|Columbia University Archives|
At a Glance
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
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.
Material is unprocessed. Please contact email@example.com 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.
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.
No additons are expected
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--1993.003, 1993.004.
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.
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.