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Seymour Melman papers, 1958-1997

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0863
Bib ID 4079724 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Melman, Seymour
Title Seymour Melman papers, 1958-1997
Physical Description 46 linear feet (46 linear feet 146 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by subject and book title.

Description

Summary

Manuscripts, notes, conference papers, and printed materials. Included are research files, notes, and other materials used for manuscripts of THE IMPACT OF THE PATENT SYSTEM ON RESEARCH (1958), Study of the Subcommittee on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Committee of the Judiciary United States Senate, 85th Congress, 2nd Session Persuant to S. Res. 236, Study No. 11; OUR DEPLETED SOCIETY (1965); PENTAGON CAPITALISM (1970); THE PERMANENT WAR ECONOMY (1974); PROFITS WITHOUT PRODUCTION (1983). The development of a military industry and federal policy in the U.S. is recorded in THE MILITARY ECONOMY (1981), a 2 volume, unpublished collection of New York Times articles that traces war economy from 1865 to 1981. THE PEACE RACE (1962) research papers record the national debate on military policy under President Kennedy. The research papers for IN THE NAME OF AMERICA (1968) report violations of the laws of war by the U.S. in Vietnam. There are also conference papers and related materials documenting efforts to implement demilitarization and economic conversion

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); Seymour Memlan 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

Papers Entered in AMC 10/26/1990.

Research materials Processed 11/09/1997.

Revision Description

2010-02-16 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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Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brochures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
First drafts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts for publication Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prefaces Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Defense contracts -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engineers -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial engineering Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial engineers -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial management -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial policy -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industrial productivity -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Industries -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Atrocities Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
War -- Economic aspects -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
War crimes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author and professor of industrial engineering at Columbia University. Prof. Melman was born in 1917.