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Series XIV: Libraries, 1790s-2000s

Newspaper clippings, press releases, printed matter, reports, newsletters, brochures, reports and announcements related to various aspects of Columbia University's libraries and the School of Library Service, which was closed in 1992. This series is divided into three subseries: Subseries XIV.1: General Subseries XIV.2: Individual Libraries and Collections Subseries XIV.3: School of Library Service (SLS)

The folders in each subseries are arranged alphabetically.

Subseries XIV.1: General

Academic Information Systems and Columbia University Libraries--Self Study I, Appendix A Tables, Charts and Lists, Appendix B Reports and Narratives,
1990s
(3 Folders)

Box 171
Folder 12 to 14
Access, 1920s-2000s

Box 172
Folder 1
Acquisitions and Gifts, 1890s-1990s
(2 Folders)
Box 172
Folder 2 to 3
Acquisitions List I and II, 1960s-1970s
(2 Folders)
Box 172
Folder 4 to 5
Acquisitions--Gifts and Exchange, 1950s-1970s
Box 172
Folder 6
Administrative Memoranda I, 1920s-1970s
Box 172
Folder 7
Administrative Memoranda II and III, 1940s-1990s
(2 Folders)

Box 173
Folder 1 to 2
Annex,
1980s
Box 173
Folder 3
Archons of Colophon, 1960s-1970s
Box 173
Folder 4
Bicentennial--Founding of the Libraries,
1950s
Box 173
Folder 5
Binding Department, 1950s-1980s
Box 173
Folder 6
Binding Sample Cloth, 1970s-1980s
Box 173
Folder 7
Book Loss--Mutilation and Theft, 1920s-1990s
Box 173
Folder 8
Bookplates I and II, 1700s-1960s
(2 Folders)
Box 173
Folder 9 to 10
Bookplate Correspondence,
1950s

Box 174
Folder 1
Book Thief--Stephen Blumberg,
1990s
Box 174
Folder 2
Budget and Funds, 1950s-1990s
Box 174
Folder 3
Center for Research on Information Access,
2000s

Box 164
Folder 7
Columbia University Bibliography,
1930s

Box 174
Folder 4
Cataloguing Department, 1940s-1980s
Box 174
Folder 5
Center for Research Libraries, 1970s-1980s
Box 174
Folder 6
Circulation Department, 1940s-1990s
Box 174
Folder 7
Clippings, 1870s-1930s
(2 Folders)
Box 174
Folder 8 to 9
Collection Development Policy Statement, 1988

Box 415
Folder 7
Computers, 1960s-1990s

Box 175
Folder 1
User Guides I and II,
1990s
(2 Folders)
Box 175
Folder 2 to 3
CUL Reference Department Staff Manual, 1970s-1990s

Box 412
Folder 2
C.U. Libraries Strategic Plans, 1990s-1950s
Box 412
Folder 1
Copying, 1950s-1990s

Box 175
Folder 4
Criticism of the Libraries, 1920s-1950s
Box 175
Folder 5
Director’s Memoranda, 1940s-1950s
(3 Folders)
Box 175
Folder 6 to 8
Division of Humanities and History - Reports, 1980s-1990s

Box 412
Folder 3
Electronic Publishing Initiative at Columbia, 1990s-2000s

Box 164
Folder 8
Exhibitions, 1910s-2000s
(3 Folders)

Box 176
Folder 1 to 3
Facsimile Text Society, 1930s-2000s
Box 176
Folder 4
Fines, 1960s-1990s
Box 176
Folder 5
Future of the Libraries,
1980s
Box 176
Folder 6
Friends of the Libraries, 1920s-2010s
(3 Folders)

Box 177
Folder 1 to 3
History, 1930s-1970s
Box 177
Folder 4
Meeting Minutes, 1950s-1960s
Box 177
Folder 5
Membership,
1950s
Box 177
Folder 6
General Information, 1880s-1950s
Box 177
Folder 7
Guide to the Uncataloged Collections of Columbia University Libraries,
1980
Box 177
Folder 8
General Information, 1950s-2010s

Box 178
Folder 1
Guides to the Libraries I and II--Maps and Handbooks, 1880s-2010s
(3 Folders)
Box 178
Folder 2 to 4
Reference Guide, 1980s-2000s

Box 179
Folder 1
Handbook for Librarians, 1970s-1980s

Box 415
Folder 8
History and Organization, 1920s-1990s

Box 179
Folder 2
Historical Miscellany, 1830s-1960s
Box 179
Folder 3
Insurance, 1910s-1950s
Box 179
Folder 4
Interim Planning and Policy Council,
1970s
Box 179
Folder 5
Interlibrary Loan, 1950s-1980s
Box 179
Folder 6
Janus Digital Systems Project,
1990s
Box 179
Folder 7
Lending Service, 1940s-1960s
Box 179
Folder 8
Libraries and AcIS Strategic Action Plan,
1997

Box 412
Folder 4
Libraries and Librarians--Not Columbia University Specific, 1940s-1990s

Box 179
Folder 9
Northeastern Regional Libraries,
1950s
Box 179
Folder 10
Operating Statistics, 1970s-1980s
Box 179
Folder 11
Paris Peace Conference Loan, 1910s-1920s
Box 179
Folder 12
Philanthropy, 1920s-1960s
Box 179
Folder 13
Photography Services, 1960s-1980s
Box 179
Folder 14
Preservation, 1980s-2000s
Box 179
Folder 15
Public Services Self-Study Team - Reports, 1980s

Box 412
Folder 5
Publications
Books and Bytes 1990s-2000s

Box 180
Folder 1
Library News, 1980s
Box 180
Folder 2
Library Reporter, 1960s-1970s
Box 180
Folder 3
Staff Forum, 1960s
Box 180
Folder 4
Columbia Librarian, 1970s-1990s
(3 Folders)
Box 180
Folder 5 to 7
Columbia Library World, 1940s-1960s
Box 180
Folder 6
Columbia Library World, --Includes Bound Copies, 1950s-1960s
(4 Folders)

Box 181
Folder 1 to 4
Columbia Library World, --Includes Bound Copies,
1960s
June
(2 Folders)

Box 182
Folder 1 to 2
Columbia University Libraries Newsletter, 1970s-1980s
(3 Folders)
Box 182
Folder 3 to 5
Columbia University Libraries Newsletter, 1980s-2000s
(4 Folders)

Box 183
Folder 1 to 4
Rank, 1910s-1980s
Box 183
Folder 5
Reports--University Librarian, 1860s-1900s
(2 Folders)
Box 183
Folder 6 to 7
Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP) Shelving Facility,
2000s

Box 411
Folder 9
Research Libraries Group,
1980s

Box 164
Folder 9
Research Library Group--Includes Newsletters, 1970s-1990s
(3 Folders)

Box 184
Folder 1 to 3
Rules, 1880s-1980s
Box 184
Folder 4
Safety, 1950s-1980s
Box 184
Folder 5
Schedules I and II, 1930s-1990s
(2 Folders)
Box 184
Folder 6 to 7
Scholarly Information Center,
1980s
Box 184
Folder 8
Scholarly Information Center, 1980s-2000s

Box 164
Folder 10
Scientific Information Study,
1990s

Box 185
Folder 1
Senate Libraries Committee Hearing--Transcript,
1990s
Box 185
Folder 2
Staff
Through 1880s-1950s
Box 185
Folder 3
1960s-1990s
(2 Folders)
Box 185
Folder 4 to 5
Administrative Manual,
1970s
Box 185
Folder 6
Administrative Manual,
1980s
(2 Folders)

Box 411
Folder 7 to 8
Book Auctions,
1950s

Box 185
Folder 7
Committees, 1970s-1990s
Box 185
Folder 8
Directories I, 1960s-1990s
Box 185
Folder 9
Directories II, 1950s-1960s

Box 186
Folder 1
Division and Department Heads,
1960s
Box 186
Folder 2
Personnel Office, 1950s-1990s
(4 Folders)
Box 186
Folder 3 to 6
Reference Discussion Group,
1950s
Box 186
Folder 7
Representative Committee of Librarians, 1970s-1990s
Box 186
Folder 8
Resources Group,
1980s

Box 187
Folder 1
Social Events, 1930s-2000s
Box 187
Folder 2
Staff Association, 1940s-1960s
(2 Folders)
Box 187
Folder 3 to 4
Training Manual,
1970s
Box 187
Folder 5
Union--Local
1199
1960s-2000s
(2 Folders)
Box 187
Folder 6 to 7
Women Workers, 1930s-1940s
Box 187
Folder 8
Statistics, 1920s-1990s
Box 187
Folder 9
Student and Faculty Library Committee,
1960s

Box 188
Folder 1
Supplies and Equipment, 1940s-1980s
Box 188
Folder 2
Technical Services Department, 1940s-1990s
(2 Folders)
Box 188
Folder 3 to 4
Classification Schedule,
undated
Box 188
Folder 5
Serials Manual,
1940s
Box 188
Folder 6

Subseries XIV.2: Individual Libraries and Collections

Avery Architectural Library, 1890s-1940s

Box 164
Folder 11
Avery Architectural Library, 1950-1990s

Box 165
Folder 1
Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, 1970s-1990s
Box 165
Folder 2
Paul Getty Trust--Avery Index,
1980s
Box 165
Folder 3
Barnard College--Wollman Library, 1950s-1980s
Box 165
Folder 4
Biology Library,
1980s
Box 165
Folder 5
Wendell T. Bush Collection,
undated
Box 165
Folder 6
Business Library, 1930s-1970s
Box 165
Folder 7
Nicholas Murray Butler Library
General, 1940s-2000s
(2 Folders)
Box 165
Folder 8 to 9
Browsing Room, 1930s-1970s
Box 165
Folder 10
Carpenter Library,
1900s
Box 165
Folder 11
Burgess Library, 1940s-1960s
Box 165
Folder 12
Burgess Carpenter Classics Library, 1960s-1990s

Box 166
Folder 1
College Library,
1950s
Box 166
Folder 2
Periodicals Reading Room, 1860s-1980s
Box 166
Folder 3
Philosophy Library,
1980s
Box 166
Folder 4
Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 1970s-1980s
Folder 5
1930s-2000s
(3 Folders)
Box 166
Folder 6 to 8
Bakhmeteff Archives, 1970s-1990s
Box 166
Folder 9
W. Benyon Manuscripts,
1980s
Box 166
Folder 10
Carnegie Corporation of New York,
1990s
Box 166
Folder 11
Charles Dickens,
1950s
Box 166
Folder 12
Engel Collection, 1950s-1960s
Box 166
Folder 13
Exhibitions, 1940s-1970s
Box 166
Folder 14
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Exhibitions, 1980s-2000s
(2 Folders)

Box 167
Folder 1 to 2
Harper and Row Archives,
1970s
Box 167
Folder 3
Human Rights Watch Archives,
2000s
Box 167
Folder 4
Manuscript Cataloging Rules Manual, n.d.

Box 412
Folder 6
Map Collection, 1930s-1960s

Box 167
Folder 5
George Plimpton Collection, 1920s-1930s
Box 167
Folder 6
Arthur Rackham, 1960s-1990s
Box 167
Folder 7
Random House Collection, 1970s-1990s
Box 167
Folder 8
Harrison Salisbury Papers,
1990s
Box 167
Folder 9
Edwin R. A. Seligman Library, 1930s-1940s
Box 167
Folder 10
David E. Smith Collection,
1930s
Box 167
Folder 11
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Type Founders’ Book Collection, 1930s-1950s

Box 168
Folder 1
Urban Collection,
1990s
Box 168
Folder 2
Vanguard Press Collection,
1990s
Box 168
Folder 3
Tennessee Williams Collection, 1980s-1990s
Box 168
Folder 4
Whitney Young, Jr., 1970s-1980s
Box 168
Folder 5
Reference Department, 1940s-1990s
Box 168
Folder 6
Slavic Library,
1950s
Box 168
Folder 7
Stacks, 1930s-1970s
Box 168
Folder 8
Chemistry Library, 1950s-1980s
Box 168
Folder 9
Columbiana Collection (University Archives),1930s-1990s
Box 168
Folder 10
Classification,
1920s
Box 168
Folder 11
Exhibition,
1920s
Box 168
Folder 12
Inventory Report, 1980s-1990s
Box 168
Folder 13
Kings College Room, 1910s-1970s
Box 168
Folder 14
M.H. Thomas Report,
1950s
Box 168
Folder 15
Columbiana Society
10th Meeting,
1940s

Box 282
Folder 1
Columbia University Quarterly,
1940s
Box 282
Folder 2
CorrespondenceBoardman),
1940s
Box 282
Folder 3
Correspondence
Box 282
Folder 4
Correspondence, Reports (origins),
1940s
Box 282
Folder 5
Financial Statements and Invoices,
1940s
Box 282
Folder 6
Minutes,
1940s
Box 282
Folder 7
“Possible Accessions,”
1940s
Box 282
Folder 8
Publicity,
1940s
Box 282
Folder 9
East Asian Library, 1990s-2000s

Box 168
Folder 16
C. V. Starr, 1930s-1990s
Box 168
Folder 17
Egleston Library--Engineering, 1920s-1970s
Box 168
Folder 18
Fine Arts Library, 1940s-1970s
Box 168
Folder 19
Geology Library,
1950s-2010s
Box 168
Folder 20
Health Sciences Library, 1910s-2000s

Box 169
Folder 1
Japanese Collection at Columbia University 1926-1983, by Miwa Kai,2011

Box 423
Folder 1

(Incomplete manuscript written by Miwa Kai, former Head of the Japanese Collection at Columbia University)

Journalism Library, 1960s-2000s

Box 169
Folder 2
Law Library, 1910s-1990s
Box 169
Folder 3
Toshiba Library for Japanese Legal Research,
1990s
Box 169
Folder 4
Herbert Lehman Library, 1970s-1990s
Box 169
Folder 5
Lehman Suite--Papers, 1970s-1990s
Box 169
Folder 6
Low Library, 1890s-1970s
Box 169
Folder 7
Music Library, 1950s-1990s
Box 169
Folder 8
Annual Reports, 1935-1963
(3 Folders)
Box 169
Folder 9 to 11
Music Library
Annual Reports, 1963-1980
(2 Folders)

Box 170
Folder 1 to 2
New York Public Library--Columbia Branch, 1910s-1990s
Box 170
Folder 3
New York Society Library, 1790s-1950s
Box 170
Folder 4
Oral History Research Office, 1950s-2000s
Box 170
Folder 5
Catalogues, 1950s-1960s
Box 170
Folder 6
Charles Paterno Library,
1950s

Box 171
Folder 1
Psychology Library, 1940s-1970s
Box 171
Folder 2
Social Work Library,
undated
Box 171
Folder 3
South Hall--Including the Formal Opening, 1930s-1940s
(2 Folders)
Box 171
Folder 4 to 5
Special Collections, 1920s-1990s
(3 Folders)
Box 171
Folder 6 to 8
Proposed Extension,
1950s
Box 171
Folder 9
Library of Speech Recordings,
1960s
Box 171
Folder 10
Theatre Arts Library Collection, 1970s-1980s
Box 171
Folder 11
Teachers College--Library, 1920s-1980s

Box 391
Folder 1

Subseries XIV.3: School of Library Service (SLS)

School of Library Service
Administration and Teachers, 1940s-1950s

Box 188
Folder 7
Alumni Association, 1940s-1980s
Box 188
Folder 8
Association of School of Library Service--Predecessors,
1930s
Box 188
Folder 9
Awards and Prizes,
1980s
Box 188
Folder 10
Book Arts Press Sample Sheet, 1972

Box 408
Folder 11
Bulletin Board, 1940s-1980s

Box 188
Folder 11
Class Project in Bibliography, 1930s-1940s

Box 189
Folder 1
Clerical Services Committee,
1950s
Box 189
Folder 2
Closing I and II, 1980s-1990s
(2 Folders)
Box 189
Folder 3 to 4
Committee on Instruction,
undated
Box 189
Folder 5
Comprehensive Examinations Guide, 1942-1943

Box 386
Folder 5
Conferences, Institutes, Short Courses and Workshops, 1950s-1980s
Box 386
Folder 6
Course Outline--Literature of the Fine Arts (LS 220F),
1951
Box 386
Folder 7
Curricula, 1920s-1970s

Box 189
Folder 6
Melville Dewey Exhibit Professorship, 1920s-1980s
Box 189
Folder 7
Melville Dewey Professorship,
1930s
Box 189
Folder 8
Directory of the Class of
1936
Box 189
Folder 9
Events, 1920s-1950s
Box 189
Folder 10
Exhibits, 1920s-1940s
Box 189
Folder 11
Faculty Guide,
undated
Box 189
Folder 12
General History, 1920s-1960s
Box 189
Folder 13
General Information, 1880s-1990s
(5 Folders)

Box 190
Folder 1 to 5
Historical Documents--Program Development and Student Information, 1910s-1950s
(2 Folders)
Box 190
Folder 6 to 7
Library Service Collection, 1960s-1990s
Box 190
Folder 8
Library Service Library, 1940s-1990s
Box 190
Folder 9
Library Service News, 1920s-1980s
(2 Folders)

Box 191
Folder 1 to 2
Library Service Reviser’s Reports, 1930s-1970s
Box 191
Folder 3
Memoranda,
1970s
Box 191
Folder 4
New York State Library School, 1900s-1910s
Box 191
Folder 5
Opening,
1920s
Box 191
Folder 6
Rare Book School,
1980s

Box 386
Folder 8
Reading Lists and Notes: Seminar for Library Trustees,
1970s

Box 409
Folder 27
Sample Catalog Cards (LS 201 and 206),
1937

Box 408
Folder 1
Standards for School Libraries,
1959
Box 408
Folder 2
Library Service Handbook,
1980s

Box 409
Folder 9
Syllabus
Bibliography and Reference (LS 261),
1939

Box 408
Folder 3
Bibliography and Reference(LS 262),
1940
Box 408
Folder 4
Book Selection (LS 271),
1946
Box 408
Folder 5
Cataloging and Classification (LS 201),
1942
Box 408
Folder 6
History of Books and Printing (Book Arts 281),
1943
Box 408
Folder 7
Principles of Library Organization and Administration (LS 222),
1943
Box 408
Folder 8
Reading Interests and Habits of Adults (LS 272),
1947
Box 408
Folder 9
School of Library Service(LS 234),
1949
Box 408
Folder 10
Academic and Research Libraries (K8060),
1987

Box 409
Folder 10
Administration of Preservation Programs (K7501y),
1987
Box 409
Folder 11
Collection Development (K055y),
1986
Box 409
Folder 12
Conservation Treatment for Preservation Administrators (K7510),
1986
Box 409
Folder 13
Descriptive Bibliography I (K6365),
1984
Box 409
Folder 14
Descriptive Bibliography II (K8365),
1986
Box 409
Folder 15
Fundamentals of Organizing Library Collections (K6032),
1985
Box 409
Folder 16
Information and Reference Services (K6021),
1985
Box 409
Folder 17
Introduction to Library Administration (K6015),
1986
Box 409
Folder 18
Introduction to Library and Archives Preservation (K8204),
1985
Box 409
Folder 19
Introduction to Library and Information Sciences (K6010),
1985
Box 409
Folder 20
Introduction to Information Science (K6033),
1986
Box 409
Folder 21
Introduction to Technology amd Structure of Records Materials (K5000x),
1986
Box 409
Folder 22
Reproduction of Library Materials (K6391y),
1986
Box 409
Folder 23
Preservation Administration Fieldwork(K7581),
1986
Box 409
Folder 24
Protection and Care of Records Materials (K5201y),
1987
Box 409
Folder 25
CCNMTL- Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning,
2000s
Box 409
Folder 26
Who’s Who in Library Service,
1950s

Box 191
Folder 7
Digital Library,
2000s
Box 191
Folder 8

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