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Office of University Planning records, 1956-1967, bulk 1962-1967

Summary Information

Abstract

The Office of University Planning dealt with development and planning issues, particularly for academic programs. Many records deal with financial and space planning for academic programs, departments, and schools. The records include correspondence, contracts, committee materials, memoranda, proposals, reports, speeches, and statistics.

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0143
Bib ID 7471372 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. Office of University Planning
Title Office of University Planning records, 1956-1967, bulk 1962-1967
Physical Description 5.88 linear feet (14 document boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

There is one folder of Trustees' materials that is restricted until 2018. All other material is unrestricted.

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 arranged in two series.

Description

Summary

The Office of University Planning dealt with development and planning, particularly for academic programs. Many of the records deal with financial and space planning for academic departments, programs, and schools. The files also contain material on student issues and services such as enrollment, financial aid, fraternities, placement, and residence halls. The records include agreements, committee materials, contracts, correspondence, memoranda, proposals, reports, speeches, and statistics.

Although Salmen was involved in the planning of the campus expansion in Morningside Heights, his records do not contain much material on the University's relationship with the neighborhood. There are only a few files on the surrounding community in the records.

Salmen's activities included involvement with the Trustees' Committee on Development. The minutes of the committee are filed with the records of the Office of the Secretary.

As the Coordinator of University Planning was part of the Office of the President for several years, it is possible that many records created prior to 1963 are filed in the Central Files of the Columbia University Archives.

  • Series I: Alphabetical Files, 1956-1967

    The majority of the records for the Office of University Planning deal with space and financial planning for academic departments, programs, and schools. The records include correspondence, contracts, committee materials, memoranda, proposals, reports, speeches, and statistics.

  • Series II: Correspondence and Speeches, 1958-1967

    This series contains one file of Salmen's speeches and several files of outgoing correspondence files, arranged chronologically.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

There is one folder of Trustees' materials that is restricted until 2018. All other material is unrestricted.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Office of University Planning records; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

Within the Columbia University Archives, the following collections are the most closely related to this collection: Central Files (Office of the President Records), Office of the Provost Records, and the Office of the Secretary Records

Accrual

No additons expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Records processed by Catherine N. Carson.

Finding aid written by Catherine N. Carson June 2009.

Revision Description

2010-04-16 File created.

2010-04-23 XML document instance created by Catherine N. Carson

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University -- Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Office of University Planning Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Salmen, Stanley, 1914- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Administration -- Planning Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

President Grayson Kirk appointed Stanley Salmen as the Coordinator of University Planning in 1956. The hire was initiated by Jacques Barzun, who was then Dean of the Graduate Faculties, and soon after Provost. The employment announcement indicated that Salmen was meant to "aid in the building of programs now underway for university development, and have responsibility for initiation of additional planning at the all-university level.".

Salmen was initially part of staff of the Office of the President, but later headed the Office of University Planning, which was created in 1962. Salmen left the University when Barzun resigned as Dean of Faculties and Provost in June 1967. After his departure, the Office of University Planning was dissolved and the remaining staff placed within the Office of the Vice President for Administration.

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Series I: Alphabetical Files, 1956-1967

The majority of the records for the Office of University Planning deal with space and financial planning for academic departments, programs, and schools. The records include correspondence, contracts, committee materials, memoranda, proposals, reports, speeches, and statistics.



Box 4 Folder 4 Agency for International Development (AID)--Academy for Educational Development (AED),, 1966


Box 4 Folder 5 Alumni Register, 1963-1966


Box 4 Folder 6 Alumni Federation, 1963-1967


Box 4 Folder 7 Artistic Properties, 1963-1966


Box 4 Folder 8 Arts, Committee on, 1965


Box 4 Folder 9 Arts, Program in the, 1965


Box 4 Folder 10 Association of American Universities, 1960-1966



Box 5 Folder 1 Baer, Albert M., 1964-1966


Box 5 Folder 2 Bookstore, 1964-1966



Box 14 Folder 4 Budget--Coordinator, 1962-1963



Box 13 Folder 3 to 4 Cabinet Meetings & Minutes, 1962-1967 May, (2 Folders)



Box 5 Folder 3 Center for Research and Education in American Liberties, 1967-1968


Box 5 Folder 4 Columbia College, 1963-1967



Box 10 Folder 3 The Columbia University Campaign: A Source Book, circa, 1966



Box 5 Folder 5 Columbia University Press, 1963-1966



Box 8 Folder 4 Continental Can Company Lease (Lamont), 1966



Box 13 Folder 1 to 2 Contracts, 1963-1965, (2 Folders)



Box 8 Folder 3 Controller, 1965-1967


Counterpart Funds



Box 12 Folder 5 1964-1967


Box 12 Folder 6 Tunisia, 1965-1966



Box 1 Folder 4 to 5 Course Study, 1957-1967, (2 Folders)


Box 1 Folder 1 to 3 Departments--A-Z, 1963-1967, (3 Folders)



Box 14 Folder 5 Development, 1961



Box 13 Folder 5 Educational Policy, Advisory Committee on, 1956-1957



Box 3 Folder 4 Electronic Research Laboratories, 1966-1968


Engineering, School of



Box 8 Folder 5 1962-1965



Box 3 Folder 6 1966



Box 4 Folder 1 1967


Box 4 Folder 2 Centennial Fund, 1963-1966



Box 11 Folder 2 Financial Aid, 1964-1967



Box 10 Folder 7 Foreign Student Center, 1963-1967


Box 10 Folder 8 Fraternities, 1965-1967



Box 11 Folder 1 General Studies, School of, 1964-1967


Box 11 Folder 3 Graduate Faculties, School of, 1961-1967


Box 11 Folder 4 Harlem, 1963-1967


Box 11 Folder 5 Hermes Press, 1961-1966


Box 11 Folder 6 Institute for the Study of Science in Human Affairs, 1963-1965



Box 3 Folder 1 International Activities of Columbia University, Survey of the, circa, 1962



Box 12 Folder 1 to 2 International Affairs, School of, 1963-1965, (2 Folders)


Box 12 Folder 3 Industrial Reactor Laboratory, 1960-1967


Box 12 Folder 4 Journalism, Graduate School of, 1963-1967



Box 2 Folder 1 Lamont Films, 1966



Box 7 Folder 2 Lamont Geological Observatory, 1963-1965


Box 7 Folder 5 Language Houses, 1957-1966



Box 2 Folder 3 Lanning, Professor Edward J., 1964-1966


Box 2 Folder 2 Latin American Studies, 1963



Box 7 Folder 6 Law, School of, 1962-1967



Box 10 Folder 4 Lease (including sublease) and Gymnasium Agreement between the City of New York and the Trustees of Columbia University,, 1961



Box 7 Folder 7 Legal, 1965-1967


Box 7 Folder 3 Libraries, 1963-1965



Box 8 Folder 1 Library Service, School of, 1965-1966


Medical Center


Box 8 Folder 2 1961-1963



Box 6 Folder 5 1964-1965


Morningside Heights


Box 6 Folder 6 1964-1965


Box 6 Folder 7 Neighborhood Renewal Plan, 1965-1967


Box 6 Folder 8 Renewal Council, 1965-1967



Box 7 Folder 1 National Youth Science Center, 1963-1964



Box 5 Folder 8 Personnel Policy, 1963-1966



Box 3 Folder 5 Phillips, Ellis L., 1966


Physicians and Surgeons, School of



Box 6 Folder 1 Alpine Animal Care Centre, 1965-1966



Box 7 Folder 4 Bicentennial, 1965



Box 6 Folder 2 Placement, 1966


Box 6 Folder 3 Printing Policy, 1962-1967


Box 6 Folder 4 Problems and Opportunities, 1966 June

(Salmen's notes on various issues, as circulated to the cabinet)



Box 3 Folder 3 Progress Report, 1961-1965



Box 9 Folder 4 Public Relations Report: Columbia University Engineer Centennial, 1965 November 3



Box 5 Folder 6 Radio and TV Relations, Office of, 1963-1965


Box 5 Folder 7 Registrar--General, 1962-1967



Box 10 Folder 5 Secretary of the University, 1961-1965


Space Utilization



Box 1 Folder 6 1963 July 1-December 31, 1963 July



Box 9 Folder 2 to 3 1962-1963, 1966, 1962-1963, 1966, (2 Folders)



Box 10 Folder 1 to 2 1965, (2 Folders)



Box 8 Folder 6 State Legislation, 1965



Box 9 Folder 1 Student Enrollment, 1966



Box 3 Folder 2 Subway Kiosk 116th & Broadway, 1963-1967



Box 2 Folder 11 Summer Session Course Registrations, 1966-1967


Box 2 Folder 10 Systemation, 1967


Box 2 Folder 4 Television, 1966-1967


Box 2 Folder 5 Trustees, 1965-1967


Box 2 Folder 6 Union Theological Seminary, 1960-1966


Box 2 Folder 7 University Newsletter File, 1961-1965



Box 10 Folder 6 University Residence Halls Plan and Development, 1963-1967



Box 2 Folder 8 Visiting Scholars, 1964-1966


Box 2 Folder 9 Waseda University (International), 1961-1964

Series II: Correspondence and Speeches, 1958-1967

This series contains one file of Salmen's speeches and several files of outgoing correspondence files, arranged chronologically.



Box 14 Folder 1 to 3 Chronological Correspondence (Outgoing), 1966 October-1967 June, (3 Folders)



Box 4 Folder 3 Mr. Salmen's Speeches, etc. re: New York and Columbia, 1958-1967