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   Estelle Brodman Papers ca.1950-1987.

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

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, notes, documents, reports, publications and other printed matter relating to Estelle Brodman, librarian and professor of Medical History.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0149
Bib ID:4079563 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Brodman, Estelle, 1914-2007
Title:Estelle Brodman Papers ca.1950-1987.
Physical description:20 linear ft (ca. 14,500 items in 46 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is 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, manuscript notes, reports, conference papers, and related printed materials dealing with her activities as a consultant on documentation for population and family planning libraries and information centers, 1967-1969, her membership on the President's National Advisory Commission on Libraries, 1968-1969, and printed material on Japanese libraries collected in 1962 when she was a visiting professor at Keio University in Tokyo. Dr Brodman was Expert Consultant for Documentation for the Central Family Planning Council in New Dehli in 1967-1968 and Consultant for Documentation at the World Health Organization's Regional Office for South East Asia in New Dehli, in 1970. These "India Files" contain correspondence with Indian officials, UN officials, and long letters with the Washington University Medical Library staff. Also there are reports and related printed material on family planning in India, including material from the All-India Conference on Documentation in Family Planning, 30-31 July 1970. In 1976-1977, Brodman was consultant for the UN Fund for Population Activitiies (UNFPA). Her files contain correspondence with UNFPA officials, UNFPA briefings, reports, working papers, and her notes. Also included are working papers, notes, and related family planning literature from the Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers Development Institute in Bangkok, September 1973.

The National Advisory Commission on Libraries files consist of correspondence, minutes, other working paperes, drafts of its report, and printed material. The Japanese Libraries files are solely printed materials on Japanese libraries, especially academic libraries, and include library journals, library catalogs, and other library publications. Some of these have contributions by Brodman. Also included are manuscripts and related materials on her teaching, research, and publication in the fields of medical libraries, medical librarianship, and medical bibliography, her medical library consultantships in the 1970s and her files as a member of the Missouri Governor's Library Conference, 1978.

1985 ADDITION: Corresponmdence & subject files, 1979-1984, dealing with Brodman's activities since her retirement as a teacher, library consultant, writer, and resident of the Meadow Lake Retirement Village.

1989 ADDITION: Correspondence, subject files, documents, photographs, and videocassettes, 1970-1987, reflecting Brodman's most recent activities in library science and at Meadow Lake Retirement Village (Hightstown, NJ).

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

 This collection is 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.

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This collection has no restrictions.

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); Estelle Brodman 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

Processed 04/--/1985 BRC

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-03-20 Xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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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

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Minutes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Proceedings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Slides.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Video tape.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
All-India Conference on Documentation in Family Planning.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Association for Population/Family Planning Libraries and Information Centers, International.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bibliography.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Birth control.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Central Family Planning Council (New Dehli, India).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--School of Library Service.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Consultants.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Documentation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Educators.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
India--Population policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
India--Population--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
KeioĢ„ Gijuku Daigaku.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Librarians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Libraries--Japan.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Library science.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Meadow Lake Retirement Village (Hightstown, N.J.).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Medical Library Association.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Medical librarians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Medical libraries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Medicine--Bibliography.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Missouri. Governor's Library Conference, 1978.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Population policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Regional Centre for Documentation on Human Reproduction, Family Planning and Population Dynamics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Southeast Asia--Population policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United Nations Population Fund.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--National Advisory Commission on Libraries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges--Japan.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.).--School of Medicine.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Librarian and Professor of Medical History at Washington University in St. Louis MO.

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