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Aaron W. Warner Papers, 1936-2004

Summary Information

At a Glance

Title:Aaron W. Warner Papers, 1936-2004
Physical description:22 linear feet ( 52 document boxes).
Language(s):In English

This collection is arranged in three series


Scope and Content

The collected papers of Aaron W. Warner, former Director of the University Seminars, include his writings on domestic and foreign labor, course notes, and documents from his time at the University Seminars.

Series I: Labor

Subseries I.1: Collective bargaining materials, 1960s (418)

Subseries I.2: Training, technology, social change (415)

Subseries I.3: Labor and politics (414)

Subseries I,4: Welfare, State, MS materials (405)

Subseries I.5: Government industrial relations notes (417)

Subseries I.6: Labor & Union Problems, 1940s-1960s (426)

Subseries I.7: Unemployment (433):

Subseries I.8: Inflation (421)

Subseries I.9: Economics (400)

Subseries I.10: Economic policy (425)

Subseries I.11: American unions, American labor (423)

Subseries I.12: British labor: notes, materials, 1940s-1960s (435)

Subseries I.13: British unions, British labor (430)

SubseriesI.14: British Labor Party (427)

Subseries I.16: International labor (441)

Subseries I.17: International labor (416)

Subseries I.18: International labor relations materials (403)

Subseries I.19: International labor; notes, materials, 1940s-1960s (445)

Subseries I.20: International labor relations, unions, and politics (422)

Subseries I.22: Manuscripts, Writings; Maritime Administration Reports, 1964-1966

Subseries I.23: Manuscripts, notes and materials (420):

Subseries I.24: TUC Workforce

Subseries I.25: Manuscripts, Writing

Subseries I.26: Manuscripts, Writing; Labor notes

Subseries I.27: (438)-Notes, Materials (438)

Series II: Career

Subseries II.1 Columbia University Career

Subseries II.2 Personal Career

Series III: The University Seminars

Subseries III.1: Conferences

Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Manuscripts Curator and University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Aaron W. Warner Papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Collections:

University Seminars Records Columbia University Libraries.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers processed by Summer Hart

Finding aid written by Summer Hart 2015.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 21, 2015

Finding aid written in English.

    2015-07-21 File created.

Subject Headings

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Warner, Aaron W., 1908-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Aaron W. Warner began his career as one of Felix Frankfirter's "bright young men" in the New Deal. At the age of 46, he began a more than half century affiliation with Columbia University; where he served as a professor of economics, dean of the School of General Studies during the 1970s and director of the University Seminars program. He died on August 25, 2000 at the age of 92.