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Barnard College Office of Admissions

Identifier: BC05-02

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains administrative materials from the Barnard College Admissions Office. Included is student recruitment information, student rosters, materials from the College Board, statistics, scholarship information, posters, and committee minutes. Included is a large collection of scholarship materials recruiting minority students. There are also two boxes of index cards of information about transfer students.


  • Creation: 1910 - 2005



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 Rights

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


7.09 Linear Feet (16 document boxes, 1 card catalog box, 1 oversize folder)




This collection consists of the documents, correspondence, minutes, statistics, posters, and administrative materials of the Barnard College Office of Admissions.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged in original order. Addmissions committee minutes are ordered by year. The rest of the collection is arranged by topic in labeled folders.

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

Transferred to the archives from the Barnard College Admissions Office.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Heather Lember in February 2014. The finding aid was updated by Dinah Handel, June 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 College Office of Admissions Collection
Heather Lember
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States