|Columbia University Archives|
At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series: Series I. Office of Multicultural Affairs Records, 1972-2017.
This collection consists of materials from the student activities on the Columbia campus sponsored by or supported by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. It includes fliers, posters, proposals, and handouts. There are also materials related to Stephen Donaldson and the dedication of the namesake Lounge. The pre-2004 material in this collection is related to activities of student groups now supervised by this office.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located on-site.
All administrative records of the University are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation. Materials originally made public (e.g., flyers, event programs) are not restricted.
Conditions Governing 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.
Columbia LGBT records 1961-2013 [Bulk dates: 1967-1989] Historical Subject Files, 1870s-2017 [Bulk Dates: 1968-1972]
Additions are expected.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Collection processed by Molly Boord (GS 2021)in April 2018. Finding aid created by Jocelyn Wilk in April 2019.
2019-04-25 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
In its ongoing efforts to further promote inclusion and diversity, the University established an Ofﬁce of Multicultural Affairs for Columbia College and the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science in the Fall of 2004. The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides services to improve student retention: mentoring, counseling, courses on test-taking, expository writing, seminars, targeted recruitment. The Office also supports intercultural community programs; provides diversity education and training; and advises over 45 undergraduate cultural student organizations.