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Irwin Edman papers, 1930-1954

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0383
Bib ID 4078730 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Edman, Irwin, 1896-1954
Title Irwin Edman papers, 1930-1954
Physical Description 8 boxes
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-8. 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

Selected materials cataloged. Remainder is. arranged: Cataloged correspondence & manuscripts, 2 boxes; Uncataloged correspondence, 5 boxes; Edman's manuscripts, 1 box. The material is arranged into three series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts; Series II: Uncataloged Correspondence; Series III: Edman's Manuscripts.

Description

Summary

The personal and professional papers of Irwin Edman, including correspondence and manuscripts.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-8. 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); Irwin Edman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

W.H. Auden letters are on: microfilm.

Sean O'Faolain letters are on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Content list for Series III, box 8, was transcribed by Michelle Margolis Chesner, December 2020.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2011-03-08 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Philosophy -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor of philosophy at Columbia University.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts



Box 1 Adler, Mortimer J.


Box 1 Allen, Frederick L.


Box 1 Armour, Richard


Box 1 Auden, Wystan Hugh

(Also available on microfilm)


Box 1 Barton, Bruce


Box 1 Beard, Charles A.


Box 1 Bishop, John Peale


Box 1 Brooks, Van Wyck


Box 1 Brown, John Mason


Box 1 Burgess, Gelett


Box 1 Burlingham, C.C.


Box 1 Bush, Wendell T.


Box 1 Canfield, Cass


Box 1 Capote, Truman


Box 1 Carr, Sir Cecil T.


Box 1 Colum, Mary Gunning Maguire


Box 1 Colum, Padraic


Box 1 Coss, John Jacob


Box 1 Coudert, Frederic R.


Box 1 Cousins, Norman


Box 1 Davis, Elmer


Box 1 Deutsch, Babette


Box 1 Dewey, John


Box 1 Douglas, William Orville


Box 1 Edman, Irwin


Box 1 Epstean, Edward


Box 1 Farrell, James T.


Box 1 Feeney, Leonard


Box 1 Finley, John H.


Box 1 Fisher, Dorothy Canfield


Box 1 Frankenberg, Lloyd


Box 1 Freeman, Joseph


Box 1 Gallico, Paul


Box 1 Guérard, Albert


Box 1 Hand, Learned


Box 1 Huebsch, Ben


Box 1 Hughes, Langston


Box 1 Isherwood, Christopher


Box 1 Janeway, Eliot


Box 1 Joad, C.E.M.


Box 1 Johnson, Alvin S.



Box 2 Kent, Rockwell


Box 2 Lamprecht, Sterling P.


Box 2 Lang, Paul Henry


Box 2 Land, Edwin H.


Box 2 Lasky, Melvin J.


Box 2 Leinsdorf, Erich


Box 2 Lilienthal, David E.


Box 2 Longwell, Daniel


Box 2 Loveman, Amy


Box 2 McCord, David


Box 2 MacLeish, Archibald


Box 2 Maugham, William Somerset


Box 2 Meiklejohn, Alexander


Box 2 Meyer, Agnes S«


Box 2 Moore, Douglas


Box 2 Neff, Emery


Box 2 Nevins, Allan


Box 2 O'Brien, Justin


Box 2 O'Faolain, Sean

(Also available on microfilm MN# 11939-1)


Box 2 Oppenheimer, Robert


Box 2 Perry, Ralph Barton


Box 2 Plath, Sylvia


Box 2 Pope, Arthur Upham


Box 2 Prezzolini, Giuseppe


Box 2 Rogers, Lindsay


Box 2 Ruml, Beardsley


Box 2 Schuster, Max Lincoln


Box 2 Seldes, Gilbert


Box 2 Sheean, Vincent


Box 2 Shotwell, James T.


Box 2 Singer, Isador


Box 2 Smith, David Eugene


Box 2 Speyer, Leonora


Box 2 Stout, Rex


Box 2 Sulzberger, Arthur Hays


Box 2 Swope, Herbert Bayard


Box 2 Thomas, Norman


Box 2 Thurber, James


Box 2 Tudsbery, M.T


Box 2 Van Doren, Irita


Box 2 Van Doren, Mark


Box 2 Van Loon, Hendrik Willem


Box 2 Viereck, Peter


Box 2 Wheelock, John Hall


Box 2 Whitridge, Arnold


Box 2 Wise, Stephen S.


Box 2 Wolfe, Paul A.


Box 2 Wolff, Kurt


Box 2 Woodbridge, Frederick J.E.


Box 2 Wouk, Herman


Box 2 Zweig, Stefan

Series II: Uncataloged Correspondence



Box 3 A-B



Box 4 C-F



Box 5 G-L



Box 6 M-R



Box 7 S-Z

Series III: Edman's Manuscripts



Box 8 "After many New York a summer dies the swan" (Commentary on Aldous Huxley)


Box 8 Answer to a literary critic age nine


Box 8 "Anybody who says he ain't never been lost ain't never been far" (This Week), Jan. 1951


Box 8 Architecture and the spirit of man. By Hudnut [Book review] (New Republic), Nov. 1950


Box 8 Art as education (Museum of Modern Art), April 1950


Box 8 Art as freedom and education


Box 8 As the twig is bent


Box 8 A breath of air. By Rumer Godden [Book review] (New York Herald Tribune), Jan. 1951


Box 8 [Brotherhood Week], Nov. 1949


Box 8 A child's garden of literary criticism (New York Times), Sept. 1949


Box 8 Contribution of the Humanities and the Professional Schools


Box 8 [Dewey]


Box 8 [Dewey Meeting at CU] Suggestions for D.D. Eisenhower's speech, Oct. 1949


Box 8 Education of a humanist


Box 8 Nietzsche; philosopher, psychologist, Antichrist. By Obeter A. Kaufmann [Book review] (New York Times), Jan. 1951


Box 8 Emerson as unrequired reading (Crowell Co.), May 1951


Box 8 The emperor hasn't any clothes on [Book review of "Order of the day] by Thomas Mann (New Republic), Nov. 1950


Box 8 Freedom and the Liberal Arts (Skidmore College), May 1951


Box 8 [Fackenthal, F. D.]


Box 8 Family reunion. By Ogdon Nash [Book review]


Box 8 George Santayana (New Leader), Oct. 1952


Box 8 Great expressions of human rights. By R.M. McIver [Book review] (New York Times, April 1950


Box 8 Great visions of philosophy. By William P. Montague [Book review] (New York Herald Tribune), Mar. 1951


Box 8 Havelock Ellis philosopher of love. By Houston Peterson [Book review]


Box 8 "Herbert, half wise half century ago…"


Box 8 "I like these verses, every one…" [Book review in verse] (New York Times), June 1950


Box 8 If I could free My Heart [poem]


Box 8 In Noah's Ark. By Rumer Godden [Book review]


Box 8 Independent Member. By A.P. Herbert [Book review] (New York Times), May 1951


Box 8 Introduction to Don Quixote (Limited Editions Club), Oct. 1949


Box 8 John Dewey at ninety (New York Times), Oct 1949


Box 8 The Last aristocrat [Book review of "Dominations and powers" by Santayana] (New Yorker), May 1951


Box 8 Lyrics. By Oscar Hammerstein [Book review]


Box 8 Many a watchful night, by John Mason Brown [Book review] (PM), Dec. 1944


Box 8 [Meditation]


Box 8 Memorandum: On the need for a fresh English translation of Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov


Box 8 Morris Raphael Cohen


Box 8 Herbert Edwin Hawkes


Box 8 Norman Thomas and the democratic home


Box 8 Of fear and freedom. By Carlo Levi [Book review] (The New Republic), Feb. 1950


Box 8 On Talking to Strangers (This Week), June 1949


Box 8 The philosopher as man of letters


Box 8 The philosophy of civilization. By Albert Schwertzer [Book review] (New York Times), Sept. 1949


Box 8 Prayer for all poets at this time.


Box 8 Rueful reflection


Box 8 [Russell, Bertrand]


Box 8 Santayana's profound commentary on man's spirit [Book review]


Box 8 Science and the dream of happiness, May 1946


Box 8 "Ten years of Hitler" (Opinion), Jan. 1943


Box 8 This winter of our discontent


Box 8 To a fellow passenger, six months old (New Yorker), Oct. 1950


Box 8 To John Dewey


Box 8 Under whatever sky (Column in The American Scholar)


Box 8 Under whatever sky (Viking Press)


Box 8 Unpopular essays. By Bertrand Russell [Book review] (New York Times), Jan. 1951


Box 8 The uses of philosophy


Box 8 "With lots of love, with little malice…"


Box 8 Words to live by (This Week), June 1949


Box 8 The World of Fiction. By Bernard DeVato [Book review] (New York Times), March 1950


Box 8 World within world. By Stephen Spender [Book review]


Box 8 Miscellaneous manuscripts