|Columbia University Archives|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series, by date of lecture.
This collection comprises 85 VHS tapes of the lectures of Brian Greene, Fall 1997-Spring 2002.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The RBML cannot provide access to original time-based media material which has not been first been reformatted for preservation. Researchers are welcome to examine archival time-based media items and decide whether they wish to place an order for Audio/Video reformatting. If copyright and/or condition restrictions apply, it may not be possible to digitize a requested item. Please note that A/V reformatting is handled by an outside vendor and typically takes 6-8 weeks.
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
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); Brian Greene Lectures; Box and Tape. University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2013.2014.M201: Source of acquisition--Ellie Ransom, Mathematics - Math Library. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2014-06-17.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection was processed by Christina Cary (CC 2015), June 2014.
Finding aid written by Patrick Lawlor, June 2014.
2014-06-24 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Brian Greene (Ph.D., Oxford University, 1987) is a leading theoretical physicist and string theorist. He has been a professor at Columbia University since 1996. He is chairman of the World Science Festival, which he co-founding it in 2008.