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Nicholas Murray Butler papers, [ca. 1891-1947] 

Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947.
Phys. Desc: 
326 linear ft. ( 600 boxes & 315 volumes)
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Biographical Note

University president. Butler was president of Columbia University, 1902-1945.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence; manuscripts of books, chapters, addresses, lectures, articles, and other writings; clippings and other printed materials relating to Butler's life and career, and memorabilia, ca. 1900-1947. Also, correspondence, 1891-1946, between Butler and presidents of the United States including William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Harry S. Truman.