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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.
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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); Walter Eckstein papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Eckstein, Mrs. Alice. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1976. Accession number--M-76.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
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.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Philosopher, author, lecturer.