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Peter Gay papers, 1954-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0474
Bib ID 4078800 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gay, Peter, 1923-2015
Title Peter Gay papers, 1954-1969
Physical Description 10 linear feet (21 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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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.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Manuscripts, proofs, and correspondence pertaining to Gay's award-winning study"The Enlightenment: An Interpretation" as well as his files for the numerous essays, reviews, books, and anthologies he published during the past fifteen years.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

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); Peter Gay 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/--/1989.

Revision Description

2019-07-19 Finding aid encoded from PDF. kws

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Enlightenment Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rationalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholarly publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Historian. Gay was Professor of History at Columbia University, 1962-1968.