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Evarts Boutell Greene papers, 1893-1947

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Call No.: MS#0517
Bib ID 4078840 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Greene, Evarts Boutell, 1870-1947
Title Evarts Boutell Greene papers, 1893-1947
Physical Description 4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Correspondence, manuscripts, and printed files. The papers deal mostly with Greene's academic career as a history professor at University of Illinois and at Columbia University; with his activities in various professional and social organizations; and, to a lesser extent, his travels, studies, and personal and family matters. Among the major correspondents are such public figures as Louis D. Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, and James Jules Jusserand; and such prominent historians as James Truslow Adams, Henry Steele Commager, Samuel Eliot Morison, Richard B. Morris, and Allan Nevins.

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This collection is located on-site.

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Evarts Boutell Greene papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Griffin, Charles C. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1975. Accession number--M-75.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2021-01-15 EAD document created by CCR.

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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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jusserand, J. J (Jean Jules), 1855-1932 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morison, Samuel Eliot, 1887-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morris, Richard B (Richard Brandon), 1904-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Historian. Greene was the De Witt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence

Box 1 Abbot, Lawrence F.

Box 1 Adams, James Truslow

Box 1 Adler, Felix

Box 1 Alexander, Edward Porter

Box 1 Alvord, Clarence W.

Box 1 Ambler, Charles H.

Box 1 Ames, Herman V.

Box 1 Andrews, Charles McLean

Box 1 Asakawa, K[wan-Ichi]

Box 1 Babcock, Kendrick J.

Box 1 Barnouw, Adriaan Jacob.

Box 1 Bassett, John Spencer

Box 1 Beard, Charles A.

Box 1 Becker, Carl

Box 1 Bogart, Ernest L.

Box 1 Borton, Hugh

Box 1 Bowers, Claude G.

Box 1 Boyd, William K.

Box 1 Brandeis, Louis D.

Box 1 Brasch, Frederick E.

Box 1 Breasted, James Henry

Box 1 Bridgman, Walter R.

Box 1 Brigham, Clarence S.

Box 1 Burr, George L.

Box 1 Butler, Nicholas Murray

Box 1 Carman, Harry J.

Box 1 Channing, Edward

Box 1 Cheyney, Edward Potts

Box 1 Commager, Henry Steele

Box 1 Coolidge, Archibald Cary

Box 1 Corwin, Edward J.

Box 1 Coudert, Frederic R.

Box 1 Cox, Isaac Joslin

Box 1 Crampton, Henry E.

Box 1 Curti, Merle

Box 1 Dashiell, Alfred

Box 1 Day, Edmund E.

Box 1 Daniels, Arthur Hill

Box 1 Dike, Samuel W.

Box 1 Dodd, William E.

Box 1 Dodge, Daniel Kilham

Box 1 Draper, Andrew Sloan

Box 1 Dunbar, Charles F.

Box 1 Earle, Edward Mean

Box 1 Eliot, Samuel A.

Box 1 Fackenthal, Frank Diehl

Box 1 Fairlie, John A.

Box 1 Farrand, Max

Box 1 Fish, Carl Russell

Box 1 Fitzpatrick, John C.

Box 2 Ford, Worthington C.

Box 2 Forman, L.L.

Box 2 Foster, Herbert D.

Box 2 Fox, Dixon Ryan

Box 2 Frankfurter, Felix

Box 2 Gambrill, J. Montgomery

Box 2 Garner, J.W.

Box 2 Giddings, Franklin H.

Box 2 Goodrich, Carter

Box 2 Greene, Jerome D.

Box 2 Gulick, Sidney L.

Box 2 Hamlin, Talbot

Box 2 Hammond, Matthew B.

Box 2 Hart, Albert Bushnell

Box 2 Haskins, Charles H.

Box 2 Hawkes, Herbert Edwin

Box 2 Hayes, CarIton J.H.

Box 2 Hazen, Charles D.

Box 2 Hocking, William Ernest

Box 2 Horinouchi, Kensuke

Box 2 Howe, Will David

Box 2 Howson, Roger

Box 2 Hull, Charles H.

Box 2 Hyde, Charles Cheney

Box 3 James, Edmund J.

Box 3 Jameson, John Franklin

Box 3 Johnson, Allen

Box 3 Johnson, Alvin S.

Box 3 Jusserand, Jean Jules

Box 3 Keppel, Frederick Paul

Box 3 Kinley, David

Box 3 Larson, Laurence M.

Box 3 Learned, Henry Barrett

Box 3 Ledou, Louis

Box 3 Lee, Ivy Ledbetter

Box 3 Leland, Waldo G.

Box 3 Lippmann, Walter

Box 3 Lombard, Frank A.

Box 3 Lowell, A. Lawrence

Box 3 Lydenberg, Harry Miller

Box 3 Lyon, Hastings

Box 4 McClure, M.T.

Box 4 MacDonald, William

Box 4 McElroy, R.M.

Box 4 Maclver, R.M.

Box 4 McKinley, William Brown

Box 4 Malcolm, Harcourt Gladstone

Box 4 Mansfield, Howard

Box 4 Matsuyama, Takakichi

Box 4 Mitchell, Wesley C

Box 4 Moe, Henry Allen

Box 4 Moon, Parker T.

Box 4 Moore, Charles

Box 4 Morison, Samuel Eliot

Box 4 Morris, Richard B.

Box 4 Mott, John R.

Box 4 Nevins, Allan

Box 4 Paxson, Frederic L.

Box 4 Peabody, Francis G.

Box 4 Pease, Arthur Stanley

Box 4 Plimpton, George A.

Box 4 Pollard, A.F.

Box 4 Rammelkamp, C.H.

Box 4 Randall, James Garfield

Box 4 Robinson, Geroid Tanquary

Box 4 Root, Winfred T.

Box 4 Sansom, George Bailey

Box 4 Schlesinger, Arthur Meier

Box 4 Schneider, Herbert W.

Box 4 Seager, Henry R.

Box 4 Seelye, L[aurenus] Clark

Box 4 Shepherd, William R.

Box 4 Sherman, Stuart P.

Box 4 Shibusawa, Eiichi

Box 4 Shotwell, James T.

Box 4 Smith, Justin H.

Box 4 Smyth, Clifford

Box 4 Stokes, Anson Phelps

Box 4 Strunsky, Simeon

Box 4 Tannenbaum, Frank

Box 4 Tsunoda, Ryusaku

Box 4 Turner, Frederick J.

Box 4 Van Doren, Carl

Box 4 Vincent, George E.

Box 4 Walden, Henry Elliot

Box 4 Wilbur, Ray Lyman

Box 4 Williamson, Charles C.

Box 4 Woodbridge, Frederick J.E.

Box 4 Woodson, Carter G.

Box 4 Zeitlin, Jacob

Series II: Cataloged Documents

Box 1 Channing, Edward

Series III: Uncataloged Correspondence

Arranged by initial letter in folders A - Z, with separate folders for the individuals and organizations listed in the container list.

Box 5 A-H

Box 5 American Council of Learned Societies

Box 5 American Historical Association

Box 5 American Historical Review

Box 5 American Historical Conference, 1929

Box 5 American Philosophical Society

Box 5 Boutell, H. L.

Box 5 Columbia University

Box 5 Committee on Public Information

Box 5 Emerson, Ephraim

Box 5 Greene, E.B.--original correspondence

Some with related correspondence

Box 5 Greene, E.B.--carbon copies

Box 5 Greene, Roger S.

Box 5 Hammond, G. D.

Box 6 I-Z

Box 6 Illinois State Historical Society

Box 6 Correspondence--miscellaneous

Box 6 Correspondence--unidentified

Series IV: General File

This series consists of subject folders; mainly non-correspondence.

Box 7 Book Reviews

Manuscript and typescript

Box 7 Committee to Defend America and Citizens for Victory, 1941-1944

Box 7 Croton--zoning

Box 7 Documents

Box 7 Evanston High School; Northwestern University

Box 7 Greene, E. B.--Articles

Manuscript and printed

Box 7 Harvard University

Box 8 Illinois, University of

Miscellaneous manuscript and printed material

Box 8 Jameson, John Franklin

Box 8 Manuscripts--miscellaneous

Box 8 National Board for Historical Service

Box 8 Rotary Club

Box 8 World War I

Series V: Photographs and Printed Materials

Box 8 Photographs

Box 8 Printed--Book reviews

Box 8 Printed--Citizens for Victory

Box 8 Printed--Miscellaneous