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At a Glance
Correspondence and papers of Westermann. The correspondence relates to his teaching activities, lectureships, publications, and the various professional organizations, and institutes with which he was associated. The collection also contains his notes and typescripts for his lectures, articles, and other writings.
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.
Columbia University owns the literary rights for this collection (see letters from Carol Westermann to Jean Ashton 8/31/2003).
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Linn Westermann papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Related Archival Materials
Columbia University also owns a typescript of Dr. Westermann's personal diary which he kept at the Paris Peace Conference from December 4, 1918 to circa July 4, 1919 (X940.91\W52). The diary also available on microfilm.
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--03830H. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Accession number--M-59.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Professor of history at Columbia University, 1923-1948, specialist in the history and politics of the Near and Middle East.