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Flat Files Collection, 1754-2017

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0180
Bib ID 12905992 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Archives
Title Flat Files Collection, 1754-2017
Physical Description 60.16 linear feet (8 mapcase drawers and 18 OS flat boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in fourteen series: Series I. Academics, 1754-2003; Series II. Alumni, 1907-1925; Series III. Athletics, 1873-1973; Series IV. Buildings and Grounds, 1773-1971; Series V. Events, 1802-2016; Series VI. Founding Anniversaries, 1887-2004; Series VII. Illustrations and Artwork, 1874-1970s; Series VIII. Performing Arts, 1894-2017; Series IX. Politics & Protest, 1762-2018; Series X. Portraits, 1865-1998; Series XI. Publications, 1756-1988; Series XII. Biographical Files - Oversize, 1906-1971; Series XIII. Subject Files - Oversize, 1910-2004; Series XIV. Symbols, 1893-1990s.

Description

Summary

This artificial collection consists of oversized posters, maps, newspapers, drawings, floor plans and architectural plans related to Columbia events, people and locations. The collection has been organized by subject matter.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Flat Files Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

Buildings and Grounds; Columbia University calendars; Historical Biographical Files; Historical Subject Files; Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education records; Varsity Show Records; Columbia University architectural drawings, 1888-1957 at the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Accrual

Additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Victoria Wiet (GSAS 2018) and Jessica Liston (CC 2020). Finding aid written by Jocelyn Wilk in December 2018 and Joanna Rios in May 2019.

Revision Description

2019-05-14 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Maps Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newspapers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Posters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
College musicals -- Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Alumni and alumnae Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Alumni and alumnae Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Anniversaries, etc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Athletics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Buildings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

The Flat Files Collection is an artificial collection compiled by Columbiana curators and University Archives staff over the years.