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Rozwenc Papers, 1952-1972
53 archives boxes (26.2 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Historian. Contains professional correspondence, manuscripts, course materials and research materials documenting his career.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Rozwenc Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from Rozwenc Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical Note

Edwin Charles Rozwenc was born on May 21, 1915 in Dover, New Jersey. He graduated from Amherst College in the Class of 1937 and obtaining his M.A. (1938) and Ph.D. (1941) from Columbia University. After teaching history at Clark University from 1942 to 1946, Rozwenc returned to Amherst as a professor of History. During his professorship, which began in 1946 and continued until his death in 1974, Rozwenc wrote or edited many books on American history and served as chairman of the Department of American Studies at Amherst College. He is the author of Cooperatives Come to America (1941), Slavery as a Cause of the Civil War (1949), Reconstruction in the South (1952), The New Deal (1958), The Cause of the American Civil War (1961), Ideology and Power in the Age of Jackson (1964), and The People Make a Nation (1971).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists chiefly of professional correspondence, manuscripts, course materials and research materials documenting Rozwenc's career as a historian, editor, and teacher of American Studies at Amherst College, 1946-1974.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Rozwenc Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from Rozwenc Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in Edwin Charles Rozwenc (AC 1937) Papers

History of the Collection


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
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Language
English.