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At a Glance
Cataloged correspondence, A-Z: 4 boxes; Manuscripts: 1 box; Portraits & deathmask: 2 boxes & 1 portfolio; Clippings: 9 boxes; Bibliography & notes: 26 card file boxes; A.S. Oko bookplates: 1 small box.
Correspondence files of Dr. Adolph S. Oko. The bulk of the correspondence is from Dr. Carl Gebhardt (1881-1934), with a large group also relating to a campaign to raise money for the Domus Spinozana. Present are a number of typescripts of articles and an extensive life of Spinoza. There are a few personal items, but practically all correspondence and manuscripts relate in some measure to Spinoza. Also, nine boxes of clippings relating to Spinoza, a duplicate set of cards for the Spinoza Collection used by G.K. Hall in publishing SPINOZA BIBLIOGRAPHY, the personal cardfiles of Oko and Gebhardt, and one box of Oko bookplates.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
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); Adolph S. Oko letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Simon Milner, Mrs Thomas Lamont, Corliss Lamont, and Christian Zabriskie, 1947.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Librarian of Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, Ohio.