Columbia University: Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Office of Public Affairs Photograph Collection, 1947-2016
Pantheon Books records, 1944-1968
The editorial and production files of Pantheon Books from 1944 through 1968. The correspondence from authors, agents, and publishers is written to Kurt and Helen Wolff, Jacques Schiffrin, André Schiffrin, and the editors of the firm. The files document the publication of works by A. Alvarez, Georges Bernanos, Hermann Broch, Jacob Burckhardt, Albert Camus, William Demby, Eugene Ionesco, Karl Jaspers, Winifred Bryher, Jacques Maritain, Isamu Noguchi, José Ortega y Gasset, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Sir Herbert Read, Ben Shahn, and others.
Abram S. Hewitt papers, 1839-1852
The material is an elaborately calligraphic 19th century script and extends to one file box and 14 bound volumes. Professor Allan Nevins used this material for his work on Abram S. Hewitt.
Vakhan Fomich Totomiants Memoirs, 1929-1955
Typescript memoirs of Totomi︠a︡nt︠s︡. The longest piece "Iz moikh vospominaniĭ" (156 p.), is a copy of Totomi︠a︡nt︠s︡'s memoirs under the same title (Sofia, Bulgaria, 1943). It discusses his studies in Western Europe; his years as a journalist in Russia around the turn of the century; his work with the cooperative movement in Russia and Europe; and his years in emigration after the 1917 revolution. Also included is a short essay entitled "Kooperativnaia poezdka v Rumynii︠u︡" and four other brief pieces on major economists and scholars whom he knew: Werner Sombart, Luigi Luzzatt, Charles Gide, and Aleksandr A. Chuprov. There is a clipping of an article from a French periodical about Totomi︠a︡nt︠s︡.
Benjamin Salzer - Mayor's Court papers, 1681-1864
The papers begin in 1681 with the appeal of Capt. Palmer from a decision of the Mayor's Court and conclude with a suit brought on Sept. 24, 1819 by one Leggett. Large quantities of returns of writs of inquiry, especially during 1770-1775, are present as well as numerous legal opinions by government officials. The papers are largely pleadings of attorneys, occasional briefs or abstracts of arguments but relatively few judgments or decrees. Endorsements on the papers frequently convey the treatment of the case in Court.
Dolores Prida papers, 1948-2001
There are letters, photos, manuscripts, fan mail (as well as may of the actual "Dolores Dice" letters from people all over the country), recordings, and music scores of her plays. There is some unpublished work in various genres, including essays, poetry, teleplays, and theater.
Ol'ga V. Rachinskaia Memoirs, 1976-1977
Rachinskai︠a︡'s manuscript memoirs discuss her childhood in Samara, and her education in Khvalynsk in the Saratov Oblast and Moscow. The collection includes a photograph of Rachinskai︠a︡ dated 1976 and a brief manuscript entitled "Otryvki iz moeĭ tetradi." (6 p.).
Voltaire manuscript, 1778
A single Voltaire manuscript: "Anecdotes sur l'arrivée du corps de Voltaire à Scelliers par Etienne Faireau", 1778
Richard W. Emery papers, 9999
Collection of research materials relating to medieval France. Includes handwritten and typed transcriptions of historical materials, and some photocopies of documents. Materials in boxes relate to information found on box titles.
New York State Crime Commission records, 1951-1953
These records were used in the investigation of waterfront crime, 1952-1953, including research, drafts and published reports of the recommendations of the Crime Commission, correspondence and memorandums, charts and financial statements, newspaper clippings, Acts pertaining to and resulting from the work of the Crime Commission; notes and transcripts of public hearing testimony, including three volumes of Ogdensburg Public Hearings held at Canton, N.Y., July 18-20, 1951.