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Columbia Forum records, 1956-1975

Series V: Editors files, 1956-1975

This series is made up of the files kept by FORUM editors Lee Ambrose, Peter Spackman and Erik Wensberg. The bulk of the material consists of a sequence of subject and correspondence files in alphabetical order. It also includes letters to the editor, production logs and rejections from the 1970s.

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Box 79 Alphabetical files


Box 79 A, 1959-1970


Box 79 Advertising, 1959-1968


Box 79 Alexander, Michael S., 1971-1974

(Fundraising)


Box 79 Alumni records center, 1968-1971


Box 79 Alumni Federation, 1957-1966

(Morris Watkins)


Box 79 American Alumni Council (AAC), 1958-1970


Box 79 AAC editors' workshop, 1957-1958


Box 79 Ambrose, Lee, 1971-1972


Box 79 Awards - Submissions, 1966


Box 79 B, 1971-1975


Box 79 B, 1966-1971


Box 79 B, 1958-1969


Box 79 Barzun, Jacques, 1963-1969


Box 79 Basic organization - publication, 1957-1959


Box 79 Basic organization - office and procedures, 1958-1966


Box 79 Basic organization - alumni, 1956-1959


Box 79 Black, Max, 1975


Box 79 Boroff Award, 1966

(The David Boroff Memorial Award)


Box 79 Bound volumes, 1962-1972


Box 79 C, 1974


Box 79 C, 1966-1970


Box 79 C, 1958-1967


Box 79 Cato, Bob, 1973-1974


Box 79 Central records office, 1958-1966

(Alumni status and Forum distribution list)


Box 79 Chinatown, 1970

(Copy of the Chinatown Report 1969 by the Chinatown Study Group, study funded by the Urban Center.)


Box 79 Columbia Alumni News, 1957


Box 79 Columbia Associates, 1965


Box 79 Columbia College Admissions Office, 1958-1966


Box 79 Columbia University Press, 1967


Box 79 Columbia University VIPs, 1953-1967

(Lists of prominent alumni)


Box 79 Combined Book Exhibit, 1968


Box 79 Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines, 1974


Box 79 Cort, David, 1971-1972


Box 79 D, 1971


Box 79 D, 1958-1967


Box 79 D, 1965-1970


Box 79 Design, 1971


Box 79 Designers, 1967-1968


Box 79 E, 1958-1970


Box 79 E, 1968-1970


Box 79 Editorial Board, 1958-1966


Box 79 Editorial Board, 1958-1970


Box 79 Editorial and Publication Board, 1964-1970


Box 79 Editorial Board dinners, 1962-1966


Box 79 Editorial Board minutes, 1957-1967



Box 80 Forum files and correspondence, 1960-1961

(Records sent by Levering Tyson to Jacques Barzun, when he became the new Chair of the Editorial Board.)


Box 80 F, 1972


Box 80 F, 1958-1966


Box 80 F, 1967-1970


Box 80 Faculty peace groups, 1970

(Parents for Peace)


Box 80 The new "Forum", 1963-1967, 3 folders


Box 80 Frankel, Max - campaign, 1973


Box 80 Forum fund, 1963-1966


Box 80 Fund raising, 1966


Box 80 G, 1974


Box 80 G, 1967-1970


Box 80 G, 1958-1967


Box 80 Garmise Associates, 1972


Box 80 Gifts to the Forum, 1957-1970


Box 80 Goldman, Richard Franko, 1971


Box 80 H, 1957-1972


Box 80 H, 1967-1970


Box 80 I, 1968


Box 80 I, 1958-1963


Box 80 IACF (International Association for Cultural Freedom), 1968


Box 80 Insiders, 1959

(Press release about a dinner in honor of Charles F. Swift, former manager of the Faculty Club.)


Box 80 Incorporation, 1963-1964


Box 80 Inter-collegiate correspondence, 1958


Box 80 Intra-office correspondence, 1965


Box 80 Inventory of copies of issues, 1970-1971


Box 80 J, 1958-1965


Box 80 J, 1967-1969


Box 80 Jerome Mail-Advertising, 1968


Box 80 K, 1966-1970


Box 80 K, 1957-1968


Box 80 Kenen, Peter, 1959


Box 80 L, 1971


Box 80 L, 1957-1968


Box 80 L, 1967-1970


Box 80 Lekachman, Robert, 1971


Box 80 Libraries, 1971-1972


Box 80 Libraries, 1968-1971

(Subscriptions, mailings, requests)


Box 80 Library volumes, 1971

(AMS Press re: reprint plans)


Box 80 M, 1973-1974


Box 80 M, 1967-1970


Box 80 M, 1957-1967


Box 80 Machine maintenance instructions, 1963-1971

(Typewriter manuals and catalogues)


Box 80 Magazine Publishers Association (MPA), 1972-1974


Box 80 Magazines in Focus television series, 1972

(St. John's University)


Box 80 Mailers, Inc., 1964-1966


Box 80 Moonshooter Syndicate, 1959-1962, 2 folders

(Later known as Editorial Products for Education (EPE))


Box 80 N, 1968-1970


Box 80 N, 1959-1966


Box 80 National Endowment for the Humanities, 1971

(Application for funding; rejection letter)



Box 81 National Publishing Company, 1958-1963


Box 81 National Publishing Company print schedules, 1957-1963


Box 81 News Office, 1962-1966


Box 81 Nobel Peace Prize, 1966

(Nomination of Thich Nhat Hanh (Mr. Nguyen Xuan Bao))


Box 81 O, 1968-1970


Box 81 O, 1957-1966


Box 81 Office inventory, 1968-1973, 2 folders


Box 81 P, 1958-1967


Box 81 P, 1968-1970


Box 81 Paper brokering, 1967


Box 81 Personnel, 1967-1969


Post Office


Box 81 Business reply postal information, Cathedral and Manhattanville Stations, 1971-1974


Box 81 2nd Class Postal Permit, mailing requirement information, 1968-1974


Box 81 Valley Forge Post Office, domestic postage account, 1974-1975


Box 81 Post Office, 1951-1969, 4 folders


Box 81 Print schedule, 1963


Box 81 Printing forms, 1965


Box 81 Printers estimates, 1957-1960


Box 81 Printers estimates, 1961-1964


Box 81 Publication Board, 1961


Box 81 Publishers correspondence, 1957-1963


Box 81 R, 1958-1966


Box 81 R, 1968-1970


Box 81 Rados' Raiders, 1972-1973

(Study on the commercial viability of the Forum. Includes correspondence with Carolyn G. Heilbrun.)


Box 81 Readership survey, 1961

(Conducted by the Bureau of Applied Social Research)


Box 81 Readership survey proposal, 1961


Box 81 Reprints, 1962-1967


Box 81 Respect for drugs, 1968-1969

(A community service and education program sponsored by the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences.)


Box 81 S, 1973-1974


Box 81 S, 1967-1970


Box 81 S, 1957-1970


Box 81 Save the Forum, 1970


Box 81 Subscriptions, 1959-1965


Box 81 T, 1968-1970


Box 81 T, 1958-1966


Box 81 Tyson, Levering, 1957-1961


Box 81 U, 1959-1969


Box 81 V, 1970-1971


Box 81 V, 1959-1969


Box 81 Vietnam, 1966



Box 82 W, 1972


Box 82 W, 1967-1970


Box 82 W, 1958-1967


Box 82 Wilbur, Richard, 1972


Box 82 X, 1960-1970


Box 82 Y, 1967


Box 82 Z, 1963-1969


Box 82 General correspondence, 1963-1973


Box 82 Readers' responses to the Forum's "End of the FORUM" notice in the Fall 1970 issue, 1970


Box 82 Prospective subscribers and donors, 1970-1971


Box 82 Editorial Board, 1963-1970


Box 82 Mailing list, 1963-1968


Box 82 Personnel and budget, 1963-1970


Box 82 Proposed incorporation, 1964


Box 82 Presidential correspondence re: end of publication, 1974-1975


Box 82 Transcriptions of "puff" letters from alumni and non-CU readers, 1970

(File includes transcriptions of letters of support from alumni (with names, degrees and addresses) non-Columbia readers (with names and affiliations), and "contra" letters (subscriptions cancellations, et al). There are a few original letters )


Box 82 Subscribers


Box 82 Subscription list analysis, 1972-1973


Box 82 Subscription cancellations, 1972-1974


Box 82 Subscription correspondence, 1971-1975


Letters to the Editor

(Letters to the Editor from readers, organized by the date of the issue mentioned in the letter)



Box 83 Winter, 1970


Box 83 Winter, 1971


Box 83 Spring, 1972


Box 83 Summer, 1972


Box 83 Fall, 1972


Box 83 Winter, 1973


Box 83 Spring, 1973


Box 83 Summer, 1973


Box 83 Fall, 1973


Box 83 Winter, 1974


Box 83 Spring, 1974


Box 83 Summer, 1974


Box 83 Fall, 1974


Box 83 Winter, 1975


Production Logs

(Organized by the date of the issue)


Box 83 Winter, 1971


Box 83 Spring, 1972


Box 83 Summer, 1972


Box 83 Fall, 1972


Box 83 Mini issue, 1972


Box 83 Winter, 1973


Box 83 Spring, 1973


Box 83 Summer, 1973


Box 83 Fall, 1973


Box 83 Winter, 1974


Box 83 Spring, 1974


Box 83 Summer, 1974


Box 83 Fall, 1974


Box 83 Winter, 1975


Box 83 Spring, 1975


Rejections


Box 83 1971


Box 83 1972


Box 83 1973


Box 83 1974, 2 folders


Box 83 1975 January-1975 March


Box 83 1975 April


Box 83 1975 May-1975 June


Administrative files



Box 84 Publication Committee, 1971-1975

(Contains official policy correspondence)


Box 84 Barzun, Jacques, 1971-1973


Box 84 Boardman, Harry, 1971-1975


Box 84 Buchanan, Peter, 1973-1975

(University Development. Contains some of the official letters re: future of the Forum.)


Box 84 deBary, Wm. Theodore, 1973

(Vice President, Academic Affairs)


Box 84 Pouncey, Peter, 1973

(Dean, Columbia College)


Box 84 Salisbury, Harrison, 1973

(Associate Editor, New York Times)


Box 84 Wittenstein, Arthur, 1971-1974

(Stroock & Stroock & Lavan)


Budget


Box 84 1965-1971


Box 84 1971-1972


Box 84 1972-1973


Box 84 1973-1974


Box 84 Editorial Board, 1958-1975


Box 84 Erpf Letter, 1968-1974

(Sue Erpf Van de Bovenkamp. Letter re: fundraising.)


Box 84 Financial stuff, odd, 1974


Box 84 Free list additions, 1974


Box 84 Fund raising, general, 1973


Box 84 Insert cards, 1974-1975


Box 84 Dorothy Kerr and Associates, 1794-1975


Box 84 Letters about possible articles, 1973-1975


Box 84 Libraries, Columbia, 1971-1975

(Arthur Lane, Gifts and Exchange Section)


Box 84 Mailing list sale/rental, 1972-1973


Box 84 Mini issue - Tyme piece, 1973


Box 84 Miscellaneous correspondence - Erik and Mia, 1971-1975

(Erik Wensberg, Editor, and Mia Leo, Managing Editor)


Box 84 Printers bids, 1971-1974


Box 84 Promotion - General, 1972-1974


Box 84 Promotion - FFF Project, 1973-1974

(Faculty Friends of the Forum)


Box 84 Promotion - Mailing piece (Datatron), 1973


Box 84 Promotion - Results, 1973


Box 84 Publicity, 1973-1974


Box 84 WNCN, 1973

(Radio advertising)