Columbia University Archives
 

Historical biographical files, 1800-2018

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0004
Bib ID 4202865 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Archives
Title Historical biographical files, 1800-2018
Physical Description 183.06 linear feet (431 document boxes, 11 half-size document boxes, 1 tube box)
Language(s) Material is primarily in English, with some French, German, Spanish, and Italian.
Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 348-443. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically by last name. In addition to specifically named files, there are general alphabetical files (e.g."AA-AB") and files for multiple individuals with the same last name (e.g."Jones"). The general alphabetical files generally precede the specifically named files in each alphabetical range. If a listing for a specific individual is not found in the container list, it is possible that there is relevant materials in the appropriate general alphabetical file.

Description

Summary

The materials that comprise the Historical Biographical Files have been collected and added to from a variety of sources over the years by current and previous staff. The files consist of materials related to people who have a connection to the University whether as student, alumni, administrator, faculty, staff, guest lecturer, or honorary degree recipient. Materials generally consist of newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, programs, ephemera, printed matter, lists, reports, and pamphlets.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 348-443. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Historical Biographical Files; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and 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

2010-07-30 File created.

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.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ephemera Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Menus Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Programs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Barzun, Jacques, 1907-2012 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clinton, DeWitt, 1769-1828 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College administrators -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College students -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Alumni and alumnae Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Officials and employees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Presidents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cordier, Andrew W (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coykendall, Frederick, 1872-1954 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dewey, Melvil, 1851-1931 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drisler, Henry, 1818-1897 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Dwight D (Dwight David), 1890-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron, 1877-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Haswell, Hollee Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hogan, Frank Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holtzoff, Alexander, 1886-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kemp, James Furman, 1859-1926 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kirk, Grayson L (Grayson Louis), 1903-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lohf, Kenneth Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low, Seth, 1850-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McGill, William J (William James), 1922-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pei, I. M., 1917- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prezzolini, Giuseppe, 1882-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pupin, Michael, 1858-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rudd, Mark Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sovern, Michael I Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tannenbaum, Frank, 1893-1969 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wechsler, Herbert, 1909-2000 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note