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Grace Estelle Fox papers, 1925-1970

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, course-related materials and printed material of historian and professor Grace Estelle Fox, 1899-1984, (M.A., Columbia, 1925; PhD, 1938).

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0446
Bib ID 4078369 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Fox, Grace Estelle, 1899-1984
Title Grace Estelle Fox papers, 1925-1970
Physical Description 2 boxes (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in five series.

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, course-related materials and printed materials consisting largely of manuscripts of Miss Fox's books, most notably, "Britain and Japan, 1858-1883," and four shorter articles dealing with topics in 19th and 20th century history. The small amount of correspondence deals almost exclusivley with her research on Japan. A few course outlines are the product of her years of teaching at Sarah Lawrence College, which she left in 1935 to accept a position with the U.S. State Department.

Using the Collection

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Grace Estelle Fox papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Whittlesey, Mrs. Charles R. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1985.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed LR 11/--/85.

Revision Description

2012-06-27 xml document created by Judith Zupnick.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Historian (Columbia M.A., 1925; Ph.D. 1938).

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Series I: Correspondence

Arranged alphabetically.



Box 1 A-M


Box 1 N-Z

Series II: Manuscripts

Arranged by title.


Box 1 "The Anglo-Japanese Convention of 1854" typed manuscript article


Box 1 "Britain and Japan" typed manuscript monograph


Box 1 "British Admirals and Chinese Pirates: 1832-1869" typed manuscript carbon copy of thesis 1


Box 1 "British Admirals and Chinese Pirates: 1832-1869" typed manuscript carbon copy of thesis 2


Box 1 "The British Press and the Japanese Press Laws" typed manuscript footnotes


Box 1 "The British Press in Japan: 1861-1883" typed manuscript article


Box 1 "Civil Rights in the German Totalitarian State"



Box 2 "Elements of Nationalism in Three English Journals: 1850-1856" typed manuscript M.A. thesis, 2 copies.


Box 2 "Ernest Mason Satow" typed manuscript article


Box 2 "Hitler's Bill of Rights" typed manuscript article


Box 2 "Joseph Mazzini: 1805-1872" typed manuscript article


Box 2 Miscellaneous notes


Box 2 Notes - 14 envelopes of autographed manuscript notes on diverse topics


Box 2 Outline "Tentative Plan for Book on the Role of the British Admiralty in Opening up of Japan" typed manuscript


Box 2 Outline "Civil Rights in German Occupied Belgium & Northern France"


Box 2 Outline "Project I - British Admirals and Chinese Pirates: 1832-1869"


Box 2 Outline "Project II - History of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration"


Box 2 Outline "Project III - Women Domestic Workers in Washington, D.C., 1940"


Box 2 Outline "The Wife of Ching Yih"


Box 2 "The Response of Ten English Journals to Lord Durham's Report" typed manuscript article, 2 copies.


Box 2 "Sir Harry Smith Parkes" typed manuscript article

Series III: Course-related Materials


Box 2 Course outline for "Development & Significance of Nationalsim"


Box 2 Course outline for "The New World"

Series IV: Photographs and Negatives


Box 2 Photographs and negatives (4)

Series V: Printed Materials


Box 2 Printed Materials by Grace Fox


Box 2 Printed Materials, Miscellaneous


Box 2 Printed Materials, Reviews of Books by Grace Fox