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Aaron W. Berg papers, 1848-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0104
Bib ID 4079644 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Berg, Aaron W., 1903-1978
Title Aaron W. Berg papers, 1848-1977
Physical Description 2 linear feet (2 linear feet 4 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, and printed materials concerning Berg's lifelong interest in and work for his alma mater. Berg served the University in many capacities such as vice-president and president of the Alumni Association of Columbia College, 1954-1958, and member of the board of directors of the Alumni Federation of Columbia University, 1946-1958. The correspondence deals chiefly with alumni affairs; some of the major correspondents include Harry J. Carman, Lawrence Chamberlain, Frank S. Hogan, Mr & Mrs Richard Rodgers, and Arthur Hays Sulzberger. Among the photographs are two signed by Dwight D. Eisenhower. Also included is a typescript memoir of Berg's three years as a student in the Columbia School of Law (1927). Berg collaborated with three other students on this memoir. Aaron Berg's correspondence with Dwight D. Eisenhower is at the Eisenhower Library. Also included are literary autographs and manuscripts purchased on the Aaron Berg Fund.

General Note

For Art Works that came with this collection, see Art Collections Shelf List

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two 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); Aaron W. Berg 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

Processed BRC 07/13/1990.

9 items by John Howard Payne Cataloged HR 06/27/1996.

A. Lang letter Cataloged HR 06/18/1998.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2012-01- 26 EAD created by PTL

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"
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoirs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Broughton, Rhoda, 1840-1920 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burke, Thomas, 1886-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carman, Harry James, -- 1884-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chamberlain, Lawrence H (Lawrence Henry), 1906- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Alumni and alumnae -- : Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbus, Christopher Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Consuls Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Daly, Thomas F Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diplomatic and consular service, American -- Tunisia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Heap, Samuel Davis, 1781-1853 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
High schools -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hogan, Frank Smithwick, -- 1902-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Joseph, Frank Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nesbitt, Cathleen, 1888-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pike, James A (James Albert), 1913-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rodgers, Dorothy, 1909-1992 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sayers, Dorothy L (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stern, Herbert X Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sulzberger, Arthur Hays, 1891-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tyson, Levering Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Doren, Mark, 1894-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watkins, Francis Leslye Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Watts-Dunton, Theodore, 1832-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Lawyer and active alumnus of Columbia University (A.B. 1924; LL.B. 1927).