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George E. Sokolsky manuscripts, 1919-1962

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1178
Bib ID 4079353 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Sokolsky, George E (George Ephraim), 1893-1962
Title George E. Sokolsky manuscripts, 1919-1962
Physical Description 23 boxes (23 boxes 10 volumes 28 large envelopes 1800 phonodiscs)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 2 series.

Description

Scope and Content

Manuscripts of Sokolsky, including notes and typescripts for his newspaper columns, magazine articles, radio broadcasts, and for several of his books, including Outlines of Universal History, Tinder Box of Asia, and We Jews. Also, scrapbooks and envelopes of clippings of his newspaper columns and articles; and approximately 1,800 transcriptions of Sokolsky's radio broadcasts.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George E. Sokolsky manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Estate of George E. Sokolsky. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1962. Accession number--M-62.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-03-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Sound recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lecturers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspapers -- Sections, columns, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Radio programs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Columnist, author, lecturer.

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Series I: Manuscripts



Box 1 Outlines of Universal History



Box 2 Tinder Box of Asia



Box 3 Handbook for Ambitious Girls



Box 5 Liberty Articles



Box 6 Miscellaneous articles



Box 7 Miscellaneous articles



Box 8 Miscellaneous articles



Box 9 Miscellaneous articles



Box 10 Broadcasts



Box 11 Broadcasts



Box 12 Broadcasts



Box 13 Broadcasts



Box 14 Broadcasts



Box 14A Radio Broadcasts, 1948-1961 [mimeographs]



Box 14B Radio Broadcasts, 1948-1961 [mimeographs]



Box 15 Unused and incomplete manuscripts

Series II: Clippings



Box 16 Clippings


Newspaper clippings, 1919-1923, 1 scrapbook #1

[Missing August 2004]



Box 17 Newspaper clippings, 1923-1925, 1 scrapbook #2


Box 17 Newspaper Clippings, 1925-1927, 1 scrapbook #3



Box 18 Newspaper Clippings, 1925-1928, 1 scrapbook #4


Box 18 Newspaper Clippings, 1928/1929, 1 scrapbook #5



Flat Box 617 New York Times & Other Articles, 1928-1938, 1 scrapbook #6


Flat Box 617 New York Herald Tribune Articles, 1936-1940, 1 scrapbook #7



Flat Box 618 Liberty Magazine Articles, 1939-1942, 1 scrapbook #8


Flat Box 618 New York Sun Articles, 15 July 1940 - 21 Feb. 1942, 1 scrapbook #9



Flat Box 619 New York Sun Articles, 23 Feb. 1942 - 31 March 1943, 1 scrapbook #10


Flat Box 619 New York Sun Articles, 1 April 1943 - 3 June 1944, 1 scrapbook #11



Flat Box 620 New York Sun Articles, 5 June 1944 - 30 June 1945, 1 scrapbook #12


Flat Box 620 New York Sun Articles, July 1945 - December 1945, 1 scrapbook #13


Flat Box 620 New York Sun Articles, Jan. 1946 - Dec. 1946, 1 scrapbook #14



Flat Box 621 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1946 - Dec. 1947, 1 scrapbook #15


Flat Box 621 New York Sun Articles, Jan. 1947 - Dec. 1947, 1 scrapbook #16


Flat Box 621 New York Sun Articles, Jan. 1948 - Dec. 1948, 1 scrapbook #17



Flat Box 622 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1948 - Dec. 1949, 1 scrapbook #18


Flat Box 622 New York Sun Articles, Jan. 1949 - Jan. 1950, 1 scrapbook #19


Flat Box 622 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1950 - Dec. 1951, 1 scrapbook #20



Flat Box 623 King Features Articles, Jan. 1950 - Dec. 1950, 1 scrapbook #21


Flat Box 623 King Features Articles, Jan. 1951 - Dec. 1951, 1 scrapbook #22


Flat Box 623 King Features Articles, Jan. 1952 - Dec. 1952, 1 scrapbook #23



Flat Box 624 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1952 - Dec. 1953, 1 scrapbook #24


Flat Box 624 King Features Articles, Jan. 1953 - Dec. 1953S, 1 scrapbook #25


Flat Box 624 King Features Articles, Jan. 1954 - Dec. 1954, 1 scrapbook #26



Flat Box 625 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1954 - Dec. 1954, 1 scrapbook #27


Flat Box 625 King Featrures Articles, Jan. 1955 - Dec. 1955, 1 scrapbook #28


Flat Box 625 King Featrures Articles, Jan. 1956 - Dec. 1956, 1 scrapbook #29



Flat Box 626 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1956 - Dec. 1957, 1 scrapbook #30


Flat Box 626 King Features Articles, Jan. 1857 - Dec. 1957, 1 scrapbook #31


Flat Box 626 King Features Articles, Jan. 1958 - Dec. 1958, 1 scrapbook #32



Flat Box 627 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1958 - Dec. 1959, 1 scrapbook #33


Flat Box 627 King Features Articles, Jan. 1959 - Dec. 1959, 1 scrapbook #34


Flat Box 627 King Features Articles, Jan. 1960 - Dec. 1960, 1 scrapbook #35



Flat Box 628 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1960 - Dec. 1960, 1 scrapbook #36


Flat Box 628 King Featrures Articles, Jan. 1961 - Dec. 1961, 1 scrapbook #37


Flat Box 628 New York Mirror Editorials, Jan. 1961 - Dec. 1961, 1 scrapbook #38


Flat Box 628 King Features Articles, 1962, 1 scrapbook #39



Box Box 19 Miscellaneous Articles and Speeches, 1 scrapbook #40


Box Box 19 Miscellaneous Articles and Speeches, 1 scrapbook #41



Box Box 20 Miscellaneous Articles and Speeches, 1 scrapbook #42


Box Box 20 Miscellaneous Scrapbooks, 1 scrapbook #43



Box Box 21 Atlantic Monthly Scrapbook, 1 scrapbook #44


Box Box 21 Christmas Cards Scrapbook, 1 scrapbook #45


Box Box 21 National Association of Manufactures, Broadcasts 1-50, 1 scrapbook #46



Box Box 22 National Association of Manufactures, Broadcasts 51-100, 1 scrapbook #47


Box Box 22 National Association of Manufactures, Broadcasts 101-150, 1 scrapbook #48


Box Box 22 National Association of Manufactures, Broadcasts 151-172, 1 scrapbook #49