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This is a small collection of correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, teletype and mimeographed copies, clippings, and photostats, reflecting Berkman's reporting and intelligence work during the 1940s. There are radio dispatches from wartime Yugoslavia and from Greece in 1944, Office of Strategic Services (OSS) reports and analysis concerning Greece, Turkey, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and the Far East, and a pamphlet reflecting his later work with UNICEF.
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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);Ted Berkman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Ownership and Custodial History
Gift of Joel Blau, 1992.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers: Source of acquisition--Blau, Joel. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--09/21/92. Accession number--M-92-09-21.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers Processed HR 02/23/93.
2020-07-09 EAD document created by CCR.
2020-07-09 Minor additions to the biographical statement made by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Edward O. Berkman (1914-2006) was an intelligence analyst with the O.S.S. and a radio correspondent for the American Broadcasting Company during World War II, and later Educational Director at UNICEF. He was later known as an author and screenwriter.