Columbia University Archives

Department of Sociology records, 1910s-1998

Series I. Administrative records and publications, 1945-1998

This series contains the minutes of the department's regular monthly (and sometimes luncheon) meetings. There is a selection of the Bureau of Applied Social Research (BASR) newsletters and other announcement sent to the department's main office for reference. The department was reviewed by the Committee on Instruction of the Graduate Faculty of Political Science and included in this series are copies of draft and final reports. Finally, there is a small selection of correspondence about graduate student progress and placement information from 1998.

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Box 1 Folder 1 Department meeting minutes, 1945-1950

(Regular monthly meetings)

Box 1 Folder 2 Department meeting minutes, 1951-1960

Box 1 Folder 3 Department meeting minutes, 1961-1966

Box 1 Folder 4 The Bureau Reporter newsletters, 1962-1966

(Newsletter of the Bureau of Applied Social Research)

Box 1 Folder 5 The Bureau Reporter newsletters, 1967-1971

Box 1 Folder 6 Bureau of Applied Social Research announcements, 1963-1971

(Includes BASR project numbers, BASR library news, and list of unpublished reports.)

Box 1 Folder 7 Review of the Department of Sociology by the Committee on Instruction of the Graduate Faculty of Political Science,, 1974

Box 1 Folder 8 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences correspondence, 1998

(Restricted until 2024)

(Includes information about the 1960 graduate students, the placement for 1992-1997 graduates, and the other information about students)