Barnard College dean's/president's official correspondence, 1904-1960.


Barnard College dean's/president's official correspondence, 1904-1960.

Dean's / President's correspondence; especially copies routed from the offices of Registrar, Provost and Secretary to the Dean (1904-1924). After that date, correspondence is between Dean's / President's office and academic and administrative departments of Barnard; schools, departments and administrative offices of Columbia University; and organizations, associations and institutions with which Barnard was affiliated or in communication.

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