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Scrapbook of Bulletin Board Notices

Identifier: BC35-02

Collection Scope and Content Summary

These scrapbooks spanning from 1899 to 1945 contain notifications from administration to the students on a nearly daily basis. Changes in policy and campus expansions were documented.

The materials include letters from the Dean’s Office, the Bursar, an issue of the Barnard Bulletin, reminders about mail and locker policies, lists of admitted students separated by whether or not they were admitted with conditions in particular subjects, handwritten midyear and final examination schedules, commencement announcements, funeral and service notices, scholarship offers, entrance examination reminders, call for time cards, chapel services conductors, requirements for department honors based on class standing, class cancellation notes, and an announcement that Barnard had purchased 3 and a half acres of land from 116th St to 119th on Broadway due to a $1,000,000 anonymous donation. These scrapbooks display the events and regulations of the college.


  • Creation: 1896 - 1945


This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.

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

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes.


9.63 Linear Feet (6 binders and 1 oversized box)




This collection consists of scrapbooks containing notifications from administration to the students. The scrapbooks detail events and regulations at Barnard College.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

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.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Marcia Bassett and Caitlin Hamrin in June, 2010.

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 Scrapbook of Bulletin Board Notices
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States