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School of the Arts records, 1895-1997

Series II: Department of Fine Arts, 1895-1959

Series II is comprised of general administrative records for the Department of Arts, the precursor to the School of the Arts. Files held in this series include financial records, departmental meeting minutes, correspondence between instructors, and files related to the creation and administration of outreach programs. There are also proposals and records concerning the establishment of various programs within the department as well as the staffing of those programs. These records illustrate how educational theories and trends grow and evolve. This series is arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Box 42 Folder 10 Acting President--Fackenthal, F.D., 1945-1947


Box 42 Folder 11 to 12 Admissions, 1935-1949, (2 Folders)



Box 43 Folder 1 American Institute for Persian Art and Archaeology, 1931-1936


Announcements


Box 43 Folder 2 Columbia College, 1931-1950


Graduate


Box 43 Folder 3 1933-1935


Box 43 Folder 4 1936-1938


Box 43 Folder 5 1938-1940


Box 43 Folder 6 1940-1944


Box 43 Folder 7 1944-1948



Box 44 Folder 1 to 2 Summer Session, 1934-1950, (2 Folders)


Box 44 Folder 3 to 4 University Extension, 1924-1948, (2 Folders)


Budget


General


Box 44 Folder 5 1922-1930


Box 44 Folder 6 1930-1934


Box 44 Folder 7 1934-1941



Box 45 Folder 1 1941-1949


Box 45 Folder 2 Extension Budget, 1932-1948


Box 45 Folder 3 Summer Session, 1921-1949


Box 45 Folder 4 College Art Association, 1926-1949


Box 45 Folder 5 to 6 Columbia College, 1926-1944 ( 2 Folders), 1926-1944


Box 45 Folder 7 Columbia and the National Youth Association, 1936-1942


Box 45 Folder 8 Cooperation with Other Departments, 1936-1938


Box 45 Folder 9 Cooperative Projects--Paul Arendt Photographs, 1932-1934


Correspondence



Box 46 Folder 1 General, 1895-1911


Box 46 Folder 2 Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1902-1904


Box 46 Folder 3 Butler Murray, S., 1922-1934


Box 46 Folder 4 Deans of Graduate Faculties, 1935-1954


Wheeler, J.R.


Box 46 Folder 5 General, 1906-1911


Box 46 Folder 6 Disciplinary Action, 1909-1911


Box 46 Folder 7 Curriculum Statistics, 1921-1935


Box 46 Folder 8 Department and Staff Activities, 1927-1949


Box 46 Folder 9 Departmental Histories, undated, 1946-1951, undated, 1946-1951


Extension


Box 46 Folder 10 Brooklyn, 1934-1935


Box 46 Folder 11 Extramural, 1929-1932



Box 47 Folder 1 Home Study, 1922-1930


Box 47 Folder 2 Museum, 1923-1934


Box 47 Folder 3 Faculty Meetings, 1906-1911


Fellowships


Box 47 Folder 4 Carnegie Corporation, 1925-1926


Box 47 Folder 5 Carnegie Corporation, 1927-1930


Columbia-Related


Box 47 Folder 6 1924-1940


Box 47 Folder 7 1941-1946


Box 47 Folder 8 1946-1951



Box 48 Folder 1 1951-1955


Box 48 Folder 2 1955-1957


Box 48 Folder 3 1957-1958


Box 48 Folder 4 1958-1959


Box 48 Folder 5 Outside of Columbia, 1934-1941


Box 48 Folder 6 to 7 Fine Arts Library, 1911-1944, (2 Folders)


Box 48 Folder 8 German Refugee Aid, 1934-1941



Box 49 Folder 1 Grants-in-Aid, 1936-1941


Box 49 Folder 2 Joint Committee on Instruction, 1929-1945


Box 49 Folder 3 Medici Print Collection, 1925-1927


Box 49 Folder 4 Memorandums and Reports, undated, 1895-1928, undated, 1895-1928


Metropolitan Museum of Art


Box 49 Folder 5 Lantern Slides, 1935-1938


Box 49 Folder 6 Lectures, 1932-1938


Box 49 Folder 7 Minutes of the Department, 1926-1937


Box 49 Folder 8 Municipal Art Society, 1935


Box 49 Folder 9 Office of the Registrar, 1936-1950


Box 49 Folder 10 Outside Positions, 1926-1949



Box 50 Folder 1 PNYX Hellenic Society, 1937-1947


Box 50 Folder 2 Prints, 1921-1950


Professorial Positions


Box 50 Folder 3 1922-1930


Box 50 Folder 4 1931-1935


Box 50 Folder 5 1936-1939


Box 50 Folder 6 1940-1950


Box 50 Folder 7 1951-1956



Box 51 Folder 1 Proposed Organization of Courses, 1924-1932


Scholarships


Box 51 Folder 2 Graduate Residence Scholarships, 1933-1938


Box 51 Folder 3 School for International Education, 1934-1938


Box 51 Folder 4 School of Architecture Reorganization, 1902-1908


Box 51 Folder 5 Space and Equipment, 1926-1934


Box 51 Folder 6 Staff--Invitations to Applicants, 1928-1945


Box 51 Folder 7 Summer Symposiums, 1931-1938