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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.
This collection includes letters from prominent sociologists and economists such as Richard T. Ely, Henry C. Adams, Simon N. Patten, Frank W. Taussig, Francis A. Walker, and others, which deal with academic activities in the field of sociology and with Giddings' book, THE PRINCIPLES OF SOCIOLOGY (New York, 1896). In addition, there are letters and manuscripts dealing with the League of Peace, forerunner of the League of Nations; typescripts of his speeches on various subjects; miscellaneous notes; one box of students' term papers and theses dealing with sociological topics; and related printed materials. There are also questionnaires and letters pertaining to a study made in 1911-1912 by George Esdras Bevans on THE DISTRIBUTION OF WORKINGMEN'S TIME. The correspondents include: Jane Addams, William Jennings Bryan, Charles Beard, and Jacob Riis. There is also a bibliography of publications by Giddings and of works relating to his field; and genealogical notes of the Miller/Millard family of New England.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
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); Franklin Henry Giddings papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Alternate Form Available
Cataloged correspondence and manuscripts are also availalbe on microfilm MN# 11634-4.
Arranged manuscripts: Lecture notes, 1907-1908; 1925; 1926 are also available on microfilm MN# 11634-4.
Miscellaneous manuscripts: League of Peace is also available on microfilm MN# 11634-4.
Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Elizabeth Patience Hawes Giddings, 1931.
Gift of Mrs Oscar H. Darter, 1976.
Gift of Mrs Shirley Lehmann Spohr and William L. Lehmann, 1981.
Transferred from Columbiana, 1986.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Processed RJ 09/--/86.
2020-04-07 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Professor of Sociology and the History of Civilization at Columbia University from 1894 until 1931.