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Columbia University Bicentennial Collection, 1953-1954

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\C.U. Bicentennial
Bib ID 4079657 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University
Title Columbia University Bicentennial Collection, 1953-1954
Physical Description 26 linear feet (ca.16200 items in 42 boxes; 9 correspondence file boxes; 1)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/10_COL_09.pdf
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Description

Summary

This is chiefly a collection of tape recordings and some phonograph records of the numerous conferences, seminars and other events held during 1954 in celebration of Columbia University's 200th anniversary. In addition there are 31 tape reels of the CBS Radio Network's series "Man's Right to Knowledge." Also included are Bicentennial press releases, mounted proofs of the plaques used during the observance and typescript and galley proofs with manuscript corrections for two volumes in the Columbia University Bicentennial Series: RESPONSIBLE FREEDOM IN THE AMERICAS and THE UNITY OF KNOWLEDGE

1982 Addition: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches (chiefly excerpts from and ideas for them), notes, photographs, memorabilia and printed materials of the Columbia University Bicentennial Publicity Division.

1986 Addition: Books, pamphlets, other publications and miscellaneous items.

Using the Collection

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Conditions Governing Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Entered in AMC 08/06/90.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Audiotapes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phonograph records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University Bicentennial Committee Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID