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   Records of the Office of the President, President Andrew W. Cordier, 1923-1974

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Records of the Office of the President, President Andrew W. Cordier, 1923-1974; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

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Series II: Columbia University Administration 1968-1974

This series contains minutes, reports, correspondence, and background information on various University committees, councils, the University Senate, and the Board of Trustees. The series is divided into four subseries: Subseries II.1. Committees, Subseries II.2. Councils, Subseries II.3. University Senate, and Subseries II.4. Board of Trustees.

Subseries 1: Committees 1968-1971

This subseries contains reports, correspondence, minutes, and other information regarding various committees at the University including the Committee on Buildings and Grounds and the Committee on Education. Minutes of various committees are incomplete.

Committee on Athletic Reports, 1968

Box 5
Folder 5
Committee on Buildings and Grounds, 1969-1971
Box 5
Folder 6
Geology Building, 1969
Box 5
Folder 7
Special Committee on Community Affairs Report, 1969
Box 5
Folder 8
Committee on Development and Alumni Affairs and Minutes, 1969
Box 5
Folder 9
Committee on Education, 1970
Box 5
Folder 10
Committee on Externally Funded Research, 1969
Box 5
Folder 11
Committee on Finance Minutes, 1970
Box 5
Folder 12
Committee on Recruiting by Outside Agents, 1969-1971
Box 5
Folder 13
Committee on Religious Life, 1969-1970
Box 5
Folder 14
Joint Committee on Disciplinary Affairs, 1968-1969
Box 5
Folder 15
University Planning Committee, undated
Box 5
Folder 16

Subseries 2: Councils 1968-1969

This subseries contains minutes of the Columbia College Council and University Council.

Columbia College Council Meetings, December 1968
Box 5
Folder 17
University Council, May 1969
Box 5
Folder 18

Subseries 3: University Senate 1968-1974

This subseries consists of minutes, correspondence, reports, resolutions, and background on the University Senate and its committees including the Executive Committee. Also includes Cordier’s statement to the University Senate regarding the McClellan Committee. The McClellan Committee was chaired by U.S. Senator John L. McClellan and investigated the riots and campus upset of the 1960s. The Committee sought to question various University Presidents, of whom Cordier was one. The folder of Correspondence contains some resolutions in addition to those resolutions in the Resolutions folder. Meeting minutes folders contain not only minutes, but also agendas, supporting documentation, and correspondence either preceding the meeting or following.

Administration, 1969
Box 5
Folder 19
Background, 1968-June 1969
(3 folders)
Box 5
Folder 20-22
Committee on Budget review, 1969
Box 5
Folder 23
Committee on Educational Policy and Development Resolutions, 1969-1970
Box 5
Folder 24
Committee on Honors and Prizes,1969-1970
Box 5
Folder 25
Committee on Physical Planning and Development, 1969-1970

Box 6
Folder 1
Committee on Rules of University Conduct and Correspondence, Oct-Nov 1969
Box 6
Folder 2
Committee on Structure and Operations Report, 1969
Box 6
Folder 3
Committee Reports, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 4
Cordier Statement Re McClellan Committee, 1969
Box 6
Folder 5
Correspondence, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 6
Elections and appointments, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 7
Executive Committee Correspondence, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 8
Membership, 1969
Box 6
Folder 9
Minutes, June 1969-August 1970
(3 folders)
Box 6
Folder 10-12
Reports, 1969
Box 6
Folder 13
Statements and Policies, 1969
Box 6
Folder 14
Faculty Affairs Committee, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 15
Joint Committee on the Reactor Nominations, 1970
Box 6
Folder 16
Meeting Schedules and Lists, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 17
Minutes, May 1969-April 1970
Box 6
Folder 18-20
Pending, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 21
Proposal for a University Senate, 1969
Box 6
Folder 22
Resolutions, 1969-1974
Box 6
Folder 23
Student Affairs Committee Correspondence, 1969-1970
Box 6
Folder 24

Subseries 4: Board of Trustees 1968-1973

This subseries consists of minutes, correspondence, and reports of the Board of Trustees including reports of the Special Committee of the Board of Trustees regarding reorganization of the Board.

By-Laws and Rules of Order, 1970
Box 6
Folder 25
Meeting Minutes, 3 March1970
Box 6
Folder 26
Meeting Minutes and Correspondence, May 1969
Box 6
Folder 27
Meeting Minutes, 14 September 1970
Box 6
Folder 28
Nominations for Board, ca. 1968
Box 6
Folder 29
Resolution, 1973
Box 6
Folder 30
Special Committee of the Trustees, Interim Report, 1968-1969
Box 6
Folder 31
Report, 1970
Box 6
Folder 32

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