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   Selig Hecht Papers 1914-1937.

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078879 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Hecht, Selig, 1892-1947.
Title:Selig Hecht Papers 1914-1937.
Physical description:ca. 1,600 items (7 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

Hecht's correspondence with other scientists, articles, lectures, notebooks, and laboratory notes and reports on the mechanics of vision and adaptation to light. The correspondence is primarily with William J. Crozier, Otto Glaser, Jacinto Steinhardt, George Wald, and Ernst Wolf. The notebooks cover the period from 1914-1925.

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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 two business days 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); Selif Hecht 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.
    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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Laboratory notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Biophysics--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Biophysics--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Crozier, William John, 1892-1955.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Glaser, Otto.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Physicists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Steinhardt, Jacinto.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Vision--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wald, George.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wolf, Ernst.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Professor of biophysics at Columbia University, 1926-1947.

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