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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 (54 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 11 series.

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

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Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Luther Harris Evans papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Luther Evans, 1975 & 1976.

Transfer from Lehman Library, 1986.

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.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 1 Cataloged letters


Box 1 UNESCO Correspondence, 1953


Box 1 Correspondence, miscellaneous, 1960s



Box 2 Correspondence, miscellaneous

Series II: Federal Library Survey Project



Box 3 1954-1962



Box 4 1954-1962 - loose



Box 5 Correspondence and drafts



Box 6 Manuscripts



Box 7 Miscellaneous reports



Box 8 Miscellaneous reports



Box 9 Miscellaneous reports



Box 10 Miscellaneous reports



Box 11 Miscellaneous reports



Box 12 Miscellaneous material



Box 13 Miscellaneous material

Series III: U.N. International Cooperation Year



Box 14 Memoranda, reports and printed material, 1965

Series IV: UNESCO



Box 15 Clippings and releases, 1953-1955



Box 16 Clippings and releases, 1953-1955



Box 17 Clippings and releases, 1953-1955



Box 18 Reprints and memoranda, 1962-1965



Box 19 Reprints and memoranda, 1962-1965



Box 20 Reprints and memoranda, 1962-1965



Box 21 Reprints and memoranda, 1962-1965



Box 22 Memoranda and reports, ca. 1955-1970



Box 23 Memoranda and reports, ca. 1955-1970



Box 24 U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Memoranda and reports, ca. 1955-1970



Box 25 U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Memoranda and reports, ca. 1955-1970



Box 26 U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Memoranda and reports, ca. 1955-1970

Series V: Copyright



Box 27 Correspondence and reprints, 1964-1967



Box 28 Correspondence and reprints, 1964-1967

Series VI: Universities and The Quest For Peace



Box 29 Correspondence and related material, 1962-1969



Box 30 Correspondence and related material, 1962-1969



Box 31 Correspondence and related material, 1962-1969

Series VII: Commission To Study The Organization Of Peace



Box 32 Memoranda, reports and some correspondence



Box 33 Memoranda, reports and some correspondence



Box 34 Memoranda, reports and some correspondence



Box 35 Memoranda, reports and some correspondence



Box 36 Printed materials

Series VIII: American Civil Libertties Union



Box 37 1964-1966



Box 38 Adgendas, memoranda, minutes, etc., 1962-1964



Box 39 Adgendas, memoranda, minutes, etc., 1964-1969



Box 40 Adgendas, memoranda, minutes, etc., 1963-1969



Box 41 Adgendas, memoranda, minutes, etc., 1963-1969



Box 42 Committees



Box 43 Committees



Box 44 Undated



Box 45 Miscellaneous



Box 46 Miscellaneous



Box 47 Printed and mimeograph material



Box 48 Printed and mimeograph material



Box 49 Printed material



Box 50 Printed material

Series IX: Miscellaneous Subjects



Box 51 Columbia University


Box 51 George Washington


Box 51 Luis Alberto Sanchez


Box 51 Miscellaneous

Series X: United States Committee For Refugees



Box 52 Memoranda, minutes and printed material



Box 53 Memoranda, minutes and printed material



Box 54 Memoranda, minutes and printed material

Series XI: Printed Material



Box 55 Miscellaneous printed items