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Barnard College Financial Records

Identifier: BC24

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The ledgers, journals, and papers in this collection record the finances of Barnard College including funds, expenditures, and student payments. Barnard funds include investments, securities, gifts, and grants. Operational expenses and disbursements include faculty and administrative salaries, building and grounds maintenance, and sundries. Student payment records document tuition, room and board payments, and scholarship information. Also included in the ledgers are budgets and annual financial reports.


  • Creation: 1890-1979
  • Creation: undated



Access to material dated 50 years or less prior to current date is restricted.

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.

Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


134.93 Linear Feet (7 boxes, 1 carton, 57 oversize boxes)




This collection consists of the financial records and ledgers of Barnard College.

Collection Arrangement

The records are arranged in chronological order.

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.

Related Collections

Collection BC 5.4 Office of the Bursar contains additional materials related to the finances of Barnard College.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Hilary Price in July 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 Barnard College Financial Records
In Progress
Hilary Price
© 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

3009 Broadway
New York NY 10027 United States