Columbia University Archives

War Memorial records, 1984-2008

Series I: War Memorial records, 1980s-2008

This series contains the records of two groups: the Undergraduate Remembrance Group and the War Memorial Committee. There are the research files related Columbia alumni who lost their lives in conflicts starting from the American Revolution. And there are the working files of both groups as the plans for the memorial to honor these alumni changed and evolved.

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Research files by war, 1980s-1990s

Copies of alumni federation cards, alumni magazine listings, university publications and website searches.

Box 1 Folder 1 Revolutionary War

Box 1 Folder 2 War of 1812

Box 1 Folder 3 Civil War

Box 1 Folder 4 World War I

Box 1 Folder 5 World War II

Box 1 Folder 6 Korean War

Box 1 Folder 7 Vietnam War

Box 1 Folder 8 Lists and research - preliminary, 1996-2001

Undergraduate Remembrace Committee

Box 1 Folder 9 Brochure for War Memorial, 2001

Fundraising brochure with drawing of the monument to be built on campus.

Box 1 Folder 10 Correspondence contributing names, 2000-2001

Replies to the Columbia College Today article in the February 2000 issue.

Box 1 Folder 11 Meeting notices and correspondence, 1995-2001

Working files

Box 1 Folder 12-13 1995-1997, 2 folders

Box 1 Folder 14 1998

Box 1 Folder 15 1999-2000

Box 1 Folder 16 2000 Fall

Box 1 Folder 17 2001 Spring

Box 1 Folder 18 2001-2002

Box 1 Folder 19 2001-2003

War Memorial Committee

Box 1 Folder 20 Working files, 2004-2008

Box 1 Folder 21 War Remembrance presentation slides, 2008 April

Includes articles from previous attempts to commemorate the fallen alumni.