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   Henry E. Bliss Papers 1904-1951.

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0127
Bib ID:4079319 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Bliss, Henry Evelyn, 1870-1955.
Title:Henry E. Bliss Papers 1904-1951.
Physical description:2.5 linear ft (5 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: Boxes 2-5 are off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into two series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence with many librarians and editors about the Bliss classification system and Bliss' writings, a part of his "Autobiographical record," photographs and printed pamphlets, and articles by Bliss and others. There are also fifteen notebooks compiled by Joseph L. Harrison which contain brief annotated national bibliographies. Three scrapbooks contain correspondence, articles, and memorabilia.

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Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

 Boxes 2-5 are off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

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); Henry Evelyn Bliss 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 04/05/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2013-01-08 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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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
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CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Bliss Bibliographic classification.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College librarians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College of the City of New York (1926-1961).--Librarian.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harrison, Joseph Le Roy, 1862-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Librarians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Library science.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Librarian of the College of the City of New York.

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