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   Society for Classical Studies Records, 1868-2018

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Society for Classical Studies Records, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078546 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Society for Classical Studies
Title:Society for Classical Studies Records, 1868-2018
Physical description:50.5 linear feet (56 boxes and 4 volumes)
Language(s):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. Materials dated after 1985 are restricted. They may be consulted only by the Executive Director and President of the Society for Classical Studies, or by researchers with written permission to consult the records from the Executive Director or President.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 4 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Documentary forms include correspondence, manuscripts, minutes, documents, financial records, membership records, photographs, and printed materials. Topics in the records include publications; Secretary's Office; Treasurer's Office; Membership; Officers, Directors, committees; Outside Persons and Organizations; Presses; and Programs, Placement and Meeting Sites. In addition, there are three scrapbooks (1869-1903) and one record book which contain minutes of the Society for Classical Studies meetings and sessions dating from 1868 to 1881.

Series IV: Archived Web Site, 2017-present

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 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.

Materials dated after 1985 are restricted. They may be consulted only by the Executive Director and President of the Society for Classical Studies, or by researchers with written permission to consult the records from the Executive Director or President.

Restrictions on Use

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); Society for Classical Studies Records, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

The first group of records was received in 1987 and processed in 1988. A project to microfilm these records was completed in 1989. At some point between 1989 and 2016, the microfilm project's records were appended to the collection, though they were not added to the finding aid until 2018.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-03-31 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
    2016-08-08 XML document instance created by Patrick Lawlor.
    2018-04-16 XML document instance updated by Catherine C. Ricciardi. Addition of Series IV.
    2018-05-11 Finding aid updated by Celeste Brewer. Container list revised, microfilm project records added, and restrictions noted.

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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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Subjects

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CUL Collections:
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Classical languagesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Learned institutions and societiesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
PhilologyPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

The Society for Classical Studies, founded in 1869 as the American Philological Association, is the American learned society for Classics scholars. Its work deals with topics relating to ancient Greek and Roman languages, literature and history. The name Society for Classical Studies was adopted in 2014.

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