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At a Glance
This collection is arranged into 2 series.
The collection consists of about 50 letters, chiefly from Dr. Cutler's Columbia associates, his diary of World War I period (January-April 1918), 17 diplomas and honors, clippings, pamphlets, photographs as well as his academic hood and his many honorary medals.
Using the Collection
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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.
The following boxes are located off-site: 2-5. 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); Condict W. Cutler 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 Mrs. Leon S. Freeman, 1959.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Freeman, Leon S. Mrs. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--09/19/59. Accession number--M-59-09-19.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Entered in AMC 09/18/90.
2010-01-21 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Cutler was a specialist in surgery and diseases of the hand. He was born in Morristown, N.J., August 9, 1888. After graduating from Columbia College in 1910 and the Columbia School of Medicine in 1912, he interned at Roosevelt Hospital where he was staff surgeon and consulting surgeon until his death. Dr. Cutler served in both World Wars and was associated with Columbia in many capacities. He was Instructor in Surgery from 1919-1929, an Alumni Trustee from 1939-1944, Professor of Clinical Surgery 1947-1954, a past president of the Columbia College Alumni Association and a past Commander of the University's American Legion Post. Dr. Cutler authored THE HAND: ITS DISEASES AND DISABILITIES in 1941, a typescript of which is in the collection.