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Encyclopedia of Philosophy records, 1961-1966

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0390
Bib ID 4078542 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Title Encyclopedia of Philosophy records, 1961-1966
Physical Description 26.27 linear feet (63 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.

One box of restricted office files at the end of the collection is CLOSED.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Entries; Series III: Production Files.

Description

Summary

This collection contains the correspondence, typescripts, production files, and financial records of the Encyclopedia of Philosophy (1967). The correspondence is between the editorial staff and the entry authors. The Entries series contains typescript drafts (with holograph corrections) of the articles included in the encyclopedia. Production files contain lists of the members of the Editorial Board, indexes, and table of contents of the encyclopedia. Financial records include ledgers of monthly expences (1962-1964) and monthly production progress reports. One box of closed/restricted files is at the end of the collection. Gaps in the alphabetical sequence indicates files not received

  • Series I: Correspondence

    This series contains the correspondence between the editorial staff and the entry authors, from Cragg to Zweig. Gaps in the alphabetical sequence indicates files not received.

  • Series II: Entries

    The Entries series contains typescript drafts (with holograph corrections) of the articles included in the encyclopedia, from Abbagnano to Systems & Models of Formal Systems.

  • Series III: Production Files

    Production files contain lists of the members of the Editorial Board, indexes, and table of contents of the encyclopedia. Financial records include ledgers of monthly expences (1962-1964) and monthly production progress reports. One box of closed/restricted files is at the end of the collection.

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.

One box of restricted office files at the end of the collection is CLOSED.

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); Encyclopedia of Philosophy records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

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 06/20/88.

Revision Description

2020-06-15 PDF replaced with full finding aid (JR)

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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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Encyclopedias and dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophy -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophy -- Reference books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

Encyclopedia of Philosophy (New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc. and the Free Press; London: Collier, MacMillan, 1967).

The Encyclopedia of Philosophy was first published in 1967 in eight volumes, edited by Paul Edwards. It was reprinted in four volumes in 1972.