Columbia University Archives

Departmental Reports to the President, 1890-1927

Series II. Reports to President Nicholas Murray Butler, 1927

Departments were asked to assess their position in their respective academic field and to predict their financial needs to the year 1950. The length of the responses varies: some are very brief while others provide quite extensive answers (e.g., the Department of Chemistry). The Departments of Romance Languages and Zoology appended reports on their departments to their replies.

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Box 2 Folder 1 Anthropology to Chemistry, 1927

Anthropology, Architecture, Botany, Business, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry

Box 2 Folder 2 Chinese to Germanic Languages, 1927

Chinese, Civil Engineering, Dental and Oral Surgery, Economics, English and Comparative Literature, Electrical Engineering, Fine Arts, Geology and Mineralogy, Germanic Languages

Box 2 Folder 3 Greek and Latin to Mechanical Engineering, 1927

Greek and Latin, History, Physical Education, Indo-Iranian Languages, Journalism, Law, Legislative Drafting and Research Fund, Library, Library Service, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering

Box 2 Folder 4 Mining and Metallurgy to Romance Languages, 1927

Mining and Metallurgy, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Law and Jurisprudence, Romance Languages

Box 2 Folder 5 Semitic Languages to Zoology, 1927

Semitic Languages, Slavonic Languages, Social Science, University Medical Officer, Columbia University Press, Zoology

Box 2 Folder 6 Medicine, 1927

Anatomy (missing), Bacteriology, Biological Chemistry, Dermatology, Diseases of Children, Epidemiology, Industrial Medicine, Industrial Physiology, Laryngology and Otology, Medicine, Neurological, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Public Health Administration, Sanitary Science, Surgery, Urology