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Ivan I. Morris papers, 1931-1976

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0905
Bib ID 4079561 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Morris, Ivan, 1925-1976
Title Ivan I. Morris papers, 1931-1976
Physical Description 18 linear feet (47 boxes 3 volumes)
Language(s) English .
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.

Selected family correspondence is: closed.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correrspondence, manuscripts, notes, memoranda, documents, photographs and printed materials. In addition to personal correspondence and documents, there are files of Amnesty International, the human rights organization of which Morris was American Section chairman. Also included are notes and manuscripts of Morris' studies in Japanese literature and culture, particularly relating to his many books and translations. His interest in puzzles, and compilations of several volumes of them, are reflected in notes and correspondence. Among the major correspondence are Donald Keene, Anthony Powell, Sacheverell Sitwell and Arthur Waley

1984 addition: Diaries, correspondence, manuscripts, and audio tapes.

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.

Selected family correspondence is: closed.

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); Ivan I. Morris 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

Papers Entered in AMC 11/19/90.

Revision Description

2010-02-18 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Albums (books) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Audio tapes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bylaws (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calling cards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Indexes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoranda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obituaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Passports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proofs (printed matter) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Statutes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Amnesty International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. East Asian Institute Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Japanese literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Japanese literature -- Translations into English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Keene, Donald Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Powell, Anthony, 1905-2000 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Puzzles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scholars Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Waley, Arthur Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Ivan Ira Esme Morris, 1925-1976, was chairman of Columbia's East Asian Department from 1966-1969.