrator.

Series I: Academic, 1949-1952

The materials in this series relate to Frarey's graduate education at Columbia University. Papers from Frarey's English Literature coursework focus on Chaucer, Sterne, and the Shakespeare forgeries of William Henry Ireland. The series also includes a paper on academic librarianship that Frarey wrote for a course at Teachers College as well as papers, research notes, and syllabi from his graduate studies at the School of Library Service.

Series II: Professional, undated, 1959-1966

This series contains several examples of Frarey's professional writing, including a typescript of a survey of the operations of the Dallas Public Library and several drafts of a scholarly article entitled "The Dilemma of Subject Analysis for Modern Library Service."

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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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Preferred Citation

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

Related Material

The basic collection of Carlyle J. Frarey Papers are in the University of North Carolina Library at Chapel Hill.

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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

This collection was processed by Eve Mayer, Pratt Institute 2011

Finding aid written by Eve Mayer in December 2010

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2011-01-05 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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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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College administrators.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Dept. of English and Comparative LiteraturePortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University. LibrariesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--School of Library Service--Administrators.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Duke University. LibraryPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Librarians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Library education.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Library science--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Carlyle J. Frarey was a library professional active between the end of the Second World War and his death in 1976. Carlyle was born in Springwater, New York, in 1918, and graduated from Oberlin College in 1939.

After serving in the Army Air Force during World War II, Frarey enrolled in the Master's program at the Columbia University School of Library Service. He graduated from Columbia in 1952 and accepted an assistant librarian position in the Duke University Library. In 1954, Frarey began teaching library students as an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He held this position for several years, teaching and serving as Acting Dean, before returning to Columbia as a senior lecturer and Assistant to the Dean of the School of Library Service.

Frarey worked at Columbia for the remainder of his life. He was an active participant in professional organizations and a frequent contributor to academic publications until the time of his death in 1976.

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