Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

Records of the Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants, 1958-1966

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, translated letters, memoranda, and reports related to Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants activities, an organization that facilitated the exchange of students and scholars between American universities and the Soviet Union.

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0178
Bib ID 4080191 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants
Title Records of the Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants, 1958-1966
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (0.5 linear feet 1 document box)
Language(s) English .
Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged as a single series in chronological order.

Description

Summary

The collection provides information on the origins, history, and structure of the Program, including correspondence, press releases, memos, reports related to negotiations between the Program's founders and Soviet educational authorities, materials for American participants, and materials relating to selection of participants. Includes some sensitive first-hand reports by Americans studying in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Records of the Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants, Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Revision Description

2011-12-20 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Agendas (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Annual reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memoranda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Averell Harriman Institute for Advanced Study of the Soviet Union Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia College (Columbia University) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Office of the President Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dallin, Alexander, 1924-2000 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickinson College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moseley, Philip Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Presbyterian Church in America Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shulman, Marshall Darrow Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Viederman, Stephen Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wallace, Schuyler C (Schuyler Crawford), 1898-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Historical Notes

This collection contains documents of the Inter-University Committee on Travel Grants (IUCTG), an organization founded in 1955 to facilitate the exchange of students and scholars between American universities and the Soviet Union. When the first inter-university exchanges were established in 1958, the American universities decided they wanted the program to be run by the universities and since faculty at Columbia played an integral role in the creation of this program, Columbia became home to the administrative offices of the IUCTG. Among the notable individuals involved were Schyler Wallace, Phillip Mosely, Marshall Shulman and other leading figures at Columbia's Russian Institute. In 1960, the administrative offices of the IUCTG were moved to Indiana University in 1960, where they remained until the organization was dissolved into the International Research and Exchanges Board in 1969.