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President's Office

 Collection
Identifier: BC05-22

Collection Scope and Content Summary

These records consist of correspondence, speeches, addresses, publications, reports, meetings minutes, journals, calendars, photographs, AV, and born digital material that were created and kept by the President’s Office. Topics include all activities of the President’s Office including but not limited to award and scholarship programs, Barnard and Columbia relations, commuter affairs, conferences, donations and gifts, financial aid, food service, freshman orientation, and symposia and summits. Correspondence is between the President’s Office and academic and administrative departments, alumnae, faculty, General Counsel, parents, students, trustees, and various committees.

In 1952 during the term of Millicent McIntosh, the title of Dean was changed to President. Records created prior to 1952 are in collection BC 5.01 Dean's Office Records.

Presidential terms are outlined as follows:

Millicent McIntosh, 1952-1962
Rosmary Park, 1962-1967
Martha Elizabeth Peterson, 1968-1975
Jacqueline Anderson Mattfeld, 1976-1980
Ellen Victoria Futter, 1981-1993
Judith Rae Shapiro, 1994-2008
Debora Spar, 2008- 2017

Dates

  • 1952-2017

Creator

Access

Access to materials about donations, gifts, grants, and financial aid is restricted for 25 years from date of creation.

Personnel records relating to Barnard faculty and staff (including search, review, promotion, tenure, and disciplinary/grievance records) are restricted for seventy-five years from the date of creation.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.

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.

Extent

77.17 Linear Feet (119 document boxes, 7 half document boxes, 12 cartons; 1 oversize box)

Language

English

Abstract

President's Office Records consist of correspondence, speeches, addresses, publications, reports, meetings minutes, journals, calendars, photographs, AV, and born digital material that were created and kept by the President’s Office.

Collection Arrangement

The records are arranged in chronological order.

Boxes 1-3 and 5-8 adhere to a filing scheme outling the material's organization by subject. The filing scheme can be found in the finding aid for BC 5.01 Dean's Office Records.

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 archives@barnard.edu.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Barnard College President's Office.

Accruals

Additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Hilary Price in April 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.
Title
Guide to the President's Office Records
Status
Completed
Author
Hilary Price
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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