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Erik Bert papers, 1924-1980

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Marxist scholar and editor Herbert Joseph Putz written under the pseudonym Erik Bert.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0116
Bib ID 4078392 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bert, Erik
Title Erik Bert papers, 1924-1980
Physical Description 7 linear feet (16 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series.

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts of book reviews and essays, conference notes and reports, book manuscripts, copy editing for other authors, notebooks, press releases, photographs, clippings and other printed materials.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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); Erik Bert papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

Bert's agricultural manuscripts were given to the University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed HR 10/--/83.

Revision Description

2012-02-14 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus

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

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Erik Bert was the pseudonym of Herbert Joseph Putz-1981 (Columbia B.A., 1926, M.A., 1927), Marxist scholar and editor of "The Producers News" and the "Farmers National Weekly" for 40 years. He served on the editorial board of "The Daily Worker" and "The Daily World." He contributed many articles to "Political Affairs" the theoretical journal of the U.S. Communist Party, on agrarian reform, communism and Communist Party conferences, Czechoslovakia in 1968, civil rights, capitalism, and on other economic subjects.