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Series VI: Bicentennial
This series contains images of events and activities that either took place
during or are associated with Columbia University’s bicentennial
celebrations in 1954.
Alumni -- New Delhi, India, October
(Notes: B.R. Ambedkar; G.S. Mahjani, Vice Chancellor of Delhi University;
Krishnalal Shridhirani, President of Delhi American Alumni; HuMay un
Kabir, Secretary and Educational Advisor to the Government of India’s
Ministry of Education.)
Alumni -- New Mexico, 1954
(Notes: Erna Schroeder; John Milne; Charles Spain, Dean of the College of
Education at the Univeristy of New Mexico.)
Alumni -- Seoul, Korea, June 6,
Alumni -- Washington D.C., December 2,
(Notes: Alumni group presents scroll to Eisenhower for services as C.U.
Alumni Bicentennial Committee, 1953-1954
(Notes: Bicentennial Regional Chairmen’s Conference; Time-Life Award for
Direct Mail Campaign.)
Charter Day, October 30,
(Notes: Queen Elizabeth; Waldorf Hotel.)
Commencement, June 1954
(Notes: John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State; James A. Van Fleet; Lewis
L. Strauss, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission.)
Convocation, January 1954
Convocation, October 31,
(Notes: Held at Cathedral of St. John the Divine.)
(Notes: "Man's Right to Knowledge and the Free Use Thereof"; Photo
Exhibit -- Columbia University, New York, 1954
(Notes: "Man's Right to Knowledge and the Free Use Thereof".)
Exhibit -- Huntington Library, California, 1954
(Notes: Columbia University Bicentennial Exhibit)
Exhibit -- Liege, University of Belgium, 1954
(Notes: Columbia University Bicentennial Exhibit.)
Exhibit -- miscellaneous, ca.
(Notes: G. Hornwall, J. M. Cabot, Ambassador.)
Exhibit -- Tokyo, University of Japan, 1954
(Notes: Columbia University Bicentennial Exhibit; Exhibits by the Faculty
Exhibit -- Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 1954
(Notes: Nakashima on "The Growth of the Study of Economics and Columbia
University"; Bicentennial Reception.)
Exhibit Panels, 1954
(Notes: "Man's Right to Knowledge and the Free Use Thereof"; 2
Exhibit Museum of the City of New York, 1954
Hamilton (Alexander) Dinner, January
(Notes: United States Steel Building: Reenactment of first day of class,
Public Relations, 1954
(Notes: Ivy League Group; Bicentennial Public Relations staff; Rea Lubar;
David Loth; Images used for bicentennial press.)
(Notes: New Yorker Book Shop; School Histories; Exhibits; Kirk.)
Schools, Elementary and Secondary, ca.
(Notes: "22 Schools in greater New York and Northern New Jersey were
honored by Columbia University on June 22 for their efforts in helping
to advance the University's theme, 'Man's Right to Knowledge and the
Free Use Thereof.'")