Buildings and grounds collection, 1755-2012 [Bulk Dates: 1880-2000].
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BIOGHIST REQUIRED The School of Journalism was established through monies left to Columbia University in the will of Joseph Pulitzer who passed away in 1911. As he wrote in his will, "There are now special schools for instruction for lawyers, physicians, clergymen, military and naval officers, engineers, architects and artists, but none for the instruction of journalists. That all other professions and not journalism should have the advantage of special training seems to me contrary to reason." ...
The Columbia University community and administration mobilized to the fullest extent in answer to the entry of the United States into World War I. Summed up by President Nicholas Murray Butler in the 1918 Annual Report, the effects of the war on the University were far-reaching: "Students by the hundred and prospective students by the thousand entered the military, naval, or civil service of the United States; teachers and administrative officers to the number of nearly four hundred...
Mayor of Brooklyn, Mayor of New York, and President of Columbia College (later Columbia University), 1890-1901. From the description of Papers, 1870-1930. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122482691 President of Columbia University. From the description of Typed letter : New York, to Ida B. Forbes, 1898 Jan. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270593321 Mayor of N.Y.C. and President of Columbia University. From...
At the time of this project the address of McKim, Mead & White was given as 160 Fifth Ave. (New York, N.Y.). From the description of Prospect Park, entrance shelters at Plaza entrance, [Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.] [graphic] : [detail drawing of dome in section and plan] / McKim, Mead & White, architects. Aug.24, 1895. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 78960919 Architectural company. From the description of Photographs, [ca. ...