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General Faculty and Administrative Letters

Identifier: BC04

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Faculty Correspondence, 1889-1904 includes letters addressed to the chief administrators of Barnard College, as well as other College administrative offices, and letters authored by the faculty members of Barnard College, Teachers College, and Columbia University. Subject matter includes attendance records; grading; course registration; curriculum; recommendations and transfer approvals; permission for leave of absence, and admissions and entrance examination requirements.


  • Creation: 1889 - 1904



This collection has no restrictions.

Publication Rights

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.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


8.34 Linear Feet (21 document boxes)




This collection documents the official correspondence of the faculty and administrators of Barnard College from 1889-1904.

Collection Arrangement

The records are arranged in three series. The contents are arranged arranged alphabetically by last name, and chronologically within each folder. The series arrangement of the records is as follows:

Series 1, Faculty Correspondence, 1889-1904
Series 2, Administrative Letter Files, 1889-1904
Series 3, General Correspondence, 1889-1904

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 are unknown.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed by June Rich in 2005 and Donald Glassman in 2007.

This finding aid written by June Rich September in 2005, and Marcia Bassett in July 2010.

This finding aid was updated by Heather Lember in February, 2014.

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 General Faculty and Administrative Letters
Heather Lember
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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