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Academic costumes and textiles collection, 1820s-2000s

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0102
Bib ID 6259557 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Archives
Title Academic costumes and textiles collection, 1820s-2000s
Physical Description 76.5 linear feet (51 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

Due to the nature of the items in this collection, access must be arranged with the University Archivist (uarchives@columbia.edu).

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in three series: Series I: Academic Costumes; Series II: Textiles; Series III: Class Flags.

Description

Summary

This collection consists primarily of academic robes and hoods of various Columbia professors and administrators, especially those given to these individuals for honorary degrees at other universities. The collection also contains some other textile materials, including the Women's Banner or Butler Library Banner (in two parts), Columbia College banners and flags, and some crew sweaters. Additional textiles can be found in the University Artifacts Collection (UA#0016).

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

Due to the nature of the items in this collection, access must be arranged with the University Archivist (uarchives@columbia.edu).

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Academic costumes and textiles collection; Box Number; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries.

Related Materials

Additional textiles can be found in the University Artifacts Collection (UA#0016).

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Revision Description

2020-06-18 EAD finding aid (JR)

2020-09-29 Addition of Series III. Class Flags

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Academic costume Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flags Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Textiles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Cardozo, Benjamin N (Benjamin Nathan), 1870-1938 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- Alumni and alumnae Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cordier, Andrew W (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Da Ponte, Lorenzo, 1749-1838 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eisenhower, Mamie Doud, 1896-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-2002 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Erskine, John, 1879-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hogan, Frank Smithwick, 1902-1974 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howson, Roger, 1882-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kirk, Grayson L (Grayson Louis), 1903-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low, Seth, 1850-1916 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moore, John Bassett, 1860-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shotwell, James Thomson, 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stedman, Edmund Clarence, 1833-1908 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Van Amringe, J. Howard (John Howard), 1835-1915 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID