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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in two series: Series I: Subject File; Series II: Notebooks
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.
Related / Analytical Title
The Producers' News (Plentywood, Mont.).
Farmers National Weekly (Washington, D.C., 1933).
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.
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
Papers Processed HR 10/--/83.
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.
History / Biographical Note
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.