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Sigmund Diamond papers, 1950-1990

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0343
Bib ID 4079812 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Diamond, Sigmund
Title Sigmund Diamond papers, 1950-1990
Physical Description 52 linear feet (125 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged correspondence, Box 1; Arranged correspondence, Boxes 1-26;Arranged manuscripts, Boxes 27-30; Subject files, Boxes 31-38; Research files, Boxes 89-112; Printed materials, Boxes 113-124;Miscellaneous printed material, Box 125.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, subject files and research notes of Sigmund Diamond. Included among the correspondence are Diamond's letters to and from various distinguished members of Columbia University and other academic insitutions, as well as correspondence with many noted sociologists and historians. Included in the manuscripts is Diamond's "In Quest." The subject files comprise material from Diamond's tenure at Columbia and include some material pertaining to his forced departure from Harvard in the 1950's due to his previous communist affiliation, and his active role in maintaining the efficacy of the Freedom of Information Act. The research files include microfilms and notes.

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); Sigmund Diamond papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Sigmund Diamond, 1990.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed JSM 09/02/1992.

Revision Description

2010-01-27 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"
Addresses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bibliographies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Budgets Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoranda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oral histories (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Questionnaires Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Surveys Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tables Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Testimony Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Transcripts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bundy, McGeorge Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Bureau of Applied Social Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Communism -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harvard University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kissinger, Henry, 1923- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social problems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociology -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Sigmund Diamond (1920-1999),Giddings Professor of Sociology and Emeritus Professor of History, Columbia University, 1955-1986.

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Series I: Catalogued Correspondence



Box I Isaac Stern

Series II: Arranged Correspondence



Box 1 Abramovitz - Blackington



Box 2 Blau - Cowan



Box 3 Calligan - Fishmay



Box 4 Fraenkel - Halberstam



Box 5 Hammock - Hurvitz



Box 6 Hurvitz - Lerner



Box 7 Levy - Litwack



Box 8 Lorusso - Miller



Box 9 Mintz - Osherov



Box 10 Oved - Rysman



Box 11 Sacks - Schapiro



Box 12 Shenker - Ward



Box 13 Warshawski - Zuckerman



Box 14 1950-1951



Box 15 1962-1965



Box 16 1966-1967



Box 17 1968-1970



Box 18 1971-1973



Box 19 1974-1976



Box 20 1977-1979



Box 21 1980



Box 22 1980-1981



Box 23 1982-1984



Box 24 1985



Box 25 Miscellaneous



Box 26 Sociology Department Miscellaneous

Series III: Arranged Manuscripts



Box 27 "In Quest"



Box 28 "In Quest"



Box 29 "In Quest", Photocopies



Box 30 "In Quest", Financial reports, photocopies, miscellaneous



Box 31 Transcript of oral history


Box 31 Early version of paper delivered at American sociological association


Box 31 "A casual view of America"

Series IV: Subject Files


Subseries IV.1: Columbia University



Box 31a GSAS committee Executive committee on curriculum



Box 31b GSAS committee Executive committee on curriculum



Box 32 GSAS committee Executive committee on curriculum



Box 33 GSAS committee Executive committee on curriculum



Box 34 GSAS committee Executive committee on curriculum



Box 35 Executive committee Reports & printed material



Box 36 Executive committee Reports & printed material



Box 37 Executive committee Reports & printed material



Box 38 Committees, commissions, senate & misc.



Box 39 Committees, commissions, senate & misc.



Box 40 Committees, commissions, senate & misc.



Box 41 Committees, commissions, senate & misc.



Box 42 Faculty housing


Box 42 Institute of early American history and culture


Box 42 Fulbright



Box 43 Committees & conferences


Box 43 Sabbaticals


Box 43 Archival correspondence



Box 44 Sub-committee on Ph.D. program in Architecture and urban planning



Box 45 University Senate



Box 46 University housing & rent protests



Box 47 Bicentennial celebration


Box 47 --Hudson institute project


Box 47 --Evaluation--Rutgers



Box 48 School of Public Health



Box 49 Commission on academic priorities in arts & sciences


Box 49 --Disciplinary committee


Box 49 --Student disorders


Series IV.2: Sociology Department



Box 50 Chairperson of sociology dept.



Box 51 Director of graduate studies



Box 52 Director of graduate studies



Box 53 Director of graduate studies



Box 54 & 55 Oral exams



Box 56 Student papers



Box 57 Student papers



Box 58 Student papers



Box 59 Student papers



Box 60 Student papers



Box 61 Student papers



Box 62 Ph.D dissertations



Box 63 Ph.D dissertations



Box 64 Ph.D dissertations



Box 65 Ph.D dissertations



Box 66 Ph.D dissertations



Box 67 Ph.D dissertations



Box 68 Ph.D dissertations



Box 69 Ph.D dissertations



Box 70 Sociology department--Legitimation--Historical sociology for graduates



Box 71 Miscellaneous

Series V: Miscellaneous Subject Files



Box 72 American Academy of Arts and Sciences



Box 73 ACLS



Box 74 Behavioral & Social Sciences Survey Committee



Box 75 Book reviews



Box 76 Conferences & trips



Box 77 Etzioni, Amitai



Box 78 Etzioni, Amitai



Box 79 Etzioni, Amitai



Box 80 Grants



Box 81 National Endowment for the Humanities



Box 82 National Research Council Behavior modification therapy



Box 83 Political Science Quarterly


Box 83 --Jewish Social Studies



Box 84 Publishers - contracts, correspondence



Box 85 Serge Lang



Box 86 Serge Lang



Box 87 Miscellaneous academic: National science fund; Short term lectureships; Dirctor of scholars, 1979-80; Miscellaneous, 1980



Box 88 Institute for Advanced Studies NYU appointment & lectures, Vassar

Series VI: Research Files



Box 89 Anti-semitism



Box 90 Anti-semitism



Box 91 Bilingualism project



Box 92 Bilingualism project



Box 93 Freedom of information



Box 94 Freedom of information



Box 95 Jewish materials - organizations & projects



Box 96 Jewish materials - organizations & projects



Box 97 Jewish materials - organizations & projects



Box 98 Miscellaneous files



Box 99 Miscellaneous files



Box 100 Notes for bibliography on background of civilization & notes on colonization


Box 100 Miscellaneous notes on notecards



Box 101 Miscellaneous notes on notecards



Box 102 Miscellaneous notes on notecards



Box 103 Miscellaneous notes on notecards



Box 104 Miscellaneous notes on notecards



Box 105 Photocopies from archives nationales & bibliotheque nationale



Box 106 Photocopies from archives nationales & bibliotheque nationale



Box 107 Photocopies from archives nationales & bibliotheque nationale



Box 108 Photocopies from archives nationales & bibliotheque nationale



Box 109 Microfilm from archives de ministere



Box 110 Microfilm from archives de ministere



Box 111 Microfilm from archives de ministere



Box 112 Microfilm from archives de ministere

Series VII: Printed Materials



Box 113 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 114 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 115 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 116 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 117 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 118 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 119 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 120 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 121 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 122 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 123 Articles, speeches & reprints



Box 124 Offprints inscribed



Box 125 Miscellaneous printed material