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Charles C. Williamson papers, 1900-1965

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1356
Bib ID 4079481 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Williamson, Charles C (Charles Clarence), 1877-1965
Title Charles C. Williamson papers, 1900-1965
Physical Description 50 boxes (50 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

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.

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); Charles C. Williamson 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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Subject Headings

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Academic libraries -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Academic libraries -- Pennsylvania -- Bryn Mawr Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bryn Mawr College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College administrators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Libraries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. School of Library Service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Connecticut Commission for Educational Television Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- Connecticut -- Greenwich Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Education -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greenwich Association for the Public Schools (Greenwich, Conn.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howson, Roger Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library schools Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library science Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York Public Library Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rockefeller Foundation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Television in education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.