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Series 1: Correspondence

The records that comprise the Columbia University Library Office Files, Correspondence (1898-1926) include the institutional correspondence and related professional material from the office of the university librarian and other members of the library staff. The files track a series of changes in the university library's administration, beginning with the movement of the library uptown in 1898 to its new location within Low Library in the Morningside Heights campus and conclude in 1926 with the hiring of a new permanent head of the library, Charles C. Williamson, after a series of interim library directors. During this period, the library underwent significant changes with the institution of new efficiency measures, changes in classification systems and record-keeping (as the library instituted a modified version of the Dewey Decimal System in the early 1900s, and transferred to card-catalogs in 1904), and changes in institutional structure as new departmental and divisional libraries were established and new administrative divisions––like Accessions, Cataloging, Shelving, Serial, and Reference Departments––emerged and were codified during the first decades of the century. Canfield’s efforts were to maximize the accessibility of library collections, conducting reports and surveys on the state of public libraries making efforts to establish for systematic surveys of special collections across the U.S. and to campaign to make government documents more publically accessible.

Subseries 1.1: General Correspondence

The general correspondence is arranged in alphabetical order and contains primarily correspondence sent and received by the university librarians, along with other library staff. Individually named and general alphabetical files are arranged in one alphabetical sequence by correspondent name or subject heading and chronologically within each letter of the alphabet by year. Notable subjects in this subseries include correspondence on budgets, library statistics, collections, and staff. Important subjects filed under sub-files are interspersed within the general alphabetical correspondence and are noted parenthetically.

A, 1902 January -1906 September (16 folders)

Box 1

(includes sub-files on Miss A E Ahern; Albany Library; American Society for the Advancement of Science; American Mathematics Society; American Library Association; Ahern's Manual for Normal School Instruction; Appointments Committee; Astor Library; Avery Library)

A, 1906 September -1908 April (19 folders)

Box 2

(includes sub-files on Mary E Ahern; Albany: Dept. of Education, State; Albany State Library School; American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Book Company; American Library Association)

A, 1908 April -1909 July (6 folders)
Box 2

(includes sub-files on College Addresses; Albany Library School)

A, 1908 April -1909 July (15 folders)

Box 3

(includes sub-files on American Library Association; American Library Institute)

A, 1909 July -1910 July (11 folders)
Box 3

(includes sub-file on American Library Association)

A, 1909 July -1910 July (5 folders)

Box 4

(includes sub-file on Astor Library)

A, 1910 July -1912 May (21 folders)
Box 4

(includes sub-files on Albany Students; Alumni Book Collection; American Library Association; Anderson Diaries; Astor Library)

A, 1912 May -1913 February(15 folders)

Box 5

(includes sub-files on Alumni Day Exhibit; Alumni Collections and Collectors; American History Association; Anderson Diary Cataloging; Association of Colleges and Preparatory Schools)

A, 1913 February-1914 July (4 folders)
Box 5

(includes sub-files on Department of Agriculture; Albany State Library of NY)

A, 1913 February-1914 July (7 folders)

Box 6

(includes sub-files on American College Library; American Library Association; Association of American Universities)

A, 1914 July -1917 January (19 folders)
Box 6

(includes sub-files on Accession Department; Alumni Day; American Institute of Architecture; American Library Association)

A, 1917 January -1921 September (23 folders)

Box 7

(includes sub-files on Accessions Department; Allotments; American Library Institute; Applications for Positions; Avery Library)

A, 1921 September 1-1926 September 1
(20 folders)

Box 8

(includes sub-files on Academic Rank; Academic Department; Accountant; Edward D Adams; Alumni News; American Academy of Arts and Letters; Applications: Summer Session; Arndt; Avery Library)

Ba-Be, 1902 January -1908 April (4 folders)
Box 8
Ba-Be, 1902 January -1908 April (13 folders)

Box 9

(includes sub-file on Barnard College)

Ba-Be, 1908 April -1913 February(11 folders)
Box 9

(includes sub-file on Barnard College Library)

Ba-Be, 1908 April -1913 February(9 folders)

Box 10

(includes sub-file on Bessemer Celebration)

Ba-Be, 1913 February-1921 January (13 folders)
Box 10

(includes sub-files on Bach; Barnard College)

Ba-Be, 1913 February-1921 January (7 folders)

Box 11
Bi-Bo, 1902 January -1911 June (12 folders)
Box 11

(includes sub-files on Bibliographical Society; Board of Education; Professor Franz Boas; Boston Athenaeum; Boston Book Company; Arthur E Bostwick)

Bi-Bo, 1911 June -1914 July (1 folder)
Box 11
Bi-Bo, 1911 June -1914 July (18 folders)

Box 12

(includes sub-files on Bibliography; Bibliographical instruction in College; Bibliographical Society; Binding Department; Binding; Botany--Reports on Reading Room)

Bi-Bo, 1911 June -1914 July (3 folders)

Box 13
Bi-Bo, 1914 July 1-1922 July 1
(18 folders)
Box 13

(includes sub-files on Bible Society; Bibliographical Society of America; University Bibliography; Binders and Binding; Professor A H Blanchard; Bookkeeper; Bookplates)

Bi-Bo, 1914 July 1-1922 July 1
(6 folders)

Box 14
Br-By, 1902 January -1904 October (17 folders)
Box 14

(includes sub-files on W.H. Brett; Dr. N L Britton; Professor John W Burgess; George F. Fisher, Bursar;)

Br-By, 1904 October -1908 December (20 folders)

Box 15

(includes sub-files on Miss Clara Bragg; British Museum; Brooklyn Public Library; Brown University; Bursar)

Br-By, 1909 January -1913 May (4 folders)
Box 15
Br-By, 1909 January -1913 May (17 folders)

Box 16

(includes sub-files on Brooklyn Public Library; Brown University Library; Budget Memoranda; Budget Material; Bursar)

Br-By, 1913 May -1916 July (20 folders)

Box 17

(includes sub-files on Brooklyn Public Library; Brown Reference Company; Brown University; Budget; Budget 1916-1917; Budget material library 1915-1916; Budget 1915-1916 salary letters; Budget 1916-1917 Budget allotments for departmental staff 1915-1916 Budget suggestions for 1914-1915)

Br-By, 1913 May -1916 July (4 folders)

Box 18
Ca-Cl, 1902 January -1907 July (15 folders)
Box 18

(includes sub-files on Carnegie Institute; George R Carpenter; William H Carpenter; C F Chandler; St. Paul's Chapel; Church Club; Church Congress; Cincinnati Public Library; Circulars)

Ca-Cl, 1902 January -1907 July (2 folders)

Box 19

(includes sub-files on A S Clark; Minnie C Clark; Edith E Clarke)

Ca-Cl, 1907 July -1908 December 31
(16 folders)
Box 19

(includes sub-files on Cartoons Exhibit; Catalogs for Universities and Colleges Catalogs; Cataloging Department; Catalogs of Universities; Colleges)

Ca-Cl, 1909 January -1910 July (19 folders)

Box 20

(includes sub-files on Canfield Lists of Libraries, People; Canfield Correspondence Addresses; Circular Forms; Dr. James Hulme Canfield; Catalog Department; Letters about University Catalog; Circulars)

Ca-Cl, 1910 July -1913 July 1913
(3 folders)
Box 20
Ca-Cl, 1910 July -1913 July 1913
(15 folders)

Box 21

(includes sub-files on Card Stock; Carnegie Foundation; Carnegie Institute; Professor W H Carpenter; Cataloging Department; Celebrations; Clark University)

Ca-Cl, 1913 July -1916 June (6 folders)
Box 21

(includes sub-files on Calendar; Dr. James H Canfield Photographs; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Ca-Cl, 1913 July -1916 June (14 folders)

Box 22

(includes sub-files on Cataloging Department; Chief Clerk)

Ca-Cl, 1916 June -1923 July (6 folders)
Box 22

(includes sub-files on Camp Libraries; Carnegie Institute; WH Carpenter)

Ca-Cl, 1916 June -1923 July (10 folders)

Box 23

(includes sub-files on Cataloging Department; China; Circulars)

Co-Cy, 1902 January -1909 January (9 folders)
Box 23

(includes sub-files on College of the City of New York; Marion Colby; Columbia Chaplaincy; Columbia Commons "Dormitories"; Columbia Spectator and Quarterly; Western Trip--Columbia Alumni Association; Congressional Library; Cornell University)

Co-Cy, 1902 January -1909 January (9 folders)

Box 24
Co-Cy, 1909 January -1911 June (16 folders)
Box 24

(includes sub-file on Columbia University Press)

Co-Cy, 1911 July -1913 February(15 folders)

Box 25

(includes sub-files on College Library Association, College Study, Questionnaire College Library Finance, College Verse, Columbia Spectator, Concilium Bibliographicum; Conciliation--American Association)

Co-Cy, 1913 February-1914 November (3 folders)
Box 25

(includes sub-file on Mr F M Colby)

Co-Cy, 1913 February-1914 November (14 folders)

Box 26

(includes sub-files on College Study; Columbia University Club; Columbia University Quarterly; Columbia Spectator; College Verse; Library of Congress; Connecticut State Library; Miss M O Cox; Credits)

Co-Cy, 1914 November -1921 November (3 folders)
Box 26

(includes sub-file on College Study)

Co-Cy, 1914 November -1921 November (17 folders)

Box 27

(includes sub-files on George Watson Cole; Columbia Spectator; Columbia University; Commencement June 4 1919 Commercial Press; Miss Mary A Cook; Professor JJ Coss)

D, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 27
D, 1899 June -1901
(4 folders)

Box 28

(includes Melvil Dewey letters)

Da-Di, 1902 January -1906 September (19 folders)
Box 28

(includes sub-files on J C Dana; Robert H Davis; Melvil Dewey)

Da-Di, 1906 September -1913 June 30
(3 folders)
Box 28
Da-Di, 1906 September -1913 June 30
(18 folders)

Box 29

(includes sub-files on Departmental Libraries; Melvil Dewey; Dissertations: German; Dissertations)

Do-Dy, 1902 January -1909 January (4 folders)
Box 29

(includes sub-files on Dodd, Mead, and Company; Cleveland H. Dodge; William E Dodge)

Do-Dy, 1902 January -1909 January (15 folders)

Box 30
E, 1899 June -1901 January (6 folders)
Box 30
E, 1902 January -1905 January (3 folders)
Box 30

(includes sub-file on Earl Hall)

E, 1902 January -1905 January (9 folders)

Box 31

(includes sub-files on Earl Hall; W R Eastman; Professor J C Egbert; Ellison; Library Exhibits)

E, 1905 January -1908 December 31
(5 folders)
Box 31

(includes sub-file on Earle Library or Collection)

E, 1905 January -1908 December 31
(9 folders)

Box 32

(includes sub-files on Earl Hall Social Settlement and Alliance work; W R Eastman; Exhibits)

E, 1909 July -1910 July (7 folders)
Box 32

(includes sub-files on Miss I G Mudge's Work on Special Collections; Bureau of Education)

E, 1909 July -1910 July (10 folders)

Box 33

(includes sub-files on Dept. of English; Exhibition, Dec 27 1909)

E, 1910 July -1913 February(17 folders)
Box 33

(includes sub-files on Bureau of Education; Engineering Efficiency; Emergency Fund; Engineering Library; Engineering Schools Questionnaire; Exhibit)

E, 1913 February-1913 November (19 folders)

Box 34

(includes sub-files on Engineering Department Libraries; Engineering Societies; Exchange Department; Frederick the Great Exhibit; Exhibits; Church History Exhibit)

E, 1913 October 31-1914 November (11 folders)

Box 35

(includes sub-files on Eastern College Library Association; Exhibition: School of Mines)

E, 1914 November -1926 September (8 folders)
Box 35

(includes sub-files on Extension Reading Room; Eastern College Library Association; Dr. James C Egbert)

E, 1914 November -1926 September (9 folders)

Box 36

(includes sub-file on Extension)

Fa-Fl, 1899 June -1901 January (4 folders)
Box 36
Fa-Fl, 1902 January -1907 July (5 folders)
Box 36

(includes sub-files on Mrs. Salome Cutler Fairchild; Frederick W Faxon)

Fa-Fl, 1902 January -1907 July (13 folders)

Box 37
Fo-Fy, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 37
Fo-Fy, 1902 January -1909 July (9 folders)
Box 37

(includes sub-files on Franklin Ford; France)

Fo-Fy, 1902 January -1909 July (9 folders)

Box 38
G, 1899 June -1901 January (9 folders)
Box 38
G, 1902 January -1906 September (5 folders)
Box 38

(includes sub-files on E.W. Gaillard; General Theological Seminary; James T Gerould)

G, 1902 January -1906 September (13 folders)

Box 39

(includes sub-files on Rev J E Gilbert; W.M. Gilbert; Superintendent Goetze; Prof R J H Gottheil)

G, 1906 September -1913 July (5 folders)
Box 39
G, 1906 September -1913 July (18 folders)

Box 40

(includes sub-files on Gifts to Columbia, Gifts from Columbia; F A Goetze;)

G, 1913 July -1917 January (22 folders)

Box 41

(includes sub-files on Gerig; Gifts to Columbia)

G, 1917 January -1921 January (19 folders)

Box 42

(includes sub-files on Gifts to Columbia; Gifts from Columbia; F A Goetze)

G, 1917 January -1921 January (3 folders)

Box 43
G, 1921 January -1923 September 1
(9 folders)
Box 43

(includes sub-file on German Book Exhibition)

G, 1921 January -1923 September 1
(10 folders)

Box 44

(includes sub-files on Gifts from Columbia University; Gifts to Columbia)

H, 1899 June 30-1901 January (1 folder)
Box 44
Ha-He, 1902 January -1906 April (8 folders)
Box 44

(includes sub-files on Dr. Chandler Cuthbert Hall; Halleck, Reubon Post; Francins W Halsey; Professor A D F Hamlin; Walter C Hamm; President William R Harper; George William Harris; Hon. William T Harris; Harvard University)

Ha-He, 1902 January -1906 April (12 folders)

Box 45
Ha-He, 1906 April -1910 July (10 folders)
Box 45

(includes sub-files on Hamilton Hall; Harvard University)

Ha-He, 1906 April -1910 July (9 folders)

Box 46
Ha-He, 1910 July -1913 July (11 folders)
Box 46

(includes sub-file on Harvard University Library)

Ha-He, 1910 July -1913 July (12 folders)

Box 47
Hi-Hy, 1902 January -1914 January (12 folders)
Box 47

(includes sub-file on FC Hicks)

Hi-Hy, 1914 January -1916 July (17 folders)

Box 48

(includes sub-file on Frank P Hill; Hispanic Museum; Archer M Huntington; Professor F R Hutton)

Hi-Hy, 1916 July -1924 January (7 folders)
Box 48

(includes sub-file on Hispanic Society; Holland Society; Holls Gifts)

Hi-Hy, 1916 July -1924 January (16 folders)

Box 49

(includes sub-files on Mr. R S Howson; Henry Hunt Library; Stephen A Hulbert)

I, 1899 June 30-1901 January 1
(1 folder)

Box 50
I, 1902 January -1904 October (3 folders)
Box 50

(includes sub-files on India; Indiana)

I, 1904 October -1909 June (4 folders)
Box 50

(includes sub-files on India; International Committee Moral Training; Irving Press;)

I, 1909 July -1913 October (4 folders)
Box 50

(includes sub-files on Incidentals Fund Memoranda; Introductions)

I, 1913 February-1914 January (3 folders)
Box 50

(includes sub-files on Incidentals; Institute of Arts and Sciences)

I, 1913 February-1914 January (1 folder)

Box 51
I, 1914 January -1918 December (5 folders)
Box 51

(includes sub-files on Inter-Library Loans; Introductions; Washington Irving)

J, 1899 June 30-1901 January 1
(2 folders)
Box 51
J, 1902 January -1904 October (13 folders)
Box 51

(includes sub-files on Dr. Morris Jastrow; President R H Jesse; John Crerar Library; Jury Duty)

J, 1904 October -1909 June (16 folders)

Box 52

(includes sub-files on William Dawson Johnston)

J, 1909 July -1913 February(14 folders)
Box 52

(includes sub-files on John Crerar Library; Dr. JF Johnson--Carnegie Institute; Johns Hopkins University)

J, 1909 July -1913 February(5 folders)

Box 53

(includes sub-file on John Crerar Library)

J, 1913 February-1914 January (12 folders)
Box 53

(includes sub-files on Jacoby; John Crerar Library; Johns Hopkins University Library; William Dawson Johnston)

J, 1914 January -1918 December (6 folders)
Box 53

(includes sub-files on Harold Jacoby; Japan Society)

J, 1914 January -1918 December (9 folders)

Box 54

(includes sub-files on Samuel Johnson; John Crerar Library; Mrs. Mary Johnson; Jusserand)

K, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 54
K, 1902 January -1905 July (10 folders)
Box 54

(includes sub-files on Rev R W Kenyon; F P Keppel)

K, 1902 January -1905 July (11 folders)

Box 55

(includes sub-files on George W Kirchwey; Knauth, Nachod, and Kühne)

K, 1905 June 30-1913 July (14 folders)
Box 55

(includes sub-files on F P Keppel; Mr E P Kilroe)

K, 1905 June 30-1913 July (8 folders)

Box 56
L, 1899 June -1901 January (4 folders)
Box 56
L, 1902 January -1906 April (9 folders)
Box 56

(includes sub-files on Professor B Laufer; Law Library; Henry M Leipziger; Lemcke and Büchner; Library Journal: Libraries: Correspondence Regarding Salaries; Library Bureau;)

L, 1902 January -1906 April (7 folders)

Box 57

(includes sub-files on Library Post; James Loeb; Duc de Loubat; William G Low Jr)

L, 1906 April -1908 December 31
(13 folders)
Box 57

(includes sub-files on Leland Stanford Jr. University; Libraries--Statistics in regard to Staff; Libraries and Library Statistics)

L, 1906 April -1908 December 31
(10 folders)

Box 58

(includes sub-files on Library Bureau; Loan Division)

L, 1908 December 31-1911 June 1
(12 folders)
Box 58

(includes sub-files on Law Library; Library Bureau; Library Journal)

L, 1908 December 31-1911 June (6 folders)

Box 59
L, 1911 June -1913 February(15 folders)
Box 59

(includes sub-files on Law Library Question; Law Library; Library Bureau)

L, 1911 June -1913 February(8 folders)

Box 60

(includes sub-files on Library Journal; Library Salary Statistics; Dr. Lichtenstein)

L, 1913 February-1914 July (15 folders)
Box 60

(includes sub-files on Library Bureau; Library Council; General Library; Library Council and Subcommittee; Library Journal)

L, 1913 February-1914 July (7 folders)

Box 61
L, 1914 July -1916 June (14 folders)
Box 61

(includes sub-files on Law Library and Law File; Library Council; Special Committee on Library Policy; Library Journal)

L, 1914 July -1916 June (5 folders)

Box 62

(includes sub-files on Professor Dean P Lockwood; Louvain University Library)

L, 1916 June -1921 February(17 folders)
Box 62

(includes sub-files on Law file; Dr F S Lee)

L, 1916 June -1921 February(7 folders)

Box 63

(includes sub-files on Messers Lemcke and Buchner; Library Council; Loan Division; Loans; DP Lockwood)

McA-Ma, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 63
Ma, 1902 January -1907 July 1
(11 folders)
Box 63

(includes sub-files on The MacMillian Company; Maurice Magnus; Henry Malkan)

Ma, 1902 January -1907 July 1
(8 folders)

Box 64

(includes sub-files on Superintendent William R Maxwell)

Ma, 1907 July -1918 December (18 folders)
Box 64

(includes sub-files on The Macmillan Company; Maps, Journalism; Massachusetts Agricultural College; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Massachusetts Library Club; Master's Essays)

Ma, 1907 July -1918 December (4 folders)

Box 65

(includes sub-files on Mathematics; Professor Brander Matthews)

Me, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 65
Mc-Me, 1902-1909
(17 folders)
Box 65

(includes sub-files on Professor McWhood; Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Mc-Me, 1902-1909
(1 folder)

Box 66

(includes sub-files on Mrs. Annie Nathan Meyer)

Mi-My, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 66
Mi-My, 1902 January -1912 May (19 folders)
Box 66

(includes sub-files on Professor John Bassett Moore; Municipal Ownership)

Mi-My, 1912 May -1918 December (3 folders)
Box 66

(includes sub-files on Mr Ralph F Miller as Acting Assistant Librarian)

Mi-My, 1912 May -1918 December (18 folders)

Box 67

(includes sub-files on Multigraph; Museum of Natural History; Music Department)

Mi-My, 1918 December -1926 July (1 folder)
Box 67

(includes sub-file on Milton Material and Letters: Milton Edition)

Mi-My, 1918 December -1926
(21 folders)

Box 68

(includes sub-files on Milton Material and Letters: Milton Material & Letters: C L Powell; Milton: Yale, Milton: NYPL, Milton: Stevens and Brown; Milton: Cambridge University, England; Modern Language Association of America; Montgomery; Miss I G Mudge; Professor Henry S Munroe: Books; Music)

N, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)

Box 69
N, 1902 January -1905 July (10 folders)
Box 69

(includes sub-files on John McLean Nash; National Education Association; Nebraska Letters about State Teachers' Association; New York Library Association; New York Library Club; New York Public Library;)

N, 1905 July 1-1907 July 1
(14 folders)

Box 70

(includes sub-files on Newark, NJ; New York Libraries; New York Library Association; New York Library Club; National Education Association; Numismatic Society)

N, 1907 July -1909 June (2 folders)
Box 70
N, 1907 July -1909 June (7 folders)

Box 71

(includes sub-files on National Education Association; N.Y. Library Association; Offers; Order Department)

N, 1909 July 1-1911 June (8 folders)
Box 71

(includes sub-files on Newark Public Library; NY Public Library; NY City Collections in Libraries; NY State Library Association)

N, 1909 July 1-1911 June (3 folders)

Box 72
N, 1911 June -1913 July (12 folders)
Box 72

(includes sub-files on Newark Public Library; NY Public Library)

N, 1913 July -1915 September (7 folders)
Box 72

(includes sub-files on NYPL; Newark Public Library)

N, 1913 July -1915 September (5 folders)

Box 73
N, 1915 September -1920 September (10 folders)
Box 73

(includes sub-files on National Arts Club; National War Savings Committee; Library School of the New York Public Library; New York Public Library Camp Libraries File; NY Southern Society; NY State Library and Library School; NY University; NYPL; Notices)

O, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 73
O, 1905 July 1-1907 July 1
(4 folders)
Box 73
O, 1907 July -1909 June (3 folders)
Box 73

(includes sub-file on Offers)

O, 1907 July -1909 June (3 folders)

Box 74

(includes sub-file on Order Department)

O, 1909 July 1-1911 June (3 folders)
Box 74
O, 1911 June -1913 July (5 folders)
Box 74

(includes sub-file on Order Department)

O, 1913 July -1915 September (6 folders)
Box 74

(includes sub-file on Offers)

O, 1915 September -1920 September (8 folders)

Box 75

(includes sub-file on Offers)

P, 1899 June -1901 January (4 folders)
Box 75
P, 1902 January -1904 September (14 folders)

Box 76

(includes sub-files on James Russell Parsons; William Barclay Parsons; Professor Harry Thurston Peck; Pharmacy----College of: College of Physicians and Surgeons; Dr. T M Prudden; John Pine; Miss Mary W Plummer)

P, 1904 October -1907 July (2 folders)
Box 76
P, 1904 October -1907 July (12 folders)

Box 77

(includes sub-files on University of Pennsylvania; College of Pharmacy; College of Physicians and Surgeons; Mr. John B Pine)

P, 1907 July -1909 July (17 folders)

Box 78

(includes sub-files on Correspondence in regard to Pages; College of Pharmacy; Miss Harriet B Prescott; Public Service Commission)

P, 1909 July 1-1911 June 1
(3 folders)
Box 78
P, 1909 July 1-1911 June 1
(20 folders)

Box 79

(includes sub-files on College of Physicians and Surgeons; Department of Physics; John B Pine)

P, 1912 May 1-1915 September 1
(3 folders)
Box 79
P, 1912 May 1-1915 September 1
(12 folders)

Box 80

(includes sub-files on College of Pharmacy; College of Physicians and Surgeons; John B Pine; President Butler; President Butler and Law Library Question)

P, 1915 September -1917 January (15 folders)

Box 81

(includes sub-files on Physicians and Surgeons; Pierpont; John B Pine)

P, 1918 December -1920 September (10 folders)
Box 81

(includes sub-files on Photostat; College of Physicians and Surgeons)

P, 1918 December -1920 September (4 folders)

Box 82

(includes sub-file on Pulitzer Prizes)

P, 1920 September -1923 November (19 folders)
Box 82

(includes sub-files on College of Pharmacy; College of Physicians and Surgeons; John B Pine; President Butler)

Q, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)

Box 83
Q, 1902 January -1904 September (1 folder)
Box 83
Q, 1904 October -1907 July (1 folder)
Box 83

(includes sub-file on Columbia Quarterly)

Q, 1907 July -1909 July (1 folder)
Box 83
Q, 1909 July 1-1911 June 1
(1 folder)
Box 83
Q, 1912 May 1-1915 September 1
(1 folder)
Box 83
Q, 1915 September -1917 January (4 folder)
Box 83
Q, 1918 December -1920 September (5 folders)
Box 83

(includes sub-file on Questions)

Q, 1920 September -1923 November (4 folders)

Box 84
Ra-Ri, 1899 June -1901 January (3 folders)
Box 84
Ra-Ri, 1902 January -1914 July (8 folders)
Box 84

(includes sub-files on Registrar, Religious Education Association; Rhodes Scholarship material)

Ra-Ri, 1902 January -1914 July (2 folders)

Box 85

(includes sub-file on Miss Ellen H Richardson)

Ra-Ri, 1914 July -1924 January 1
(14 folders)
Box 85

(includes sub-files on Mrs. L Raney; Rearrangement Plans for the Library Collection 1902-1916; Readers Cards; Readers: Applications for Use of the Library; Reinsch)

Ra-Ri, 1914 July -1924 January (7 folders)

Box 86
Ro-Ry, 1902 January -1909 July (17 folders)
Box 86

(includes sub-files on Professor J H Robinson; President Theodore Roosevelt)

Sa-Sc, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 86
Sa-Sc, 1902 January -1909 July 1
(2 folders)
Box 86
Sa-Sc, 1902 January -1909 July (16 folders)

Box 87

(includes sub-files on J Pitte Sanborn Jr; Scientific American)

Sa-Sc, 1909 July -1914 July (15 folders)
Box 87

(includes sub-files on Salaries; School of Journalism)

Sa-Sc, 1909 July -1914 July (10 folders)

Box 88

(includes sub-files on School of Journalism-inquiry; School of Philanthropy)

Se-Sm, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 88
Se-Sm, 1902 January -1906 April 1
(6 folders)
Box 88

(includes sub-file on Settlement Work)

Se-Sm, 1902 January -1906 April 1
(8 folders)

Box 89

(includes sub-files on Hon. George N Sharp; V G Simkhovitch; Professor William M Sloane; Smithsonian Institute; Edward R Smith)

Se-Sm, 1906 April -1912 May 1
(7 folders)
Box 89

(includes sub-files on Seals of Universities; Columbus Letters: State University; Department of Serials)

Se-Sm, 1906 April -1912 May 1
(12 folders)

Box 90

(includes sub-files on Shelf Department; Simplified Spelling Board; ER Smith)

Se-Sm, 1912 May -1914 July (7 folders)
Box 90

(includes sub-files on Secretary of the University; Seligman, ERA; Serial Department)

Se-Sm, 1912 May -1914
(11 folders)

Box 91

(includes sub-files on Shorthand; Slides (lantern); Daniel Eugene Smith; Special Collections; Staff; Staff Bulletin; Student Representatives--Board of; Superintendent)

Se-Sm, 1914 July 1-1926 June (9 folders)
Box 91

(includes sub-files on Secretary to the University; Dr. ERA Seligman)

Se-Sm, 1914 July 1-1926 June (15 folders)

Box 92

(includes sub-files on Shelf Department; Professor WM Sloane)

Sn-Sy, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 92
Sn-Sy, 1902 January 1-1908 December 31
(9 folders)
Box 92

(includes sub-file on Columbia Library Staff Statistics)

Sn-Sy, 1902 January 1-1908 December 31
(14 folders)

Box 93

(includes sub-files on GE Stewart; Chancellor Franc Strong; Russell Sturgis; Superintendent)

Sn-Sy, 1908 December 31-1911 June 1
(2 folders)
Box 93
Sn-Sy, 1908 December 31-1911 June 1
(20 folders)

Box 94

(includes sub-files on Southern Society of New York; Library Staff; Summer Session; Superintendent: Mr. Norris)

Sn-Sy, 1911 June -1912 November (9 folders)
Box 94

(includes sub-files on Staff: Library Bulletins)

Sn-Sy, 1911 June -1912 November (16 folders)

Box 95

(includes sub-files on H R Steeves; Summer Session; Superintendent)

Sn-Sy, 1912 November -1913 July (4 folders)
Box 95

(includes sub-files on Secretary of the University; Seligman, ERA; Shorthand; Slides (lantern); Daniel Eugene Smith; Special Collections)

Sn-Sy, 1912 November -1913 July (16 folders)

Box 96

(includes sub-files on Staff; Staff Bulletin; Student Representatives--Board of; Superintendent)

Sn-Sy, 1913 July -1914 November (12 folders)
Box 96

(includes sub-files on Staff: of the Library; Staff--Holidays and Vacations; Staff: Notices for Holidays in 1914 Staff: Notices for Holiday 1913 Staff Bulletins; Staff Addresses; Letters to Staff; Staff: Administrative Rulings; Staff: Miscellaneous Memos)

Sn-Sy, 1913 July -1914 November (9 folders)

Box 97

(includes sub-file on Superintendent)

Sn-Sy, 1916 July -1918 December (9 folders)
Box 97

(includes sub-files on Staff Meetings; Staff address lists; Staff notices)

Sn-Sy, 1916 July -1918 December (6 folders)

Box 98

(includes sub-file on Summer Schedule of Hours for Libraries)

Sn-Sy, 1918 December 1-1921 December 1
(15 folders)
Box 98

(includes sub-file on Summer Session; Summer Session Library Announcement; Summer Session and Extension Teaching; Summer Schedule 1920)

Sn-Sy, 1918 December 1-1921 December 1
(8 folders)

Box 99

(includes sub-files on Superintendent Norris; Walter Swingle; Switzerland)

T, 1899 June -1901 January (3 folders)
Box 99
T, 1902 January -1906 April (5 folders)
Box 99

(includes sub-file on Letters about Board on Education to Teachers College)

T, 1902 January -1906 April (6 folders)

Box 100
T, 1906 April -1908 December 31
(16 folders)
Box 100

(includes sub-files on William H Taft; The New York Times)

T, 1906 April -1908 December 31
(4 folders)

Box 101
T, 1908 December -1910 July 1
(13 folders)
Box 101

(includes sub-file on Teachers College)

T, 1910 July -1912 May (12 folders)
Box 101

(includes sub-file on Torrey Botanical Club)

T, 1910 July -1912 May (2 folders)

Box 102
T, 1912 May -1914 January (11 folders)
Box 102

(includes sub-file on Theological Periodicals)

T, 1914 January -1916 July (10 folders)
Box 102

(includes sub-files on Teachers College; Tours; Trent;)

T, 1916 July -1921 February(4 folders)
Box 102

(includes sub-files on Teachers College: Letters on books deposited in Teachers College or Columbia)

T, 1916 July -1921 February(9 folders)

Box 103

(includes sub-file on Mr Levering Tyson, Secretary of Alumni Federation)

U, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 103
U, 1902 January -1906 April (1 folder)
Box 103

(includes sub-files on Union Theological Seminary; University Club)

U, 1906 April -1908 December 31
(2 folders)
Box 103

(includes sub-files on Underwood Typewriter; Union Theological Seminary; University Club; Universities A-Z)

U, 1908 December -1910 July 1
(4 folders)
Box 103

(includes sub files on Union Theological Seminary; University Press; University of Chicago)

U, 1910 July -1912 May (2 folders)
Box 103
U, 1910 July -1912 May (4 folders)

Box 104

(includes sub-files on University of Chicago; University of Michigan)

U, 1912 May -1914 January (4 folders)
Box 104

(includes sub-files on Union Theological Seminary; University Settlement; University Statutes)

U, 1914 January -1916 July (4 folders)
Box 104

(includes sub-files on Union Theological Seminary; University of Chicago)

U, 1916 July -1921 February(4 folders)

Box 105

(includes sub-files on US Surgeon General's Office; University Printing Office; University of Chicago; University of Pennsylvania)

V, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 105
V, 1902 January -1906 April (3 folders)
Box 105

(includes sub-files on Anna Murray Vail; Dr George R Van de Water, Miss Van Zandt)

V, 1906 April -1908 December 31
(2 folders)
Box 105
V, 1908 December -1910 July 1
(1 folder)
Box 105

(includes sub-files on Vassar College)

V, 1910 July -1912 May (3 folders)
Box 105
V, 1912 May -1914 January (2 folders)

Box 106

(includes sub-file on F. Vexler)

V, 1914 January -1916 July (4 folders)
Box 106

(includes sub-files on Vacations 1916; Vacations partial file; Vacations 1915)

V, 1916 July -1921 February(5 folders)
Box 106

(includes sub-files on Vacations: 1919, 1918, 1917; F. Vexler)

Wa-We, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 106
Wa-We, 1902 January 1-1906 April 1
(5 folders)
Box 106
Wa-We, 1902 January 1-1906 April (16 folders)

Box 107

(includes sub-files on Washington: Departments of War, Interior, Commerce, Labor, Printing or Documents; West Point)

Wa-We, 1906 April -1910 July (7 folders)
Box 107
Wa-We, 1906 April -1910 July (10 folders)

Box 108
Wh-Wy, 1899 June -1901 January (2 folders)
Box 108
Wh-Wy, 1902 January -1908 January (5 folders)
Box 108
Wh-Wy, 1902 January -1908 January (10 folders)

Box 109

(includes sub-files on Williams College; Williamstown-Toronto matter)

Wh-Wy, 1908 December 31-1913 May (14 folders)
Box 109

(includes sub-files on Florence Wilson; WH Wilson Company; Women's Suffrage)

Wh-Wy, 1908 December 31-1913 May (4 folders)

Box 110
Wh-Wy, 1913 May -1921 December (15 folders)
Box 110

(includes sub-files on EJ Wheeler; Wheelock Fund; MF Wilson; HW Wilson Company; Woodbridge; Professor R S Woodworth)

Wh-Wy, 1913 May -1921
(3 folders)

Box 111
X-Y, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 111
X-Y, 1902 January -1908 January (5 folders)
Box 111

(includes sub-file on Y.M.C.A)

X-Y, 1908 December 31-1913 May (2 folders)
Box 111
X-Y, 1913 May -1921 December (2 folders)
Box 111

(includes sub-files on Archbishop of Yale; Y.M.C.A)

Z, 1899 June -1901 January (1 folder)
Box 111
Z, 1902 January -1908 January (1 folder)
Box 111
Z, 1908 December 31-1913 May (1 folder)
Box 111
Z, 1913 May -1921 December (1 folder)
Box 111

Subseries 1.2: Salary Letters 1900-1916

This subseries contains letters relating to employee salaries and personnel files during the period from January 1900 to November 1916. Within this subseries, items are filed alphabetically under the individual's or organization's name. Includes sub-files on Barnard College, along with related personnel and administrative files for Miss M.O. Cox, Frederick W. Erb (Loan Department), Miss Harriet B. Prescott (Catalog Department), Dr. V.G. Simkhovitch (Bibliography), and Miss Margaret Van Zandt (Order Department). For salary letters outside this range, or additional information, such as salary reports and library statistics, consult Subseries I.1, General Correspondence.

A, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)

Box 112
B, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

(includes sub-file on Barnard College)

C, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

(includes sub-file on Miss M O Cox)

D, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
E-F, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

(includes sub-file on Frederick W Erb-Loan Department)

G, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
H-J, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
K-L, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
M, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
N-O, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
P, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

(includes sub-file on Miss Harriet B Prescott-Catalog Department)

R, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112
S, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

(includes sub-file on Dr. V G Simkhovitch--Bibliography)

T-V, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

(includes sub-file on Miss Margaret Van Zandt--Order Department)

W, 1900 January -1916 November (1 folder)
Box 112

Subseries 1.3: Correspondence between Librarian and President circa 1898-1914

This subseries includes correspondence between the head librarian and the university president. In addition to correspondence between James H. Canfield, William Dawson Johnston, Seth Low, and Nicholas Butler, this subseries includes annual library reports and reorganization plans and special folders on the October 1907 Inspection Trip and a special file of letters between the librarian and the president on Carnegie Retirement Pensions, with extracts from correspondence with department heads.

Correspondence with the President, 1899 September -1903 July (16 folders)

Box 113
Correspondence between Librarian and President, 1903 July -1908 December (14 folders)

Box 114

(includes sub-file on Inspection Trip: England October 1907)

Special Collection of Letters between Librarian and President, 1908 April -1909 June (1 folder)
Box 114
Correspondence between Librarian and President, 1909 January -1914 June (15 folders)

Box 115

Subseries 1.4: Material for Columbia University Library History

This subseries contains correspondence filed in preparation for a possible history of the Columbia University Libraries. Among the letters are correspondence on library funding, library collections, library buildings, and library regulations and policies. While the subseries contains a few duplicates of items from 1874 and 1862 in the first folder, the bulk of this subseries consists of material between from September 1899 to February 1902. Folder 6 includes a filing memorandum with notes on subjects covered in the history.

Resolutions (1862), Regulations (1874 and Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Aa-A, l 1899-1900
(1 folder)

Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Am-Az, 1899-1900
(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Baa-Bam, 1899-1900
(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Ban-Baz, 1899-1900
(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Be-Bl
(1 folder)
Box 116
Filing Memo and Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Bo, 1899-1900
(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History C, 1899-1900
(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Aa-Col, 1901 January -1902 February(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History Con-K, 1901 January -1902 February(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History L-S 1899-1901
(1 folder)
Box 116
Correspondence Filed for Columbia University Library History S-V 1899-1901
(1 folder)
Box 116

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