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Columbia University historical recordings, 1902-1985

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0315
Bib ID 4078636 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University
Title Columbia University historical recordings, 1902-1985
Physical Description 18.13 linear feet (20 document boxes, 1 record carton, 4 oversize boxes, and 182 phonograph albums.)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

Some unique time-based media items have been reformatted and are available onsite via links in the container list. All original copies of audio / moving image media are closed until reformatting in 2020. Email rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged.

Description

Summary

An artificial collection of phonograph records, reels of audio tape recordings, and motion picture films recording a variety of Columbia University academic and extra-curricular activities and events such as lectures; speeches, some at award ceremonies; commencement; installation of Nicholas M. Butler and Dwight D. Eisenhower as presidents of the university; King George VI of England during his visit, 1939; speech of England's Queen Mother, Elizabeth in 1954; homecoming; football, the band; academic and alumni conferences; and radio programs under the auspices of Columbia. Many of the recordings are of Eisenhower. Other prominent personalities include John Foster Dulles, Herbert Hoover, Isidor Rabi, Eleanor Roosevelt, John R. Dunning, and the Shah of Iran.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

Some unique time-based media items have been reformatted and are available onsite via links in the container list. All original copies of audio / moving image media are closed until reformatting in 2020. Email rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Columbia University Historical Recordings; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 05/05/89. EAD container list created by Emily Burns CC 2018 and Jocelyn Wilk. Finding Aid written by Jocelyn Wilk in August 2019.

Revision Description

2019 August 23 Collection number changed from MS#0258 to UA#0315.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Phonodiscs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slides Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sound recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tape recordings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Video recordings (physical artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bands (Music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Alumni and alumnae Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Anniversaries, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Football Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Presidents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dunning, John R (John Ray), 1907-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
George, King of Great Britain, VI, 1895-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, 1919-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Motion pictures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rabi, I. I (Isidor Isaac), 1898-1988 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Radio programs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note