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   Leon Davidson Flying Saucer Collection ca.1950-1980

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Leon Davidson Flying Saucer Collection. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079689 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Davidson, Leon, 1922-, collector.
Title:Leon Davidson Flying Saucer Collection ca.1950-1980
Physical description:65 linear feet (in 52 boxes)
Language(s):In English
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Arrangement

Arrangement

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Description

Scope and Content

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).

Pamphlets

Newsletters (5 Boxes)

Bound Newsletters (2 Boxes)

Newsclippings (3 Boxes)

Pamphlets & Transcripts

Transcripts

Periodicals and Pamphlets, 1968-1900 (1984 Gift)

Books

Scrapbooks

Printed Materials

Files

List of Books

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Using the Collection

RBML

Restrictions on Use

 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.

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

Leon Davidson Flying Saucer Collection. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 10/--/1984 BRC

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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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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Announcements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bibliographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Book jackets.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Charts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Newsletters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reports.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Unidentified flying object literature.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Unidentified flying objects.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

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

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