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Lionel Trilling papers, 1899-1987

Series IV: Professional Work, 1926-1987

The records in Series IV document Trilling's professional career as a professor of Literature, a literary critic, and a commentator on the changing political and cultural landscape of the United States. Included in this series are accolades, such as honorary degrees, awards, and grants received as well as meeting minutes and notices from professional organizations that Trilling was a member of. Columbia University records, such as committee correspondence and reports, course syllabi and attendance lists. This series is arranged by topic.

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Box 53 Folder 1 General, 1946-1952, 1965, 1946-1952, 1965


Box 53 Folder 2 Aspen Institute, 1963 August


Box 53 Folder 3 Awards, 1951, 1974, 1951, 1974


Box 53 Folder 4 BBC Radio Shows, 1972-1973


Box 53 Folder 5 The Century Association, 1959, 1974-1975, 1959, 1974-1975


Columbia University


Box 53 Folder 6 Administrative Records, undated, 1933, 1956, 1975, 1933, 1956, 1975


Box 53 Folder 7 Alexander Hamilton Medal, 1972 March


Box 53 Folder 8 Examinations, 1952, 1966, 1952, 1966


Box 53 Folder 9 Grade Books, undated, 1960-1968

[Restricted until 2040]


Box 53 Folder 10 Library, undated


Box 53 Folder 11 Printed Material, 1926, 1939-1941, 1976, 1926, 1939-1941, 1976


Box 53 Folder 12 Reference Letters, 1957-1975

[Restricted until 2037]


Box 53 Folder 13 Syllabi, 1966-1974


Box 53 Folder 14 Guggenheim Foundation, 1975


Box 53 Folder 15 Interviews, undated, 1974 January, undated, 1974 January


Box 53 Folder 16 Honorary Degrees, 1955-1974



Box 54 Folder 1 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, 1972


Box 54 Folder 2 Lionel Trilling Award, 1975-1976


Box 54 Folder 3 The Mid-Century Book Society, 1951-1963


Box 54 Folder 4 Posthumous Items, 1976-1977, 1986-1987, 1976-1977, 1986-1987


Box 54 Folder 5 Printed Material, undated, 1947-1976, undated, 1947-1976


Box 54 Folder 6 Visiting Scholar, 1972-1973


Box 54 Folder 7 Writings by Others, undated, 1944-1976, undated, 1944-1976