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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in two series: Series I. Academic, 1949-1952; Series II. Professional, undated, 1959-1966.
This collection consists of student papers, syllabi, and notes from Carlyle Frarey's graduate career at Columbia University. The collection also includes drafts of two pieces of writing Frarey produced during his career as a library administrator.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Carlyle James Frarey Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Related Archival Materials
The basic collection of Carlyle J. Frarey Papers are in the University of North Carolina Library at Chapel Hill.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
Papers processed Eve Mayer, Pratt Institute 2011 12/--/2010.
Finding aid Written Eve Mayer, Pratt Institute 2011 21/--/2010.
2011-01-05 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Carlyle J. Frarey was a library professional active between the end of the Second World War and his death in 1976. Carlyle was born in Springwater, New York, in 1918, and graduated from Oberlin College in 1939.
After serving in the Army Air Force during World War II, Frarey enrolled in the Master's program at the Columbia University School of Library Service. He graduated from Columbia in 1952 and accepted an assistant librarian position in the Duke University Library. In 1954, Frarey began teaching library students as an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He held this position for several years, teaching and serving as Acting Dean, before returning to Columbia as a senior lecturer and Assistant to the Dean of the School of Library Service.
Frarey worked at Columbia for the remainder of his life. He was an active participant in professional organizations and a frequent contributor to academic publications until the time of his death in 1976.