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Barnard Awards, Prizes, and Scholarships Collection

Identifier: BC21

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains items that relate to awards, prizes, scholarships at Barnard College. Items include flyers, invitations, programs, recipient lists, speeches, photographs, slides, correspondence, memos, and reports.


  • Creation: 1898-2012



This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

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

Reproduction Rights

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


3.41 Linear Feet (9 boxes)




This collection consists of various Barnard College awards, prizes, and scholarships.

Collection Arrangement

The collection is arranged into the following series. Items are arranged chronologically within each series.

Series 1. Medal of Distinction, 1951-2003
Series 2. Annual Awards Dinner, 1986-2010
Series 3. Distinguished Alumna Awards, undated
Series 4. Amy Loveman Memorial Prize Manuscript, 1957-1982
Series 5. Elizabeth Janeway Creative Writing Prize, 1955-1982
Series 6. Lucy Moses Scholarship Award, 1975-1985
Series 7. Torchbearers, 1999-2012
Series 8. Honors Assembly, 1962-2009
Series 9. Phi Beta Kappa, 1898-2000
Series 10. Various Awards, 1937-2011

Physical Note

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

Honors Assembly materials and Lucy Moses Scholarship Award transferred from the Dean of Studies. Torchbearers and Donor Recognition Reception transferred from the Development Office.


Additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Hilary Price in August 2015. This finding aid was updated by Charlotte Kostelic in December 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 Barnard Awards, Prizes, and Scholarships Collection
In Progress
Hilary Price
© 2015
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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