Columbia University Archives

Faculty Club records, 1905-1975

Series I: Men's Faculty Club

This series contain the records of the Men's Faculty Club, from the earliest proposal, and then the removal from the Club's original location in South Hall, to the purpose-built Faculty House. The records include correspondence, administrative records and board meeting minutes mostly from the 1940s to the 1960s.

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Box 1 Folder 1-2 Faculty Club, 1905-1917, 2 folders

(From the proposal to establish an "officers club" in South Hall, to early days of the Club.)

Box 1 Folder 3 Faculty House, 1919-1924

(The removal of the Club from South Hall to make room for the construction of the School of Business, the construction of Faculty House, and the construction of the Women's Faculty Club space in Johnson Hall, the women's residence hall. Includes correspondence from University President Nicholas Murray Butler, Clerk of the Trustees John B. Pine, and the architectural firm of McKim, Mead and White.)

Box 1 Folder 4 Club Presidents, 1943-1950

(Russel Potter and Frederick C. Mills)

Box 1 Folder 5 Vice President for Business / Business Manager, 1963-1972

(Correspondence with Low Library administrators re: the Club's finances. Includes board minutes and financial statements.)

Dawson, Charles R. files

(Prof. Dawson was a member of the Chemistry Department. He held various roles in the Faculty Club from Chair of the Programming Committee to President and member of the Board of Directors.)


(These records include Club correpondence but also annual reports, event announcements, board materials, etc.)

Box 1 Folder 6 1947-1956

Box 1 Folder 7 1959-1963

Box 1 Folder 8 1966

Box 1 Folder 9 1967-1968

Box 1 Folder 10 1968-1969

Box 1 Folder 11 Dance Committee, 1956-1975

Box 1 Folder 12 Financial statements, 1958-1960

Box 1 Folder 13 Legal and labor, 1958-1959

Box 1 Folder 14 Meeting notes, 1959-1964

Minutes - Board of Directors Meetings

Box 1 Folder 15 1940-1941

(Russel Potter's records, includes event announcements and issues of the Faculty Club Gazette.)

Box 1 Folder 16 1958-1960

Box 1 Folder 17 1963-1964

Box 1 Folder 18 1964-1965

Box 1 Folder 19 1965-1966

Box 1 Folder 20 1966-1967