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Walter Eckstein papers, 1856-1965

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence, notes, and manuscripts of philosopher and author, Dr. Walter Eckstein.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0379
Bib ID 4078724 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Eckstein, Walther, 1891-
Title Walter Eckstein papers, 1856-1965
Physical Description 3 boxes (3 boxes)
Language(s) Material is 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.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. This collection is arranged in two series: Series I: Correspondence andAdam SmithMaterial; Series II: Notes and Manuscripts

Description

Summary

Correspondence, notes, and manuscripts of Dr. Walter Eckstein. His own papers consist mostly of letters from colleagues and notes and drafts of his works on Adam Smith and ethics. Also included among the papers are letters to and from Dr. Julius Ofner (b. 1845) of Vienna, as well as notes and manuscripts relating to him. Among the correspondents are Martin Buber, Helen Keller, and John H. Randall, Jr.

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 two 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); Walter Eckstein papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2012-05-22 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"
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ethics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ofner, Julius, 1845-1924 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophy -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophy -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Randall, John Herman, Jr., 1899-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Adam, 1723-1790 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Philosopher, author, lecturer.