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Clarisse Doris Hellman papers, 1925-1973

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0579
Bib ID 4078882 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hellman, Clarisse Doris, 1910-1973
Title Clarisse Doris Hellman papers, 1925-1973
Physical Description 30 linear feet (30 linear feet 61 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Description

Summary

The correspondence, manuscripts, notes, speeches, documents, and related printed materials of Hellman, reflecting her specialty as an historian of 16th and 17th century astronomers and astronomy as well as ancient, medieval, and Renaissance science. Included in her professional correspondence are numerous letters from George Sarton and Lynn Thorndike. College records, class materials and class notes document the development of her academic career beginning with her undergraduate career at Vassar. Numerous lecture notes, class notes and working papers reflect her teaching, research and lectures at New York University, Cornell, the Columbia University Renaissance Seminar, and her active participation in professional organizations such as the History of Science Society. Of particular interest are eight boxes of notes and related printed materials concerning astronomy, astronomers, and the history of science.

Using the Collection

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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); Clarisse Doris Hellman 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 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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

Subject Headings

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Astronomy -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cornell University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History of Science Society Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pepper, Morton Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pratt Institute -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Queens College (New York, N.Y.) -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Radcliffe College -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sarton, George, 1884-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Science -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thorndike, Lynn, 1882-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vassar College -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women college teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Historian. Hellman (1910-1973) was Professor of Social Studies at Pratt Institute, 1951-1956; and Professor of history, Queens College, 1957-1973. (Vassar College A.B., 1930; Radcliffe College A.M., 1931; Columbia University Ph.D., 1933). She was married to Morton Pepper.