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Geoffrey Parsons papers, 1919-1959

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0979
Bib ID 4079207 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956
Title Geoffrey Parsons papers, 1919-1959
Physical Description 4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Box l-2: Cataloged correspondence & manuscripts; Box 3: Uncataloged correspondence: Personal, A-Z; Box 4-6: Uncataloged correspondence: Professional, A-Z; Box 6: Condolence letters, 1956; Box 7: Correspondence & manuscripts relating to THE STREAM OF HISTORY; Box 8: Manuscripts & printed materials relating to THE STREAM OF HISTORY.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, notebooks, memorabilia, a tape cassette, photographs, and printed materials. The collection is primarily correspondence files, both personal and professional, along with book reviews, awards and diplomas, letters of condolence on his death, clippings, and correspondence, manuscripts and printed materials relating to THE STREAM OF HISTORY. The correspondence relates specifically to the third edition. The manuscripts are typed and holograph inserts for the third edition and possibly for the second edition as well. Among the manuscripts are twenty-two notebooks containing holograph notes and drafts of chapters. The printed material consists of one copy of THE STREAM OF HISTORY, 1934 edition.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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); Geoffrey Parsons papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs. John C. Long, 1988, 1990, 1991& 1993.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed 08/22/89.

Letters of Lawrence Gilman et al Cataloged HR 01/11/94.

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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Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Audiocassettes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Awards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bills (financial) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Certificates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editorials Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (literary) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorabilia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obituaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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Adams, Franklin P (Franklin Pierce), 1881-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beebe, Lucius, 1902-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bonnet, Henri, 1888-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buck, Pearl S (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Civilization -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cleland, T. M (Thomas Maitland), 1880-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Curie, Eve, 1904-2007 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dewey, Thomas E (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dulles, Allen, 1893-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Duranty, Walter, 1884-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Evolution Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folks, Homer, 1867-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galantière, Lewis, 1895-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gallup, George, 1901-1984 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gilman, Lawrence, 1878-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gunther, John, 1901-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Halifax, Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, Earl of, 1881-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History -- Philosophy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoffman, Malvina, 1887- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hough, Henry Beetle, 1896-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hu, Shi, 1891-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ickes, Harold L (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Javits, Jacob K (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kennedy, Joseph P (Joseph Patrick), 1888-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Landon, Alfred M (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lehman, Herbert H (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lin, Yutang, 1895-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marquis, Don, 1878-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Michener, James A (James Albert), 1907-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monroe, Harriet, 1860-1936 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morgenthau, Henry, 1891-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Hara, John, 1905-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Perkins, Maxwell E (Maxwell Evarts), 1884-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, John D., Jr (John Davison), 1874-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ruzicka, Rudolph, 1883-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shirer, William L (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shotwell, James T., 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stassen, Harold E (Harold Edward), 1907-2001 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Updike, Daniel Berkeley, 1860-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vandenberg, Arthur H (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ward, Barbara, 1914-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, E. B (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, William Allen, 1868-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Willkie, Wendell L (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World history Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Journalist and author. Parsons was chief editorial writer for The New York Herald Tribune from 1924 until 1952, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1942. Earlier he had been an editorial writer for The Sun from 1901 until 1913 when he joined the Herald Tribune.