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Leon Davidson's flying saucer collection, 1950-1980

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0362
Bib ID 4079689 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Davidson, Leon, 1922-
Title Leon Davidson's flying saucer collection, 1950-1980
Physical Description 65 linear feet (52 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Books, magazines, newsletters, reports, pamphlets, and clippings documenting the Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) or flying saucer phenomenon. Mr Davidson used this material in connection with his study for the United States Air Force, entitled "Flying Saucers: Special Report No. 14." (Oct. 1957 & July 1966)

Reproduction Note

Boxes 19, 20, 21 and Scrapbooks 1-73 are available on microfilm.

Flying Saucers: Special Report No. 14.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

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); Leon Davidson's flying saucer collection; 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 10/--/1984.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Announcements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bibliographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Book jackets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Charts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newsletters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Scrapbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Unidentified flying object literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Unidentified flying objects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

(Columbia University B.A. 1942, B.S. 1943, M.S. 1947& Ph.D. 1951).