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International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences records, 1960-1967

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll/IESS
Bib ID 4078527 View CLIO record
Creator(s) International encyclopedia of the social sciences
Title International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences records, 1960-1967
Physical Description 129000 items (260 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

One unnumbered box of restricted office files at the end of the collection is: closed.

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Series I: Editorial Files/Articles-Authors of entries in IESS (Boxes 1-50), Articles-Personal Names (subjects of biographical entries) (Boxes 51-81), Articles-Title (Boxes 82-169); Articles-Subjects: General (Boxes 170-76), Articles-Subject: Economics (Boxes 177-97), Articles-Subject: Math/Statistics (Boxes 198-215), Articles-Subject: Psychology/Sociology (Boxes 216-35, Articles-Blind Entries (Box 236), Articles-Rejections (Boxes 237-39). Series II: Office and Production Files (Boxes 240-58).

Description

Scope and Content

Series I contains correspondence, typescripts with holograph corrections, and galley proofs relating to entries in, and the production of, IESS. Series II includes correspondence relating to changes in articles, production schedules and procedures, and financial records. The Classified Office Files contain correspondence of administrative officers of IESS; memoranda, minutes and agendas of Editorial Advisory Board meetigs; lists of biographers and suggested contributors; and monthly reports. General Production Files are composed of correspondence, invoices, drafts of table of contents, a style manual, editing procedures, and an index. There is also correspondence with prospective members of the Editorial Advisory Board.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

One unnumbered box of restricted office files at the end of the collection is: closed.

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.

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

International Encyclopedia of the Social Science. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

Related Materials

Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences Records

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the Macmillan Publishing Company, 1987.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed DT/LWW 04/01/88.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2011-11-10 EAD created by PTL

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

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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Encyclopedias and dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Social sciences -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social sciences -- Reference books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

International Encyclopedia of the Social Science is a multi-volume reference work containing articles by leading social scientists. Established at the University of Chicago, IESS moved to New York and was published by Crowell, Collier, and MacMillan in 1968. The Encyclopedia was served by a large staff of specialty editors, and an advisory board of internationally know scholars in the fields covered.