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Peter A. Corning papers, 1958-1970

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, notes, clippings and articles of Peter A. Corning pertaining to the Social Security Project.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0284
Bib ID 4078652 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Corning, Peter A., 1935-
Title Peter A. Corning papers, 1958-1970
Physical Description 22 linear feet (48 manuscript 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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in two series.

Description

Summary

Letters, notes, and writings of Corning. The collection contains little correspondence, but there is a large subject file of notes, articles, and clippings pertaining to Medicare, Social Security, and aging.

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.

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);Peter A. Corning papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Peter A. Corning, 1971.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 05/09/1989.

Revision Description

2012-05-01 XML document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Aging Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Employees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Oral History Research Office Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Medicare Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Older people -- United States -- Social conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social security -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Social Security Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Corning was employed by the Oral History Office at Columbia University to conduct all interviews for the Social Security Project.

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Series I: Subject File



Box 1 Aged


Box 1 Aged - Aging



Box 2 Aged - Aging



Box 3 Correspondence (uncatalogued), 1964-1970



Box 4 AALL - AARP



Box 5 AMA - Childrens Bureau



Box 6 Cohen - Congress



Box 7 Congress


Box 7 Congress - National Council of Senior Citizens



Box 8 National Council of Senior Citizens



Box 9 National Council of Senior Citizens



Box 10 National Council of Senior Citizens



Box 11 Ellickson



Box 12 Epstein - Henry



Box 13 Hew - Hospitals



Box 14 Hospitals - Insurance



Box 15 Insurance - Javits



Box 16 Johnson - Labor



Box 17 Labor - Lesser



Box 18 McLain - Medicare



Box 19 Medicare (cont) - National Health Conference



Box 20 Nestigen - Public Opinion Polls



Box 21 Randolph - Senior Citizens



Box 22 Senior Citizens (cont.) - Sheavon



Box 23 Social Security



Box 24 Social Security



Box 25 Social Security - Townsend



Box 26 Wagner - Who's Who

Series II: Writing



Box 30 Folder 9 "The Biological Bases of Behavior And Their Implications for Political Theory", 1969

Prepared for delivery at the 65th annual meeting of the American Political Science Association


Notes from tapes



Box 27 1-5



Box 28 6-11



Box 29 12-15



Box 30 21-27, 32



Box 31 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, Altmeyer Materials



Box 32 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, Altmeyer Memories



Box 33 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, Cruikshank Materials



Box 34 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, Cruikshank Materials



Box 35 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, Cruikshank Materials



Box 36 Louis Harris Survey, 1958 and Interviews, 1958



Box 37 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 38 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 39 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 40 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 41 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 42 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 43 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 44 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 45 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 46 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 47 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings



Box 48 Miscellaneous Notes and Writings