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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Scholarship Essay Submissions

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Scope and Contents Note

The record group includes twelve essays submitted by Columbia University undergraduates in connection with the competition for a scholarship sponsored annually by New-York Historical Society from 1925-1933. During that period, seven essays won awards; six of those winning essays are in the record group. The seventh winning essay, by Leon Hirsch Keyserling, does not appear to be in the record group, though it is possible that the essay submitted under the pseudonym C.F.M in 1927 is Keyserling's. The record group also includes some essays that did not win an award although it is certain that not all essays submitted to Columbia are in the record group.

Arrangement Note

The essays are arranged in chronological order.

The container list entry includes the name of the essayist as presented on the title page. Some of the essayists used pseudonyms; where the actual name is known, it follows the pseudonym in [brackets].