Columbia University. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Records, 1829-1976

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Title: Columbia University. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Records
Inclusive Dates: 1829-1976

  • Columbia University. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Call Number: Mss 747; PH 3846; PH 3847; PH 3848

Quantity: 24.4 c.f. (62 archives boxes, 1 record center carton, 1 flat box, 1 index card box), and photographs

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Records of the College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the institution founded in 1829 as the College of Pharmacy of the City of New York which affiliated with Columbia University in 1904 and which closed in 1976. Included are records of the Board of Trustees primarily dating from the nineteenth century; incomplete minutes of the Faculty Council; extensive administrative files of three deans (Joseph L. Kanig, E.E. Leuallen, and Stephen M. Gross) concerning curriculum development, the financial problems which led to loss of accreditation by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education and the closing of the school, controversial plans for a new building at Morningside Heights, and numerous other topics; registrar's correspondence (1912-1940) with President Nicholas Murray Butler of Columbia, several deans, and college faculty; and incomplete files dating from the institution's final years pertaining to administrators who were responsible for finances, admissions, development, and student affairs. Also included are early records of the Alumni Association, clippings and college publications, examinations, photographs, and miscellaneous historical materials.


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Language: English

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