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   William V. Harris's History Department Files, 1988-1994

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William V. Harris Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

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Call No.:MS#1921
Bib ID:13058033 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Harris, William V. (William Vernon).
Title:William V. Harris's History Department Files, 1988-1994
Physical description:2 linear feet (2 boxes).
Language(s):In English.
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. Some files are restricted for 75 years from their date of creation.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by folder title.

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Description

Scope and Content

The files relate to his six years as chair of the CU History Department (1988-1994), plus a couple that refer to wider professional activities of some significance outside the university.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Some files are restricted for 75 years from their date of creation.

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); William V. Harris Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, 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, 02/08/2018 by Patrick Lawlor

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion February 6, 2018 Finding aid written in English.
    2018-02-06 File created.

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Subject Headings

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College department heads.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Department of History.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Harris, William V. (William Vernon).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
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Universities and colleges--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

William Vernon Harris, William R. Shepherd Professor of History, specialized in the history of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. He received his B.A., M.A. and D.Phil. degrees from Oxford University. His books include Dreams and Experience in Classical Antiquity (2009), Restraining Rage: the Ideology of Anger Control in Classical Antiquity (2002), Ancient Literacy (1989), and War and Imperialism in Republican Rome (corrected edition, 1985). His edited books include Rethinking the Mediterranean (2005) and The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans (2008). He has written a number of articles about the economic history of the Roman Empire, and is seeing through the press a collection of them that is provisionally entitled Rome’s Imperial Economy. W.V. Harris was the Director of Columbia’s Center for the Ancient Mediterranean. Harris’s articles include "The Mediterranean and Ancient History", published in Rethinking the Mediterranean (Oxford University Press, 2005), "Quando E Come L’Italia Divenne Per La Prima Volta Italia? Un Saggio Sulla Politica Dell’Identità", and "The Late Republic", from the Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World .

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