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Series I: Correspondence
At a Glance
Cataloged and Arranged.
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 There are manuscript versions for many of Harrison's novels and stories, some of which are unpublished.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.
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles Yale Harrison papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Rossner, Judith. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1974. Accession number--M-74.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.
2021-06-15 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical