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   Sigmund Diamond Papers, [ca. 1950]-1990

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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079812 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Diamond, Sigmund.
Title:Sigmund Diamond Papers, [ca. 1950]-1990
Physical description:52 linear ft. (ca. 62,300 items in 125 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: 2-125. 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

This collection is arranged into 7 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, subject files and research notes of Sigmund Diamond. Included among the correspondence are Diamond's letters to and from various distinguished members of Columbia University and other academic insitutions, as well as correspondence with many noted sociologists and historians. Included in the manuscripts is Diamond's "In Quest." The subject files comprise material from Diamond's tenure at Columbia and include some material pertaining to his forced departure from Harvard in the 1950's due to his previous communist affiliation, and his active role in maintaining the efficacy of the Freedom of Information Act. The research files include microfilms and notes.

Series I: Catalogued Correspondence

Series II: Arranged Correspondence

Series III: Arranged Manuscripts

Series IV: Subject Files

Subseries IV.1: Columbia University

Series IV.2: Sociology Department

Series V: Miscellaneous Subject Files

Series VI: Research Files

Series VII: Printed Materials

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: 2-125. 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.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Sigmund Diamond 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 09/02/1992 JSM

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-01-27 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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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Addresses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bibliographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Budgets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial papers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Memoranda.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notebooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Oral histories.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photographs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Questionnaires.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Speeches.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Surveys.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tables.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Testimony.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theses.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Transcripts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Authors, American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bundy, McGeorge.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--Bureau of Applied Social Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Communism--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harvard University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Historians.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
History--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social problems.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sociologists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sociology--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Politics and government--1945-1953.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Social conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Federal Bureau of Investigation.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Sigmund Diamond, (1920-1999),Giddings Professor of Sociology and Emeritus Professor of History, Columbia University, 1955-1986.

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