Columbia University Archives

School of Mines and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences records, 1863-2007

Series I: Academics, 1864-1963

Material related to academic issues and administrative governance of the School of Mines is gathered in this series. This includes curriculum, course and examination schedules, registration information, admission requirements, guide for students, and annual school catalogues. Faculty and trustee reports cover finance, education, instruction, administration, and development of the School. Limited correspondence of the faculty and general inquiry, statistics of enrollment and teaching, and research and patent policies and procedures are also found in this series. Publications issued by the School regarding its departments and engineering at Columbia University in general make up the bulk of this series. Of note are the academic issues of the faulty response to changing its name to encompass the broader, evolving scope of the School's subjects as well as the process of changing the School's course degree program.

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Box 1 Folder 1 to 5 Academic Issues and Curriculum, 1864-1951, (5 Folders)

Box 27 Folder 1 Academic records - Fahs, Charles Frederick, 1874-1878

Box 1 Folder 6 Camp Columbia, 1901-1904

Box 1 Folder 7 Correspondence, 1869, 1878-1879, 1869, 1878-1879

Box 1 Folder 8 Curriculum and Course Materials of Braschi, Victor Manuel, 1879-1882

Box 1 Folder 9 Enrollment and Teaching Statistics, 1944-1950

Box 1 Folder 10 Examination and Attendance Schedules, 1864-1897

Box 1 Folder 11 Guides for Students, 1947-1950

Box 1 Folder 12 Laboratory Information, 1870s

Box 26 Negatives, stress tests, 1939-1943

(Black-and-white, mostly 5" x 7" negatives, prepared by the Columbia University Library's Photograph Division for the School of Engineering. The images record stress tests, impact tests, fire tests, load tests, shrinkage tests, etc. There different materials: acoustical tile, I-beams, gypsum sheeting, aerocrete, etc. And the photos include test setup, closeups, top views, breaking points and/or after test shots.)

Planning Reports, 2003-2007

Box 29 Folder 1 An Action Plan: 2004-2009, 2003 September

Zvi Galil, Dean

Box 29 Folder 2 A 2020 Vision for SEAS, 2007 May 1

Report of the Long Range Planning Committee of the SEAS Board of Visitors to Dean Zvi Galil.


Box 1 Folder 13 "Abstracts of Photographic Science & Engineering Literature,", 1963 July

Box 2 Folder 1 "Columbia Institute for Research in Production and Industrial Management," circa, 1950s

Box 2 Folder 2 Combined Plan for Liberal Education in Engineering, 1950-1952

Box 2 Folder 3 "Department of Industrial Engineering and Management,", 1950

Box 2 Folder 4 "Engineering, Today and Tomorrow and the School of Engineering of Columbia University"--Draft,, 1947

Box 2 Folder 5 Industrial Development, 1948-1950

Box 2 Folder 6 "Manual of Physical Measurements,", 1928

Box 2 Folder 7 to 8 "Reports in Industrial Engineering,", 1949-1950

Box 3 Folder 1 Registration, 1877-1903

Box 3 Folder 2 to 4 Reports, 1881-1956, (3 Folders)

Box 3 Folder 5 Research and Patents, 1939-1949

Box 25 Thesis for Degree of EE "Motor Speed Controls" by W.L.S. Pierce and F.E. Ward, 1905 May

Inscription: "Presented to Mr. M. Arendt (Morton Arendt, Lecturer in Electrical Engineering), in token of our appreciation of past favors received at his hands by F.E. Ward and W.L.S. Pierce. June 11, 1905"

Accession 2007.004