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Series I: General Files, 1956-1986

This series is organized in alphabetical order; most folders are internally arranged in reverse chronological order. The bulk dates for the GSAS General Files series are 1970-1980. The series documents the day-to-day activities of the Graduate School as well as the events that occurred during those years. Materials recording the founding of the GSAS and the unification of the Faculties are found in this series. Similarly, this series contains the records documenting the GSAS's relationship with academia and the public at large as well as the intricate relationships it had with other parts of Columbia University.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1985 May

Box 1
American Association of University Professors, 1980 October -1968 May
Annual Survey of Academic Salary and Fringe Benefit Data, 1965-1966 1977-1978
American Council on Education, 1967 October -1985 October (2 folders)
American Council of Learned Societies, 1977 June -1981 May
American Museum of Natural History, 1965 May -1982 September (2 folders)
Architecture, School of, 1969 November -1984 March(5 folders)
Arden House: Planning Documents, 1977 November -1978 January
Planning Documents -- Responses, 1976 October -1977 December
Arts, School of the, 1967 September -1983 September
Arts and Science: Planning Documents, 1977 November -1978 January
Planning Documents -- Responses, 1976 October -1977 December
Policy Committee, 1976 October -1978 March(2 folders)
Restructuring, 1970 October -1979 November
Association of American Universities, 1979 March-1983 June (4 folders)
Columbia College: General, 1968 October -1972 May
Commencement, 1980 May -1985 May
Association of American Universities: Council on Federal Relations, 1981 January -1984 November (3 folders)

Box 2
Newsletter, 1974 January -1981 October (2 folders)
Association of Graduate Schools: General, 1979 October -1983 August (2 folders)
Newsletter, 1979 January -1983 February(2 folders)
Barnard College, 1971 December -1981 May
Policy, 1973 April -1979 September
Bicentennial Celebration, 1975 October -1976 November
Buckley Amendment, 1974 July -1976 September
Bulletin, 1972 February-1981 October
Bureau of Applied Social Research, 1966 December -1977 June (2 folders)
Washington Heights Proposal, 1970 December -1972 February
Bursar's Office, 1979 July -1982 August
Business, Graduate School of, 1972 January -1982 November (2 folders)
Capital Campaign, 1980 November -1984 September
Classified Research, 1985 September -1985 November
Columbia College: Committee on Instruction, 1967 October -1985 October (2 folders)
Faculty Meetings, 1971 October -1985 October (3 folders)
General, 1968 October -1985 May (4 folders)
Commencement, 1980 May -1985 May
Comparative Literature, 1969 November -1976 May
Computer Center, 1980 January -1982 June (2 folders)
Computing, Large Scale, 1977 November -1979 December (3 folders)
Computing Policy Committee, 1973 October -1977 July
Consumer Price Index, 1974 December -1982 January
Controller's Office, 1979 July -1982 January
Council of Graduate Schools in the U.S., 1980 April -1983 December

Box 3
Course Approval forms, Faculty of Philosophy, 1971 March -1971 May

Box 20
Dean's Office: GSAS, 1963 September -1980 December (3 folders)

Box 3
Deans' Planning Group, 1975 November -1980 November (4 folders)
Degree Program, 1967 October -1979 December (2 folders)

Box 4
Dental and Oral Surgery, School of, 1967 July -1984 November
Department Chairmen, 1968 April -1982 June (3 folders)
Department Chairmen's Group, 1977 October -1982 February
Departmental Five Year Plan 1984-1985 1980 January -1980 March
1980-1981 1975 May -1976 October
Departmental Five Year Projections, 1971 May -1972 March(2 folders)
Departments: Registration Studies by D. Leab, 1969 November -1970 April
Development and Alumni Relations, 1978 September -1979 June
Direct Responsibility Center Model, 1975 November -1981 May (4 folders)
DWARFS, 1971 January -1983 June
Engineering, School of: Committee on Instruction, 1968 October -1983 December (2 folders)
Faculty, 1959 May -1981 April
Faculty Meetings, 1970 May -1982 May (2 folders)
Faculty Meetings, 1968 May -1969 November (2 folders)

Box 5
General, 1967-1983 June (5 folders)
Enrollment Data, 1976 November -1983 March
Enrollment Increases (Undergraduate), 1970 November -1979 February
Exotic Languages, 1965-1971 March
F/CA: Faculty/Central Admin., 1977 October -1983 February
F/D: Faculty/Department Chairs, 1973 August -1982 February
F/S: Faculty/Budget Subcommittee, 1975 September -1981 August
F-T/N-T: Faculty-Notice of Reappointment/Non-Reappointment, 1975 September -1982 December
Faculty: Fringe benefits, 1969 December -1982 May
General, 1976 March-1982 June
Housing, 1976 March-1982 May
Juniors -- General, 1968 October -1983 March
Leaves and Sabbaticals, 1963-1984 August (3 folders)
Pension, TIAA-CREF, Life Ins. 1967 October -1981October
Policies, 1967 January -1982 June

Box 6
Ranks, 1966 April -1982 August
Research Personnel, 1958 November -1983 March
Research Policy Advisory Council, 1980 December -1981 November
Retirement, 1972 September -1982 October
Early, 1969 March-1980 July
Tenure, Criteria for Appointments, 1980 February-1980 November
Revised Code, 1975 September -1976 December (2 folders)
Travel, 1962 November -1980-November
Tuition for Children, 1962 October -1977 March
Tuition Exemption, 1960 October -1980 April
Faculty Fellows Program, 1979 April -1980 December
Faculty Smoker, 1974 October -1981 December (2 folders)
Film, 1970 October -1972 November
Finance, Office of the Vice President, 1978 June -1981 December
Financial Accounting System, 1979 April -1982 March
General Studies, School of: Faculty Meetings, 1969 April -1983 April
General, 1967 July -1982 September (3 Folders)
Government Policies: Office Management and Budget Circular A-21, Effort Reporting, 1979 January -1983 April
External, Yale and American Association of Universities, 1979 December -1983 December

Box 7
Government Relations and Community Affairs, Office of the Vice President of, 1980 July -1984 December
Government Information: General, 1968 September -1979 August
Moynihan Meeting, 1976 December -1977 July
Graduate Faculties Alumni, 1971 February-1983 July (3 folders)
GSAS: Admissions and Student Questions, 1968 January -1976 December (2 folders)
Annual Faculty Meeting, 1970 November -1984 April (3 folders)
Centennial, 1977 September -1981 April (5 folders)
Course Numbers Revision, 1978 July -1980 February
Development, 1981 September -1982 May
Executive Council of, 1969 May -1973 June
Financial Aid, 1984 February-1984 December
Fellowship Funds, 1983 February-1983 May
Formation, 1969 September -1979 March
General, 1967-1979 October

Box 8
Statistics, 1965 April -1984 September
Graduate Student Advisor, 1967 September -1978
Graduate Studies in Preclinical Departments, Committee on, 1973 April -1973 October
History Fundraising: Modern Greek and Green Studies, 1970 May -1979 December (4 folders)
Polish Studies, 1976 April -1976 October
Honorary Degrees, 1978 August -1982 October (2 folders)
Housing, Student, 1967 December -1984 December (2 folders)
Human Subjects, 1972 July -1981 May
Indirect Cost Reimbursement Policies, 1980 March-1982 January
Institute of African Studies, 1970 November -1980 September
Institute, Bio-Engineering, 1972 September -1978 October
Casa Italiana, 1976 June -1978 June (2 folders)
Casa Italiana, 1970 February-1976 June (6 folders)

Box 9
Ariosto, 1971 March-1974 December
Institute, East Asian, 1961 February-1984 October
Fund Drive, 1975 April -1983 February(4 folders)
Institute on East Central Europe, 1970 March-1982 March
Institutes of Health, National, 1966 July -1976 May
Social Psychology PHS Training Grant, 1965 July -1972 October
Institute of Latin American Studies, 1969 August -1981 December (3 folders)
Maison Francaise, 1976 December -1979 June (3 folders)
Maison Francaise, 1969 March-1976 November

Box 10
Institute, Middle East, 1971 November -1985 July (5 folders)
Russian, 1977 July -1982 July
South Asian, 1967 April -1981 October (5 folders)
Institute for the Study of Science in Human Affairs, 1967 September -1971 September
Institute on Western Europe, 1971 February-1982 March(2 folders)
Institutes, School of International Affairs: Five Year Plans, March-July 1972
Interdepartmental Programs, 1969-1981 May
International Affairs, 1977 January -1982 June (2 folders)
Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory 1984 January -1985 June (3 folders)
Founding Documents, November -December 1968
Masters of Philosophy Degree, 1966 June -1981 November (2 folders)
Mathematics and Engineering, 1970 May -1981 August

Box 11
M.D. -- Ph.D. Program: graduate Biomedical Sciences Advisory Committee, 1972 October -1985 August
Named Chairs: A-B
C-J
K-M
N-Z
General, 1906-July 1985
Earnest Kempton Adams Fund, 1968 January -1981 March
Bakhmeteff Archive, 1972 July -1977 October
Bakhmeteff Committee, 1972 September -1981 May
Bakhmeteff Humanities Fund, 1969 June -1982 April
Bakhmeteff Summer Practicum, 1972 December -1977 April
Burke, East Asian Art, 1977 November -1979 November
Delacorte, Humanities, 1973 November -1976 April
Einstein, 1980 October -1981 June
Ford, Urban Studies, 1967 August -1976 July (2 folders)
Ford Foundation, 1956 May -1986 August
Iorga, Romanian History, 1971 May -1978 July
Japan Foundation, Gift Advisory Committee, 1973 August -1982 November
Levi-Mellon Endowment, Renewal Program, 1971 November -1982 May (3 folders)
Music, 1971 July -1975 May
Lung, Chinese, 1973 June -1980 February
Mitchell, Economics Research, 1975 September -1962 October (2 folders)

Box 12
Nevins, Publication Fund, 1972 July -1974 November
Queen Wilhelmina, Netherlands, 1959 December -1982 August
Scweitzer, 1964 June -1982 July (3 folders)
Scweitzer, William P., 1981 December -1983 March
Shapiro, 1978 September -1984 April
Tinker, 1968 December -1983 February
Ungaretti, Italian, 1972 January -1981
Wallach, World Order Studies, 1975 May -1981 June
Williamson Bequest, 1961 November -1975 March
Wurzweiler Foundation, 1968 February-1974 March
National Defense Education Act (NDEA): General, African, East Asian, Latin American, Soviet, 1970 January -1980
(2 folders)
Title VI, 1972 March-1976 January
"Language and Area Studies Program Review," by Richard D. Lambert, 1972
National Defense Foreign Language Program, 1968 October -1977 March
National Endowment for the Humanities: Challenge Grant, 1977 March-1980 June (2 folders)
Conference, 1972 May -1975 May
National Humanities Center, 1973 November -1974 June
National Science Foundation, 1967 August -1982 October (3 folders)
Advisory Council report of Task Group XI, 1980 August
New York Botanical Garden, 1968 October -1984 September
Papyrus Collection, 1968 July -1981 October
People's Republic of China, 1978 September -1980 September
Personnel Information System, 1974 July -1982 February(2 folders)

Box 13
Physicians and Surgeons, College of, 1972 September -1983 August (2 folders)
Department of Biochemistry, 1966 February-1982 November
Department of Human Genetics and Development, 1969 January -1981 December
Premedical-Medical Education, 1969 October -1976 May
Commonwealth Fund, 1976 June -1977 June
Provost, Office of the, 1969 October -1977 September
Provost Search, 1978 April -1982 June
Pure Science, Faculty of, 1967 September -1978 October (3 folders)
Committee on Instruction, 1972 March-1979 March(2 folders)
Quality of Research-Doctorate Programs, 1970 December -1980 December
Reactor and Accelerator Development, 1968 November -1977 September
Reid Hall, 1976 June -1985 October (3 folders)
Senate: Structure and Operations Committee, 1979 December -1981 March
Social Science Center, 1972 June -1982 April
Social Work, School of, 1964 March-1981 December
Society of Fellows in the Humanities, 1980 April -1981 December
Society of Fellows in the Humanities, 1975 February-1980 March,
(2 folders)

Box 14
Studies, Ancient, 1976 June -1979 June (2 folders)
Applied Math and Computer Science, 1974 September -1976 January
Armenian, 1970 July -1976 December (2 folders)
Endowment Accounts, 1976 April -1980 September
Environmental, 1969 October -1980 December
Jewish, 1976 January -1977 March(2 folders)
Uralic, 1969 March-1983 April (2 folders)
Trustees: Columbia University/Barnard College Joint Committee, 1972 October -1979 December
Tuition, 1968 January -1979 June (2 folders)
Women: Faculty, 1980 June -1982 May
Faculty, Salaries, 1973 January -1979 February
General, Employment Students, 1968 May -1984 August (2 folders)

Series II: Records of the Dean, 1968-1986

The Office of the Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) is the administrative center of the Graduate School. The Office mediates internal relationships between the Graduate School and other schools within the University, with other administrative units, and among departments within GSAS. The Office also negotiates the School's relationship with academia and the public. This series represents administrative activities of GSAS, including the Committee on Instruction, the University Senate, and fundraising for the Graduate School and for individual programs, such as Jewish Studies.

Subseries II.1: George K. Fraenkel, 1968-1986

This subseries is arranged in alphabetical order and in reverse chronological order within the folders. This series points to the fiscal troubles that faced the University in the 1970s and illustrates the Dean George K. Fraenkel’s fundraising activities.

Atran Foundation, 1968 February-1976 December (2 folders)
Central Administration, 1970 November -1980 November (7 folders)

Box 15
Department Budget 1983-1984 Forms B-H, Ribbon, 1982 April -1982 July
1982-1983 Forms A, 1982 March-1982 May
Forms B-H, Ribbon, 1981 May -1982 February
1981-1982 Form A, 1981 January -1982 April
Forms B-H, Ribbon, 1980 April -1981 May
1980-1981 Form A, 1979 November -1980 November
Forms B-H, Ribbon, 1979 April -1979 May
1979-1980 Form A, 1979 March-1979 April
Forms B-H, Ribbon, 1978 April -1979 January
General Education Program, 1972 November -1976 December (2 folders)
General Studies, School of: Committee on Instruction, 1969 January -1985 April (3 folders)
GSAS: Admissions and Student Questions, 1977 January -1985 June (4 folders)
Financial Aid, 1981 May -1983 June (2 folders)
Financial Aid, 1968 January -1981 February(3 folders)

Box 16
Higgins Trust: External, 1972 April -1983 October (3 folders)
General and Internal to Columbia, 1970 July -1984 June (5 folders)
Institute Russian, 1962 September -1978 December (4 folders)
Institutional Cooperation: General, 1969 October -1977 December (4 folders)
International Affairs, School of, 1966 February-1976 December (3 folders)
Language Laboratory, 1968 October -1972 June
New York State Education Department: Doctoral Council, 1973-March-June
Doctoral Council, 1972 June -1973 February

Box 17
Philosophy, Faculty of: Committee on Instruction, 1967 October -1972 December (2 folders)
Physicians and Surgeons, College of, 1963 July -1975 July (4 folders)
Political Science, Faculty of: Committee on Instruction, 1967 June -1979 March(3 folders)
Premedical-Medical Education, 1971 May -1975 February
President, Office of the, 1968 September -1984 June (4 folders)
President's Council of Deans, 1971 September -1975 June
Task Force on Resources, 1974 January -1975 February
Projects and Grants, Office of, 1980 March-1986 January (2 folders)
Registrar, Office of the, 1969 January -1983 May (3 folders)
Senate, University, 1985 January -1986 March(3 folders)
Senate, University, 1982 September -1984 December (2 folders)

Box 18
Committee on External Relations, 1975 September -1978 June (5 folders)
Seven Springs Conference, 1977 March-1978 March(2 folders)
Studies, Language and Area Centers, 1971 March-1972 December
Armenian, 1977 January -1981 April (5 folders)
Hispanic, 1978 November -1981 September
Jewish, 1977 January -1984 June (9 folders)
Jewish, 1969 December -1976 December (3 folders)

Box 19
Assignments, 1977 March-1982 June
Baron Reception, 1979 March-May
Brochure, 1975 October -1977 February
Prospect Files, A-Z
(4 folders)
Oriental, 1961 August -1981 May
Summer Session, 1967 August -1977 March
Administrative Board, 1971 September -1978 February(2 folders)
Teachers College, 1969 September -1985 April (3 folders)
Psychology Doctoral Program Review, 1981 March-1982 March
University Seminars on Higher Education, 1962 September -1983 December (4 folders)

Subseries II.2: Gillian Lindt, 1980-1985

This subseries contains the departmental and appointment correspondence between the Office of the Dean and the different academic departments in the GSAS. It includes materials related to graduate degree requirements, department reorganizations, newsletters, surveys and fellowship awards.

Middle East Language and Culture, 1981

Box 20
History, 1983-1985

(correspondence on graduate student matters)

Department of Geological Sciences, 1980-1982
Classics, 1984-1985
Art History and Archaeology, 1980-1982

(correspondence on departmental and graduate student matters, particularly within the archeology program)

Art History and Archaeology, 1963-1985

(department newsletters and correspondence)

Chinese Art History, 1977-1979
Astronomy, 1984-1985
Biological Sciences, 1983-1985
Chemistry, 1983-1985
Advisory Committee on East Asian Languages and Culture, 1982-1983

(correspondence concerning the East Asian Advisory Committee and faculty reaction)

English and Comparative Literature, 1982-1985

(departmental correspondence including appointments and program reorganization)

Economics, 1982-1985
French and Romance Philology, 1984
Geography, 1984-1985
Philosophy, 1985

(Sexual harassment and sexual discrimination awareness issue and grievance mechanisms)

Philosophy, 1984-1985
Geological Sciences, 1984-1984

(departmental academic concerns and proposals, graduate student progress)

Germanic Languages, 1983-1985
Music, 1984-1985
Italian, 1985
Mathematics, 1984-1985

(survey of department)

Middle East Languages and Culture, 1985
Physics, 1984-1985
Political Science, 1983-1985
Psychology, 1984
Religion, 1982-1985

(American religion bibliography)

Slavic Languages, 1985
Sociology, 1984-1985
Spanish and Portuguese, 1984-1985

(guidelines for graduate students)

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