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L. Hollingsworth Wood papers, 1910-1953

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1373
Bib ID 4079496 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956
Title L. Hollingsworth Wood papers, 1910-1953
Physical Description 5 boxes (5 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Other Finding Aids <p> <a href="http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/49_WO-WY_06.pdf">Legacy Finding aid</a> </p>
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

Cataloged and arranged.

Description

Scope and Contents

There are substantial gaps for the years 1921-1939.

Correspondence, memoranda, and financial and legal papers of Wood. The papers chronicle Wood's role in the early history of the National Urban League. Among the major correspondents are Mary McLeod Bethune, Chester Bowles, Pearl S. Buck, Anna Lord Strauss, and Booker T. Washington.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Other Finding Aids

Legacy Finding aid

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.

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); L. Hollingsworth Wood papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Pearl S. Buck letters are on: microfilm.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

April 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
African Americans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
African Americans -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buck, Pearl S (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Civil rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Urban League Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociology, Urban Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strauss, Anna Lord Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Social conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

President of the National Urban League. Columbia University LL.B, 18.