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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.
Scope and Contents
Cataloged Correspondence (3 boxes) is for 1900-1918, but there are a few letters that go up to 1950 which are with the manuscript materials.
Collection of the correspondence and papers including 1) Correspondence with various well-known European and American socialists, ca. 1900-1950, numbering at least 200 pieces; 2) The complete unpublished manuscript of Boudin's work ORDER OUT OF CHAOS, a study of economic crises; 3) Manuscripts of various chapters and articles on communism by Boudin; 4) Notes for a lecture series on the fundamentals of socialism, 13 typescripts of editorials by Mr. Boudin, a 9-page typed letter to Harry W. Laidler, and an 8-page typed memorandum for a work on "Nietzsche, Tolstoy, and Marx."
Using the Collection
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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); Louis B. Boudin papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Boudin, Dr. Anna P. and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney E. Cohn. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1953. Accession number--M-53.
Gift of Dr Anna P. Boudin & Mr & Mrs Sidney E. Cohn, 1953.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/07/89.
2020-09-23 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Prominent lawyer, authority on socialists and socialism, author of various works related to socialism and law.