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Series VIII: Class Portraits

This series contains mostly large format (oversized), group photographs of Columbia’s graduating classes from across the various schools, including the College, School of Mines and Law. Classes represented are mostly from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Photos included also depict reunion dinners for various classes.

Class of 1865 1865
(3 Folders)

Box 181
Class of 1865 ca. 1865

Box OS 1
Class of 1867 ca. 1867
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk.)

Class of 1869 1869
Box OS 1

(Notes : Maison de Punk; Columbia College.)

Class of 1870 1870
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Columbia College.)

Class of 1871 1871 1921
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Dinner with N.M. Butler for 50th anniversary dinner; Columbia College.)

Class of 1873 1873
Box OS 1
Class of 1874 1874 1891 1910 1915
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; 20th and 45th Annual Dinner at University Club, Columbia College.)

Class of 1875 1875
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Columbia College.)

Class of 1876 1876 1916 1926
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Annual Dinners; Columbia College.)

Class of 1877 1877
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; James R. Priest, Black student; Mines.)

Class of 1878 1878 19011913 1928
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Mines; Columbia College; 1901 University Club Dinner.)

Class of 1879 1879 1929
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Arts, School of.)

Class of 1880 1880 1910 1930
Box OS 1

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Mines; Arts; 1910 Dinner; Law School Luncheon.)

Class of 1881 1881 1901 1921 1931

Box OS 2

(Notes: Mines; Arts; Reunion dinners; 40th Anniversary Dinner with N.M. Butler.)

Class of 1882 1882 1902 1922
Box OS 2

(Notes: Mines; Arts; Reunion dinners; 40th Anniversary Dinner with N.M. Butler.)

Class of 1883
Box OS 2

(Notes: Mines 20th Anniversary; 25th Reunion; 50th Anniversary.)

Class of 1884 1884

Box OS 3

(Notes: Mines; Civil Engineers.)

Class of 1885 1885 1935
Box OS 3
Class of 1886 1884 1886 1926
Box OS 3

(Notes: Arts; Arts and Mines 40th Reunion.)

Class of 1887 1883 1887 1937
Box OS 3

(Notes: Arts; Mines; Arts 50th Anniversary Garrison, NY.)

Class of 1888 1887 1888 1903 1938
Box OS 3

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Cyanotypes; Prof. Hamelin Harrinson class 1886; 1887; 1888; 1938 Arts; Civil Engineers; 1903 Reunion at Columbia University Club.)

Class of 1889 1889

Box OS 4

(Notes: Law; SLS; Columbia College.)

Class of 1890 (Folder 1 of 2, Folder 2 in OS 5), 1886 1890 1900 1905 1912 1915 1930 1940
Box OS 4

(Notes: Mines; Arts; Physicians & Surgeons; Pharmacy, College of; 35th Reunion, 1934 Law Reunion; P&S Sesqui-Decennial Anniversary Dinner at New York Athletic Club; P& S 40-year Reunion; 1940 University Club Dinner.)

Class of 1890 (Folder 2 of 2, Folder 1 in OS 4), 1886 1890 1900 1905 1912 1915 1930 1940

Box OS 5

(Notes: Mines; Arts; Physicians & Surgeons; Pharmacy, College of; 35th Reunion, 1934 Law Reunion; P&S Sesqui-Decennial Anniversary Dinner at New York Athletic Club; P& S 40-year Reunion; 1940 University Club Dinner.)

Class of 1891 1891 1911 1916 1941
Box OS 5

(Notes: Arts; Physicians & Surgeons; Reunions; 1st class in Electrical Engineering; Pupin; 25th Reunion; Columbia College 50th Reunion.)

Class of 1892 1892 1912 1947
Box OS 5

(Notes: Arts; Mines; 25th Anniversary; 1912 Commencement.)

Class of 1893 1893 1903 1918 1928

Box OS 6

(Notes: Arts; 35th Anniversary Commencement Day; St Paul's Chapel bell; 60th Reunion Dinner.)

Class of 1894 1924 1939 1944 1949
Box OS 6

(Notes: School of Arts; Mines; reunions.)

Class of 1895 (Folder 1 of 2; Folder 2 in OS 7), 1895 1921 1928 1930 1933
Box OS 6

(Notes: Mines; Physicians & Surgeons; Architecture; Reunion; Dinners.)

Class of 1895 (Folder 2 of 2; Folder 1 in OS 6), 1895 1921 1928 1930 1933

Box OS 7

(Notes: Mines; Physicians & Surgeons; Architecture; Reunion; Dinners.)

Class of 1896 1896 1906 1921
Box OS 7

(Notes: Arts; Mines; Architecture; Faculty Club; Decennial Reunion.)

Class of 1897 1897
Box OS 7

(Notes: Architecture; Mines; Engineering; Law; Columbia College.)

Class of 1898 ca 1897

Box OS 8

(Notes: Architecture.)

Class of 1899 1899 1924 1927 1939 1941 1942 1944
Box OS 8

(Notes: Reunion dinners; Testimonial Dinner to Charles Henry Tuttle, Columbia University Club.)

Class of 1900 1896 1900 1930 1940 1950
Box OS 8

(Notes: Mines; Architecture; Physicians & Surgeons 40th & 50th Reunion dinner; Drawings.)

Class of 1901 1901 1926

Box OS 9

(Notes: Physicians & Surgeons; Columbia College; Reunion at BriarcliffÀ)

Class of 1902 1912 1927 1942
Box OS 9

(Notes: Law 25th & 40th Reunion; Columbia College; Decennial Costume Parade; Columbia University Club.)

Class of 1903 1903 1912
Box OS 9

(Notes: Arts with ; Commencement parade.)

Class of 1904 ca. 1904
Box OS 9

(Notes: Barnard; Law; Columbia College.)

Class of 1905 1905
Box OS 9

(Notes: Photo printed in two halves.)

Class of 1906 1906 1931 1932
Box OS 9

(Notes: Columbia College; 1931 Absecon, NJ; 1932 Annual Dinner.)

Class of 1907 1907
Box OS 9

(Notes: Columbia College.)

Class of 1909 ca. 1909 1929-1959
Box OS 9

(Notes: Columbia College.)

Class of 1910 1910
Box OS 9

(Notes: Columbia College; with Butler on Low steps.)

Class of 1911 ca. 1909
Box OS 9

(Notes: Sophomores Banquet.)

Class of 1912 undated
Box OS 9
Class of 1913 1912 1913 1940 1953 1958 1962
Box OS 9

(Notes: Electrical Engineers; Law; Physicians & Surgeons; Junior Prom Committee; 40th Reunion at Arden House, 45th Reunion; Reunion at Ferris Booth Hall.)

Class of 1914 1914

Box OS 10

(Notes: Naval officers; Columbia College.)

Class of 1915 1915 1940 1947 1950 1952
Box OS 10

(Notes: 25th Annual Dinner; 30th Reunion at Long Shore Country Club, Westport, CT; 32nd Reunion Dinner Engineering; Journalism; Architecture; Columbia College 37th Reunion at Columbia University Club.)

Class of 1916 1916
Box OS 10

(Notes: Columbia College; Low Memorial Library.)

Class of 1917 1914 1917 1922 1924 1931 1941
Box OS 10

(Notes: Journalism Pulitzer Foundation; 5th Annual Dinner; 14th Annual Dinner; Class Dinner at Hotel Claridge; Journalism and Civil Engineering Dinner.)

Class of 1918 1918 1931
Box OS 10

(Notes: Naval officers; Optometry; 31Annual Columbia College Dinner.)

Class 1919 1919
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Columbia College.)

Class of 1920 1920 1950-1951
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; 1920 Science Commencement Banquet at Cavanaghs.)

Class of 1921 1921
Box OS 10

(Notes: Columbia College; copy print.)

Class of 1922 1932
Box OS 10

(Note: Physicians & Surgeons 10th anniversary dinner.)

Class of 1923 1923 1951 1952 1954
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Law; Columbia College; Annual Dinner at Columbia University Club.)

Class of 1924 1924 1949 1952-1953
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Pre-Engineers, Engineering; "Man of the Year" award; Eisenhower; Aaron Berg.)

Class of 1925 1921 1924 1925
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Pre-Engineers; Alpha Sigma Phi.)

Class of 1926 undated
Box OS 10

(Notes: Pre-Engineers, Engineering; Columbia College.)

Class of 1927 1923 1927
Box OS 10

(Notes: Columbia College.)

Class of 1928 1927 1928 1978
Box OS 10

(Notes: Physicians & Surgeons; Pre-Engineers, Engineering; Columbia College; Alumni with lion mascot.)

Class of 1929 1929
Box OS 10

(Notes: Pre-Engineers, Engineering; Columbia College.)

Class of 1930 1930
Box OS 10

(Notes: 8 x 10 copy print Columbia College with Dean Hawkes.)

Class of 1931 1931
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Seth Low Students; Columbia College.)

Class of 1932 1932 1962
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Columbia College; 30th Anniversary.)

Class of 1933 1931 1933
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry; Columbia College.)

Class of 1934 1931
Box OS 10

(Notes: Columbia College.)

Class of 1935 1935
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1936 undated
Box OS 10
Class of 1940 1940
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1941 1941
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1942 1942
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1946 1946
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1947 1947
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1950 1950
Box OS 10

(Notes: Physicians & Surgeons.)

Class of 1952 1952
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1953 1953
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1954 1954
Box OS 10

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1990 1990
Box OS 10

(Notes: 8x10 color prints, Steps of Low.)

Class of 1995 1995
Box OS 10

(Notes: Law School, photographer John Roemer.)

Class of 1867 1867

Box XL 4

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Columbia College.)

Class of 1871 1871
Box XL 4

(Notes: Maison de Punk; Columbia College.)

Class of 1874 1914
Box XL 4

(Notes: 40th Annual Dinner.)

Class of 1883 1883
Box XL 4

(Notes: St. Paul's Chapel.)

Class of 1887 ca. 1887 1927 1912
Box XL 4

(Notes: Mines, School of; Annual dinner at Union League Club, New York, December 6.)

Class of 1891 ca. 1891
Box XL 4

(Notes: "The class of 91 and the old administration go out together")

Class of 1897 ca. 1897
Box XL 4

(Notes: Architecture.)

Class of 1898 1923
Box XL 4

(Notes: Commencement costume parade.)

Class of 1899 1913 undated
Box XL 4

(Notes: Columbia College; Dinner given in the honor of the Honorable [JÀ ]ohn Puro[yÀ] Mitchell at Astor Hotel December 19 1913 Reunion; University HallÀ)

Class of 1902 1937 1942
Box XL 4

(Notes: Thirty-fifth School of Law reunion at Columbia University Club May 26; Fortieth School of Law reunion at Columbia University Club May 26.)

Class of 1904 ca. 1903 1907
Box XL 4

(Notes: Low Memorial Library; Reunion.)

Class of 1905 1905
Box XL 4
Class of 1911 ca. 1910 1936
Box XL 4

(Notes: St. Paul's Chapel; Columbia College; Twenty-fifth reunion at Claremont Inn, June 2.)

Class of 1917 1938
Box XL 4

(Notes: Twenty-first Journalism annual dinner at Hotel Lafayette December 16.)

Class of 1918 1923
Box XL 4

(Notes: Commencement costume parade.)

Class 1921 ca. 1921
Box XL 4

(Notes: Optometry; White Studio, N.Y.)

Class of 1922 ca. 1922
Box XL 4

(Notes: Physicians & Surgeons, School of.)

Class of 1923 1920 1933
Box XL 4

(Notes: First annual dinner; reunion at Westchester Country Club May 21.)

Class of 1928 ca. 1928
Box XL 4

(Notes: Physicians & Surgeons, School of.)

Class of 1929 1929
Box XL 4

(Notes: Optometry.)

Class of 1933 1958
Box XL 4

(Notes: Twenty-fifth reunion at Columbia University Club March14.)

Class of 1943 1943
Box XL 4

(Notes: Dinner at the Men's Faculty Club April 30.)

Class of 1865 1913

Box XXL 1

(Notes: Columbia College.)

Class of 1873 1901 March13,
Box XXL 1

(Notes: ""Not Columbia University"""25th Annual Dinner of the old students of the Royal School of Mines," Hotel Cecil, London.)

Class of 1885 1885 1910 May 31,
Box XXL 1

(Notes: Arts reunion with sunball, School of Mines, Astor Hotel. Upper left corner missing.)

Class of 1889 1939
Box XXL 1

(Notes: Barnard College 50th Anniversary Dinner.)

Class of 1890 1929 February5
Box XXL 1

(Notes: 35th Reunion, College of Physicians and Surgeons.)

Class of 1900 1925 June,
Box XXL 1

(Notes: 25th Anniversary, Briarcliff Lodge, New York.)

Class of 1901 ca. 1901
Box XXL 1

(Notes: With dog mascot on steps of Low Memorial Library; Class in cap and gown with Seth Low in front of Fayerweather Hall; Columbia College; Physics graduatesÀ)

Class of 1903 1928 May 30
Box XXL 1

(Notes: 25th Annual Reunion, Seaview Golf Club.)

Class of 1909 1923 1964 undated
Box XXL 1

(Notes: Costume parade at '23 commencement; Reunions.)

Class of 1911 1908 1910-1911 1917 1951 1954-1956
Box XXL 1

(Notes: School of Mines; Columbia College.)

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