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Columbia University in World War I Collection, 1914-1970

Series VI: War Records Committee, 1915-1930

The War Records Committee is comprised largely of correspondence and lists regarding the service of Columbia faculty, staff, students, and alumni in the war effort.

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Subseries VI.1: Departments and Schools, 1915-1920

Comprised of correspondence between the War Records Committee, Secretary's Office, and department and school heads regarding compilation of war service records of faculty and staff. A majority of the original folders had the names of professors on the outside of the folder. These lists of names have been photocopied and placed in the new folder. The folder "Civil Engineering, Department of" contains photographs of the Student Army Training Corps making a military map.



Box 9 Folder 7 Agriculture, Department of, 1918-1919


Box 9 Folder 8 Architecture, School of, 1918-1919


Box 9 Folder 9 Botany, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 10 Chemical Engineering, Department of, 1918-1919


Box 9 Folder 11 Chemistry, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 12 Civil Engineering, Department of, 1918, undated, 1918, undated


Box 9 Folder 13 Classical Philology, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 14 Diseases of Children, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 15 Economics, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 16 Electrical Engineering, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 17 Engineer Drafting, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 18 English and Comparative Literature, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 19 Extension Teaching, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 20 Geology, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 21 Germanic Languages, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 22 History, Department of, 1920


Box 9 Folder 23 Indo-Iranian Languages, Department of, undated


Box 9 Folder 24 Journalism, School of, 1917-1918


Box 9 Folder 25 Law, School of, 1916-1919


Box 9 Folder 26 Mathematics, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 27 Mechanical Engineering, Department of, 1916-1919


Box 9 Folder 28 Metallurgy, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 29 Mineralogy, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 30 Music, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 31 Neurology, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 32 Pharmacy, College of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 33 Philosophy, Department of, 1917-1918


Box 9 Folder 34 Physicians and Surgeons, College of, 1917-1919, undated, 1917-1919, undated


Box 9 Folder 35 Physics, Department of, 1918-1919, undated, 1918-1919, undated


Box 9 Folder 36 Political Science, Faculty of, 1915-1919, undated, 1915-1919, undated


Box 9 Folder 37 Psychology, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 38 Romance Languages, Department of, 1917-1919


Box 9 Folder 39 Slavonic Languages, Department of, 1919


Box 9 Folder 40 Sociology, Department of, 1918



Box 10 Folder 1 Teachers College, 1917-1919


Box 10 Folder 2 Zoology, Department of, undated


Subseries VI.2: Fraternities, 1917-1920

Composed of correspondence between the War Records Committee and the various fraternities affiliated with Columbia regarding war service and memorial information for those who died while serving in the war. These records are arranged alphabetically by name of fraternity.


Box 10 Folder 3 Alpha Chi Rho, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 4 Alpha Delta Phi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 5 Alpha Phi Delta, 1920


Box 10 Folder 6 Alpha Sigma Phi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 7 Beta Theta Pi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 8 Delta Kappa Epsilon, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 9 Delta Phi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 10 Delta Psi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 11 Delta Tau Delta, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 12 Delta Upsilon, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 13 Kappa Nu, 1918-1920


Box 10 Folder 14 Phi Delta Theta, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 15 Phi Epsilon Pi, 1920


Box 10 Folder 16 Phi Gamma Delta, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 17 Phi Kappa Psi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 18 Phi Kappa Sigma, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 19 Phi Lamda Upsilon, 1920


Box 10 Folder 20 Phi Sigma Delta, 1920


Box 10 Folder 21 Phi Sigma Kappa, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 22 Pi Lamda Phi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 23 Psi Upsilon, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 24 Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 25 Sigma Alpha Mu, 1920


Box 10 Folder 26 Sigma Chi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 27 Sigma Nu, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 28 Theta Delta Chi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 29 Theta Xi, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 30 Zeta Beta Tau, 1917-1920


Box 10 Folder 31 Zeta Psi, 1917-1920


Subseries VI.3: Alumni Classes, 1917-1920

Consists of correspondence regarding war service records between Ruth Woodbridge (Clerk of the War Records Committee) and members of particular alumni classes. Correspondence folders are followed by folders of class lists. Usually Woodbridge asked one person to proofread the information and then pass it along to the remaining members of the alumni class.


Applied Science, School of


Correspondence


Box 10 Folder 32 Class of 1881, 1917, 1881, 1917


Box 10 Folder 33 Class of 1903, 1920, 1903, 1920


Box 10 Folder 34 Class of 1904, 1920, 1904, 1920


Box 10 Folder 35 Class of 1908, 1920, 1908, 1920


Box 10 Folder 36 Class of 1910, 1920, 1910, 1920


Box 10 Folder 37 Lists--Classes of 1901-1917, 1920, 1901-1917, 1920


Box 10 Folder 38 Architecture, School of--Correspondence--Class of 1900, 1920, 1900, 1920


Columbia College


Correspondence


Box 10 Folder 39 Class of 1883, 1917-1918, 1883, 1917-1918


Box 10 Folder 40 Class of 1900, 1920, 1900, 1920


Box 10 Folder 41 Class of 1904, 1920, 1904, 1920


Box 10 Folder 42 Class of 1905, 1920, 1905, 1920


Box 10 Folder 43 Class of 1906, 1920, 1906, 1920


Box 10 Folder 44 Class of 1907, 1920, 1907, 1920


Box 10 Folder 45 Class of 1909, 1920, 1909, 1920


Box 10 Folder 46 Class of 1911, 1920, 1911, 1920


Box 10 Folder 47 Class of 1913, 1920, 1913, 1920


Box 10 Folder 48 Class of 1916, 1920, 1916, 1920


Box 10 Folder 49 Class of 1917, 1920, 1917, 1920


Box 10 Folder 50 Lists--Classes of 1901-1909, 1920, 1901-1909, 1920



Box 11 Folder 1 Lists--Classes of 1910-1919, 1920, 1910-1919, 1920


Box 11 Folder 2 Fine Arts--Lists--Classes of 1901-1919, 1920, 1901-1919, 1920


Law, School of


Correspondence


Box 11 Folder 3 Class of 1900, 1920, 1900, 1920


Box 11 Folder 4 Class of 1901, 1920, 1901, 1920


Box 11 Folder 5 Class of 1902, 1920, 1902, 1920


Box 11 Folder 6 Class of 1904, 1920, 1904, 1920


Box 11 Folder 7 Class of 1909, 1920, 1909, 1920


Box 11 Folder 8 Class of 1910, 1920, 1910, 1920


Box 11 Folder 9 Class of 1911, 1920, 1911, 1920


Box 11 Folder 10 Class of 1912, 1920, 1912, 1920


Box 11 Folder 11 Class of 1915, 1920, 1915, 1920


Box 11 Folder 12 Class of 1916, 1920, 1916, 1920


Box 11 Folder 13 Class of 1917, 1920, 1917, 1920


Box 11 Folder 14 Lists--Classes of 1903-1919, 1920, 1903-1919, 1920


Physicians and Surgeons, College of


Correspondence


Box 11 Folder 15 Class of 1889, 1920, 1889, 1920


Box 11 Folder 16 Class of 1890, 1920, 1890, 1920


Box 11 Folder 17 Class of 1891, 1920, 1891, 1920


Box 11 Folder 18 Class of 1893, 1920, 1893, 1920


Box 11 Folder 19 Class of 1895, 1920, 1895, 1920


Box 11 Folder 20 Class of 1898, 1920, 1898, 1920


Box 11 Folder 21 Class of 1899, 1920, 1899, 1920


Box 11 Folder 22 Class of 1902, 1920, 1902, 1920


Box 11 Folder 23 Class of 1903, 1920, 1903, 1920


Box 11 Folder 24 Class of 1906, 1920, 1906, 1920


Box 11 Folder 25 Class of 1907, 1920, 1907, 1920


Box 11 Folder 26 Class of 1912, 1920, 1912, 1920


Box 11 Folder 27 Class of 1913, 1920, 1913, 1920


Box 11 Folder 28 Class of 1914, 1920, 1914, 1920


Box 11 Folder 29 Class of 1915, 1920, 1915, 1920


Box 11 Folder 30 Class of 1917, 1920, 1917, 1920


Box 11 Folder 31 Lists--Classes of 1889-1910, 1920, 1889-1910, 1920


Subseries VI.4: General Correspondence, 1916-1921

Contains correspondence with the War Records Committee regarding individual war service of faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Some of this information overlaps with other correspondence in this series. Correspondence is filed alphabetically either by name or by subject. These records also include correspondence with the Adjutant General regarding lists of Columbia men and women who participated in the war effort. Under "Barnard College" is a list of "Alumnae Engaged in Overseas Work." Additional correspondence was found at a later date and thus the two alphabetical lists of A through Z are found here.



Box 12 Folder 1 A, 1918-1920


Box 12 Folder 2 B through Be, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 3 Bi through Bo, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 4 Br through Bu, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 5 Ca through Ci, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 6 Cl through Cra, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 7 Cre through Da, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 8 De through Do, 1917-1920


Box 12 Folder 9 Dr through Dw, 1917-1920



Box 13 Folder 1 Ea through Fl, 1917-1920


Box 13 Folder 2 Fo through Fu, 1917-1920


Box 13 Folder 3 Ga through Hal, 1917-1920


Box 13 Folder 4 Ham through Hu, 1917-1920


Box 13 Folder 5 to 7 I through L, 1917-1920, (3 Folders)


Box 13 Folder 8 Ma through Mc, 1917-1920


Box 13 Folder 9 Me through My, 1917-1920



Box 14 Folder 1 N through O, 1917-1920


Box 14 Folder 2 Pa through Pi, 1917-1920


Box 14 Folder 3 Pl through Q, 1917-1920


Box 14 Folder 4 R, 1917-1920


Box 14 Folder 5 Sa through Sl, 1917-1920


Box 14 Folder 6 Sm through Sy, 1917-1920


Box 14 Folder 7 to 9 T through Z, 1917-1920, (3 Folders)



Box 19 Folder 1 to 3 A through K, 1917-1921 (3 Folders), 1917-1921


Box 19 Folder 4 to 5 Krans, Horatio, 1918-1919, (2 Folders)


Box 19 Folder 6 to 7 L through P, 1916-1921, (2 Folders)


Box 19 Folder 8 to 9 R through X, 1916-1921, (2 Folders)


Subseries VI.5: War Casualties, 1917-1930

Consists of correspondence with family members of deceased faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The War Records Committee inquired about photographs and biographical sketches to publish in a war memorial. This subseries is arranged alphabetically by the surname of the individual deceased. Original folders were labeled "Dead."


Box 19 Folder 10 Lists of Photographs of the Dead, 1919-1921


Box 19 Folder 11 Barry, Vincent, 1920


Box 19 Folder 12 Barry, William John, 1919-1920


Box 19 Folder 13 Bourquin, J., 1920, 1930, 1920, 1930


Box 19 Folder 14 Brand, Stanley Oliver, 1920


Box 19 Folder 15 Bruce, Parker, 1918-1920


Box 19 Folder 16 Caldwell, Eugene Wilson, 1918-1930


Box 19 Folder 17 Campbell, Ronald, 1919



Box 15 Folder 1 Dryfoos, Arthur D., 1918-1919


Box 15 Folder 2 Graziani, Attilio, 1919


Box 15 Folder 3 Gudebrod, Frederick C., 1918-1920


Box 15 Folder 4 Hays, John Elder, 1919-1920


Box 15 Folder 5 Hirshler, Jerome Jacob, 1918-1919


Box 15 Folder 6 Jubureck, Charles Cornelius, 1919, 1930, 1919, 1930


Box 15 Folder 7 Kalvio, George J., 1919-1920


Box 15 Folder 8 Kline, Louis A., 1918-1920


Box 15 Folder 9 Leonard, Howard George, 1918-1920


Box 15 Folder 10 Millward, James, 1920


Box 15 Folder 11 Peltier, Paul Desnoyers, 1920, 1930, 1920, 1930


Box 15 Folder 12 Pennewill, John M., 1921


Box 15 Folder 13 Pinkus, Irving J, 1918-1920, 1930, 1918-1920, 1930


Box 15 Folder 14 Ream, Ward Hall, 1920, 1930, 1920, 1930


Box 15 Folder 15 Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1918-1919


Box 15 Folder 16 Sprague, Russell W., 1917, 1920, 1917, 1920


Box 15 Folder 17 Stein, Morris, 1918


Box 15 Folder 18 Stevens, 1919


Subseries VI.6: Topics, 1917-1923

Includes correspondence, articles, lists, and general information on topics such as department contact lists, pacifist replies to the personnel questionnaire, war service lists, and war service report cards. The folder "War Memorial-Specimen Papers" contains articles from the publication "Columbia University War Memorial." The drafts and articles are incomplete.


Box 15 Folder 19 Columbia Alumni and Students Who Have Died in Service, 1919, undated, 1919, undated


Box 15 Folder 20 Columbia Alumni and Students in Service Lists, 1918-1919


Box 15 Folder 21 Departmental Contact List, undated


Box 15 Folder 22 Doubtful Cases in War Deaths, undated


Box 15 Folder 23 Memorial Volume, 1920, undated, 1920, undated


Box 15 Folder 24 General, 1919-1920, undated, 1919-1920, undated


Box 15 Folder 25 Pacifist Replies to Personnel Questionnaire, 1917-1918


Box 15 Folder 26 to 27 War Memorial--Drafts of Articles and Specimen Papers, 1919-1923, undated, 1919-1923, undated, (2 Folders)


Box 15 Folder 28 War Service Lists--General, 1919-1920


Box 15 Folder 29 War Service Report Cards, 1920