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Correspondence, memoranda, notes, and related printed material relating to the independence of Micronesia. Correspondents include Roger Nash Baldwin, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Alan Reitman, Associate Director, other ACLU officials, Roger W. Gale, Director, Friends of Micronesia, William B. Nabors, a lawyer in the Marianas, and numerous other Micronesians and Americans concerned with Micronesia. There are memoranda by Gutmann and Baldwin as well as lengthy individual memoranda by others including professors Eugene B. Mihaly (University of California, Berkeley) and Leonard Mason (University of Hawaii). Also, miscellaneous notes, a small group of newspaper and magazine clippings, a few selected issues of Micronesian periodicals, and United Nations printed documents relating to Micronesia.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James Gutmann Micronesian papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Collections related by provenance: James Gutmann Correspondence.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Gutmann, James. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1977. Accession number--M-77.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
May 2023 PDF/folder descriptions replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Professor emeritus of philosophy, Columbia University. Gutmann was the American Civil Liberties Union's representative at the United Nations Trusteeship Council sessions on Micronesia. (Columbia University, A.B., 1918; A.M., 1919; Ph.D., 1936).