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Clarisse Doris Hellman papers, 1925-1973

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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 (61 manuscript boxes)
Language(s) English .
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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.

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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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"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.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box Cataloged Correspondence 1 Sarton, George To Doris C. Hellman, 1 box



Box Cataloged Correspondence 2 Throndike, Lynn To Doris C. Hellman, 1 box

Series II: Uncataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Uncataloged Correspondents



Box 2 Uncataloged Correspondents



Box 3 Uncataloged Correspondents



Box 4 Uncataloged Correspondents



Box 5 Uncataloged Correspondents



Box 6 Uncataloged Correspondents



Box 7 Uncataloged Correspondents

Series III: Manuscripts



Box 8 Comet of 1577. Manuscripts



Box 9 Comet of 1577. Manuscripts



Box 10 Comet of 1577. Manuscripts



Box 11 Comet of 1577. Manuscripts



Box 12 Comet of 1577. Manuscripts



Box 13 Miscellaneous manuscripts



Box 14 Miscellaneous manuscripts



Box 15 Miscellaneous manuscripts



Box 16 Miscellaneous manuscripts

Series IV: Speeches



Box 17 Speeches

Series V: Publication File



Box 18 Publication File



Box 19 Publication File



Box 20 Publication File

Series VI: Name File



Box 21 A - Brahe



Box 22 Brahe - C



Box 23 D - Gl



Box 24 Gr - K



Box 25 L - M



Box 26 N - Re



Box 27 Ri - Sp



Box 28 St - Z

Series VII: George Sarton



Box 29 George Sarton materials

Series VIII: History of Science



Box 30 History of Science Society, 1949-1967

Series IX: Meetings, etc.



Box 31 Organizational meetings & conferences



Box 32 Organizational meetings & conferences



Box 33 Organizational meetings & conferences



Box 34 Organizational meetings & conferences



Box 35 Organizational meetings & conferences



Box 36 Organizational meetings & conferences

Series X: National Science Foundation



Box 37 & 38 National Science Foundation materials

Series XI Education



Box 39 Class materials



Box 40 Class materials



Box 41 Class materials



Box 42 Class materials



Box 43 Class materials



Box 44 CUNY materials



Box 45 CUNY, NYU & Cornell materials



Box 46 Columbia University materials: Class Notes



Box 47 Columbia University materials: Notes & Papers



Box 48 Vassar materials

Series XII: Biographical


Box 48 Biographical materails

Series XIII: Photographs


Box 48 Photographs

Series XIV: Jewish Foundation for the Education of Girls



Box 49 Jewish Foundation for the Education of Girls

Series XV: Printed Materials



Box 50 Printed materials, inscribed



Box 51 Printed materials, inscribed



Box 52 Printed materials, inscribed



Box 53 Printed materials, inscribed



Box 54 Printed materials, inscribed



Box 55 Printed materials



Box 56 Printed materials



Box 57 Printed materials

Series XVI: May 1974 Gift


Fifth copy of manuscript of The Comet

[Interfiled with above]


Sixth copy of manuscript of The Comet

[Interfiled with above. Gift of Morton Pepper, July 1974]



Box 58 & 59 Math, physics, French and german notes of C.D. Hellman, ca.1924-1930



Box 60 College Social Studies notes of CDH

[Gift of Morton Pepper, July 1974]



Box 61 Clippings and printed memorabilia


Box 61 Paul Ruben Cooper's dissertation on Eva Le Gallienne, 1967


Box 61 Several items of family correspondence


Box 61 Miscellaneous manuscripts and documents


Box 61 Photographs