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At a Glance
Manuscripts, manuscript notes, and manuscript notebooks of John Day, consisting of 87 notebooks of his research on various Greek papyri in the Columbia University Papyrus Collection. Also, there are several manuscripts and typescripts as well as numerous sheets of manuscript notes of his papyrological research.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
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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); John Day manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Mrs John Day, 1965 and 1979.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Day, Mrs. John. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1965. Accession number--M-65.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/06/89. Additional processing work done by Elizabeth Heintges (GSAS 2020) in August 2019.
2015-08-28 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
2019-11-20 A more detailed container list was added to the finding aid by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Professor of Greek and Latin, Barnard College, 1931-1961.