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School of the Arts records, 1895-1997

Series V: Translation Center, 1972-1994

Series V contains administrative files from the Translation Center. The series has been divided into two subseries: General and Bound Issues.

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Subseries V.1: General, 1972-1994

The bulk of subseries 1 consists of files related to the awards that the Center grants annually. These are both general awards and language-specific. The files contain submissions, correspondence with accompanying documentation, and financial records. There are also quite a number files pertaining to the board such as meeting minutes, correspondence, nominations, and recommendations. Of particular interest are the records concerning the creation and development of the Translation Center's bi-annual publication, Translation: submissions with comments from the staff, budgets detailing every item, from the printing of the physical item to the celebratory party thrown at the end, and sample photographs and drawings, and mock-ups of the final issue.



Box 68 Folder 1 Accounting, 1985-1991


Box 68 Folder 2 Anthology Project, 1992


Awards


General


Box 68 Folder 3 1981-1982


Box 68 Folder 4 1987


Box 68 Folder 5 1988


Box 68 Folder 6 1989


Box 68 Folder 7 1990


Box 68 Folder 8 to 9 1991, (2 Folders)



Box 69 Folder 1 to 2 1992, (2 Folders)


Box 69 Folder 3 1994


Box 69 Folder 4 Announcements, 1991


Box 69 Folder 5 Committee, 1984-1991


Box 69 Folder 6 Felix-Antoine Award, 1988-1994


Box 69 Folder 7 Fernando Pessoa, 1991-1993


Box 69 Folder 8 Finnish Award, 1982-1988


Box 69 Folder 9 Gold Medal Award, 1984-1985


Box 69 Folder 10 Hungarian Award, 1990


Box 69 Folder 11 James S. Holmes Award (Dutch), 1983-1994


Box 69 Folder 12 Japanese Award, 1981


Box 69 Folder 13 Press Releases, 1973-1990


Box 69 Folder 14 Statistics, 1973-1992


Thornton Wilder



Box 70 Folder 1 1981-1985


Box 70 Folder 2 1985-1986


Box 70 Folder 3 1987-1989


Box 70 Folder 4 1990


Box 70 Folder 5 1990-1991


Box 70 Folder 6 1992-1993



Box 71 Folder 1 Baker and Taylor Distribution, 1992


Box 71 Folder 2 Bard Conference, 1992


Board


Box 71 Folder 3 Advisory Council, 1986


Box 71 Folder 4 Biographies, 1988-1989


Box 71 Folder 5 Governing, 1988-1989


Box 71 Folder 6 International, 1986


Box 71 Folder 7 to 9 Meeting Minutes, 1974-1990, (3 Folders)


Box 71 Folder 10 National, 1982-1986



Box 72 Folder 1 Nominations and Recommendations, 1976-1986


Box 72 Folder 2 to 3 Budget, 1972-1990, (2 Folders)


Box 72 Folder 4 By-Laws, 1980-1987


Box 72 Folder 5 Calendars, 1990-1991


Box 72 Folder 6 Calvino, Italo, 1980-1981


Box 72 Folder 7 Chap Books, 1977-1978, 1987, 1977-1978, 1987


Columbia University


Box 72 Folder 8 Indirect Cost Waiver, 1984-1989


Box 72 Folder 9 Memoranda, 1990-1991


Box 72 Folder 10 Commission of the European Community, 1990-1991


Box 72 Folder 11 Contracts and Permissions, 1991-1992


Correspondence


Box 72 Folder 12 General, 1974-1992



Box 73 Folder 1 to 2 General, 1974-1992, (2 Folders)


Box 73 Folder 3 to 5 MacShane, Frank, 1989-1993, (3 Folders)


Box 73 Folder 6 Thornton Wilder Award, 1977-1981


Box 73 Folder 7 Dean, undated


Box 73 Folder 8 Der Hovanessian, Diana, 1977



Box 74 Folder 1 Dutch Writers, 1984


Box 74 Folder 2 Encomiums, 1982-1989


Box 74 Folder 3 Endowment, 1984-1986


Box 74 Folder 4 Exhibits, 1992


Box 74 Folder 5 Fellowships, 1981


Box 74 Folder 6 Form Letters, 1991-1992


Box 74 Folder 7 to 8 Foundations, 1982-1992, (2 Folders)


Box 74 Folder 9 Francis, Richard, 1990


Box 74 Folder 10 French Ministry, 1990-1991


Fundraising


Box 74 Folder 11 General, 1976-1982


Box 74 Folder 12 Awards, 1983-1993


Box 74 Folder 13 Individuals, 1976-1990



Box 75 Folder 1 General Brochure, 1983


Box 75 Folder 2 to 4 Grants, 1989-1995, (3 Folders)

[Restricted until 2021]


Box 75 Folder 5 Index, 1973-1990


Box 75 Folder 6 Individuals, 1978-1987


Box 75 Folder 7 Information, 1988-1991


Box 75 Folder 8 International Writing Program, 1986


Box 75 Folder 9 Inventory, 1990


Box 75 Folder 10 Invitations, undated, 1979-1989, undated, 1979-1989


Issues


Box 75 Folder 11 Argentine, 1990



Box 76 Folder 1 Arabic, 1982-1984


Box 76 Folder 2 Berlin, 1992-1993


Box 76 Folder 3 Brazil, 1983-1985


Box 76 Folder 4 Brunei, undated, 1984-1985, undated, 1984-1985


Box 76 Folder 5 Chile, 1991


Box 76 Folder 6 Chinese, 1982-1989


Box 76 Folder 7 French, 1989-1990


Box 76 Folder 8 German, 1982


Box 76 Folder 9 Greek, 1983-1985


Box 76 Folder 10 Hebrew, 1972, 1985-1986, 1972, 1985-1986


Box 76 Folder 11 Hong Kong, undated


Box 76 Folder 12 India, undated


Box 76 Folder 13 Indonesian, 1985-1988


Box 76 Folder 14 Irish, 1989


Box 76 Folder 15 Italian, 1982-1988


Box 76 Folder 16 Japan, 1984-1991


Box 76 Folder 17 Korean, 1984-1991


Box 76 Folder 18 Persian, 1985-1986


Box 76 Folder 19 Polish, 1987-1989



Box 77 Folder 1 Russian, 1983-1991


Box 77 Folder 2 Spanish, 1986-1991


Box 77 Folder 3 Vietnamese, 1989


Box 77 Folder 4 The Kingdom of Nepal, undated


Box 77 Folder 5 Kudryavtseva, Tatyana, 1984


Box 77 Folder 6 MacShane, Frank, undated, 1985-1992, undated, 1985-1992


Box 77 Folder 7 MFA Proposal, undated, 1992, undated, 1992


Box 77 Folder 8 New Project, 1989


Box 77 Folder 9 Notes from Germany, 1991


Box 77 Folder 10 Nuovi Argomenti, 1987-1988


Box 77 Folder 11 Old Exhibits, 1981-1986


Organizations


Box 77 Folder 12 Cultural, 1986-1991


Box 77 Folder 13 International, 1978-1987


Box 77 Folder 14 Literary, 1983-1992


Parties



Box 78 Folder 1 Advisory Committee, 1982


Box 78 Folder 2 Anniversary Edition, 1984-1985


Box 78 Folder 3 Argentine, 1987


Box 78 Folder 4 Canadian, 1988


Box 78 Folder 5 Catalan, 1986


Box 78 Folder 6 Danish, 1982


Box 78 Folder 7 Dutch, 1990


Box 78 Folder 8 German, 1983


Box 78 Folder 9 Greek, 1984-1986


Box 78 Folder 10 Hungarian, 1985


Box 78 Folder 11 Irish, 1989


Box 78 Folder 12 Japanese, 1986


Box 78 Folder 13 Korean, 1984


Box 78 Folder 14 Mailing Lists, 1989-1990


Box 78 Folder 15 Media Kit, undated, 1992, undated, 1992


Box 78 Folder 16 Polish, 1989


Box 78 Folder 17 Turkish, 1987


Box 78 Folder 18 Poetry Issue, 1991-1992


Box 78 Folder 19 Policies, undated


Box 78 Folder 20 Printed Material, circa, 1970s


Box 78 Folder 21 Program Subventions, 1975-1982


Box 78 Folder 22 Rait, Rita, 1984


Box 78 Folder 23 Sample Covers, 1978-1983


Box 78 Folder 24 Smith, William Jay, undated, 1990, undated, 1990


Box 78 Folder 25 Subscriber Statistics, 1982



Box 79 Folder 1 Subscription Receipt, 1990-1993


Box 79 Folder 2 Subscriptions, 1987-1989


Box 79 Folder 3 Suggestions for Beginning Translators, 1983-1989


Translation


Box 79 Folder 4 Agencies, undated


Box 79 Folder 5 Classes, 1984-1985


Box 79 Folder 6 History, 1972-1985


Box 79 Folder 7 Translator's Resumes, undated, 1992, undated, 1992


Trips


Box 79 Folder 8 Middle East, 1982-1983


Box 79 Folder 9 Washington, 1983


Box 79 Folder 10 University Club, 1986-1987


Box 79 Folder 11 University Press Project, 1977


Volumes--Chronological


Box 79 Folder 12 One, 1980-1981


Box 79 Folder 13 One through Four--Summary, 1973-1982


Box 79 Folder 14 Nine, 1982


Box 79 Folder 15 Ten, 1982-1987


Box 79 Folder 16 Twenty (Canadian), 1987-1988



Box 80 Folder 1 Twenty (Canadian), 1987-1988


Box 80 Folder 2 to 3 Twenty-one (Polish), 1988-1989, (2 Folders)


Box 80 Folder 4 Twenty-three, 1990


Box 80 Folder 5 to 6 Twenty-five (Portuguese), 1990-1992, (2 Folders)


Box 80 Folder 7 Twenty-six, 1992


Box 80 Folder 8 Twenty-seven (Israeli), 1993


Box 80 Folder 9 Writing Division, 1982-1985


Subseries V.2: Audio Visual Material, 1975

Subseries 2 contains several reel to reels and one audiotape from a series called "Translation Project" held at Columbia in 1975. Topics range from translating Asian texts to working on poetry.


Translation Project


Box 80 Folder 10 One, 1975 October


Box 80 Folder 11 Two, 1975 October

(Oriental Classics)



Box 81 Folder 1 Three, 1975 October 20

("How to Translate Poetry")


Box 81 Folder 2 Four, 1975 October

(Eulogy for Robert Payne)