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Charles Austin Beard letters, 1929-1939

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0090
Bib ID 4079070 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Beard, Charles A (Charles Austin), 1874-1948
Title Charles Austin Beard letters, 1929-1939
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.



Correspondence between Beard and George S. Counts who was professor of education at Teacher's College, Columbia University from 1927 to 1974. The correspondence concerns their work on a Commission on Social Sciences in the Schools and comments on and reviews each other's writings and publications. Also includes correspondence to Paul Lewinson written by Beard, Ernst Correll, and Conyers Read dealing with a planned session at the American Historical Association meeting in 1939 which did not take place.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to cite, quote, or copy from the Beard/Counts correspondence must be obtained from. Curator of Special Collections, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill.

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); Charles Austin Beard letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--In part photocopies

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/03/89.

Letters to Paul Lewinson by Charles A. Beard, Ernst Correll, and Conyers Read Processed JHR 11/20/89.

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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
American Historical Association Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correll, Ernst Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Counts, George S (George Sylvester), 1889-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lewinson, Paul, 1900- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political scientists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Read, Conyers, 1881-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social sciences Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Historian, political scientist.