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Abraham Epstein papers, 1918-1945

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0397
Bib ID 4078739 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Epstein, Abraham, 1892-1942
Title Abraham Epstein papers, 1918-1945
Physical Description 80 boxes (80 boxes 1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. 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 listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, minutes, lists, reports, financial records, and printed materials of Abraham Epstein. The personal and business papers relate to his fight on behalf of Social Security and old age pensions.

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 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); Abraham Epstein 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

2009-06-26 File created.

2012-01- 26 EAD created by PTL

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"
Old age pensions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Older people -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social problems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social reformers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social security -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Research Director, Pennsylvania Commission on Old Age Pensions, 1918-1921 and 1923-1927; Executive Secretary, American Association for Social Security, 1927-1942.