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At a Glance
This collection is arranged into 3 series.
Photostatic copies of Lippmann's syndicated column, Today and Tomorrow, 1931-1949, and two books written by Lippmann: THE COLD WAR, New York, Harper & Bros., 1947; and A PREFACE TO MORALS, New York, Macmillan, 1929. Also, eleven scrapbooks of clippings, 1931-1933, 1936, 1938-1944, and 1947-1950.
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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.
This collection is 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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Walter Lippmann papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Type of reproduction--Photostats in part
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1951. Accession number--M-51.
Purchase, 1951; Gift 2003
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89. Processed by Bernard Crystal; Revised by BRC 8/25/1978.
2010-02-16 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Walter Lippmann (1889-1974) was on of America's most prominent and influential journalists. Lippman was educated at the Sachs School for Boys, the Sachs Collegiate Institute in New York, and Harvard College. He wrote for The New Republic; Vanity Fair; the New York World; the New York Herald Tribune; the Washington Post; and Newsweek. He was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 1958 and 1962. Lippmann's books include A Preface to Politics (1913); Public Opinion (1922); A Preface to Morals (1929); The Good Society (1937); U.S. War Aims (1944); The Cold War (1947); Isolation and Alliances (1952); and Western Unity and the Common Market (1962).