Columbia University Archives
 

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures Records, 1930-1990

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.

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Box 1 Folder 1 Awards and Prizes, 1972-1979


Box 1 Folder 2 Carman, Harry J., 1945-1950


Box 1 Folder 3 Closs, August, 1946-1956


Box 1 Folder 4 Columbia College German Course and Student Information, 1970-1979


Box 1 Folder 5 Committee on Instruction, 1952-1976


Box 1 Folder 6 Fackenthal, Frank D., 1938-1948


Box 1 Folder 7 Froeb, Charles, 1943-1946


Box 1 Folder 8 Hatfield, Harry C., 1942-1963


Box 1 Folder 9 Hayden, Philip M., 1937-1949


Box 1 Folder 10 Hollander, Lee M., 1950-1958


Box 1 Folder 11 Institute of International Education, 1946-1974


Box 1 Folder 12 Jacobs, Albert C., 1947-1951


Box 1 Folder 13 Jaeger, Hans, 1944-1962


Box 1 Folder 14 King's Crown Press, 1942-1946


Box 1 Folder 15 Nabholz, Hans, 1946-1961


Box 1 Folder 16 Office of the Dean of Columbia College, 1950-1979


Box 1 Folder 17 Office of the Controller, 1954-1979


Box 1 Folder 18 Owen, H.G., 1957-1960


Box 1 Folder 19 Pegram, George B., 1939-1950


Box 1 Folder 20 Proffitt, Charles G., 1937-1945


Box 1 Folder 21 Pusey, William W., III, 1946-1959


Box 1 Folder 22 Scandinavian Society, 1962-1963


Box 1 Folder 23 Scenna, Anthony, 1946-1958


Box 1 Folder 24 Seemann-Simpson, 1946-1957


Box 1 Folder 25 University Policies and Procedures, 1962-1978


Box 1 Folder 26 Vail, Curtis C.D., 1943-1957


Box 1 Folder 27 Vice Presidents, 1962-1970


Box 1 Folder 28 Wagner, Albert, 1938-1941


Box 1 Folder 29 Ward, Rosie, 1975


Box 1 Folder 30 Wasserman, Felix M., 1948-1957