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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1524
Bib ID:5483040 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Said, Edward W.
Title:Edward Said Papers
Physical description:126 linear ft.
Language(s): Material is in English, Arabic, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Japanese, Urdu, Hebrew, and Flemish.
Access: Folders including student grades and letters of recommendation for students and faculty for tenure review have been restricted.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is still being processed; arragement of this collection is ongoing.

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Description

Scope and Content

Collection reflects Edward Said's work as an academic, critic and scholar. It contains correspondence, writings, lecture notes, teaching material, and material related to professional activities and organizations.

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Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

Folders including student grades and letters of recommendation for students and faculty for tenure review have been restricted.

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); Edward W. Said Papers; Box and Folder (if known); 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

Papers processed 2007-2014 Casiana Ionita (Columbia University, GSAS 20), Simon Taylor (Columbia University, GSAS 20), Asheesh Siddique (Columbia University, GSAS 20), Kristy Riggs (Columbia University, GSAS 20), Darragh Martin (Columbia University, GSAS 2013) and Mary Freeman (Columbia University, GSAS 2018)

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion September 25, 2014 Finding aid written in English.
    2014-09-25 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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History / Biographical Note

History

Edward W. Said was born in Jersualem, Palestine; received his B.A., from Princeton, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard; visiting professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard; fellow at the Center of Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford; Visiting profesor of Humanities at Johns Hopkins; Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He died in 2003.

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