Rare Book & Manuscript Library
 

School of Library Service records, 1920s-1992

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0096
Bib ID 5804402 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. School of Library Service
Title School of Library Service records, 1920s-1992
Physical Description 395 linear feet (395 linear feet)
Language(s) English .
Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

All administrative records of the University are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation. Student records are restricted for 75 years from the date of creation.

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.

Description

Summary

This collection consists of records and files generated by the Columbia University School of Library Service from 1926 to its closure in 1992. The materials consist of alumni files, Office of the Dean files, course materials, copies of course bulletins, annual reports, and student records.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

All administrative records of the University are restricted for 25 years from the date of creation. Student records are restricted for 75 years from the date of creation.

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); School of Library Service Records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

Accrual

No additons are expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University -- : School of Library Service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The School of Library Science was founded in 1887, left Columbia two years later to spend the next 37 in Albany as the New York State Library School and returned to Columbia in 1926. The School was permanently closed by the University in 1992.