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Columbia University

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City. It was established in 1754 as King's College by royal charter of George II of Great Britain. Columbia is the oldest college in the state of New York and the fifth chartered institution of higher learning in the country, making it one of nine colonial colleges founded before the Declaration of Independence. After the American Revolutionary War, King's College was renamed Columbia College in 1784. A 1787 charter placed the institution under a private board of trustees before it was renamed Columbia University in 1896.
Columbia University Library, New York City. Snead Standard Stack in one of the third floor seminar rooms (fig. 155)
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Trustees room - library of Columbia University, New York, N.Y. McKim, Mead & White, architects / / Negative by H.H. Sidman, New York.

Print shows meeting room in library with conference table, decorated walls, mantlepiece, and paintings.

President Roosevelt at Columbia College, N.Y. City, U.S.A.

Stereograph showing Roosevelt tipping his hat at Columbia College ceremony.

The two leading college presidents--Eliot of Harvard and Hadley of Yale at Columbia College, N.Y.

Stereograph showing college presidents, Charles Eliot and Arthur Hadley, walking in graduation procession with other professors; spectators watching from landing.

Columbia University bldgs.

Aerial view of Columbia University buildings, New York City, with tennis courts in foreground.

Columbia crew, Po'keepsie

Photograph shows members of the Columbia University varsity eight-oared crew team: top row, left to right, R.K. Murphy, F. Miller, Paul Renshaw, A.M. Hamman, W. Steinschneider, G. Downing; bottom row, S. Pitt, ... more

Columbia College football team: Lake City, Florida

Local call number: N033756..Title: Columbia College football team: Lake City, Florida..Date: 1910..General note: In the photograph are Fleming Appleyard and William Towns Appleyard...Physical descrip: 1 photone... more

Colleges and Universities - Columbia University - Herbert Saterlee. Presenting of colors at Columbia University, New York

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: International Film Service Colleges and Universities - Columbia University

Colleges and Universities - Columbia University - Columbia University students at drill, New York, 1917

Date Taken: 1917 Photographer: Paul Thompson Colleges and Universities - Columbia University

Colleges and Universities - Columbia University - Columbia University Battalion in real war drill

Original Caption: Columbia University Battalion in real war drill. The Columbia University Battalion went into camp "somewhere in the U.S.", and are learning to build trenches, blow up redoubts, and in general... more