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Minutes to the Board of Trustees

Identifier: BC01-04

Collection Scope and Content Summary

These records consist of the minutes of the Barnard Board of Trustees and of its Executive Committee. Related correspondence, agreements, reports are included, as well as information pertaining to Board retreats. Also included is the transcript of minutes from the May 12, 1971 Joint Columbia-Barnard Trustee Committee on the Barnard-Columbia relationship.


  • Creation: 1889-2018



Materials from twenty years prior to current date are 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

Single photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.


32 Linear Feet (14 document boxes 14 record cartons 116 v.)




These records consist of the meeting minutes of the Barnard College Board of Trustees and its Executive Committee.

Collection Arrangement

The records are arranged in two series, and further arranged chronologically by box. The series aa is as follows:

Series 1, Board of Trustees, 1889-2013

Series 2, Executive Committee Minutes, 1889-1974

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 from the Barnard College President's Office in 2002,2021.


Additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Hilary Price in January 2015.

Finding aid updated by Hilary Price in July 2015, by Obden Mondesir in 2021, and Olivia Newsome in 2024.

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 Minutes of the Board of Trustees
Hilary Price
© 2014
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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