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At a Glance
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
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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.
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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.
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
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
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).