Columbia University Archives

President's annual reports, 1865-2007

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0304
Bib ID 13791595 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Office of the President
Title President's annual reports, 1865-2007
Physical Description 1.67 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located onsite.

This collection has no restrictions.



This collection is arranged in one series and organized chronologically.



This collection contains photocopies of the Columbia College, and later Columbia University, President's annual reports from 1865-1881 and 1887-1948. The reports include fact and figures (enrollment, degrees conferred, tuition, expenses, gifts, etc.) and topical discussions (co-education, new degree programs, higher education and liberal arts education, current events, etc.).

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located onsite.

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; President's annual reports; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Related Materials

The Annual report of the president to the trustees, with accompanying documents are available as bound volumes (call number CC D).


No additions are expected.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Finding aid with container list published in February 2021.

Revision Description

2021-02-08 Container list encoded. (JR)

2021-02-08 Links to digitized Hathitrust content added. kws

2021-04-12 Links to digitized Hathitrust content added. (JR)

2021-04-14 Links to archived websites with President's reports added. (JR)

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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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Barnard, Frederick A. P (Frederick Augustus Porter), 1809-1889 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College presidents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (Columbia University) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drisler, Henry, 1818-1897 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fackenthal, Frank Diehl, 1883-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low, Seth, 1850-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID