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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in four series: Alumni Files, Class Files, Faculty and Administration Files, and Subject Files.
Scope and Contents
This collections contains the photographs and some research files kept by the Columbia College Today staff and used for the production of the alumni magazine. There are photographs of former students (not from their student days), class reunions, faculty and administrators, and Columbia campus views and events.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Conditions Governing Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection has no restrictions.
This collection is located on-site.
Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Columbia College Today records; Box and Folder numbers; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.
Thanks to a gift from the board of the Columbia University Club Foundation, CCT and the Columbia University Libraries digitized back issues from 1954 through and including Summer 2016 and made them available on the Internet Archive . This donation was made in recognition of the 18 and half years that Alex Sachare CC 1971 was CCT's editor (1998-2016). Issues from 1999 to the present are available on the CCT website. You can find a full, searchable index and links to the individual issues on the University Archives CCT site.
Additions are expected.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection was processed by Karis E. Jihae Cha CC 2023 in 2021-2022. Finding aid was written and encoded by Joanna Rios in May 2022.
2022-05-06 Full finding aid published (JR)
History / Biographical Note
Columbia College Today is the alumni magazine of Columbia College, the undergraduate liberal arts college at Columbia University in the City of New York. First published in 1954, it is now published three times a year by the Columbia College Office of Alumni Affairs and Development for College alumni, faculty, parents, students and friends. Issues include profiles of alumni, professors and students; College news; book excerpts; letters from senior staff; Class Notes; Bookshelf; Obituaries; and first-person accounts, along with event coverage (e.g., reunion, Homecoming).