Columbia University Archives

C.S. (Chien-Shiung) Wu Papers, 1945-1994, bulk 1960-1979

Series IV: Columbia University, 1945-1994

This series contains correspondence, papers, data, articles, teaching materials, and general administrative materials related to Wu's time at Columbia University. Correspondence with Columbia University faculty and administrators is also housed in Series I. Correspondence under both the alphabetical sub-series and the chronological sub-series. The series is divided into three subseries: Subseries IV.1. Affirmative Action; Subseries IV.2. Physics Department; and Subseries IV3. Assorted Materials.

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Subseries IV.1: Affirmative Action, 1968-1977

This subseries contains detailed correspondence and collected data on the creation of an affirmative action program at Columbia University. Included are background materials for making decisions on the program, copies of Harvard and Princeton University's affirmative action programs, and documents concerning women at Columbia. Wu was an active member of the President's Faculty Advisory Committee for Affirmative Action and was part of a group of women members of the Committee who decided to form the Women's Caucus, which appears to have been unofficial. The material in the sub-series also contains information on the Commission on the Status of Women along with the Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action, since the two were intertwined.

Box 6 Folder 11 Affirmative Action Program, 1972 December, 1972

Box 6 Folder 12 Data, ca. 1972

Box 6 Folder 13 Discarded Tables, 1972

Box 6 Folder 14 Equal Pension Benefits, 1975-1977

Box 6 Folder 15 Faculty Advisory Committee, 1971-1972

Box 6 Folder 16 Harlem Hospital Data, ca. 1972

Box 6 Folder 17 Harvard University, 1971-1972

Box 6 Folder 18 Information from External Sources, 1971-1976, undated, 1971-1976, undated

Box 6 Folder 19 Interim Affirmative Action Program, 1972 February, 1972

Box 6 Folder 20 List of Names of Female Faculty Members, 1972

Box 6 Folder 21 Marion E. Jemmott, Memo on Columbia Professional Women's Association, 1976

Box 6 Folder 22 Medical School Data Drafts, 1971-1972

Box 6 Folder 23 Original Data on Seniority, ca. 1972

Box 6 Folder 24 Princeton University, 1968-1973

Box 6 Folder 25 Ruth Harris, Carolyn Denning and Anneliese Sitarz Cases, 1975-1976

Box 6 Folder 26 Statements and Memoranda, 1972-1975, undated, 1972-1975, undated

Box 6 Folder 27 Tables Prepared for the Affirmative Action Committee, 1971-1972

Box 6 Folder 28 "Where We Are and How We Got There" Draft, 1975

Box 6 Folder 29 Women Members of the Faculty, Data on, 1972

Box 6 Folder 30 Women Members of President's Faculty Advisory Committee-Stamp, undated

Box 6 Folder 31 Women's Caucus, 1971-1972

Subseries IV.2: Physics Department, 1958-1994

This subseries consists of material relating to the Physics Department at Columbia University. Included are reports on trips taken under the auspices of the department, class notes, and teaching materials for some of Wu's courses.

Box 6 Folder 32 Foreign Travel Report of Visit to Second International Conference on High Energy Physics and Nuclear Structure, 1967

Box 6 Folder 33 Miscellaneous, 1958-1979 1994, 1958-1979, 1994

Box 6 Folder 34 Nuclear Research at Columbia University, Dept. of Physics, 1963

Box 6 Folder 35 Ph.D. Qualifying Exam, 1979-1980

Box 6 Folder 36 Physics 4040y and 8057x Problem Sets and Exams, 1965-1977

Box 6 Folder 37 Report on Work in Progress of the Mössbauer Group, undated

Box 6 Folder 38 Steven C. Cheng's Notes from Wu's Advanced Nuclear Physics Class (Physics 8057x)-Part I, 1966

Box 6 Folder 39 Steven C. Cheng's Notes from Wu's Advanced Nuclear Physics Class (Physics 8057x)-Part II, 1966

Box 6 Folder 40 Trip Report to Tokyo, Japan, 1967

Subseries IV.3: Assorted Materials, 1945-1979

This subseries contains general material relating to Columbia University including administrative guides, equipment orders, job postings sent to Wu from other universities, and travel reports.

Box 7 Folder 1 Administrative Guides, 1969-1976

Box 7 Folder 2 Columbia Professional Women's Association, 1976

Box 7 Folder 3 Equipment and Supplies, 1964-1966

Box 7 Folder 4 Job Postings, 1973-1976

Box 7 Folder 5 Nevis Laboratories, 1975-1976

Box 7 Folder 6 Personnel Information, 1945-1981

Box 7 Folder 7 TIAA, 1982-1984

Box 7 Folder 8 Travel Reports and Costs, 1965-1967, 1980, 1965-1967, 1980

Box 7 Folder 9 Zhang Xiang, 1978-1979