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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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

1999.01.

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

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

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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.



Box 1 1952 October-1954 December



Box 2 1955 January-1956 December



Box 3 1957 January-1958 December



Box 4 1959 January-1960 May



Box 5 1960 June-1961 December



Box 6 1962 January-1963 April



Box 7 1963 April-1964 December



Box 8 1965 January-1966 December



Box 9 1967 January-1968 May



Box 10 1968 June-1970 June



Box 11 1970 July-1973 May



Box 12 1973 June-1976 December



Box 13 1971 January-1981 March



Box 14 1981 April-1985 March



Box 15 1985 April-1988 May



Box 16 1988 June-1993 August



Box 17 1993 September-1995 August

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.



Box 18 A-Nutrition, 1936-1939



Box 19 O-Z, 1936-1939


Box 19 A-D, 1940-1946



Box 20 E-P, 1940-1946



Box 21 Q-Z, 1940-1946



Box 22 A-Amd, 1947-1995



Box 23 Ame-Ars, 1947-1995



Box 24 Art-Bar, 1947-1995



Box 25 Bas-Boo, 1947-1995



Box 26 Bop-Cam, 1947-1995



Box 27 Can-Che, 1947-1995



Box 28 Chf-Columbia College, 1947-1995

(Columbia College info to December 1962)



Box 29 Columbia College-Columbia in the Northwest, 1947-1995

(Columbia College info to January 1963)



Box 30 Columbia in Toronto-Commencement, 1947-1995

(Commencement info to May 1963)



Box 31 Commencement-CQ, 1947-1995

(Commencement info to June 1962)



Box 32 Cr-Dh, 1947-1995



Box 33 Di-Ek, 1947-1995



Box 34 El-Fel, 1947-1995



Box 35 Fen-Fy, 1947-1995



Box 36 G-Grad, 1947-1995



Box 37 Grae-Harq, 1947-1995



Box 38 Harr-Horv, 1947-1995



Box 39 Horw-I, 1947-1995



Box 40 J-Kirj, 1947-1995



Box 41 Kirk-Lamont Doherty, 1947-1995



Box 42 Lamont Geological-Lin, 1947-1995



Box 43 Lio-Mas, 1947-1995



Box 44 Mat-Mer, 1947-1995



Box 45 Mes-National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1947-1995



Box 46 National Alumni Program-Noa, 1947-1995



Box 47 Nob-Pem, 1947-1995



Box 48 Pen-Proc, 1947-1995



Box 49 Prod-Pulitzer Prize, 1947-1995



Box 50 Pulitzer Scholarship-Rod, 1947-1995



Box 51 Roe-Ster, 1947-1995



Box 52 Stes-Til, 1947-1995

(NOTE: "S-Sn" cards are missing from the index)



Box 53 Tim-U, 1947-1995



Box 54 V-Wil, 1947-1995



Box 55 Wim-Z, 1947-1995