Source

Barnard College Library records

Title
Barnard College Library records, 1905-2000.
Description
18.75 linear ft. (32 boxes).
Abstract
The Ella Weed Library, Barnard's first, was located in Milbank Hall. In 1905, Bertha L. Rockwell was named as the first librarian. In 1917, the library was moved to the newly constructed Students Hall. Funds were raised in the late 1950's for he building of Lehman Hall which houses the Wollman Library.
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Summary
Librarians' annual reports (1905-1968); departmental annual reports (1959/60-1985/86) including: Aquisitions (1962/63-1980/81; called Ordering, pre-1974), Reference (1960/61-1979/80); Archives and Technical Services (1969/70-1985/86), Circulation (1960/61-1974/75), Third Floor (1959/60-1983/84); and surveys (1950,1951,1979); handbooks (1935, ca. 1940, 1956,1962,1964); library accessions books (ca. 1900-1930s); reserve lists (1971-2000); minutes of the faculty library committee (1968-1976); bookplates (1922-1948) and the copper engraved printing plates used to create them; staff classifications (1949-1969); records of District 65 union organizing drive (1972-1973); grants (1978-1992/93); budgets (1914/15-1978/79, 1984/85-1989/90); exhibits (1959,1961,1969); architectural rendering of Lehman Hall . Also a collection of reference CD-Rom's (1980's-1990's).
Restrictions
Access to material dated 50 years or less prior to current date is restricted.
Photocopies and other reproductions may be purchased at cost.
Cite As
Barnard College Library Records, 1905-2000.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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