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Cassius Jackson Keyser papers, 1884-1945

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0710
Bib ID 4078985 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Keyser, Cassius Jackson, 1862-1947
Title Cassius Jackson Keyser papers, 1884-1945
Physical Description 10 boxes (10 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Boxes 2 through 10 of this collection are located off-site. 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 arranged.

Description

Summary

The letters and manuscripts of Keyser, including the notes and manuscripts for his lectures, essays, and books, as well as his correspondence with colleagues and mathematicians throughout the world. There are letters from Benjamin N. Cardozo, Alfred Korzybski, Anna Hempstead Branch, James Truslow Adams, and Clarence Day, Jr.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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.

Boxes 2 through 10 of this collection are located off-site. 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); Cassius Jackson Keyser papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Keyser, Mrs. Cassius J. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1971. Accession number--M-71.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

2021-11-01 Box list added, PDF removed. kws

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Adams, James Truslow, 1878-1949 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Branch, Anna Hempsted, 1875-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cardozo, Benjamin N (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Day, Clarence, 1874-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Korzybski, Alfred, 1879-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mathematicians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mathematics -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Mathematician. Keyser taught mathematics at Columbia University from 1897 and was Adrain Professor of Mathematics, 1904-1927. (Columbia University A.M., 1896; Ph.D., 1901; D.Sci., 1929).

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Cassius Jackson Keyser papers



Box 1 Cataloged correspondence



Box 2 Uncataloged correspondence



Box 3 Uncataloged correspondence



Box 4 Uncataloged correspondence



Box 5 Uncataloged correspondence



Box 6 Manuscripts



Box 7 Manuscripts



Box 8 Photographs



Box 9 Printed materials



Box 10 Printed materials