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Franklin Henry Giddings papers, 1890-1931

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0483
Bib ID 4079719 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Giddings, Franklin Henry, 1855-1931
Title Franklin Henry Giddings papers, 1890-1931
Physical Description 3.5 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language(s) English .

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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

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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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Processed RJ 09/--/86.

Revision Description

2020-04-07 EAD document created by CCR.

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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Bibliographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genealogies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lecture notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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Adams, Henry C (Henry Carter), 1851-1921 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Beard, Charles A (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ely, Richard T (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Families -- New England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
League of Nations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Patten, Simon N (Simon Nelson), 1852-1922 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Riis, Jacob A (Jacob August), 1849-1914 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociology Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taussig, F. W (Frank William), 1859-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Walker, Francis Amasa, 1840-1897 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor of Sociology and the History of Civilization at Columbia University from 1894 until 1931.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts

This series is also available on microfilm, MN# 11634-4.

Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence

Box 1 Adams, Henry Carter

Box 1 Addams, Jane

Box 1 Beard, Charles Austin

Box 1 Boas, Franz

Box 1 Brett, George Platt

Box 1 Bryan, William Jennings

Box 1 Butler, Nicholas Murray

Box 1 Commons, John R.

Box 1 Craig, Anne Throop

Box 1 De Forest, Robert W.

Box 1 Devine, Edward T.

Box 1 Ely, Richard Theodore

Box 1 Felts, Aristene N.

Box 1 Giddings, Franklin H.

Box 1 Giddings, L. Margaret

Box 1 Norton, Alice Peloubet

Box 1 Hall, Arthur Cleveland

Box 1 Harper, William Hainey

Box 1 Holt, Hamilton

Box 1 Low, Seth

Box 1 Mead, Lucia True Ames

Box 1 Miller, Royal R.

Box 1 Patten, Simon Nelson

Box 1 Reynolds, James Bronson

Box 1 Riis, Jacob A.

Box 1 Scott, Lizzette R.

Box 1 Seligman, Edwin Robert Anderson

Box 1 Slosson, Edwind Emery

Box 1 Stelzle, Charles

Box 1 Taussig, Frank William

Box 1 Trent, William Peterfield

Box 1 Walker, Francis Amasa

Box 1 Ward, William Hayes

Box 1 Wise, Stephen S.

Subseries I.2: Cataloged Manuscripts

Box 1 Giddings, Franklin H.

Box 1 Marburg, Theodore

Series II: Subject Files

Box 2 Bibliography of F.H. Giddings

Columbia University

Box 2 Memorabilia

Box 2 Miscellaneous Memoranda, 1911-1913

Box 2 Political Science Quarterly, 1913

Box 2 Scholarships, 1913

Box 2 School of Journalism, 1912-1913

Lecture Notes

Lecture notes are also available on microfilm, MN# 11634-4.

Box 2 Lecture Notes, 1907-1908

Box 2 Lecture Notes, 1925

Box 2 Lecture Notes, 1926

Box 2 Miscellaneous Correspondence

Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Box 2 Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Box 2 Civilization and Society

An outline.

Box 2 League of Peace

This manuscript is also available on microfilm, MN# 11634-4.

Box 2 Notes

Box 2 Photographs

Box 3 Questionnaires and Related Correspondence Re: "The Distribution of Workingmen's Time" Study by George Esdras Bevans

Box 3 Students' Papers

Series III: Printed Materials

Box 4 Pamphlets, Periodicals, and Clippings

Box 5 Pamphlets and Reprints by Giddings

Box 6 Pamphlets and Reprints by Giddings

Box 6 Books by Giddings

Box 7 Books by Giddings

Series IV: Bibliography and Genealogy

Box 8 Notes for a Genealogical Study of the Miller/Millard Family of New England

Box 8 Bibliography of F.H. Giddings' Works and of Works in His Field

On index cards.