Collection ID: 5801732 UA#0259

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Columbia University. Archives
Extent:
50 linear feet and 50 linear feet
Language:
English .
Preferred citation:

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alumni Class Records Collections; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

Background

Scope and Content:

The Alumni Class Records Collection contains materials pertaining to the activities of the alumni from the classes of 1850 to the class of 1942. The materials are predominately from alumni of Columbia College and The School of Mines/School of Engineering and Applied Science and the most heavily represented class is the Class of 1899. Content includes programs, clippings, correspondence, and printed matter mostly related to activities for classes after graduation though there are some Class Day programs in these files for certain years. For the materials already processed, photographs and objects were removed to photograph and artifacts collections in the University Archives.

Processing information:

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Arrangement:

Organized chronologically by class year.

Accruals:

No additions are expected

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

There are no restrictions on this collection.

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 OF ACCESS:

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); Alumni Class Records Collections; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
6th Floor East Butler Library
535 West 114th St.
New York, NY 10027, United States
CONTACT:
(212) 854-5590
rbml@library.columbia.edu