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Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and printed materials. This collection consists of his correspondence (1937-1957) in four boxes; manuscripts, notes, and printed copies of speeches and periodical articles and the manuscripts of "North Atlantic Triangle" and "Making of Modern Canada". Included also are the notes for a number of courses given by him at Columbia University as well as three boxes of student seminar papers. Most of the materials in the collection relate to some phase of Canadian life and history
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Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
Box 1 of this collection is onsite. The remainder of 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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Bartlet Brebner papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Elliot J. Brebner, 1958 (original accession). Gift of University of Maine, 1990 (Lester Bowles Pearson letter). Gift of Elizabeth (Betsy) Elliot-Meisel, granddaughter of John Bartlet Brebner (2016 addition).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Brebner, Elliot J. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1958. Accession number--M-1958.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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2009-06-26 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Gouverneur Morris Professor of History at Columbia University (Ph.D. 1927).