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   Benjamin Nelson Papers 1925-1977.

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1485
Bib ID:4079151 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Nelson, Benjamin, 1911-1977.
Title:Benjamin Nelson Papers 1925-1977.
Physical description:106 linear ft. (224 document boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: 3-244. 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. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into four series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts and notes for his many publications in the social sciences and Renaissance studies, drafts and notes for his The Idea of Usury and writings about Max Weber, other papers collected during his teaching career, and materials for the many professional conferences which he attended and for the academic associations and societies in which he was active.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: 3-244. 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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This collection has no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Benjamin Nelson Papers; Box and Folder (if known); 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 08/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 14, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-07-14 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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CUL Collections:
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College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Editors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harper & Row, Publishers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Historians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hofstra College--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychoanalysis and the psychoanalytic review.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychoanalysis--Periodicals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Renaissance--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social sciences.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sociologists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
State University of New York at Stony Brook--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
University of Chicago--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
University of Minnesota--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Usury.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Weber, Max, 1864-1920.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Historian, sociologist. Nelson taught at City College of New York, the University of Chicago, the University of Minnesota, Columbia University, Hofstra College, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook, and The New School for Social Research. He also edited special issues of Psychoanalysis and the Psychoanalytic Review and acted as an advisor for Harper & Row and other publishers.

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