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John Alden Jamieson papers, 1940-1952

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0665
Bib ID 4078944 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Jamieson, John Alden ; American Library Association ; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Title John Alden Jamieson papers, 1940-1952
Physical Description 13 boxes (13 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-13. You will need to request this material 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

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, reports, lists, memoranda, photographs, and printed materials on the history of the wartime activities of the Army Library Service, compiled by Jamieson for his books EDITIONS FOR THE ARMED SERVICES, INC.; A HISTORY TOGETHER WITH THE COMPLETE LIST OF 1324 BOOKS PUBLISHED FOR AMERICAN ARMED FORCES OVERSEAS (New York, 1948), and BOOKS FOR THE ARMY; THE ARMY LIBRARY SERVICE IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR (New York, Columbia University Press, 1950). Correspondents include Robert Cutler, Melvyn Douglas, Lewis Galantière, Dashiell Hammett, and Harry Scherman.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-13. You will need to request this material 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); John Alden Jamieson 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

EAD document created by CCR. 2020-10-02

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Cutler, Robert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Douglas, Melvyn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galantière, Lewis, 1895-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military libraries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scherman, Harry, 1887-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Soldiers' libraries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Armed forces Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Army Library Service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Officer in the Library Section of the War Department Special Services Division. Jamieson's study was sponsored by the American Library Association under a grant from The Carnegie Corporation.