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Columbia Yearbooks, Facebooks and Class Books, 1861-2021

Series III: Class Books, 1861-1991

Samuel A. Blatchford's history of the Class of 1867 was the first published "class history." A class history summarized the class's progress and adventures during their four years at Columbia. These are sometimes called class books, class histories, and even senior year books. These volumes can also include student lists (e.g., student organization rosters), commencement speeches, class poems and songs, biographical sketches of individual class members, and, in some, photographs. Not all classes have a dedicated volume. For some classes, there are also the minute books kept by the class secretary, Class Day programs and invitations, class directories, reunion or anniversary editions, etc. Volumes are organized by graduating class and chronologically.

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Class of 1861



Volume T14 CTR E612 Constitution, By-Laws and Minutes of the Class of 1861, 1861

(William A. Rice, Secretary)


Class of 1862



Volume T14 CTR E622 Historian's Book by C.A. Spencer, 1862


Class of 1867



Volume CTR E67 The True History of the Class of 1867 of Columbia College during its Undergraduate Career, 1867

(Samuel Appleton Blatchford)



Volume CTR E673 Minute-book of the Class of 1867 of Columbia College, 1864-1898


Class of 1871



Volume CTR E711 The history of the class of seventy-one of Columbia college during its undergraduate career: as read on class day, June 9, 1871 by Clarence Rapelye Conger, 1871


Class of 1872



Volume CTR E721 Minutes of the Class of 1872, 1868-1872


Class of 1873



Volume CTR E731 History of the Class of seventy-three, Columbia College, 1873

(Lefferts Strebeigh)


Class of 1874



Volume CTR E741 History of the Class of 74, 1874

(Sylvanus Albert Reed)



Volume CTR E742 Post Graduate Minutes of the Class of 74 Columbia College, 1879-1910


Class of 1877



Volume CTR E77 John B. Pine Scrapbook, 1873-1874

This personal scrapbook documents first John B. Pine's, Class of 1877, first years at Columbia College. Starting with the admission letter from President Barnard, Pine includes the entrance examination questions, class and exam schedules, event tickets, commencement programs, and many newspaper clippings related to the crew team's races.


Class of 1882



Volume CTR E824 Class of 1882 Class Day exercises, 1882



Volume CTR E82 Book of the Class of 1882, 1884



Volume CTR E823 Class of 1882 Record, 1882-1895


Class of 1883



Volume CTR E831 Class Day exercises and the valedictory, 1883



Volume CTR E832 Record of the Class of 1883, Columbia College, from graduation to June 13, 1894, 1885



Volume CTR E833 Class of eighty-three, Arts and Mines, 1883-1908, twenty-fifth anniversary celebration, 1908



Volume CTR E837 Eighty-three; a twenty-fifth anniversary poem by John Kendrick Bangs, 1908



Volume CTR E834 A history of the class of eighteen hundred and eighty-three of Columbia College, Arts, Mines, and Political Science from graduation to May 27, 1908, 1911



Volume CTR E835 A history of the class of eighteen hundred and eighty-three of Columbia College, Arts and Mines, comprising of the years 1908-1923, 1923

(A.V. Williams Jackson, Arts, and J. Parke Channing, Mines)



Volume CTR E836 The eighth history of the class of eighteen hundred and eighty-three of Columbia College, School of Arts, comprising the years 1924-1933., 1933

(A.V. Williams Jackson, historian of the class since freshman year. Prepared for the fiftieth anniversary of graduation day.)


Class of 1884



Volume CTR E84 Dinner in celebration of the XXV anniversary of graduation of the classes of the Arts and Mines at the University Club in New York on Tuesday the first of June, 1909, 1909


Class of 1885



Volume CTR E853 Class Day speeches and English commencement orations compiled by Thomas Ewing, Jr., 1886



Volume CTR E85 Class of MDCCCLXXXV Columbia College, School of Arts, June 30th, 1905, 1905



Volume CTR E852 The Class of 1885 memorial sundial, erected to mark the 25th anniversary of their graduation, 1910


Class of 1886



Volume CTR E861 A record of the class of 'eighty-six of Columbia College Arts, Mines and Political Science to our twenty-fifth anniversary, ed. By Lincoln Cromwell., 1911


Class of 1888



Volume CTR E88 Class-day speeches and commencement orations of the Class of Eighty-Eight, School of Arts, Columbia College, 1888


Class of 1889



Volume CTR E89 Class Day speeches and commencement orations, 1889


Class of 1890



Volume CTR E90 Class of 1890 graduate and undergraduate record, 1892



Volume CTR E902 Dedication of the pylon presented by the Class of 1890 to Columbia University, June 2, 1915, 1915


Class of 1891



Volume CTR E91 Speeches delivered at Class Day exercises., 1891


Class of 1892



Volume CTR E92 Speeches delivered at Class Day exercises., 1892



Volume CTR E923 The history of the class of 1892, Arts and Mines, issued in commemoration of its achievement in having survived more than twenty-five years of post-graduate existence, 1919


Class of 1893



Volume CTR E931 Valedictory addressed delivered by Edward Peale MacMuller a Columbia College, June 1983, 1894



Volume CTR E93 Decennial record, 1893-1903, 1903


Class of 1894



Volume CTR E94 The book of the class of ninety-four, 1894


Class of 1895



Volume CTR E95 Class book of the Class of '95, School of Arts, Columbia College, 1899



Volume CTR E952 Class book supplement no. 1, 1903


Class of 1898



Volume CTR F082 Decennial report of the class of '98, 1908


Class of 1899



Volume CTR E99 Class book of the class of '99 of Columbia College, Columbia University, 1899

(George S. Hellman, Ernest N. Cardozo, Theophilus Parsons, Barnard M.K. Ernst, Hans W. Zinsser, John S. Harrison, Frank S. Hackett)



Volume CTR E991 The five-year book of the class of '99, Columbia College, 1904


Class of 1900



Volume CTR F00 The Naughty-Naughtian: being the book of the Class of 1900 in Columbia College, 1900

(…containing besides the pictures and autobiographies of the members, several letter from the Faculty …)



Volume CTR F001 Decennial autobiography of the class of 1900, College and Mines, 1910



Volume CTR F002 The book of 1900: Columbia, Arts and Mines, 1926

2 volume set


Class of 1901



Volume CTR F01 Class Book: a record of the senior class of Columbia College, 1901



Volume CTR F013 The nineteen hundred & one class book; a report of the senior class of Columbia College, 1901



Volume CTR F012 25th anniversary of the Class of 1901: a record of progress, 1926


Class of 1902



Volume CTR F02 Class book: a record of the senior class of Columbia College, 1902


Class of 1903



Volume CTR F03 The nineteen hundred & three class book; a report of the senior class of Columbia College, 1903

(George Frederick Bambach)



Volume CTR F031 Decennial record of the class of 1903, Columbia University in the City of New York, 1914


Class of 1904



Volume CTR F04 The nineteen hundred & four class book; being the record of the senior class, 1904



Volume CTR F042 Decennial bulletin of the Class of 1904, 1904 March 15-May 20


Class of 1905



Volume CTR F05 The senior-year book of the class of nineteen hundred and five, 1905



Volume CTR F051 Triennial record, class of 1905, 1908



Volume CTR F052 Pocket directory of Columbia College, Class of 1905, Science and Arts: 1905-1928, 1928



Volume CTR F053 Columbia 1905 reunion, 1940


Class of 1906



Volume CTR F06 The nineteen hundred & six class book a record of the senior class … from birth to graduation, 1906



Volume CTR F062 The Decade of 1906, 1916



Volume CTR F063 The Quin Decade of 1906, 1920



Volume CTR F0632 "1906 This Way" 25th Anniversary, 1931



Volume CTR F064 Twenty-fifth anniversary of the class of 1906, 1931

(Robert Walker Macbeth)


Class of 1907



Volume CTR F07 History of the class of nineteen hundred and seven, 1907


Class of 1908



Volume CTR F08 The nineteen hundred & eight class book; a record of the senior class of Columbia College, 1908


Class of 1909



Volume CTR F09 The class book of the class of 1909; a history of the senior class, Columbia College, 1909



Volume CTR F093 Souvenir booklet for the thirtieth reunion, Class of 1909, Columbia University, 1939


Class of 1910



Volume CTR F10 The senior book of the class of nineteen hundred and ten; a history of the senior class, Columbia College, 1910



Volume CTR F101 Five-year book of the class of nineteen ten, 1915


Class of 1911



Volume CTR F11 A history of the class of 1911, 1911


Class of 1912



Volume CTR F12 The senior book of the class of nineteen hundred and twelve; a history of the senior class, Columbia College, 1912


Class of 1913



Volume CTR F13 A history of the Columbia College class of nineteen hundred and thirteen, 1913


Class of 1914



Volume CTR F14 A history of the Columbia College class of nineteen hundred fourteen, 1914



Volume CT2 C72 Class day exercises, 1914


Class of 1915



Volume CTR F15 A history of the Columbia College class of nineteen hundred fifteen, 1915


Class of 1916



Volume CTR F16 Q Senior class book, 1916, 1916


Class of 1917



Volume CTR F17 Fifteenth anniversary record of the Columbia Class of 1917 (College, Engineering, Journalism), 1932

(Harry W. Caygill, Clarence E. Lovejoy, Joseph G. Pringle, Joseph H. Riseley)



Volume CTR F172 1962 Columbia College, Engineering, Architecture, Journalism forty-fifth anniversary biographical directory, 1962


Class of 1918



Volume CTR F18 Senior year book, 1918



Volume CTR F181 Directory of the Class of 1918, 1945


Class of 1920



Volume CTR F20 A history of the Columbia College Class of nineteen hundred twenty, 1920



Volume CTR F202 Class of '20 Columbia University 20th reunion book, 1940


Class of 1921



Volume CTR F21 History of the class of 1921 by Arthur Levitt, class historian, 1921



Volume CTR F214 Columbia Class Day, Monday, May 30, 1921


Class of 1923



Volume CTR F23 The Columbian of Columbia College, 1923; published for its 30th anniversary, 1953

(Aaron Fishman)


Class of 1924



Volume CTR F242 1924 Columbian: 25th anniversary edition, 1949



Volume CTR F24 The class of 1924, Columbia College: published on the occasion of the 30th re-union, 1954



Volume CTR F243 The story of the 40th, 1964

(Published by the Class of 1924, Columbia College, to record the stirring events of its 40th reunion)



Volume CTR F241 Class of 1924 newsletter, 1965-1966


Class of 1938



Volume CTR F38 Biographical directory published to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the class, 1963


Class of 1971



Volume CTR F71 20th reunion directory, 1991


Graduate School of Journalism Reunions



Volume CX4 R F1957 Class of 1957 - 50th Reunion Book, 2007



Volume CX4 R F1960 Class of 1960 Class Notes - 40th Class Reunion, 2000 April 14



Volume CX4 R F1970 Class of 1970 - "Write On!!", 2000


Alumni Weekend Record Books

Collection of questionnaires completed by alumni celebrating a class reunion.



Volume CX4 R 2005 2005



Volume CX4 R 2006 2006