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Board of Trustees Ledgers

Identifier: BC01-05

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection contains the Receipts and Dispursments Ledger from 1918-1923. It documents Barnard College expenditures during that time period. Additionally, the collection contains a presentation to the Barnard College Boad of Trustees Budget and Finance Committee from October 2000.


  • 1918 - 1923



This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.

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 may be made for research purposes.


1.208 Linear Feet (1 bound ledger book)




The collection consists of a ledger book of the college's expenditures and financial records. The receipts and dispursements ledger documents the monthly cash records of the college, including students' tuition, the endowment fund, scholarship funds, wages, and general administrative cash funds.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically in a bound ledger book.

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 Board of Trustees.


No additions are expected.

Processing History

This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Heather Lember in January 2014. The finding aid was updated by Dinah Handel in January 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 Board of Trustees Ledgers Collection
In Progress
Heather Lember
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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New York NY 10027 United States