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LeRoy Bowman papers, 1905-1971

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0141
Bib ID 4079429 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bowman, LeRoy, 1887-1971
Title LeRoy Bowman papers, 1905-1971
Physical Description 38.5 linear feet (100 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into six series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, subject and organization files, speeches, and notes.

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 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); LeRoy Bowman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs LeRoy Bowman, 1972.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/07/89.

Revision Description

2013-01-08 File created.

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"
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Community organization Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Funeral service -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Liberal Party of New York State Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorials -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political parties -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political parties -- New York (State) -- Kings County Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

LeRoy Edward Bowman (Columbia University Ph.D., 1954) was a specialist in community organization and discussion techniques. He was a member of numerous organizations of all kinds (political, ethnic, religious, educational, etc.); was active in New York's Liberal Party at the state level and in King's County; believed in simple funeral ceremonies and participated in funeral and memorial societies; and was author of several books on the subjects of community programs, parenthood, funerals, juvenile deliquency, and group discussions.