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   Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures Records [Bulk Dates: 1935-1990] , 1935-1990

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures Records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Series I. General Correspondence, 1937-1971

Contains correspondence among the department, usually the chairperson of the department, and other non-Germanic Languages Department faculty members of the Columbia University community, administrative employees such as the Vice-Presidents, Provosts, and Columbia College Deans, as well as external contacts. Correspondence regarding the Germanic Review is filed under the correspondent’s name. The folder “Vice-Presidents” contains correspondence regarding discriminatory practices and affirmative action among other topics. “King’s Crown Press” contains correspondence mostly relating to one publication, Henry Caraway Hatfield’s “Winckelmann and his German Critics, 1755-1781.” [A division of the Columbia University Press, the King’s Crown Press was established in 1940 to print Columbia University dissertations.] The folder “Columbia College Office of the Dean” contains correspondence regarding Gustave Mathieu’s appointment as well as other topics. There is also some interesting correspondence regarding the use of professors from the Germanic Languages department in Columbia College. Folder “Committee on Instruction” contains correspondence as well as minutes of the Committee. The folder “Seemann-Simpson” contains the correspondence of more than one individual and is named for the range of names contained in the folder. The correspondence is with the following: Eric Seemann, E. H. Sehrt, Milledge Seigler, Alfred Senn, Philip A. Shelley, Gladys Linton Shrader, David R. Siegel, Henry M. Silver, Theodore Silverstein, and Amos E. Simpson. The folders are arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent, office, or committee.

Awards and Prizes, 1972-1979

Box 1
Folder 1
Carman, Harry J., 1945-1950
Box 1
Folder 2
Closs, August, 1946-1956
Box 1
Folder 3
Columbia College German Course and Student Information, 1970-1979
Box 1
Folder 4
Committee on Instruction, 1952-1976
Box 1
Folder 5
Fackenthal, Frank D., 1938-1948
Box 1
Folder 6
Froeb, Charles, 1943-1946
Box 1
Folder 7
Hatfield, Harry C., 1942-1963
Box 1
Folder 8
Hayden, Philip M., 1937-1949
Box 1
Folder 9
Hollander, Lee M., 1950-1958
Box 1
Folder 10
Institute of International Education, 1946-1974
Box 1
Folder 11
Jacobs, Albert C., 1947-1951
Box 1
Folder 12
Jaeger, Hans, 1944-1962
Box 1
Folder 13
King's Crown Press, 1942-1946
Box 1
Folder 14
Nabholz, Hans, 1946-1961
Box 1
Folder 15
Office of the Dean of Columbia College, 1950-1979
Box 1
Folder 16
Office of the Controller, 1954-1979
Box 1
Folder 17
Owen, H.G., 1957-1960
Box 1
Folder 18
Pegram, George B., 1939-1950
Box 1
Folder 19
Proffitt, Charles G., 1937-1945
Box 1
Folder 20
Pusey, William W., III, 1946-1959
Box 1
Folder 21
Scandinavian Society, 1962-1963
Box 1
Folder 22
Scenna, Anthony, 1946-1958
Box 1
Folder 23
Seemann-Simpson, 1946-1957
Box 1
Folder 24
University Policies and Procedures, 1962-1978
Box 1
Folder 25
Vail, Curtis C.D., 1943-1957
Box 1
Folder 26
Vice Presidents, 1962-1970
Box 1
Folder 27
Wagner, Albert, 1938-1941
Box 1
Folder 28
Ward, Rosie,
Box 1
Folder 29
Wasserman, Felix M., 1948-1957
Box 1
Folder 30

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