Columbia University Archives

Historical subject files, 1810s-2022, bulk 1968-1972

Series XVII: Religious Life, 1800s-2000s

Newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, programs, printed matter, flyers and announcements related to various religious activities and organizations at Columbia. The series is dominated by Christian and Jewish activities (especially activities held at St. Paul's Chapel), though other religious groups, such as Islam, are documented as well. Folders are arranged alphabetically.

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Box 427 Folder 5 Administrative Board of Religion and Social Work - correspondence, 1933-1952

(Includes correspondence related to the religious counselors (to Protestant, Catholic, Lutheran and Jewish students), religious organizations (YMCA, Westminster Foundation), events (University Commemoration Service, lecture series), administration of Earl Hall, use of St. Paul's Chapel, the supervision of social activities (dance chaperones), annual reports from the Chaplain, and membership of the Administrative Board of Religious and Social Work.)

Box 427 Folder 6 Administrative Board of Religion and Social Work - minutes, 1917, 1946-1952

Box 210 Folder 5 Cannon (John) Report on Religious Life, 1960s

Box 210 Folder 6 Churchmen's Association, 1900s-1980s

Box 210 Folder 7 Catholic Students, 1940s-1990s

Box 210 Folder 8 to 9 Christmas Events and Yule Log, 1960s-2000s, (2 Folders)

Box 211 Folder 1 Columbia University Christian Association (C.U.C.A.), 1910s-1930s

Box 211 Folder 2 Counselors, Religious, 1950s

Box 67 Folder 6 Earl Hall, 1930s-1980s

Box 67 Folder 8 Counselors, 1940s-1960s

Box 67 Folder 9 to 10 Religious Activities, 1910s-2000s, (2 Folders)

Earl Hall Activities

Box 211 Folder 3 to 4 1900s-2000s, (2 Folders)

Box 284 Folder 3 General Information and History, 1900s-1970s

Box 284 Folder 4 to 5 Ephemera, 1830s-1970s, (2 Folders)

Box 284 Folder 6 Event Fliers and Calendars, 1950s-1970s

Box 211 Folder 5 Easter Dawn Service, 1930s

Box 211 Folder 6 Eternal Light, 1950s

Box 211 Folder 7 International Church at Columbia, 1990s

Box 211 Folder 8 Religious Life--Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, undated

Box 211 Folder 9 Interfaith Activities, 1940s

Box 211 Folder 10 Jewish Defense League, 1970s-1990s

Box 212 Folder 1 Jewish Students, 1800s-2000s

Box 212 Folder 2 Jewish Student Union (JSU), 1990s-2000s

Box 212 Folder 3 Kraft Center for Jewish Life, 1990s-2000s

Box 212 Folder 4 Menorah Society, 1920s-1980s

Box 212 Folder 5 Muslim Students, 1950s-1990s

Box 212 Folder 6 Religious Life--Newman Club, 1900s-1970s

Box 212 Folder 7 Protestant Activities, undated

Saint Paul's Chapel

Box 68 Folder 1 to 2 General, 1910s-1990s, (2 Folders)

Box 398 Folder 1 Addresses, 1910s-1930s

Box 398 Folder 2 to 4 Chapel Programs, 1960s, (3 Folders)

Box 398 Folder 5 Chaplains, 1900s-1950s

Box 399 Folder 1 to 2 Clippings, 1860s-1940s, (2 Folders)

(includes 19th century articles about chapel attendance and services prior to building of St. Paul's Chapel)

Box 399 Folder 3 to 5 Events, 1900s-1950s, (3 Folders)

Box 400 Folder 1 Hymns and Hymnals, 1910s-1930s

Box 400 Folder 2 to 3 Religious Services, 1880s-1940s, (2 Folders)

Box 212 Folder 8 Student Christian Association, 1920s-1930s

Box 212 Folder 9 Veritas Forum, undated

Box 212 Folder 10 Westminster Foundation, 1940s

Box 212 Folder 11 Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.), 1890s-1940s