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Religion Department

Identifier: BC13-46

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection consists of materials that document the history of the Religion Department at Barnard College. Included in the first folder of the collection are: two syllabi from the 1916-1917 school year, flyers and pamphlets about Elie Wiesel's speaking engagements at Barnard College, and an article about Elie Wiesel's 1998 lecture from the Columbia Spectator. The second folder contains a program (1998) for the Elie Wiesel Lecture Series and a copyright form for Prof. Alan Segal's written and taped material titled "Judaism in the Time of Jesus."


  • Creation: 1916 - 2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1998 - 2000


This collection has no restrictions.

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.


0.04 Linear Feet (2 folders)




This collection consists of materials from the Barnard College Religion department.

Collection Arrangement

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

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 Alumnae Affairs and the Barnard College Religion Department.


Additions are expected.

Processing History

Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

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

Guide to the Religion Department Collection
Amy Lau
© 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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