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Selig Hecht papers, 1914-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0577
Bib ID 4078879 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hecht, Selig, 1892-1947
Title Selig Hecht papers, 1914-1937
Physical Description 7 boxes (7 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Hecht's correspondence with other scientists, articles, lectures, notebooks, and laboratory notes and reports on the mechanics of vision and adaptation to light. The correspondence is primarily with William J. Crozier, Otto Glaser, Jacinto Steinhardt, George Wald, and Ernst Wolf. The notebooks cover the period from 1914-1925.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two 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); Selig Hecht 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.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Laboratory notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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Biophysics -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Biophysics -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crozier, William John, 1892-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Glaser, Otto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Physicists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steinhardt, Jacinto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vision -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wald, George, 1906-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wolf, Ernst Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor of biophysics at Columbia University, 1926-1947.