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Art History

Identifier: BC13-04

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection contains materials that document the history of the Art History Department at Barnard College. Included in this collection are flyers for lectures and film events, invitations to fundraisers, documents about the history of the department, a memorial memo, course information, and exam questions. There is some material from the Fine Arts Department which became part of the Art History Department in 1960.


  • Creation: 1937 - 1999


No restrictions apply to this collection.

Publication Rights

Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard College Archives. The Barnard College Archives approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


0.02 Linear Feet (2 folders)




This collection consists of materials from the Barnard College Art History Department.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is in the original order in which it was received by the Archives.

Physical Location

This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Art History department.


Additions are expected.

Processing History

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to the prescribed by Describing Archives: a Content Standard. Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

This collection was processed and the finding aid was written by Amy Lau in October 2015.

Processing Note

An invitation card, "The Nature of American Art: A Symposium...," was originally in the folder with materials from the Fine Arts Department. It was moved into the folder with all of the other Art History Department materials.

Guide to the Art History Department Collection
Amy Lau
© 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States