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   Peter M. Riccio Papers, 1911-1977

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1068
Bib ID:7469749 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Riccio, Peter M. (Peter Michael), 1898-
Title:Peter M. Riccio Papers, 1911-1977
Physical description:11.5 linear ft. (22 boxes; 1 Flat Box; 1 Map Case).
Language(s):In English and Italian.
Access: This collection has no 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.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 7 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, memos, forms, photograph, audio cassettes, artwork, printed material, and memorabilia relating to Riccio's academic career and his direction of the Casa Italiana.

Series I: Alphabetical Files

Series II: Paterno Library

Series III: Ccard File and Memorabilia

Series IV: Audio/Visual

Series V: Photographs

See also the numerous photographs in Series I.

Series VI: Artwork

Series VII: Printed Materials

Subseries VII.1: Casa Italiana

Series VII.2: Books and Periodicals

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no 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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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); Peter M. Riccio 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

Papers processed 2003 Karen Aponte-Velez

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion November 17, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-24 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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Subjects

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Columbia University.--Casa italiana.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Riccio, Peter M. (Peter Michael), 1898-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Peter M. Riccio was professor of Italian and director of the Casa Italiana. Riccio was born in New York City on August 6, 1898. He graduated from Columbia College in 1921 and stayed on to teach Italian French Spanish and comparative literature. In 1929 he received his Ph. D. In 1931 he was appointed assistant professor of Italian at Barnard College, and in 1940 he returned to Columbia College to teach. He was appointed full professor and director of the Casa in 1957 and retired from both positions on July 1, 1966. His books include Perele 1936 (with S. F. Vanni); Italian Authors of Today, 1937 (with S. F. Vanni); and Ridete e Imparate 1942 (with S. F. Vanni and L. S. Trotta). Ricco died in 1990.

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