34 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Columbia University.

  1. International Research and Exchanges Board records, 1947-1991

    331,000 items. 331 containers. 397.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    American service organization sponsoring scholarly exchange programs with the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the Cold War era. Correspondence, case files, subject files, reports, financial records, printed matter, and other records documenting participants' personal experiences and research projects as well as the administrative operations, selection process, and collaborative projects of one of America's principal academic exchange programs.

  2. Charles H. Townes papers, 1898-2014

    109,000 items. 408 containers plus 1 classified, 3 oversize, and digital files. 163.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, astrophysicist, and educator. Correspondence, computation notebooks, technical memoranda and notes, patents, teaching files, astronomical observations, grants and projects, subject files, legal files, speeches, writings, biographical material, awards, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Townes's career beginning in 1948.

  3. William Ralph Bennett papers, 1922-circa 1998

    43,400 items. 124 containers plus 21 oversize. 49.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist, inventor, educator, and author. Topical files, notebooks, records of scientific experiments, research material, correspondence, scientific papers, lecture files, drafts of books with related background and research material, printed matter, and miscellaneous material documenting Bennett's development of the gas laser and other inventions, his academic and professional career, and his authorship of scientific papers and books.

  4. Carl W. Ackerman papers, 1833-1970

    60,000 items. 227 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 86 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, educator, and public relations consultant. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, family papers, scrapbooks, clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Ackerman's career as a journalist and dean of Columbia University School of Journalism.

  5. Robert Staughton Lynd and Helen Merrell Lynd papers, 1895-1968

    4,000 items. 15 containers. 6 linear feet. 8 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sociologist and educator (Robert Staughton Lynd). Sociologist (Helen Merrell Lynd). Family and general correspondence, writings and lectures, notes, research material, student papers, and miscellaneous biographical and genealogical material chiefly relating to the Lynds' sociological research and writings, especially their study of "Middletown," Muncie, Indiana.

  6. James McKeen Cattell papers, 1835-1948

    49,000 items. 189 containers plus 1 oversize. 76 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, editor, and psychologist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, lectures, articles, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Cattell's professional and academic affiliations.

  7. Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929

    4,200 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. 14 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diary, notes, legal and financial records, sketches, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the architectural firm of McKim, Mead, & White, New York, N.Y.

  8. Lyman Bryson papers, 1893-1978

    12,000 items. 51 containers. 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Radio and televison broadcaster, author, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, articles, lectures, writings, transcripts of broadcasts, subject files, business and financial records, biographical material, appointment books, newspaper clippings, and other papers documenting Bryson's public relations work for the American National Red Cross and the League of Red Cross Societies following World War I, his subsequent work in adult education, and his role in developing educational radio and television programs for the Columbia Broadcasting System.

  9. Paul Rosenberg papers, 1934-1953

    425 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 0.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physicist. Correspondence, writings, notes, printed matter, graphs, calculations, photographs, and other material relating chiefly to molecular beams research conducted by Rosenberg as a graduate student under the direction of I. I. Rabi at Columbia University from 1936 to 1940, with later material relating to his firm of consulting physicists, Paul Rosenberg and Associates, Pelham, N.Y.

  10. Margaret Mead papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives, 1838-1996

    530,000 items. 1,790 containers plus 50 oversize. 783.2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthropologist, author, and educator. Personal, professional, and family papers, consisting of correspondence, notebooks, organization files, appointment books, writings, teaching and office files, field notes, photographs, and miscellany relating primarily to anthropological and ethnological fieldwork, Mead's association with various universities and other cultural, scientific, and educational institutions, and her interests and activities in the broader areas of race, technological change, overpopulation, and peace. Also includes papers of Mead's associates and colleagues.