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Correspondence, notes, and writings of Sayre, including materials pertaining to his work for various organizations, public and private, concerned with problems in public administration. There is also a subject file containing notes and other materials gathered by Sayre for use in publications and lectures. The correspondence is extensive, and consists of routine business correspondence, occasional letters (uncataloged) from such persons as William Ronan and other city and university officials, and files of correspondence with members of the family of Senator Robert M. La Follette. Catalogued correspondents include Chester Bowles, Dumas Malone, Bennett Cerf, and Fiorello La Guardia.
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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.
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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); Wallace Stanley Sayre papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Sayre, Mrs. Wallace. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1973. Accession number--M-73.
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Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Eaton Professor of Public Administration at Columbia University.