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Joseph Boromé papers, 1939-1981

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Call No.: MS#1900
Bib ID 6909796 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Boromé, Joseph Alfred, 1919-2002
Title Joseph Boromé papers, 1939-1981
Physical Description 7.14 linear feet (17 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Summary

Correspondence; Notes; Teaching Materials; research Material, etc.

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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); Joseph A. Borome Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

accn number: Source of acquisition--[source of acquisition]. Method of acquisition--Gift, Purchase, etc; Date of acquisition--date.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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Processing Information

2020-12-10 Papers processed cml.

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Revision Description

2020-12-10 Created a complete box list with enhanced description. cml

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Alfred Boromé was a historian who compiled and edited the correspondence of diverse figures, from librarian and scholar Justin Winsor and Reconstruction Senator Hiram Revels to English abolitionist John Candler and Haitian historical figure Toussaint Louverture. A native New Yorker of Caribbean descent, Boromé's parents were from the island of Dominica. He began his career as a librarian, and was head of the Burgess Library at Columbia University (1949-1950) followed by a long career as professor of history at City College in New York (1950-1984). He authored two books"Charles Coffin Jewett" (1951) and "Toussaint Louverture, a Life with Letters" (1984), numerous articles, and wrote extensively on Dominica. Boromé died in 2002.

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Series I: Correspondence



Box 4 Correspondence, 1939-1948 May


Box 4 Correspondence, 1948 June-1951 September


Box 4 Correspondence, 1952 January-December


Box 4 Correspondence, 1953 January-1955 September


Box 4 Correspondence, 1955 October-1956 September


Box 4 Correspondence, 1956 October-December


Box 4 Correspondence, 1957 January-April


Box 4 Correspondence, 1957 April-1958 August



Box 3 Correspondence, 1958-1960

2 folders



Box 5 Correspondence, 1960 October-1961 December


Box 5 Correspondence, 1962 January-December

2 folders


Box 5 Correspondence, 1963 January-1964 April


Box 5 Correspondence, 1964 March-December

3 folders


Box 5 Correspondence, 1965 January-December

2 folders


Box 5 Correspondence, 1966 January-December



Box 3 Correspondence, 1967-1969

4 folders


Box 3 Correspondence, 1970 January-December


Box 3 Correspondence, 1971 January-December



Box 10 Correspondence, 1972 January-December

2 folders


Box 10 Correspondence, 1973 January-September

2 folders



Box 17 Correspondence, 1973 January-December

2 folders


Box 17 Correspondence, 1974 January-December

4 folders



Box 11 Correspondence, 1975 January-December

5 folders



Box 15 Correspondence, 1976 January-December

4 folders


Box 15 Correspondence, 1977 January-December

2 folders



Box 16 Correspondence, 1977 January-December


Box 16 Correspondence, 1978 January-December

4 folders



Box 1 Correspondence, 1979 January-December

4 folders


Box 1 Correspondence, 1980 January-September

3 folders



Box 2 Correspondence, 1980 June-September


Box 2 Correspondence, 1981 January-December

5 folders

Series II: Articles and Related Research Materials



Box 14 Adams, Henry, 1958-1959


Box 14 Aleijadinho [Antônio Francisco Lisboa], 1968


Box 14 American Historians, 1951-1952


Box 14 Bates, Joshua, 1946


Box 14 Beaumont, Gustave de, 1949-1957



Box 13 Bell, William, 1961-1965



Box 12 Bird, M.B., 1968-1971

2 folders



Box 13 Blackwell Family, 1952-1958



Box 14 Bostwick, Arthur E., 1969-1971


Box 14 Caribbean Biography, 1972-1974



Box 13 Chase, Salmon, 1943-1959


Box 13 Clay-Birney Correspondence Sources


Box 13 Douglass, Frederick, 1947-1953


Box 13 The Encyclopedia America, 1967-1968


The Evolution Controversy


Box 13 Correspondence, 1957-1961


Box 13 Drafts, undated


Box 13 Notes, undated



Box 14 Fairchild, Mary Salome Cutler, 1962-1971



Box 13 Falconer, George Charles--Historical Abstracts, 1775-1945, 1955-1956



Box 12 French Guiana, 1965-1967


Box 12 "French Guiana Seeks American Settlers, 1818-1822," Caribbean Studies, 1966-1967


Box 12 History of the Negro Sources, 1952


Maceo, Antonio



Box 14 Correspondence, 1949-1961


Box 14 Notes, 1952-1996



Box 12 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), undated



Box 14 Notable American Women A Biographical Dictionary , 1962-1972



Box 12 Peter, William, 1953-1956



Box 14 Rathbone, Josephine Adams, 1963



Box 12 Revels, Hiram R., 1945-1953


Box 12 Rhodes, James Ford, 1948



Box 14 Utley, George Burwell, 1971-1974



Box 12 West Indian Federation--Article, undated



Box 13 West Indian Federation, 1955-1963


Box 13 Article, 1964



Box 12 Winthrop, Robert C., Jr., 1951-1952

Series III: Subject Files



Box 6 Alabama, 1960-1968


Box 6 Class Notes, 1944-1945, undated

2 folders



Box 7 Class Notes--Columbia University, 1945, undated


Box 7 Class Papers--Columbia University, 1944


Box 7 Class Notes--Union Theological Seminary, 1974


Box 7 Education, 1954-1958


Box 7 Einstein, Albert, 1955-1956


Box 7 Evolution, 1969


Box 7 Federalism in World War I, 1953-1961



Box 6 France Slavery, 1958-1968



Box 7 French, 1955-1956


Box 7 Goodman, Isaac, 1971-1984


Italy Book Project


Box 7 Articles and Notes, 1964-1968



Box 8 Articles and Notes, 1963-1969

2 folders


Box 8 Publisher Rejects, 1963-1969


Box 8 Latin America--class notes, undated



Box 9 Library History, 1952-1955


Box 9 Literature in Music, 1962-1964


Manuscripts


Box 9 Montgomery, Isaiah T., 1964


Box 9 Whipple, George, undated


Box 9 The Negro, 1964-1968, undated

2 folders


Box 9 New York, NY, 1953


Box 9 Loyalists, undated


Box 9 1712 Revolt, 1961



Box 6 Quincy, Edmund, 1946-1959



Box 9 Washington, Booker T., 1945-1973


Box 9 Westinghouse, 1964-1965