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Clippings, periodicals, and mimeographed materials covering the entire field of economics, with primary emphasis on the labor movement. There is also a great deal of material concerning the Soviet Union.
Using the Collection
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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.
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Boris M. Stanfield 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--Stanfield, Boris M. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1967. Accession number--M-67.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/1989.
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Boris Michael Stanfield was born in Tomsk, Siberia, 1889. He received PhD degree in Political Economy at University (Imperial) of St. Petersburg in 1916. Degree confirmed in 1930 at University of Berlin. He fled USSR following the Bolshevik Revolution in 1920 November and subsequently spent several years in central Europe as a representative for the Harriman banking interests. He became an American citizen in 1937. He joined the Department of Economics at Columbia University in 1931 and continued until his retirement in 1957. He was also a visiting professor in various institutions from 1946 to 1955: French University of New York, University of Hawaii, University of Sao Paulo, and University of Havana.