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Grayson Kirk papers, 1958-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0716
Bib ID 4078452 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Kirk, Grayson L (Grayson Louis), 1903-1997 ; Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-1979 ; Brzezinski, Zbigniew, 1928-2017
Title Grayson Kirk papers, 1958-1980
Physical Description 7 boxes (7 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is arranged into three series: Series I: Topical Office Files, 1958-1984; Series II: Correspondence, 1968; Series III: Books from Kirk's Library.

Description

Scope and Content

The collection containd correspondence, memoranda, drafts, committee meeting reports relevant to the operation of Columbia University, including the gymnasium, faculty members and real estate holdings on Morningside Heights and elsewhere. Also included are books from his library.

  • Series I: Topical Office Files

    This series includes files relating to a number of campus projects and issues Kirk with which Kirk was involved. Most of the folders are topical, but there are alphabetical correspondence files that include correspondence not directly related to one of the topics with its own folder

  • Series II: Correspondence

    The correspondence series is primarily composed of letters received by Kirk on the occassion of his retirement from active duty at Colimbia and his being named President Emeritus of the University. Many of the letters include carbon copies of Kirk's replies.

  • Series III: Books from Kirk's Library

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 two 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); Grayson Kirk papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed 10/27/88 HH

Addition (series II) integrated into collection 06/03/2011 by Carrie Hintz

Revision Description

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Professor of Government 1943-1948, Provost 1949-1950 and President 1953-1968, Columbia University.