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Centennial Office

Identifier: BC05-10

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection consists of the materials created while preparing for an eighteen month long celebration of Barnard's centennial in 1989. Administrative material includes correspondence, memos, contact lists, invitations, flyers, programs, publicity, newsletters, calendars, schedules, budgets, and other ephemera related to the planning and execution of the celebreation. Research materials includes articles, pamphlets, and photographs used as a resource in planning the Centennial Celebration and corresponding events. Also included in this collection are the transcripts, research, correspondence, and audio relating to an oral history project undertaken by Arlene Winer '54.


  • Creation: 1963-1989


Reproduction Restrictions

Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


This collection has no restrictions.

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.


5.88 Linear Feet (13 boxes, 1 half document box)




This collection consists of materials from the Barnard College Centinnial Office.

Collection Arrangement

The collection has been arranged in three series.

Series 1. Administrative Materials and Ephemera, 1987-1989.
Series 2. Research Materials, 1963-1989.
Series 3. Oral History Materials, 1967-1989.

Series 1 and 2 are arranged chronologically. Series 3 is arranged alphabetically by interviewee last name.

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

Series 3. Oral History Material, gift of Arlene M. Winer '54, 2001. The acquisition date and source of the remainder of the collection is unknown.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Hilary Price in February 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 Centennial Office Collection
Hilary Price
© 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository

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