Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975

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President of Columbia University, Dean of the Columbia University School of International Affairs, and Executive Assistant to the Secretaries-General of the United Nations, 1946-1962.

From the description of Andrew W. Cordier Papers, 1918-1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 299029165

United Nations official, educator.

From the description of Reminiscences of Andrew Wellington Cordier : oral history and lectures, 1963-1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731373

From the description of Reminiscences of Andrew Wellington Cordier : oral history, 1962. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122528474

Andrew Wellington Cordier was born in Canton, Ohio in 1901. He died on Long Island in 1975. Cordier was educated at Manchester College in Indiana, (1923–44); the Univ. of Chicago; and the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva.

From 1944 to 1946 he worked at the U.S. Dept. of State, after which he joined the United Nations, eventually serving as Executive Assistant to the UN secretaries general. He was a chief negotiator for the United Nations in the Congo in 1960. In 1962 he left the UN to become Dean of the School of International Affairs (SIA) at Columbia University. He served as acting President of Columbia in the years 1968 and 1969; later he was appointed President (1969–70). After leaving the Columbia presidency, Cordier returned to his position as Dean of SIA and served until 1972.

In 1970 Cordier was awarded the Alexander Hamilton medal, the university’s highest honor.

From the guide to the Andrew Wellington Cordier Papers, 1918-1975, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

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creatorOf Hofstadter, Richard, 1916-1970. Richard Hofstadter papers, 1918-2006. SUNY at Buffalo, University at Buffalo
creatorOf Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975. Reminiscences of Andrew Wellington Cordier : oral history and lectures, 1963-1964. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn James J. Robinson papers, Robinson (James J.) papers, (bulk 1945-1950), 1930-1977 John Hay Library, Special Collections
referencedIn Central Files, 1890-1984, [Bulk Dates: 1890-1983] Columbia University. University Archives. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Office of Public Affairs Photograph Collection, ca.1947-2006. Columbia University. Columbia University Archives Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
referencedIn United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan. Records, 1948-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Philip C. Jessup Papers, 1574-1983, (bulk 1925-1983) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Benjamin Gerig Papers, 1927-1974, (bulk 1930-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975. Reminiscences of Andrew Wellington Cordier : oral history, 1962. Nolan, Norton & Company, Incorporated
creatorOf Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-1975. Andrew W. Cordier Papers, 1918-1975. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn American foreign policy : panel discussion, 1963. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Vickrey, William S. (William Spencer), 1914-. William S. Vickrey Papers, 1939-1996. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn United Nations. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs. Records, 1945-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Benjamin Gerig Papers, 1927-1974, (bulk 1930-1968) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest. William Ernest Hocking Papers. 1860-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf United Nations. Letters, 1949-1962, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Petersen, William E., 1906-1985. William E. Petersen papers July-August 1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Bakhmeteff Archive
referencedIn University Protest and Activism Collection, 1958-1999, [Bulk Dates: 1968-1972]. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University Archives
referencedIn Hunt, Douglass, 1924-. Reminiscences of Douglass Hunt : oral history, 1973. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Robert Lowell papers, 1861-1976 (inclusive) 1935-1970 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn John Foster Dulles oral history collection, 1964-1967 Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections.Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. Public Policy Papers.
referencedIn Historical Biographical Files, [18--?] - 2012. Columbia University. University Archives. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Temple-Lilley Special Committee Records, 1968-1971, [Bulk Dates: 1968-1969]. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn William E. Petersen Papers, July-August 1968 Columbia University. University Archives. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Manley Ottmer Hudson papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn William S. Vickrey Papers, 1939-1996 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn The Daily Worker and The Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn William E. Petersen Papers, July-August 1968 Columbia University. University Archives. Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Andrew Wellington Cordier Papers, 1918-1975 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Philip C. Jessup Papers, 1574-1983, (bulk 1925-1983) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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associatedWith Columbia University. Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Office of Public Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. Office of the President corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. School of International Affairs. Dean. corporateBody
associatedWith Columbia University. University Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Gerig, Benjamin, 1894-1976. person
associatedWith Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hofstadter, Richard, 1916-1970. person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Hunt, Douglass, 1924- person
correspondedWith Jessup, Philip C. (Philip Caryl), 1897-1986. person
associatedWith Lie, Trygve, 1896-1968. person
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1902-1985. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 person
associatedWith Manchester College (North Manchester, Ind.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966. person
associatedWith Pearson, Lester B. person
associatedWith Petersen, William E. person
associatedWith Petersen, William E., 1906-1985. person
associatedWith Robinson, James J., 1893-1980 person
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. person
associatedWith Romulo, Carlos P. (Carlos Peña), 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Rovine, Arthur, person
associatedWith Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Shaughnessy, Donald F., person
associatedWith Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965. person
associatedWith Thant, U, 1909-1974. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith United Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. General Assembly. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. Secretariat. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. Secretary-General. corporateBody
associatedWith United Nations. Security Council. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Dept. of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Vickrey, William S. (William Spencer), 1914- person
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United States
Subject
International cooperation
International officials and employees--Interviews
Education, higher
Peace
Educator--Interviews
International agencies
World politics
Education, Higher--United States
Occupation
College presidents
International officials and employees
College administrators
Diplomats
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Birth 1901-03-01

Death 1975-07-11

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