Columbia University Archives
 

William V. Harris's History Department files, 1988-1994

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0249
Bib ID 13058033 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harris, William V (William Vernon)
Title William V. Harris's History Department files, 1988-1994
Physical Description 2 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access

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.

Some files are restricted for 75 years from their date of creation.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged by folder title in one series.

Description

Summary

The files relate to his six years as chair of the CU History Department (1988-1994), plus a couple that refer to wider professional activities of some significance outside the University.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

Some files are restricted for 75 years from their date of creation.

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); William V. Harris's History Department Files; Box and Folder; University Arcives. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed, ptl 2/7/2018.

Revision Description

2018-02-06 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Administrative papers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorandums Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
College department heads Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Harris, William V (William Vernon) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

William Vernon Harris, William R. Shepherd Professor of History, specialized in the history of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. He received his B.A., M.A. and D.Phil. degrees from Oxford University. His books include Dreams and Experience in Classical Antiquity (2009), Restraining Rage: the Ideology of Anger Control in Classical Antiquity (2002), Ancient Literacy (1989), and War and Imperialism in Republican Rome (corrected edition, 1985). His edited books include Rethinking the Mediterranean (2005) and The Monetary Systems of the Greeks and Romans (2008). He has written a number of articles about the economic history of the Roman Empire, and is seeing through the press a collection of them that is provisionally entitled Rome's Imperial Economy. W.V. Harris was the Director of Columbia's Center for the Ancient Mediterranean. Harris's articles include "The Mediterranean and Ancient History", published in Rethinking the Mediterranean (Oxford University Press, 2005), "Quando E Come L'Italia Divenne Per La Prima Volta Italia? Un Saggio Sulla Politica Dell'Identità", and "The Late Republic", from the Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World.