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At a Glance
Collection is in 2 series.
Papers and correspondence including letters from leading intellectuals of the United States and Europe. Much of this correspondence pertains to the publication and critical discussion of his two influential works, MANHOOD OF HUMANITY : THE SCIENCE AND ART OF HUMAN ENGINEERING (1921) and SCIENCE AND SANITY : AN INTRODUCTION TO NON-ARISTOTELIAN SYSTEMS AND GENERAL SEMANTICS (1933).
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alfred Korzybski papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Alternate Form Available
Microfilm available. See CLIO record 4079782.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Read, Mrs. Charlotte Schuchart. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1969. Accession number--M-69.
Papers: Source of acquisition--Read, Charlotte S. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--01/19/93. Accession number--M-93-01-19.
Gift of Charlotte Schuchart Read, 1969, 1980, 1990 & 1992.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
Papers Processed HR 03/17/93.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Polish-American philosopher and scientist. Alfred Habdank Korzybski is widely known for his system of "general semantics.".