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   John Mladinov Photograph Collection 1939-1942

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Mladinov Photograph Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Series I: Academics, 1941-1942

This series consists of image of students in classroom situations, including students observing a classroom lab experiment and students taking exams.

Academics, 1941-1942

Box 1

Series II: Administration, 1940s

This series consists of photographs of Columbia University administrators in both casual and formal settings, including President Nicholas Murray Butler and various deans. Most individuals are identified, while some are unidentified.

Identified administrative staff, 1940s
Box 1
Unidentified administrative staff, 1940s
Box 1

Series III: Athletics, 1940s

This series contains images of athletics at Columbia and has the best identifiers of all the photographs in this collection. The most numerous athletic photographs depict football games and football player portraits. The portraits often have biographical information about the player on the back of the images. Newspaper clippings for some of the football games are also included.

Baseball
Games, 1940s
Box 1
Players, 1940s
Box 1
Basketball
Games, 1940s
Box 1
Players, 1940s
Box 1
Crew, 1940s
Box 1
Crew--Freshmen, 1940s
Box 1
Crew--Varsity, 1940s
Box 1
Fencing, 1940s
Box 1
Football
Coaches, 1940s
Box 1
Crowds, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Army, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Brown, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Cheshire, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Colgate, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Colgate--Rally, 1942
Box 1
Games vs. Cornell, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Dartmouth, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Fort Monmouth, 1942
Box 1
Games vs. Maine, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Navy, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Pennsylvania, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Princeton, 1940s
Box 1
Games vs. Yale, 1940s
Box 1
Players, 1940s
Box 1

(includes two newspaper clippings)

Practice, 1940s
Box 1
Polo, 1940s

Box 2
Rugby, 1940s
Box 2
Soccer, 1940s
Box 2
Tennis--Varsity, 1940s
Box 2
Wrestling--Varsity, 1940s
Box 2

Series IV: Buildings and Grounds, 1940s

Series consists of images of buildings on Columbia’s campus and campus snow scenes. Of particular note are images of the aftermath the Havermeyer Hall lab explosion in 1941 and an article clipping from Columbia Alumni News covering this event.

Havemeyer Hall Lab Explosion, 1941
Box 2

(includes newspaper article)

Snow Scenes, 1940s
Box 2

Series V: Events, 1940s

This series includes commencement photographs, opening exercise images, the Columbia Band, bandleader Vincent Lopez, and Columbia Scholastic Press Association activities.

Bands, 1940s
Box 2
Columbia Scholastic Press Association, 1940s
Box 2
Commencement, 1940-1941
Box 2
Opening Exercises, 1940s
Box 2

Series VI: Student Activities and Student Life, 1940s

This series consists of various images of student activities on campus. Students are photographed smoking, in meetings, and eating meals. The series also includes a group of physical education photographs which are supplemented with a newspaper clipping showing the photographs in published form.

General, 1940s
Box 2
Physical Fitness, 1942
Box 2

(includes newspaper clipping)

Series VII: World War II, 1940s

This series of photographs depicts military activity at Columbia University during World War II. Images includes Army and Navy groups marching into Baker Field prior to a football game, views of the Navy’s Midshipmen and V-12 training programs on campus, training, students selling war bonds, and a Victory Garden being planted.

Army and Navy Training Schools, 1942-1943
Box 2
Football pre-game Marches, 1940s
Box 2
General, 1940s
Box 2
Midshipmen’s School, 1940s
Box 2
Navy V-12 Program, 1940s
Box 2
Training, 1940s
Box 2

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