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Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photographs, and printed materials of Mixer while he was Assistant Director of Columbia University Libraries. The letters deal with his career at Columbia and his other professional activities, chiefly his interest in insurance for libraries which includes his files for the Council on Library Resources-American Library Association Fire and Insurance Protection of Library Resources Project, 1960-1963, and the American Library Association Insurance for Libraries Committee, 1956-1963, of which he was chair. Also, a series of library accreditation evaluation reports, 1954-1962, which he prepared for the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; and some photographs, printed materials relating to insurance for libraries, articles by him, and letters and manuscripts acquired through the Charles Wilson Mixer fund.
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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.
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 1-3. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library 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); Charles Wilson Mixer papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Transferred from Library Office, 1983.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Mixer, Charles W. Method of acquisition--Bequest; Date of acquisition--1972. Accession number--M-72.
Alfred Kazin ms. & letter: Source of acquisition--6192B (Mixer). Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--07/01/94. Accession number--M-94-07-01.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
Alfred Kazin ms. & letter Cataloged HR 11/15/94.
2020-09-29 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Assistant Director, Columbia University Libraries.