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Honors Papers and Theses

Identifier: BC33

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection contains honors theses from Barnard College students from 1893 - 1905, as well as undergraduate papers relating to the history of Barnard College from 1941 - 2013. Also included are theses by alumnae that have gone on to become published authors and editors, a Playrights' Festival winning play written by alumna Eleanor Johnson, and short stories by Cynthia Baimas. Please contact the archivist for inquiries regarding specific information such as thesis titles and authors.


  • Creation: 1893 - 2013


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 Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


10.29 Linear Feet (6 banker boxes, 5 full size document boxes, 1 half size document box)




This collection consists of manuscripts of undergraduate papers and senior theses written by Barnard College students.

Collection Arrangement

Honors theses are arranged chronologically and alphabetically. Undergraduate papers relating to the history of Barnard College and theses written by alumnae authors and editors are arranged in chronological order.

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

Acqusition Information

The acquisition date and source is unknown.


Additions are expected

Processing History

The 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.

Guide to Honors Papers and Theses
In Progress
Dinah Handel
© 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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