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Series III: Arranged Series
At a Glance
This collection is arranged into eleven series: Series I: Cataloged Correspondence; Series II: Manuscripts, Documents and Art; Series III: Arranged Series; Series IV: Business Files; Series V: Financial; Series VI: Copyright Renewals, Contracts and Rights Reversions; Series VII: Booksellers; Series VIII: Cass Canfield Personal Files; Series IX: Planned Parenthhood and International Planned Parenthood Files; Series X: Photographs; Series XI: Photographs and Illustrations Negatives
Correspondence, manuscripts, contracts, memos., and photographs. The correspondence pertains to the publications of numerous important fiction and non-fiction authors. The files are particularly strong for authors included in two important historical series"The New American Nation" Richard B. Morris and Henry S. Commager, editors; and "The Rise of Modern Europe" William L. Langer, editor. The files of Cass Canfield Sr. contain substantial material on Planned Parenthood and International Planned Parenthood.
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Restrictions on Access
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.
This collection has no restrictions.
Access to all documents relating to personnel, financial, and executive committee meetings is restricted.
Permission to publish or quote must be obtained in writing from the Director of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
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); Harper & Row, Publishers Records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Related Archival Materials
Collections related by provenance: Harper & Bros and Harper & Row archives are available at The Pierport Morgan Library (pre-1900 files), the University of Texas Humanities Research Center (1924-1963), Princeton University Library, and Library of Congress (Magazine, 1869-1965).
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/1989.
2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
2016-02-04 Finding aid updated by Catherine C. Ricciardi.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
New York publishing company.