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Peter M. Riccio papers, 1911-1977

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1068
Bib ID 7469749 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Riccio, Peter M (Peter Michael), 1898-
Title Peter M. Riccio papers, 1911-1977
Physical Description 11.5 linear feet (22 document boxes; 1 flat box; 1 map case)
Language(s) English , Italian .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in seven series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, memos, forms, photograph, audio cassettes, artwork, printed material, and memorabilia relating to Riccio's academic career and his direction of the Casa Italiana.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

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); Peter M. Riccio papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

No accruals are expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed Karen Aponte-Velez 2003.

Revision Description

2010-02-24 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

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Subject

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"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University. Casa italiana Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Riccio, Peter M (Peter Michael), 1898- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Peter M. Riccio was professor of Italian and director of the Casa Italiana. Riccio was born in New York City on August 6, 1898. He graduated from Columbia College in 1921 and stayed on to teach Italian French Spanish and comparative literature. In 1929 he received his Ph. D. In 1931 he was appointed assistant professor of Italian at Barnard College, and in 1940 he returned to Columbia College to teach. He was appointed full professor and director of the Casa in 1957 and retired from both positions on July 1, 1966. His books include Perele 1936 (with S. F. Vanni); Italian Authors of Today, 1937 (with S. F. Vanni); and Ridete e Imparate 1942 (with S. F. Vanni and L. S. Trotta). Ricco died in 1990.