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   A. Arthur Schiller Papers, 1897-1977.

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A. Arthur Schiller Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079309 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Schiller, A. Arthur, 1902-1977.
Title:A. Arthur Schiller Papers, 1897-1977.
Physical description:ca. 30,000 items (64 boxes, 21 card file boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: Boxes 2-65 of this collection are 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.This collection has no restrictions  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, printed materials, computer print-outs and tapes, key-punched cards, and card files of Schiller. The collection includes correspondence with his professional colleagues, foundations, and learned societies, and some personal correspondence. There are manuscripts and drafts of his books, articles, book reviews, lectures, and abstracts, his papers as a student, notebooks of readings and drafts, appointment books, mimeographed course materials, photostats, photographs, and materials relating to his computer studies of Roman law texts. Correspondents include Sir Harold Idris Bell, W.W. Buckland, W.E. Crum, Gilbert Highet, H.F. Jolowicz, Owen Lattimore, and Harold Medina.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Restrictions on Access

 Boxes 2-65 of this collection are 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.This collection has no restrictions

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Preferred Citation

A. Arthur Schiller Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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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 09/--/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.
    2012-01-20 EAD created by PTL

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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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Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Bell, H. Idris (Harold Idris), Sir, b. 1879.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Buckland, W. W. (William Warwick), 1859-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Crum, W. E. (Walter Ewing), 1865-1944.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Developing countries--Law and legislation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Jolowicz, H. F.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Law--Africa.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Law--Societies, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Law--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Medina, Harold R. (Harold Raymond), 1888-1990.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Military law.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roman law--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Abraham Arthur Schiller (1902-1977) was professor of law at Columbia University from 1928 until his death. He specialized in Roman law, African law, the law of developing countries, and military law. (Columbia University J.D., 1932).

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