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John Morton Blum papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 86

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of typescript drafts and research notes for three published works: Joe Tumulty and the Wilson Era; Woodrow Wilson and the Politics of Morality; and The Promise of America. Also included is some professional and personal correspondence.

Dates

  • 1943-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by John Morton Blum has been transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact mssa.assist@yale.edu.

Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Morton Blum, 1966, 1985, 1991, 1994-1997, 2005, 2007, and 2009. Gift of Lewis L. Gould, 2016-2017. Gift of Pamela Blum, 2019.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by accessions.

Extent

13.67 Linear Feet (20 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0086

Overview

The papers consist of typescript drafts and research notes for three published works: Joe Tumulty and the Wilson Era; Woodrow Wilson and the Politics of Morality; and The Promise of America. Also included is some professional and personal correspondence.

Biographical / Historical

John Morton Blum (A.B. Harvard 1943, M.A. 1947, Ph.D. 1950) was a research associate, assistant professor of history, and associate professor at M.I.T. from 1948-1957. He has been a professor of history at Yale since 1957. Blum died on October 18, 2011, in North Branford, Connecticut.
Title
Guide to the John Morton Blum Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Marguerite S. Witkop and staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
April 1979
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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