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At a Glance
Material is arranged into six series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Subject Files; Series III: Organizations; Series IV: Liberal Party; Series V: Funeral and Memorial Societies; Series VI: General Files
Correspondence, subject and organization files, speeches, and notes.
Using the Collection
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); LeRoy Bowman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/07/89.
2013-01-08 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
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.