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Cataloged and arranged. Collection is arranged in 5 series.
Correspondence, manuscripts, note cards, and printed material of Selsam. Correspondents include Justice Hugo Black, W.E.B. Dubois, Waldo Frank, Rockwell Kent, and Corliss Lamont. The collection contains several manuscript and proof materials for several of Selsam's books and numerous periodical articles, as well as note cards on philosophers and philosophies. Also, a subject file of Selsam's notes and areas of interest, and assorted printed and biographical material.
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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.
The following boxes are located off-site: 2-11. 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); Howard Selsam papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Selsam, Mrs. Millicent E. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1973. Accession number--M-73.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Teacher of philosophy and director of the Jefferson School of Social Science, New York, N.Y. Columbia University M.A., 1928; Ph.D., 1930.