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   Temple-Lilley Special Committee Records, 1968-1971 [Bulk Dates: 1968-1969].

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Temple-Lilley Special Committee Records; Box and Folder (if known); University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Series I: Committee Meeting Minutes

This series contains the minutes of the meetings of the Special Committee from 1968 through 1969.

Minutes, 1968-1969
(2 Folders)

Box 1
Folder 1 to 2

Series II: Memoranda, Drafts, Reports

This series contains documents prepared for and by the committee while it considered proposals for restructuring the University. They include statements and reports from both individual and groups of students and faculty, alumni, and outside consultants.

Memoranda requested by the Special Committee, 1968 May-September , compiled by Stuart Glass, Executive Director of the Committee.
(4 Folders)
Box 1
Folder 3 to 6

(Includes original and one duplicate copy)

Memoranda collected for the Special Committee, 1968 May-August
(2 Folders)

Box 2
Folder 1 to 2
Memoranda to, from, and collected by William E. Petersen, Chairman, Columbia University Board of Trustees,
1968
Box 2
Folder 3
Memoranda on proposals for restructuring the university, 1968-1969
(3 Folders)
Box 2
Folder 4 to 6
Memoranda on proposals for a University Senate, 1968-1969
(6 Folders)

Box 3
Folder 1 to 6
Records of the University Council,
1969
Box 3
Folder 7
Five Interim Reports, 1968-1970
(6 Folders)

Box 4
Folder 1 to 6
Cresap, McCormick and Paget studies and reports on the University,
1969
Box 4
Folder 7
Cresap, McCormick and Paget studies and reports, 1968-1969
(6 Folders)

Box 5
Folder 1 to 6

(includes duplicate copies of drafts and final reports)

General Memoranda, 1968-1969
(8 Folders)

Box 6
Folder 1 to 8
General Memoranda, 1969-1971
(5 Folders)

Box 7
Folder 1 to 5

Series III: Subject Files

This series contains memos and other documents that were arranged by subject in University offices.

General, undated, 1968-1969

Box 8
Folder 1
Committee on Legal Affairs,
1969
Box 8
Folder 2
Cresap, McCormick and Paget1968-1970
Box 8
Folder 3

(administrative records)

Outside Recommendations,
1968
Box 8
Folder 4
Student Statements to the Committee,
1968
Box 8
Folder 5
Student Representatives1968-1970
Box 8
Folder 6

(administrative records)

Student Representatives1968-1970
Box 8
Folder 7

(financial records)

Thacher, Proffitt, Prizer, Crawley & Wood (Legal Advisors to Committee)1968-1971
(2 Folders)
Box 8
Folder 8 to 9
Trustee Ballot,
1969
Box 8
Folder 10

Series IV: Correspondence

This series consists of correspondence to and from members of the Special Committee as well as University officials concerning the student disturbances of 1968 and ideas about the University’s future.

General,
1968

Box 9
Folder 1

(mostly with alumni and alumni groups responding to the events of spring 1968)

General,
1969
Box 9
Folder 2
Files of William E. Petersen, President of Columbia Board of Trustees, 1968-1970
(4 Folders)
Box 9
Folder 3 to 6
Gymnasium Construction, 1969-1970
Box 9
Folder 7

(Letter from Andrew W. Cordier dated March 12, 1968 is more like March 12, 1969 based on the fact that it is signed “Acting President,” a position that Cordier did not assume until August 1968)

Interim Report 1, 1968-1969
Box 9
Folder 8
Interim Report 2, 1968-1969
Box 9
Folder 9
Interim Report 3,
1969

Box 10
Folder 1
Interim Report 4, 1969-1971
Box 10
Folder 2
Trustee Committee on Community Affairs,
1971
Box 10
Folder 3
Correspondence
1968 May-June
Box 10
Folder 4
1968 June-July
Box 10
Folder 5
1968 August
Box 10
Folder 6
1968 September
Box 10
Folder 7
1968 October
Box 10
Folder 8
1968 November-December

Box 11
Folder 1
1969 January-March
Box 11
Folder 2
1969 April-June
Box 11
Folder 3
1969 September-1970 July
Box 11
Folder 4

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