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   C. Doris Hellman Papers, [ca. 1925]-1973

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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078882 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Hellman, Clarisse Doris, 1910-
Title:C. Doris Hellman Papers, [ca. 1925]-1973
Physical description:ca. 27,000 items (61 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located off-site. 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

This collection is arranged into 16 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The correspondence, manuscripts, notes, speeches, documents, and related printed materials of Hellman, reflecting her specialty as an historian of 16th and 17th century astronomers and astronomy as well as ancient, medieval, and Renaissance science. Included in her professional correspondence are numerous letters from George Sarton and Lynn Thorndike. College records, class materials and class notes document the development of her academic career beginning with her undergraduate career at Vassar. Numerous lecture notes, class notes and working papers reflect her teaching, research and lectures at New York University, Cornell, the Columbia University Renaissance Seminar, and her active participation in professional organizations such as the History of Science Society. Of particular interest are eight boxes of notes and related printed materials concerning astronomy, astronomers, and the history of science.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Series II: Uncataloged Correspondence

Series III: Manuscripts

Series IV: Speeches

Series V: Publication File

Series VI: Name File

Series VII: George Sarton

Series VIII: History of Science

Series IX: Meetings, etc.

Series X: National Science Foundation

Series XI Education

Series XII: Biographical

Series XIII: Photographs

Series XIV: Jewish Foundation for the Education of Girls

Series XV: Printed Materials

Series XVI: May 1974 Gift

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. 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.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); C. Doris Hellman 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 07/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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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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CUL Collections:
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Astronomy--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Students.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cornell University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Historians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History of Science Society.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pepper, Morton.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pratt Institute--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Queens College (New York, N.Y.)--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Radcliffe College--Students.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sarton, George, 1884-1956.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Science--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thorndike, Lynn, 1882-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Vassar College--Students.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women college teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Historian. Hellman (1910-1973) was Professor of Social Studies at Pratt Institute, 1951-1956; and Professor of history, Queens College, 1957-1973. (Vassar College A.B., 1930; Radcliffe College A.M., 1931; Columbia University Ph.D., 1933). She was married to Morton Pepper.

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