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Luther Harris Evans papers, 1952-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0406
Bib ID 4079697 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Evans, Luther Harris, 1902-1981
Title Luther Harris Evans papers, 1952-1970
Physical Description 23 linear feet (23 linear feet 54 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 11 series: Series I: Correspondence; Series II: Federal Library Survey Project; Series III: U.N. International Cooperation Year; Series IV: UNESCO; Series V: Copyright; Series VI: Universities and The Quest For Peace; Series VII: Commission To Study The Organization Of Peace; Series VIII: American Civil Libertties Union; Series IX: Miscellaneous Subjects; Series X: United States Committee For Refugees; Series XI: Printed Material

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and printed materials. The papers, which consist to a large extent of mimeographed and printed reports of various organizations with which Evans was affiliated, chronicle a wide range of his activities in the fields of law, international relations, and library service. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Norman Cousins, S. Radhakrishnan, and Paul H. Douglas

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); Luther Harris Evans 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 04/--/86.

Revision Description

2010-01-28 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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"
Agenda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoranda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Civil Liberties Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cousins, Norman Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Douglas, Paul H (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Educators Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Government executives -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Government libraries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International agencies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Law Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Librarians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library of Congress Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library science Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Library science -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Radhakrishnan, S (Sarvepalli), 1888-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Unesco Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Educator & librarian. He was Director of the Historical Records Survey, Director of the Legislative Reference Service at the Library of Congress, Librarian of Congress from 1945 to 1953, Director General of UNESCO, and Director of the international and legal collections at the Columbia University Libraries, 1962-1971.