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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged remainder listed.
Materials comprise correspondence, subject files, organizational files, course materials, speeches, notes, manuscripts, publications and reviews, and printed materials.
Using the Collection
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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); Robert M. MacIver papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Estate of Robert M. MacIver. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1972. Accession number--M-72.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
April 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Robert Morrison MacIver (1882-1970) was the Lieber Professor of Political Philosophy and Sociology at Columbia University. MacIver was author of numerous works on sociology, political power, and juvenile delinquency. After he retired from Columbia in 1950, he served on the City of New York Juvenile Delinquency Evaluation Project and as President and Chancellor of the New School for Social Research.