Columbia University Archives

Columbia University in World War I Collection, 1914-1970

Series II: Columbia Service Bureau, 1917-1934

These records are mostly administrative correspondence regarding the day-to-day maintenance of the Columbia Service Bureau (CSB) as well as correspondence with individuals regarding membership and donations to the Bureau. Most of the correspondence is between Frank Diehl Fackenthal, Secretary of the University, and Horatio Krans, director of the CSB. There is considerable correspondence with Roger Pierce, Secretary of Harvard University, regarding the establishment of the various college bureaus in Paris. This series also includes information on the American University Union in Europe, of which the CSB was a part. About thirty American colleges founded the Union to "aid all American college men in any form of service abroad." (Quotation taken from circular on the Union in the Bureau's Nettleton correspondence)

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Box 2 Folder 9 American University Union--Circulars, Clippings and Reports, 1917-1924

American University Union

Box 3 Folder 1 Constitution and Budget, 1917

Box 3 Folder 2 Correspondence, 1919-1934

Box 3 Folder 3 Meetings, 1917-1921, undated, 1917-1921, undated

Box 3 Folder 4 to 9 Correspondence--A through S, 1917-1919, (6 Folders)

Box 4 Folder 1 to 2 Correspondence--Anson Phelps Stokes, T through Z, 1917-1919, (2 Folders)

Box 4 Folder 3 Donations and Expenses, 1918-1919

Box 4 Folder 4 General, 1918-1924, undated, 1918-1924, undated