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Historical photograph collection, 1858-

Series XVI: Columbia University Libraries Photograph Division negatives,, 1939-1943

This series contains 5x7 negatives made by the Columbia University Libraries Photograph Division between 1939 to 1943. This Division, for the most part, made photostat prints (copies of books and images) but was also equipped to do pictorial photography. This series contains some of their original photographs (John Jay Hall, Dr. Bennett in the darkroom) and some of their photostat work (Pope Pious XII document). It also includes photographs of different exhibitions held at the South Hall or Butler Library.

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Box 7 John Jay Hall -- Pictures of Lion's Den center section, east section and west section, 1940 July, 1940


Box 7 South Hall (now Butler Library) -- Loan Desk, 1942 March, 1942


Box 7 Music Library -- Taken with Students and Seminar, 1940 May, 1940


Exhibitions


Box 7 Exhibit of various bindings by Miss Mudge, 1939 December, 1939


Box 7 Copernicus exhibition cases, 3rd floor South Hall (now Butler Library), from "Three Founders of Modern Science,", 1942-1943


Box 7 Chinese exhibit, 1941 December, 1941


Box 7 English Proclamations and Broadsides exhibit, 1943 November, 1943


Box 7 Modern Printing in Mexico exhibition, 1943 December, 1943


Library Equipment


Box 7 Acquisition Department -- Catalog fasten to table by wooden strips, 1939 April, 1939


Box 7 Folding Book Rest, 1940 November, 1940


Box 7 Stolen Books Returned, 1941 October, 1941


School of Library Service (SLS)


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, March 2-8, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, March 9-15, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, March 29-April 5, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, April 6-12, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, April 13-19, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, April 20-26, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, April 27-May 3, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, May 4-10, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) 230 Bulletin Board, May 11-17, 1940


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) -- Picture of Instructor (1880), 1941 January, 1941


Box 7 School of Library Service (SLS) -- Picture of Mrs. A. E. Dewey, 1941 May, 1941


Box 7 Dean Barth, undated


Box 7 Dr. Bennett in darkroom, manuscript for Dupont ad, 1944 April, 1944

(Dr. Mary A. Bennett, supervisor of the Binding Department and the Photograph Division.)


Box 7 Irving Subway Grating Test, undated


Box 7 Pope Pious XII, 1942 November, 1942

(Inscription below portrait of Pope Pious "To Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, in acknowledgement of his service in favor of international comprehension and peace. From the Vatican, April 19, 1920.")


Box 7 Prof. Campbell, 1939 August, 1939

(4"x6" negative)


Box 7 Prof. Edwin H. Armstrong's Miniature Receiving and Transmitting Set, 1941 August, 1941