Buildings and Grounds
Collection Scope and Content Summary
This collection includes materials relating to the construction and furnishing of campus buildings and landscaped areas. There are court papers, maps, clippings, correspondence, and building plans related to the Riverside Park extensions and openings at 120th Street that date from 1891-1909.
Also included are blueprints, models, planning materials, reports, renovations, and preservation plans for campus buildings and dormitories.
Additionally, there is a large collection of photographs of the interior and exterior of the campus buildings and dormitories. The photographs depict students, faculty, and various construction projects throughout Barnard's history.
- Creation: 1891 - 2016
- Barnard College. Buildings and Grounds (Creator, Organization)
This collection has no restrictions.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes.
Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard College Archives and Special Collections. The Barnard College Archives and Special Collections approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
256.50 Linear Feet (37 full size document boxes, 6 half size boxes, 18 oversize boxes, 1 shallow lid box; 5 document drawers, 2 oversize folders)
This collection consists of correspondence, accounts, reports, floor plans, blueprints, photographs, court papers, and memoranda relating to the construction and furnishing of campus buildings and landscaped areas.
The records are arranged in three series. The contents are arranged in alphabetical order by building name. The series arrangement of the records is as follows:
Series 1, Court Documents, 1891-1909
Series 2, Planning Materials and Blueprints, 1891-2015
Series 3, Photographs, 1897-2006
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 email@example.com.
The acquisition date and source is unknown.
Additions are expected.
This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Heather Lember in January 2014. Updated by Joan Hsiao in December 2017. Updated by Aziza Rahman in June 2019.
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 Buildings and Grounds Collection
- Heather Lember
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
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- Language of description note