Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Society of American Historians records, 1879-1976, bulk 1939-1976

Series IV: History Agency, 1952-1953

This series contains materials related to the History Agency, an organization that from 1952-1953 attempted to connect professional historians with members of the media in need of history services. In addition to correspondence and prospectuses, the series contains radio scripts that the agency prepared for the National Broadcasting Company's series, Omnibus, in 1953.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only CU affiliates may view materials on-site. YOU MUST REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT BEFORE PLACING REQUESTS. Email rbml@library.columbia.edu to request an appointment. You may submit a request for materials once your appointment is confirmed. Affiliates will login with their uni and password, and need to register the first time they make a request.

Box 16 Folder 7-8 Correspondence--Fundraising, 1952-1953, (2 Folders)

Omnibus, NBC Radio Scripts

Box 17 Folder 1 "Letters of Mozart,", 1953

Box 17 Folder 2 "Napoleon,", 1953

Box 17 Folder 3 "Roger Williams and the Tradition of Civil Liberties,", 1953

Box 17 Folder 4 "Stroke of Fate,", 1953

Box 17 Folder 5 Prospectus, 1952-1953

Box 17 Folder 6 "World of History and the American Story,", 1953-1957