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Barnard-Columbia Affiliation Negotiation records, 1952-1982

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0152
Bib ID 13599774 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Columbia University-Barnard College Relations Joint Trustees Committee
Title Barnard-Columbia Affiliation Negotiation records, 1952-1982
Physical Description 1.25 linear feet (1 record carton)
Language(s) English .
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.

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

Arrangement

Arrangement

This records in this collections are organized chronologically.

Description

Summary

This collection consists of the negotiation records of the Columbia University-Barnard College Relations Committee and later the Barnard-Columbia Joint Trustee Committee from October 1977 to June 1982.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on 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.

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

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); Barnard-Columbia Affiliation records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Related Materials

Additional materials related to the Barnard-Columbia relations can be found in Central Files (UA#0001) under various headings: Barnard-Columbia Agreement, 1962-1968; Barnard-Columbia agreement file, 1969-1970; Barnard-Columbia Negotiations, July 1971-June 1972; Barnard College, 1971-1972 (includes Joint Columbia-Barnard Trustees Committee); Barnard-Columbia Joint Trustee Committee, 1972-1973; General Alphabetical Columbia-Columbia P, 1972-1973 (includes Columbia-Barnard Trustee Committee); General Alphabetical Jo-Joi, 1973-1974 (includes Columbia-Barnard Joint Administrative Committee); General Alphabetical Columbia A-W, 1974-1975 (includes Columbia-Barnard Agreement); Columbia-Barnard Relations - Report, 1978-1979.

Accruals

No additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Joanna Rios. Finding aid was written by Joanna Rios in January 2020.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Historical Note

The Columbia University-Barnard College Joint Trustee Committee was appointed in 1971 "to act as a steering committee to review the existing agreement between the two schools, to recommend changes, and to redefine the relationship between the two institutions." The Committee was announced in a joint statement by Martha Peterson, Barnard College President, and William J. McGill, Columbia University President. Barnard trustees wanted to "maintain Barnard's autonomy and integrity" while Columbia trustees and administrators were looking toward merger or near merger of the two faculties. The operating agreement also precluded coeducation in Columbia College. On January 22, 1982, Columbia President Michael Sovern announced that Columbia College would become coeducational in the fall of 1983. In exchange, and to stress Barnard's continued independence, the tenure process for Barnard professors was altered. Barnard remained an autonomous institution with its own faculty, administration, president, trustees and its own endowment and physical plant.