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Series I: Academics

Arranged in four sub-series, these images depict the various academic areas of the University, including schools, departments, institutes, centers and affiliated institutions of Columbia University. This series also contains images related to some of the fellowships and scholarships offered by Columbia.

Subseries I.1: Affiliated Institutions

Images of institutions affiliated with Columbia University such as Teachers College, Columbia University Press and Seth Low Junior College.

Columbia Grammar School, 1892

Box OS 15

(Notes: Group portrait)

Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 1949 1974

Box 129

(Notes: Group portrait. Cartoonists; Texaco, Inc. presenting check)

Columbia University Press, ca. 1943-1951
Box 129

(Notes: Publishers; Encyclopedias; CMC; Tyndall; Miner; 50th anniversary; Theodore Shabad; Helen Stroop; Peter Stern; Everett Ripley)

Harlem Hospital Center, 1987
Box 129

(Notes: Hospital administration; 100th anniversary of founding; 25th anniversary of affiliation; Jo Boufford; Murial Petioni; Henrik Bendixen; Jeanne Smith; Diane Lacey-Winley)

Helen Hayes Hospital
Box 129
King's College (Nova Scotia)
Box 129
Pharmacy, College of
Box 129
Pharmacy, College of

Box OS 15

(Notes: Group portraits; ChandlerÀ; Faculty)

Post-Graduate School of Journalism, Chungking, China

Box 129
Roosevelt Hospital, ca. 1917

Box OS 15

(Notes: Faculty and staff; World War I)

Seth Low Junior College, ca. 1930
Box OS 15

(Notes: Basketball team, students in classrooms)

Seth Low Junior College

Box 129
Teacher's College
Box 129

(Notes: Faculty in academic dress)

Trinity Church
Box 129
Tropical Medicine, School of
Box 129
United Nations, 1997
Box 129

(Notes: Group portraits. From OPA files; Habitat Project; George Rupp; Mark Gardon; Wally N'Dow; Lisa Anderson; Douglas Chalmers; Aliye Pekin Celik; Robert Schiffer; Nancy Degnan; Ester Fuchs; Steven Cohen; Stephen Schlesinger)

Subseries I.2: Fellowships and Scholarships

Images related to various fellowships and scholarships offered by Columbia University.

Bronfman (Samuel) Fellowships in Democratic Business Enterprise, 1951
Box 129
College Scholarship Fund
Box 129
Fellows (William Kinne) Memorial Traveling Fellowship
Box 129
Ford Foundation Fund of the Advancement of Education
Box 129
Friends of Columbia Students
Box 129

(Notes: Calendar)

Gehrig (Lou) Memorial Scholarship
Box 129
Graphic Arts Scholarship
Box 129
International Fellows Program
Box 129
Joint Industry Board of the Electrical Industry
Box 129
Library Service, School of, 1953
Box 129

(Notes: Grayson Kirk)

Pulitzer Traveling Scholarship
Box 129
Robeson (Paul) Scholarship, 1981
Box 129
Runyon (Damon) Memorial Scholarship
Box 129
Stone (Harlan Fiske) Fellowship, 1980
Box 129

(Notes: Contact sheets)

Talbot (James) Fund
Box 129
Wittkower (Rudolph) Fellowship Fund
Box 129

Subseries I.3: Institutes and Centers

Photographs depicting the myriad of different Columbia institutes and centers, such as the Computer Center, American Press Institute, and the Arts Center.

American Assembly
Box 129
American Press Institute
Box 129
Applied Social Research, Bureau of
Box 129
Arts Center
Box 129
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Study Center, 1997
Box 129

(Notes: Hugh Patrick, Robert Pitofsky, Merit E. Janow; Economic Deregulation: Prospects and Challenges for Japan and Asia.)

Cancer Research, Institute of
Box 129
Columbia's Center for Environmental Research and Conservation (CERC), 1996
Box 129

(Notes: World Environmental Forum. Professor Balick)

Computer Center, 1967
Box 129

(Notes: Re-prints of images from OPA Negatives Box 53 "Computer Center 4/19/67" used on Frank da Cruz's Computing History website.)

Computer Music Center (CMC), undated
Box 129

(Notes: Student sitting at computer.)

Crippled and Disabled, Institute for the

Box 130
Earth Institute, Biosphere 2, 1990s
Box 130

(Notes: George Rupp at ribbon-cutting. Affiliated with Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.)

Gannett Center for Media Studies
Box 130
Graphic Arts Center
Box 130
Hudson Laboratories, ca. 1963
Box 130

(Notes: ARTEMIS project with U.S. Office of Naval Research.)

Human Rights, Center for the study of, undated
Box 130
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Box 130
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Robert D. Conrad
Box 130

(Notes: Research ship)

Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Vema
Box 130

(Notes: The ship was called the Robert D. Conrad.)

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Vema, 1955

Box OS 15

(Notes: Copy print. Research ship docked.)

Nutrition Sciences, Institute of

Box 130
Puerto Rican Institute, 1971
Box 130
Russian Institute
Box 130
Urban Land Use and Housing Studies, Institute of
Box 130
Urban Land Use and Housing Studies, Institute of-Publication
Box 130

(Notes: Photos used in publication.)

Weatherhead East Asian Institute (WEAI), 1959
Box 130

(Notes: from Office of Public Affair Negatives: East Asian 10th anniversary, 1959 May 26)

Subseries I.4: Schools and Departments

This is the largest of the four sub-series and contains images of numerous schools and departments found at Columbia University. The School of Mines (predecessor to the School of Engineering) is particularly well represented in this sub-series.

Anthropology, Department of

Box 131
Anthropology, Department of-Bush Collection
Box 131
Architecture - Faculty at 49th Street Campus

Box 208
Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Graduate School of-Portraits

Box 131
Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Graduate School of-Student Work
Box 131
Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Graduate School of-Student Work
Box 131
Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Graduate School of-Students
Box 131
Art History, Department of
Box 131

(Notes: from OPA files; Graduate Student Curators at the Wallach Gallery.)

Arts, School of the, 1940 1982
Box 131

(Notes: Speculum Musicae.)

Astronomy, Department of
Box 131
Business, Graduate School of
Box 131

(Notes: Blind students.)

Business, Graduate School of-LEAD program participants, 1983

Box XL 7

(Notes: Matted print signed by participants.)

Business, School of, 1917

Box OS 15

(Notes: staff/faculty; Hamilton Hall.)

Business School - Manpower Commission, 1950s

Box 131
Folder 9a
Chemical Engineering, Department of
Box 131
Chemistry, Department of, 1910-1911

Box OS 15
Chemistry, Department of

Box 131
Civil Engineering, Department of
Box 131
Columbia College, 1886 1983
Box 131

(Notes: Group photo of President Barnard and faculty: Green; Monroe, Smith, Goodnow, Quackenbob, Share, Boyesen, May o-Smith, Burgess, Walther, Rees, Van Amringe, Price, O'Connor, Rood, Drissler, Dodge, Merriam, Peck, W. G.)

Columbia College- Annual Faculty Reception, 1952

Box 208
Columbia College-Student Development and Activities, Office of, undated

Box 131

(Notes: King's Crown Office.)

Dental and Oral Surgery, School of, 1943 May 26

Box XL 7

(Notes: Tribute dinner by the Faculty, School of Dentistry to Anna Veronica Hughes, Faculty Club.)

Dental and Oral Surgery, School of

Box 131

(Notes: SEE ALSO: Better Dental Service For New York, call no.: CY7 C7233)

Dental and Oral Surgery, School of-BETTER DENTAL SERVICE FOR NEW YORK, undated
Box 131
Dramatic Arts, School of,
Box 131

(Notes: Brander Mathews Dramatic Museum.)

Electrical Engineering, Department of

Box 132
Engineering Drafting, Department of
Box 132
Engineering, Department of-Armstrong (Edwin) Laboratory, ca. 1930 1982
Box 132

(Notes: Empire State transmitters; FM radio.)

Engineering, School of
Box 132
Engineering, School of, 1904

Box OS 15
Engineering, School of, 1947-1954

Box 132
Engineering, School of--Engineering Center kickoff lunch, 1951 November -December
Box 132
Engineering, School of--Fall Smoker, 1940s
Box 132
General Studies, School of
Box 132
Geology and Mineralogy, Department of
Box 132
History, Department of
Box 132
International and Public Affairs, School of
Box 132
Journalism, Graduate School of, ca. 1913-1914

Box XXL 2

(Notes: Committee on Organization of the new school: Nicholas Murray Butler, John W. Burgess, Franklin Henry Giddings, Harry Thurston Peck; "First City Room-Hamilton Hall"19.)

Journalism, Graduate School of

Box 132
Journalism, Graduate School of, ca. 1912 1948

Box OS 15

(Notes: Typewriters.)

Journalism, Graduate School of--Facsimile

Box 132

(Notes: First facsimile machineÀ)

Law, School of
Box 132
Law, School of - Faculty, 1923

Box 208
Library Service, School of

Box 132

(Notes: Butler Library, interior.)

Library Service, School of-New York State Library, ca. 1890

Box OS 15

(Notes: Melvil Dewey; Godfrey.)

Library Service, School of-New York State Library School, 1887-1911

Box 132
Men's Faculty Club, 1940
Box 132

(Bound copyprints of faculty portraits.)

Mines, School of, ca. 1900

Box OS 16

(Mathematics.)

Mines, School of

Box 133

(Class of 1888 Brooklyn Trolley Strike John Seward and Octave Hebert.)

Mines, School of - Camp Columbia
Box 133

(Summer school.)

Mines, School of - Camp Columbia, 1889

Box 208

(Summer school.)

Mines, School of- Catskill Aqueduct, 1915
Box 208

(Student standing in aqueduct located at 106th Street and Central Park West)

Mines, School of-Field trip, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1892 November

Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; geodesyÀ; tools.)

Mines, School of-Field trip, Lake Superior, 1883, ca. 1887

Box Box 208

(School of Mines Class of 1884 and Class of 1887)

Mines, School of-Field trip, Shadow Creek, Ostego Lake, New York ca. 1883
Box Box 208

(Base Line Party at Covered Bridge over Shadow Creek, Ostego Lake, N.Y.; Gift of Edgar Grant Barratt, C.E. '84)

Mines, School of-Field trip, Sterling, New Jersey, 1898 November

Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; tools.)

Mines, School of--Field Trips (misc.), 1880s

Box 208
Mines, School of-Summer School at John Roach Shipyard, ca. 1884
Box 208

(Mechanical Engineering; School of Mines Class of 1884)

Mines, School of-Summer School of Geodesy and Surveying, 1878 ca. 1900

Box OS 16

(School of Engineering; transits; Osterville, Mass.; sextant observation; geodetic signal; Camp ColumbiaÀ)

Mines, School of-Summer School of Geodesy and Surveying, 1887

Box 208
Mines, School of-Summer School of Geodesy, Cooperstown, New York, 1887
Box 208
Mines, School of-Summer School of Geodesy, Otsego Lake, New York, 1882

Box 133

(Summer school; transit; cabin.)

Mines, School of-Summer School of Practical Mining, Dickerson Mine, 1880 June 15-July 2

Box OS 16

(Duplicates; Class of 1881 Mines; Summer School; pick axes; transits; tools; helmets.)

Mines, School of-Summer School of Practical Mining, Drifton, Pennsylvania, 1877
Box OS 16

(Class of 1878 Mines; Summer School; pick axes; transits; tools; helmets.)

Mines, School of-Summer School of Practical Mining, Durant Mines, Aspen, Colorado, 1903
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology.)

Mines, School of-Summer School of Surveying, Bantam Lake, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1886

Box 208
Mines, School of-Summer School, Becraft's Mountain, New York, 1902 June

Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Butte, Montana, 1896 June
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; geodesyÀ)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Camp Columbia, ca. 18831890 1895 1907 1909
Box OS 16

(School of Engineering; Surveying.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Canon City, Colorado, 1900 July
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; Horse and buggy.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Crugers Island, 1900 June
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; Hudson River.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Delaware Water Gap, New Jersey, 1899 July
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Franklin Furnace, New Jersey, 1893 July
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; geodesyÀ; tools.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Golden, Colorado, 1895 July
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; geodesyÀ; tools.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Low Moor Mines, Virginia, 1898 July
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology; dining.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Red Rocks, Colorado, 1903 July
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology.)

Mines, School of-Summer School, Rondont, New York, 1901 June
Box OS 16

(Dept. of Geology.)

Mines/Engineering-Mines Images, 1901-1925

Box 133
Mines/Engineering-Summer Trips (1 of 6), 1880s
Box 133
Mines/Engineering-Summer Trips (2 of 6), 1880s

Box 134
Mines/Engineering-Summer Trips (3 of 6), 1880s
Box 134
Mines/Engineering-Summer Trips (4 of 6), 1880s
Box 134
Mines/Engineering-Summer Trips (5 of 6), 1880s
Box 134
Mines/Engineering-Summer Trips (6 of 6), 1890s
Box 134
Music, Department of

Box 135
Nursing, School of
Box 135
Optometry, School of
Box 135
Oriental Studies Program
Box 135
Painting and Sculpture, School of
Box 135
Physical Education, Department of
Box 135
Physicians & Surgeons, College of, 1876-1895 undated

Box OS 15

(Notes: Bellevue Intern Staff: Halsted, C. Dana, S. Vanderpoel, Peasley, George Munroe; Woman's Hospital Staff: Haggard, Burch, Hyde; Cottage Operating Room; Conference of American Anatomists.)

Physicians & Surgeons, College of, early

Box XL 7

(Notes: Instruction in dissection.)

Physicians & Surgeons, College of, Miscellaneous

Box 135

(Notes: Iron lung; child birth demonstration.)

Physicians & Surgeons, College of, portraits
Box 135
Physicians & Surgeons, College of, Student candids
Box 135
Physics, Department of

Box 136

(Notes: Pupin Laboratories; atomic energy.)

Physics, Department of, ca. 1954

Box OS 15

(Notes: Meeting of U.S. Office of Defense Mobilization, "Science Advisory Committee" with D. Eisenhower, L. Dubredge, I.I. Rabi, A. Waterman, J. Fisk, etc.)

Physics, History of, Laboratory, 1972

Box 136

(Notes: Proofs/contact sheets from Office of Public Affairs)

Psychology, Department of
Box 136
Public Health, School of
Box 136
Recent Books by Columbia University Faculty, 1951

Box 208
Social Work, School of-Admission to Columbia Corps., 1958 April 14

Box 136
Social Work, School of-Classes
Box 136
Social Work, School of-Faculty
Box 136
Social Work, School of-Group Portraits
Box 136

(Notes: Carnegie Mansion)

Social Work, School of-Group Portraits, 1908-1910

Box OS 15
Social Work, School of-Induction of Dean DelliQuadri, 1960 April 19

Box 136
Social Work, School of-Miscellaneous
Box 136
Social Work, School of-Miscellaneous, 1950s
Box 136
Social Work, School of-Students
Box 136
Summer Session, 1919 undated
Box 136

(Notes: Administration and faculty. Steps of Low Memorial Library)

Summer Session
Box 136
Summer Session, Group Portraits
Box 136
Summer Session, Trips-Pathé Newsreel and Herald Tribune, 1951
Box 136
Summer Session, Trips-Sunnyside
Box 136
University Extension, broadcasting courses, 1944
Box 136

(Notes: Sterling Fisher; John Royal. National Broadcasting Company-NBC)

Zoology, Department of, 1942 1954

Box XXL 2

(Notes: Officers, faculty, and staff members.)

Zoology, Department of

Box 136
Zoology, Department of, 1942

Box XL 7

(Notes: Faculty and others in lab.)

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