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The Oriental Club of the City of New York records consist of correspondence, minutes, notes, manuscripts, printed material and memorabilia.
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Restrictions on Access
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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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Oriental Club of the City of New York records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Oriental Club of New York. Method of acquisition--Gift.
Gift of the Oriental Club, 1978, 1986.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Entered in AMC 11/26/90.
March 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Oriental Club of the City of New York (also called the New York Oriental Club) was founded in 1896 to promote Oriental research and as a social organization for scholars in Oriental studies. The membership was comprised od many Columbia University faculty members, as well as persons from other parts of the country and abroad. Included among the membership were Talcott Williams, L. Carrington Goodrich, Moses Hadas, and Meyer Schapiro.