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Professional and personal correspondence, manuscripts and notes for his many publications in the social sciences and Renaissance studies, drafts and notes for his THE IDEA OF USURY and writings about Max Weber, other papers collected during his teaching career, and materials for the many professional conferences which he attended and for the academic associations and societies in which he was active.
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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.
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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); Benjamin Nelson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Nelson, Marie Coleman. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1978. Accession number--M-78.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2009-07-14 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Historian, sociologist. Nelson taught at City College of New York, the University of Chicago, the University of Minnesota, Columbia University, Hofstra College, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook, and The New School for Social Research. He also edited special issues of PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE PSYCHOANALYTIC REVIEW and acted as an advisor for Harper & Row and other publishers.