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Series I: Letters, Drama, and Music
Series II: Journalism
At a Glance
Organized in five series:
Series I. Letters, Drama, and Music; Series II. Journalism; Series III: Special Awards and Citations, 1917-present; Series IV: Miscellaneous, Not Categorized; Series V: Photographs of Award Winners
Scope and Content
The collection consists of prize-winning exhibits, although there are some exhibits which were awarded an honorable mention. Many of the exhibits are quite large and awkward to handle. In some cases the exhibit might be in a fragile condition and require delicate handling. In many cases, the exhibit is accompanied by an Entry Form, a Nominating Letter, a Photograph of the Winner, a short Biography of the Winner. The Photograph of the Winner is sometimes kept with the exhibit and sometimes the photograph has been removed and will be found in Series III: Photographs of Winners.
Using the Collection
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Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions this collection.
Boxes 162-212; 362-364; 365; 367 & 368 are located off-site.are located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Pulitzer Prizes Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Pulitzer Prizes Site
The Pulitzer Prizes Home Page. Click here to find out all about the Pulitzer Prizes, including how to submit, and to view the digital prizewinning entries since 2012.
The Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism Archives. Composed of the winning entries in the Journalism categories of the Prizes. For the years 1917 - 1995, winning entries are on microfilm.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed ptl 3/21/2013.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Pulitzer Prizes were established by Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-American journalist and newspaper publisher, who left money to Columbia University upon his death in 1911. Pulitzer's endowment included the formation of the Pulitzer Prize for journalism, music, drama, and literature, established in 1917.
The Pulitzer Prize is administered by Columbia University.