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Charles Yale Harrison papers, 1920-1954

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0560
Bib ID 4078870 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harrison, Charles Yale, 1898-1954
Title Charles Yale Harrison papers, 1920-1954
Physical Description 7 linear feet (14 boxes 4 oversize items)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/22_HARR-HAZ_03.pdf
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1A-14. 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and Arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, memorabilia, and scrapbooks. Correspondence ranges from personal, family, literary, and fan mail to that dealing with political issues and public housing. Correspondents include Whittaker Chambers, Clarence Darrow, Ruby Darrow, John Dos Passos, Max Eastman, Joseph Freeman, Michael Gold, Upton Sinclair, and Robert F. Wagner. There are manuscript versions for many of Harrison's novels and stories, some of which are unpublished. The memorabilia include tapes and recordings of Harrison's interviews and readings of his works. Scrapbooks consist primarily of newspaper clippings relating to his books, public housing, labor relations, and socialism. Also, copies of some of his books in various editions and translations.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1A-14. 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); Charles Yale Harrison papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chambers, Whittaker Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Darrow, Ruby, 1869-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eastman, Max, 1883-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Freeman, Joseph Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gold, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public housing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Socialism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wagner, Robert F Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

American author.