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   Dorothy Norman Papers, 1923-1978

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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079170 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Norman, Dorothy, 1905-1997.
Title:Dorothy Norman Papers, 1923-1978
Physical description:60 linear ft. (ca. 25,000 items in 145 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 12 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, reports, pamphlets, and clippings of Norman. Among the subjects represented are health, population control, civil liberties, refugees, exiled governments and peoples of World War II, United Nations, education, delinquency, race relations, emerging nationalities, censorship, and foreign aid. Much of the correspondence in the collection centers around Mrs. Norman's column in THE NEW YORK POST in the 1940s. Organizations in the collection include Civil Liberties Union, Americans for Democratic Action, American Citizens Committee for Economic Aid Abroad, Women's City Club, American Emergency Food Committee for India, Urban League, Liberal Party, Citizens Union, Free Germany Movement, Free China Movement, and United World Federation. Also included are correspondence, manuscripts, research materials, and printed materials dealing with Norman's research and writing on India. There are two working manuscripts, one on India, the other on Nehru. Also, a fragmentary manuscript of her memoirs and the beginnings of a study of Alfred Stieglitz.

Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Series III: Topical Files

Seties IV: Clippings by Others

Series V: Printed Materials

Series VI: Manuscripts

Series VII: Subject Files

Series VIII: Correspondence

Series IX: Indian

1975 Gift

Series X: 1982 Gift

Series XI: 1991 Gift

Series XII: Printed Materials

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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); Dorothy Norman 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 08/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-18 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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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
African Americans--History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American Citizens Committee for Economic Aid Abroad.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American Civil Liberties Union.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
American Emergency Food Committee for India.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Americans for Democratic Action.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Birth control.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bohlen, Charles E. (Charles Eustis), 1904-1974.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Censorship.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
China--Social conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Citizens Union of the City of New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Civil rights.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economic assistance.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Education.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Free China Movement.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Free Germany Movement.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Germany--Social conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Governments in exile.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Health.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
India--Politics and government.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
India--Social conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Juvenile delinquency.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Liberal Party of New York State.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Nehru, Jawaharlal, 1889-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Newspapers--Sections, columns, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Race relations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Refugees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social problems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Statesmen.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United Nations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Politics and government.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Social conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United World Federation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Urban League of Greater New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women in politics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women journalists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women's City Club of New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World politics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Journalist. Dorothy Stecher Norman was active for many years in a wide range of social and political movements.

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