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Claudius F. Mayer Collection 1932-1955
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Contains memoranda, drafts, reports, legal data, correspondence, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to the discontinuance of the Index Catalogue and the work of Claudius F. Mayer. Memoranda consist chiefly of communications between Mayer and Frank B. Rogers. Contains some material from Joseph H. McNinch and Harold W. Jones. File of general correspondence to Mayer (1932-48) includes letters from Percy M. Ashburn, Harvey Cushing, John Fulton, Fielding H. Garrison, Arnold Klebs, George Sarton, Henry Sigerist, Charles Singer, and A.S. Yahuda. Correspondence is arranged two ways: chronologically and by subject. Within the subject category, correspondence is arranged chronologically in order to retain the contextual thread of the material. Also included are a copy of an article written by Mayer and some miscellaneous materials which Mayer kept in his office.