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Spanish Department

Identifier: BC13-50

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains materials that document the history of the Spanish Department at Barnard College. Included in the collection are memos, flyers, pamphlets, recital sheets, receipts for, and invitations to events presented by the Spanish Department. Items of particular note are a book about Julio Cortazar at Barnard College, Prof. Marica Welles' tenure proceedings, and fundraising campaign documents from the 1940's.


  • Creation: 1944 - 1997


Any materials that discuss confidential personnel matters (such as tenure proceedings) are restricted for 75 years form their date of creation, as per the Archive's policy. Some faculty tenure documents in folder 1 are restricted.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.

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.


0.19 Linear Feet (3 folders)




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


This collection is arranged 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 Spanish Department and Barnard Alumnae Affairs.


Additions are expected.

Processing History

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

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

Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.

Finding aid written in English.

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

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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New York NY 10027 United States