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   Pulitzer Prize administration records, 1917-1988

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Pulitzer Prize administration records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection consists of the administrative records maintained by the Pulitzer Prize Office documenting the awarding of the various Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism and in Letters, Drama and Music since 1917.

At a Glance

Call No.:UA#0188
Bib ID:13272080 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia University)
Title:Pulitzer Prize administration records, 1917-1988
Physical description:25 linear feet (20 record cartons)
Language(s): Materials are in English.
Access: This collection is located on site. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series: Series I. Administrative Files, 1917-1988.

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Description

Scope and Content

This collection consists of the administrative records maintained by the Pulitzer Prize Office documenting the awarding of the various Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism and in Letters, Drama and Music since 1917.

Series I: Pulitzer Prize administrative records, 1917-1988

This series contains correspondence, lists of jurors, photographs, press releases, clippings and nominating materials for the various Pulitzer Prizes awarded each year. Records relate mostly to the Advisory Board membership, membership suggestions, nominations, policy changes, juror selection and the retirement of board members. The files have been maintained in their original arrangement and are mostly arranged chronologically by year.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

This collection is located on site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

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.

Accrual Information

Additions are expected.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Pulitzer Prize administration records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Selected Related Material at Columbia

Graduate School of Journalism Records, 1912-2011 [Bulk Dates: 1950-1989]. (UA#0065)

Historical Subject Files, 1870s-2017 [Bulk Dates: 1968-1972] (UA#0002)

Pulitzer Prize Collection, 1917-2011 (MS#1034)

School of Journalism Founding Documents, 1892-1912 [Bulk Dates: 1903-1904] (UA#0183)

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Molly Boord (GS 2021) and Rebecca Barabas (BC 2019). Finding aid written by Jocelyn Wilk in July 2018.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion August 8, 2018 Finding aid written in English.
    2018-08-08 File created.

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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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Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Journalism--Awards--United StatesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pulitzer Prize Board (Columbia University)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pulitzer PrizesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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 Prizes are administered by Columbia University. For a fuller history of the Prizes please see their website.

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