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Columbia College records, 1875-2015, bulk 1969-1987

Series I. Office of the Dean, 1892-2016

This series consists of (2) subseries: Subseries I.1 Dean's Records, 1892-1923 and Subseries I.2 Dean's Records, 1926-2016.

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I.1 Dean's Records, 1892-1923

Subseries I.1 consists primarily of the general correspondence of the Dean and materials related to Columbia College students during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and covers the period encompassing 1910 through 1923. Three deanships are represented in this subseries. John Henry Van Amringe (CC, 1860; 1st Dean, 1894-1910), Frederick P. Keppel (CC, 1899; 2nd Dean, 1910-1917); and Herbert E. Hawkes (Acting Dean, 1917, 3rd Dean, 1918-1942).

The correspondenceis arranged chronologically as well as alphabetically, in the order in which they were originally filed. This correspondence is varied, ranging from requests for recommendation to letters sent informing faculty of a student's intent to take a leave of absence or scholarship money. Also included in this subseries is information about student activities. Filed in folders whose titles include the term "Miscellaneous," are lists of students who were placed on probation, students who withdrew from Columbia College, and brochures originating from different sources, ostensibly to provide guidance to Columbia College administrators. Folders entitled "Columbia College Committees" and "Fraternity Life" provide information about these aspects of Columbia College. Additional manuscripts include the Minutes of Faculty (1892-1968).

The Columbia College Faculty Minutes, in turn, comprise the minutes of the Faculty of Columbia College during the years 1892 through 1960 and October 29, 1968. The faculty minutes further contain statistical information about Columbia College students during the aforementioned years, lists of graduating students, the text of biographical information read during faculty meetings about recently deceased faculty members, graduation programs, information on withdrawn students, resolutions concerning graduation requirements, information on the courses offered during these years, faculty announcements and information about the academic standing of various students. The records created during 1894 through 1900 are handwritten and feature strong descriptions of financial matters.



Box 23 Committee on Admissions and Examinations, 1897-1899


Box 23 Committee on Entrance Examinations, 1898-1904

2 folders


Box 23 University Committee on Entrance Examinations, 1900-1909



Box 2 Minutes of Faculty, 1892-1907

3 bound volumes



Box 3 Minutes of Faculty, 1894-1968

28 folders



Box 4 Office of the Dean--General Files--Correspondence, 1913-1923


Box 4 Booklets, 1914

2 folders


Box 4 Daily Record, 1910-1911

2 folders


Box 4 "A" to "B", 1913-1914


Box 4 "C" to "D", 1913-1914


Box 4 "E" to "G", 1913-1914


Box 4 "H" to "I", 1913-1914


Box 4 "J" to "K", 1913-1914


Box 4 "L" to "M", 1913-1914


Box 4 "N" to "Q", 1913-1914


Box 4 "R" to "S", 1913-1914


Box 4 "T" to "Z", 1913-1914


Box 4 Committees on Honor System, Religious Work, Student Organizations, 1913

2 folders


Box 4 Miscellaneous, 1913-1914


Box 4 "A" to "B", 1914


Box 4 "C" to "D", 1914


Box 4 "E" to "G", 1914


Box 4 "H", 1914


Box 4 Committee on Instruction (COI)--Minutes, 1914


Box 4 "J" to "L", 1914


Box 4 "M", 1914


Box 4 "N" to "P", 1914


Box 4 "R", 1914


Box 4 "S"--Committee on Scholarship, 1914


Box 4 "T" to "Z", 1914


Box 4 Fraternities, 1914



Box 5 Miscellaneous, 1914


Box 5 "A" to "B", 1914


Box 5 "C" to "D", 1914


Box 5 "E" to "F", 1914


Box 5 "G", 1914


Box 5 "H" to "K", 1914


Box 5 "L" to "M", 1914


Box 5 "N" to "R", 1914


Box 5 "S", 1914


Box 5 "T" to "Z", 1914


Box 5 "A", 1914


Box 5 "B", 1914


Box 5 "C" to "D", 1914


Box 5 "E" to "G", 1914


Box 5 "H" to "J", 1914


Box 5 "K" to "L", 1914


Box 5 "M" to "O", 1914


Box 5 "P" to "R", 1914


Box 5 "S", 1914


Box 5 "T" to "Z", 1914


Box 5 Miscellaneous, 1914


Box 5 "A" to "B", 1914


Box 5 "C" to "D", 1914


Box 5 "E" to "G", 1914


Box 5 "H" to "J", 1914



Box 6 "K" to "L", 1914


Box 6 "M", 1914


Box 6 "N" to "R", 1914


Box 6 "S", 1914


Box 6 "T" to "Z", 1914


Box 6 Fraternities, 1914


Box 6 "A" to "B", 1914


Box 6 "C", 1914


Box 6 "D" to "F", 1914


Box 6 "G", 1914


Box 6 "H" to "I", 1914


Box 6 "J" to "K", 1914


Box 6 "L" to "M", 1914


Box 6 "N" to "R", 1914


Box 6 "S", 1914


Box 6 "T" to "Z", 1914


Box 6 Miscellaneous, 1914

2 folders


Box 6 The Budget, 1914


Box 6 "A" to "B", 1914


Box 6 "C" to "D", 1914


Box 6 "E" to "F", 1914


Box 6 "G" to "J", 1914


Box 6 Committee on Instruction (COI)--Minutes, 1914


Box 6 "K" to "M", 1914


Box 6 "N" to "Z", 1914



Box 7 Information Regarding Honors Courses, 1913-1916


Box 7 Miscellaneous, 1914


Box 7 "A" to "B", 1914


Box 7 "D" to "E", 1914


Box 7 "F" to "H", 1914


Box 7 Committee on Instruction (COI), 1914


Box 7 "J" to "M", 1914


Box 7 "N" to "R", 1914


Box 7 "S", 1914


Box 7 "T" to "Z", 1914


Box 7 Miscellaneous, 1915


Box 7 "A" to "B", 1915


Box 7 "B" to "D", 1915


Box 7 "E" to "F", 1915


Box 7 "G", 1915


Box 7 "H", 1914-1915


Box 7 "I" to "J"--Committee on Instruction (COI)


Box 7 "K" to "L", 1914-1915


Box 7 "M", 1914-1915


Box 7 "N" to "Q", 1914-1915


Box 7 "R", 1914-1915


Box 7 "S", 1914-1915


Box 7 "T" to "V", 1914-1915


Box 7 "W" to "Z", 1914-1915



Box 8 Miscellaneous, 1914-1915

2 folders


Box 8 "A" to "B", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "C", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "D" to "F", 1915

3 folders


Box 8 "G" to "H", 1915-1916

3 folders


Box 8 "I" to "J", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "K", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "L", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "M", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "N" to "R", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "S", 1915

2 folders


Box 8 "T" to "Z", 1915

3 folders



Box 9 Miscellaneous, 1915

5 folders


Box 9 "A" to "C", 1915

4 folders


Box 9 "D" to "E", 1915

2 folders


Box 9 "F", 1915

2 folders


Box 9 "G" to "H", 1915

2 folders


Box 9 "I" to "K", 1915

3 folders


Box 9 "L" to "M", 1915

3 folders


Box 9 "N" to "P", 1915

2 folders


Box 9 "R", 1915

2 folders


Box 9 "S", 1915

2 folders


Box 9 "T" to "Z", 1915

2 folders



Box 10 Miscellaneous, 1915

2 folders


Box 10 "A" to "H", 1915-1916

14 folders


Box 10 "I" to "K" Committee on Instruction (COI), 1916


Box 10 "I" to "N", 1915-1916

6 folders


Box 10 "N" to "R", 1915-1916

5 folders


Box 10 "S", 1915


Box 10 "T" to "Z", 1915



Box 11 "A" to "B", 1915


Box 11 "C", 1915


Box 11 "D" to "E", 1915


Box 11 "F" to "G", 1915


Box 11 "H" to "I", 1915


Box 11 "J" to "L", 1915


Box 11 "M", 1915


Box 11 "N" to "P", 1915


Box 11 "R", 1915


Box 11 "S", 1915


Box 11 "T" to "Z", 1915


Box 11 Miscellaneous, 1915


Box 11 "A" to "B", 1915


Box 11 "C", 1915


Box 11 "D" to "E", 1915


Box 11 "F" to "G", 1915


Box 11 "H", 1915


Box 11 "I" to "J", 1915


Box 11 "K", 1915


Box 11 "L", 1915


Box 11 "M", 1915


Box 11 "N" to "P", 1915


Box 11 "R", 1915


Box 11 "S", 1915


Box 11 "T" to "Z", 1915


Box 11 Miscellaneous, 1915



Box 12 Miscellaneous, 1916


Box 12 "A" to "B", 1916


Box 12 "C", 1916

2 folders


Box 12 "D" to "F", 1916

4 folders


Box 12 "G"

2 folders


Box 12 "H", 1916

2 folders


Box 12 "I" to "K", 1916

2 folders


Box 12 "L" to "M", 1916

3 folders


Box 12 "N" to "Q", 1916

2 folders


Box 12 "R", 1916

2 folders


Box 12 "S", 1916

2 folders


Box 12 "T" to "Z", 1916

3 folders



Box 13 Miscellaneous, 1916

3 folders


Box 13 "A" to "B", 1916

4 folders


Box 13 "C", 1916


Box 13 "D", 1916


Box 13 "E" to "G", 1916


Box 13 "H" to "I", 1916


Box 13 "J" to "L", 1916


Box 13 "M" to "N", 1916


Box 13 "O" to "Q", 1916


Box 13 "R" to "S", 1916

3 folders


Box 13 "T" to "Z", 1916

5 folders



Box 14 Fraternities, 1915-1916

2 folders


Box 14 Journalism, 1915-1916


Box 14 Material for Faculty, 1915-1916


Box 14 Miscellaneous, 1915-1916

3 folders


Box 14 National City Bank, 1915-1916


Box 14 Prospective Students, 1915-1916


Box 14 Students, 1916


Box 14 Swimming, 1915-1916


Box 14 "A", 1916


Box 14 "B", 1916


Box 14 "C", 1916


Box 14 "D" to "E", 1916


Box 14 "F" to "G", 1916


Box 14 "H", 1916


Box 14 "I" to "K", 1916


Box 14 "L", 1916


Box 14 "M", 1916


Box 14 "N" to "Q", 1916


Box 14 "R", 1916


Box 14 "S", 1916


Box 14 "T" to "Z", 1916

2 folders



Box 15 Budget Letters, 1916-1917

2 folders


Box 15 Honors, 1916-1917


Box 15 Miscellaneous, 1916


Box 15 "A", 1916


Box 15 "B", 1916

2 folders


Box 15 "C", 1916


Box 15 "D" to "E", 1916


Box 15 "F" to "G", 1916


Box 15 "H", 1916


Box 15 "I" to "K", 1916


Box 15 "L", 1916


Box 15 "M", 1916


Box 15 "N" to "Q", 1916


Box 15 "R", 1916


Box 15 "S", 1916


Box 15 "T" to "Z", 1916


Box 15 "A", 1917


Box 15 "B", 1917


Box 15 "C", 1917


Box 15 "D" to "E", 1917


Box 15 "F" to "G", 1917


Box 15 "H" to "I", 1917


Box 15 "I" to "K", 1917



Box 16 "L", 1917


Box 16 "M", 1917


Box 16 "N" to "Q", 1917


Box 16 "R", 1917


Box 16 "S", 1917


Box 16 "T" to "Z", 1917


Box 16 Miscellaneous, 1917

2 folders


Box 16 "A" to "B", 1917


Box 16 "D" to "E", 1917


Box 16 "F", 1917


Box 16 "G" to "H", 1917


Box 16 "I" to "K", 1917


Box 16 "L" to "M", 1917


Box 16 "N" to "R", 1917


Box 16 "S", 1917


Box 16 "T" to "Z", 1917


Box 16 "A" to "C", 1917


Box 16 "D" to "G", 1917


Box 16 "H", 1917


Box 16 "I" to "K", 1917


Box 16 "L", 1917


Box 16 "M" to "O", 1917


Box 16 "P" to "S", 1917


Box 16 "T" to "V", 1917



Box 17 "W" to "Z", 1917


Box 17 Miscellaneous, 1917


Box 17 "A" to "C", 1917


Box 17 "D" to "F", 1917


Box 17 "G" to "H", 1917


Box 17 "I" to "J", 1917


Box 17 "K", 1917


Box 17 "L" to "N", 1917


Box 17 "O" to "R", 1917


Box 17 "S" to "T", 1917


Box 17 "U" to "Z", 1917


Box 17 "A", 1917


Box 17 "B" to "C", 1917


Box 17 "D" to "F", 1917


Box 17 "G" to "H", 1917


Box 17 "I" to "L", 1917


Box 17 "M", 1917


Box 17 "N" to "R", 1917


Box 17 "S", 1917


Box 17 "T" to "Z", 1917


Box 17 Miscellaneous, 1917


Box 17 "A" to "B", 1917


Box 17 "C" to "F", 1917


Box 17 "G" to "H", 1917


Box 17 "J" to "L", 1917



Box 18 "M" to "O", 1917


Box 18 "P" to "R", 1917


Box 18 "S", 1917


Box 18 "T" to "Z", 1917


Box 18 Miscellaneous, 1918


Box 18 "A" to "B", 1918


Box 18 "C" to "D", 1918


Box 18 "E" to "F", 1918


Box 18 "G" to "H", 1918


Box 18 "I" to "K", 1918


Box 18 "L" to "M", 1918


Box 18 "P" to "R", 1918


Box 18 "S", 1918


Box 18 "T" to "Z", 1918


Box 18 Miscellaneous, 1918


Box 18 "A" to "B", 1918


Box 18 "C", 1918


Box 18 "D" to "G", 1918


Box 18 "H" to "I", 1918


Box 18 "J" to "K", 1918


Box 18 "L" to "M", 1918


Box 18 "N" to "R", 1918


Box 18 "S", 1918


Box 18 "T" to "Z", 1918


Box 18 Miscellaneous, 1919


Box 18 "A" to "L", 1920-1923


Box 18 "M", 1920-1923


Box 18 "P" to "R", 1920-1923


Box 18 "S", 1920-1923


Box 18 "T" to "Z", 1920-1923


I.2 Dean's Records, 1926-2015

Subseries I.2 encompasses the chronologically arranged correspondence of the Dean from 1926 through 1989. This subseries consists of a variety of materials. To illustrate, included in this subseries are some papers of Frank D. Fackenthal, who served as secretary (1910-1937), provost (1937-1948) and acting president of the University (1945-1948). A review of Fackenthal's incoming and outgoing correspondence provides insights into his role in Columbia College's administration. A statement created by Columbia College on the occasion of Fackenthal's death is also contained this subseries. The subseries comprises, in turn, the speeches, articles and related correspondence about the topic of male college students written by Nicholas M. McKnight, who served as associate dean (1931-1943) and dean (1943-1957). Along with the correspondence in subseries I.1, the letters of Herbert E. Hawkes (Acting Dean, 1917, 3rd Dean, 1918-1942) cover the period (1928-1943) and consist primarily of incoming and outgoing messages between Hawkes and other faculty members on the topics of student organizations, student life and student requests. Additional papers in this subseries cover Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower's tenure as President of the University (1948-1953). The Eisenhower correspondence reveals the fact that the general's interaction with Columbia College administrators and students was limited because of his outside commitments. Included also in this subseries is a copy of a speech Eisenhower delivered to incoming freshmen in December 1950.

Additional represented deanships include: Peter R. Pouncey (Associate Dean, 1971; Dean, 1972-1976); Robert L. Belknap (1929-2014) (Acting Dean, 1976-1977); Arnold Collery (1927-1989) (Dean, 1977-1982); Robert E. Pollack (Dean, 1982-1989).


Correspondence--Chronological, 1926-1989



Box 25 Hawkes, Herbert E., 1926-1941


Box 25 McKnight, Nicholas--Speeches, Articles and related Correspondence, 1932-1942


Box 25 Fackenthal, Frank D., 1943-1948


Box 25 Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1948-1952



Box 19 Hovde, Carl F., 1970 October-1972 June

9 folders


Box 19 Pouncey, Peter R., 1972 July-1976 June

13 folders


Box 19 Bellknap, Robert L., 1976 August-1977 August

3 folders



Box 20 Collery, Arnold, 1977 August-1982 May

7 folders


Box 20 Pollack, Robert E., 1982 June-1985 April

15 folders



Box 21 Pollack, Robert E., 1985 May-1987 October

23 folders



Box 22 Pollack, Robert E., 1987 November-1989 January

13 folders


Quigley, Dean Austin E.--Remarks, 1999-2009



Box 106 Various Events, 1999-2007


Box 106 John Jay Dinner, 2001-2009


Box 106 Hamilton Dinner, 2000-2008


Yatrakis, Kathyrn B., Dean of Academic Affairs, Columbia College


Arts and Sciences



Box 112 Faculty Governance, 2002-2015

[restricted until 2036]

2 folders


Box 112 Strategic Planning Project, 2007

[restricted until 2033]


Box 112 Bands--Marching and Pep, 1993-2009

[restricted until 2035]


Box 112 Class Day, 2001

[restricted until 2027]


Box 112 Columbia College Student Council (CCSC)--Top 5 Priorities Committee, 2016 February 19

[restricted until 2042]


Committees


Box 112 Arts and Sciences Curricular Structure and Science Subcommittees, 2008 February 29

[restricted until 2034]


Box 112 Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid (CAFA), 2001

[restricted until 2027]


Box 112 Committee on Honors--Faculty, 2004

[restricted until 2030]


Box 112 Procedures and Cases, 1997-2000

[restricted until 2076]


Committee on Instruction (COI)


Box 112 Departmental Honors, 1961-1993


Box 112 Departmental Point and Seminar Requirements, 1980


Box 112 Departmental Honors--Correspondence, 1993-1997

[restricted until 2023]


Box 112 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)--Pilot Teaching, 2011-2012

[restricted until 2038]


Box 112 Guide to the Arts and Sciences--Faculty Handbook, 2001-2002

[restricted until 2028]


Box 112 Horizontal Lines, 2012

[restricted until 2038]


Box 112 Ivy Policies on Valedictorian and Salutatorian Selection, 1999 November 19

[restricted until 2025]


Box 112 Rules--Faculty, 2002

[restricted until 2028]


Box 112 Space Planning Committee--Manhattanville, 2009

[restricted until 2035]


Box 112 Student Workload, 2016 April 8

[restricted until 2042]


Box 112 Study Abroad (STAB) Committee, 2003-2008


Contracts


Box 112 The Barnard-Columbia-Juilliard Exchange--Contract, 1995-2008

[restricted until 2034]


Box 112 Manhattan School of Music--Contract, 2007-2008

[restricted until 2034]


Core Curriculum


Box 112 Architecture--Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP), 2009

[restricted until 2035]


Box 112 Business--Programs, 2007-2013

[restricted until 2039]

2 folders


Box 112 Business Management Briefing--Student Life Committee Meeting, 2012 March 21

[restricted until 2038]


Box 112 Core Diversity Focus Groups, 2006 March 16

[restricted until 2032]


Box 112 Course Relief, 2009

[restricted until 2085]


Box 112 Course Credit Project, 2013-2015

[restricted until 2041]


Box 112 Department Honors--Information, 1993-1997

[restricted until 2023]


Box 112 Environmental Education Task Force, 2003

[restricted until 2029]


Box 112 Ethnic Studies, 2007

[restricted until 2033]


Box 112 Comparative Ethnic Studies Major, 2002

[restricted until 2028]


Box 112 September 11th; Aftermath of--Correspondence, 2001

[restricted until 2027]


Box 112 Student Strike, 2007

[restricted until 2033]


Box 112 Trustees Retreat Academic Excellence in the Arts and Sciences: Progress and Challenges, 2010 March 12

[restricted until 2036]


Box 112 Undergraduate Teaching Labs at Columbia: Pre-schematic Survey and Recommendations--Columbia University Facilities Management, Department of Design and Construction, 2002 April 19

[restricted until 2038]


Box 112 Valedictorian, 2000-2005

[restricted until 2031]


Arts and Sciences, 1995-2002



Box 113 Budgets, 1995-1996

[restricted until 2022]


Box 113 Curriculum Database, 1995

[restricted until 2021]


Box 113 Memorandum--Review of Full-Time, Non-Tenured Faculty, 1995

[restricted until 2021]


Box 113 Overview of Arts and Sciences, 2002

[restricted until 2028]


Box 113 Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid--Minutes, 1979-1985


Committee on Instruction (COI), 1931-2012


Box 113 Faculty--5th Proposal, 1986-1991

2 folders


Box 113 Members, 1999-2012


Box 113 Minutes, 1931-1945

3 folders


Box 113 Enrollment, 1995

[restricted until 2021]


Box 113 Faculty, 1994-1995

[restricted until 2021]


Box 113 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)--Self-Study--Draft, 1995

[restricted until 2021]


Box 113 Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC), 2011-2012

[restricted until 2038]


Box 113 Program in Comparative Cultures and Societies, 1986-1987


Box 113 A Proposal for Funding Frontiers of Science at Columbia College, 2005

[restricted until 2031]

2 folders and 1 CD-R


Box 113 School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)--Student Recruitment Marketing Plan, 1991 October 18


Box 113 Strategic Plan for the Columbia College, Office of Alumni Affairs and Development, 1992 December 23


Box 113 Task Force on Undergraduate Education--Report: An Agenda for the Future, 2009 April

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Box Hard Drive 5 PDF files and HTML documents, 1983-2015

University Administrative records are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation.

external hard drive #5: 1,086 files; 393 folders; 2.28 GB