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At a Glance
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Correspondence of Williamson covering his college years and his positions at Bryn Mawr College, the New York Public Library, the Carnegie Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. A significant portion of Williamson's Columbia University correspondence and memoranda is addressed to or related to Roger Howson, University Librarian from 1926 to 1940. The manuscripts, chiefly typescripts, are concerned with library science and educational topics. Also, clippings and pamphlet files with some related correspondence and typescripts dealing with education and particularly the use of television as a teaching aid.
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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); Charles C. Williamson papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Williamson, Mrs. C. C. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1965. Accession number--M-65.
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
From 1926 to 1943 Williamson served as Director of the Columbia University Libraries and Dean of the Columbia School of Library Service. Upon retirement he remained active in educational circles as a member of the Greenwich Association for the Public Schools and as consultant to the Connecticut Commission for Educational Television.