Columbiana Manuscripts, 1572-1986 [Bulk Dates: 1850-1920].

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Columbia University. University Archives. Columbiana Manuscripts, 1572-1986 [Bulk Dates: 1850-1920].

Columbiana Manuscripts, 1572-1986 [Bulk Dates: 1850-1920].

The Columbiana Manuscript Collection is an artificial collection of correspondence, diaries, lecture notes, class work, essays, administrative documents, minutes, and other documents related to various aspects of Columbia University and people associated with Columbia over the years. The majority of this collection is comprised of primary documents written by or for students, alumni, faculty, administrators, staff, trustees, and honorary degree recipients.

38 linear ft. (25 linear ft. of bound volumes, 17 manuscript boxes, 1 half-sized document box 1 over-sized box 1 card box 2 over-sized folders)

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