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Martin Mayer papers, 1954-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0859
Bib ID 4079093 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Mayer, Martin, 1928-
Title Martin Mayer papers, 1954-1980
Physical Description 111 boxes (111 boxes 1 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-108. 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 listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Papers covering Mayer's literary activities from approximately 1954-1983 and his versatile interests in music and recordings, the financial world, the advertising business, the legal profession, and public education. The collection includes his notes, interviews, drafts, manuscripts, typescripts, proofs, reviews, correspondence, and clippings for THE SCHOOLS; THE LAWYERS; MADISON AVENUE, U.S.A.; EMORY BUCKNER; DIPLOMA; WHERE, WHEN, AND WHY: SOCIAL STUDIES IN AMERICAN SCHOOLS; as well as several hundred essays published in ESQUIRE, HORIZON, the SATURDAY EVENING POST, and other magazines. Also, material dealing with Mayer's books on banking, television, music, and housing, and with his continuing interest in education and the New York City school system; and diplomacy and his Sloan Foundation study on cities and universities.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-108. 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); Martin Mayer papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-06-09 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Advertising Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sound recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diplomacy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finance Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Housing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schools -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Television Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Martin Mayer (1928-2019) was a novelist, music critic, and non-fiction writer.