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Ruth Alice Halsband papers, 1895-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0541
Bib ID 4078855 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Halsband, Ruth Alice, 1901-1971
Title Ruth Alice Halsband papers, 1895-1971
Physical Description 1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located offsite: 2 and 3. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, Halsband's chemistry dissertation, articles on chemistry, Columbia University and Smith College memorabilia, photographs, and drawings. There are many letters from Professor Halsband concerning the progress of his books. Letters to and from her family and from her friends have been added. Correspondents include Samuel Hopkins Adams, Samuel Atkins Eliot, Jr., and Italo Montemezzi.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located offsite: 2 and 3. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Ruth Alice Halsband Papers, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

Collections related by provenance: Robert Halsband Papers.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chemistry -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eliot, Samuel A., Jr., 1893-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Halsband family Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Montemezzi, Italo, 1875-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith College -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women chemists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Research chemist. Ruth Alice Norman Weil Halsband was the wife of Professor Robert Halsband. (Smith College A.B., 1922; Columbia Ph.D., 1946).