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At a Glance
This collections contains the records of Warren F. Goodell as Associate Director of the Office of Projects and Grants and later as Assistant to the Vice President for Administration. The records relate to fundraising campaigns, major gifts and University planning, including materials Goodell inherited from Stanley Salmen, Coordinator of University Planning. Goodell's administrative roles also facilties, real estate, campus expansion and the Computer Center. There are also materials (flyers, newspaper clipplings, radio and television coverage transcripts, etc.) related the student strike in 1968.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
All administrative records of the University are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Warren F. Goodell papers; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.
Additional materials about the University administration can be found in the Central Files or Office of the President records (UA#0001) and the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs records (UA#0083). Information related to the student strike, 1968 can be found in the University Protest and Activism Collection (UA#0007).
No additions are expected.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2002.054: Source of acquisition--B-15 Low Libray.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative. This collection was processed by Joanna Rios, February 2022.
2022-02-18 Content list published (JR)
History / Biographical Note
Warrent Fredetick Goodell first came to Columbia in 1946 as a graduate student in Physics. After receiving his doctorate in 1951, he assumed his first administrative post as Associate Director of the Nevis Cyclotron Laboratories. He became Assistant to the Vice President for Administration when the post was created in 1967. In this position, Goodell served as assistant to the President and to Vice President for Administration Paul Carter. He was involved with the University's day-to-day operations. After he left Columbia in 1972, his position was eliminated.