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A. Arthur Schiller papers, 1897-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1125
Bib ID 4079309 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Schiller, A. Arthur, 1902-1977
Title A. Arthur Schiller papers, 1897-1977
Physical Description 64 boxes (64 boxes 21 card file boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, photographs, printed materials, computer print-outs and tapes, key-punched cards, and card files of Schiller. The collection includes correspondence with his professional colleagues, foundations, and learned societies, and some personal correspondence. There are manuscripts and drafts of his books, articles, book reviews, lectures, and abstracts, his papers as a student, notebooks of readings and drafts, appointment books, mimeographed course materials, photostats, photographs, and materials relating to his computer studies of Roman law texts. Correspondents include Sir Harold Idris Bell, W.W. Buckland, W.E. Crum, Gilbert Highet, H.F. Jolowicz, Owen Lattimore, and Harold Medina.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Copies in part

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two 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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); A. Arthur Schiller papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

Subject Headings

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"CUL Collections:"
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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
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Photoprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
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"CUL Collections:"
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Bell, H. Idris (Harold Idris), 1879-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buckland, W. W (William Warwick), 1859-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crum, W. E (Walter Ewing), 1865-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jolowicz, H. F Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lattimore, Owen, 1900-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Africa Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Medina, Harold R (Harold Raymond), 1888-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Military law Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roman law -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Abraham Arthur Schiller (1902-1977) was professor of law at Columbia University from 1928 until his death. He specialized in Roman law, African law, the law of developing countries, and military law. (Columbia University J.D., 1932).