Columbia University Archives

University Seminars records, 1945-2000

Series IV: Digital Archive

Users on-site in the RBML reading room, or users in the group with authenticated access, can view the digital materials using this custom portal:

Digitized materials cover 194 seminars for the academic years 1944-2012, and represent exact digital copies of paper originals in the collection, scanned in 2003-2010, as well as born digital content created since 2009.

Off-site and unauthenticated users can browse the metadata of the digitized content in the Digital Library site here: DLC site.

Users wishing to reserve the RBML reading room laptop for on-site access can do so using via their Special Collections Research Account or by contacting

External users and Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at RBML. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only Columbia affiliates may view materials on-site at Avery, Starr, and Burke. After clicking 'Submit Request', users will login with their UNI and password (Columbia affiliates) or their special collections account (external users). Appointments are required and will be arranged according to each individual repository's policy.