|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Arranged by folder title.
This is a collection of letters, manuscripts, notes, cards, etc. removed from books in Josph Brodsky's working library. There are no letters by Brodsky. The books have been cataloged.
The Joseph Brodsky Book Collection contains approximately 1,350 volumes of the working library of Brodsky.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Joseph Brodsky collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
20017.2018.M088: Source of acquisition--[source of acquisition]. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--2017.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed, ptl 02/14/2018.
2018-02-15 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Joseph Brodsky, original Russian name Iosip Aleksandrovich Brodsky (born in Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. on May 24, 1940 and died in Brooklyn, New York on January 28, 1996). Celebrated Russian-born American poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1987 for his lyric and elegiac poems.