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Barnard-Columbia Relations

Identifier: BC30

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains correspondence, memorandums, reports, financial records, clippings, and other administrative documents relating to the Barnard College and Columbia University relationship. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and memorandums relating to the state of the Barnard College and Columbia University relationship during a time of flux, in which the institutions were considering restructuring the relations between one another.


  • Creation: 1949 - 1984
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1975 - 1980


Some materials in this collection are restricted as they contain discussion of faculty salaries and tenure. These materials have been removed and replaced with markers indicating their placement in the order of documents.

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 Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


2.25 Linear Feet (3 document boxes, 1 banker box)




This collection consists of materials related to the Barnard-Columbia relationship.

Collection Arrangement

Files are arranged chronologically within boxes.

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

The acquisition date and source is unknown.


No additions are expected.

Related Materials

Materials concerning Barnard-Columbia relations can also be found in the following collections in this repository: BC 5.06 - Office of the Provost and Dean of Faculty, BC 5.22 - President's Office, BC 6.01 - Faculty Committees, BC 6.02 Faculty Meeting Minutes.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Dinah Handel, July 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 Barnard-Columbia Relations Collection
In Progress
Dinah Handel
© 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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