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Materials gathered by Maurice B. Cuba for a projected doctoral dissertation at Columbia University on the life of Robert Dale Owen (1801-1877), social reformer, author, and spiritualist. The collection is composed of Mr. Cuba's correspondence about Owen, outlines and drafts for his thesis, many notes and copies of letters from Owen, and photostats of manuscript and printed materials from several libraries in Indiana where Owen helped to establish the utopian community of New Harmony. There are also eleven holograph letters from Owen to various people.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-5. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Maurice B. Cuba papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Existence and Location of Copies
Type of reproduction--Copies in part
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Cuba, Maurice B. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1972. Accession number--M-72.
Gift of Maurice B. Cuba, 1972.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
2020-04-02 EAD finding aid created by CCR.