Columbia University Archives
 

Office of Public Affairs press release collection, 1936-1995, bulk 1952-1995

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0133
Bib ID 6939720 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Office of Public Affairs
Title Office of Public Affairs press release collection, 1936-1995, bulk 1952-1995
Physical Description 38.25 linear feet (17 record cartons, 29 index card boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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 organized in 2 series.

Description

Summary

This collection consists of the press releases and a corresponding index created by the Office of Public Affairs (later known as Office of Communications and Public Affairs).

  • Series I: Press Releases, 1952-1995

    This series consists of press releases about various Columbia events, creatd by the Office of Public Affairscovering the dates of October 1952 to August 1995. They are organized by month and year - though the releases are not necessarily in chronological order within each folder.

  • Series II: Press Release Index, 1936-1995

    This series consists of the card index to the press releases. The index includes the chronological period of the press releases found in Series I, but also contains references to releases from earlier dates as well. These boxes of index cards are located on site and are arranged by date ranges (1936-1939, 1940-1946, 1947-1995) and then alphabetically by topic. Please note that the "S-SN" section of the 1947-1995 section has always been missing from this card index.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

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.

Accruals

No additions 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.

Revision Description

2020-05-01 EAD finding aid (JKW)

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"
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Office of Public Affairs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID