Columbia University Archives: Online Bulletins

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Online Bulletins

Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP)

You can find scanned copies of the School of Architecture Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

GSAPP also hosts a selection of bulletins on their Bulletin Archive website rom 1970-1971 to 2005, 2013-2014 to 2015-2016, and 2017-2018. 

Columbia College

You can find scanned copies of the Columbia College (formerly School of the Arts) Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

School of the Arts
Columbia College

Columbia College hosts a selection of bulletins on their Archived Bulletins website from 2011-2012 to 2019-2020.

Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

You can find scanned copies of the School of Engineering Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

School of Mines
School of Mines, Engineering and Chemistry

School of Engineering

Watson Scientific Computing Laboratory

The School of Engineering hosts a selection of bulletins on the Previous Years' Bulletins website from 2005-2006 to the present. 

School of the Arts

You can find scanned copies of the School of the Arts Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

Faculty of Fine Arts
Department of Music
School of Painting and Sculpture
Program in the Arts

Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS)

Graduate course bulletins before 1957-1958 were divided by the different Faculties: Political Science, Philosophy and Pure Science. Please review the faculty descriptions in the next tabs to see which academic department were part of which faculty. 

Faculties of Political Science, Philosophy and Pure Science
Graduate Faculties
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Faculty of Philosophy

Before 1957, the Graduate Faculty bulletins were divided by Faculty. Courses taught by the Faculty of Philosophy included the following disciplines: Anthropology (until 1946, when it moved to the Faculty of Political Science), Classical Philology, Chinese, English and Comparative Literature, Germanic Languages, Indo-Iranian Languages, Japanese, Linguistics, Philosophy, Psychology (until 1947, when it moved to the Faculty of Pure Science), Religion, Romance Languages, Semitic Languages, and Slavic Languages.

Faculty of Philosophy
Ancient and Oriental Languages and Literatures
Modern Languages
Philosophy, Psychology and Anthropology
Religion

Faculty of Political Science

Before 1957, the Graduate Faculty bulletins were divided by Faculty. Courses taught by the Faculty of Political Science included the following disciplines: Anthropology (starting in 1946-1947, before that it was part of the Faculty of Philosophy), Economics, History, Mathematical Statistics, Public Law and Government, and Sociology.

School of Political Science
History, Economics and Public Law
History, Economics, Public Law and Social Science
Mathematical Statistics
Sociology

Faculty of Pure Science

Before 1957, the Graduate Faculty bulletins were divided by Faculty. Courses taught by the Faculty of Pure Science included the following disciplines: Astronomy, Botany, Geology, Geography, Mineralogy (up to 1939), Mathematics, Physics, Psychology (starting in 1947), and Zoology. 

Faculty of Pure Science
Biology (Anatomy, bacteriology, biological chemistry, botany, pathology, physiology, zoology)
Chemistry and Geology, Geography and Mineralogy
Chemistry
Geology, Geography and Mineralogy
Geology and Geography
Mathematical and Physical Science (Astronomy, Mathematics and Physics)

Graduate School of Journalism

You can find scanned copies of the Journalism Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)

You can find scanned copies of the SIPA and Regional Centers and Institutes Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

International Law and International Relations
International Relations and International Law
School of International Affairs

Regional Centers and Institutes

Center of Israel and Jewish Studies
Center of Turkish Studies
East Asian Institute
East Central Europe
European Institute
International Affairs Regional Institutes
Latin American Studies
Near and Middle East Institute
Russian Institute
Yale-Columbia Course in Preparation for Foreign Service

School of Library Service (SLS)

School of Library Economy

You can find scanned copies of the School of Library Economy Circular of Information available via HathiTrust for the following years:

For those years in after the end of the School of Library Economy, library economy or library service courses were offered in the University Extension (see School of General Studies), the Summer Session and even in the Home Study division. Below is a dedicated Library Economy announcements from this period:

 

School of Library Service

You can find scanned copies of the School of Library Service Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

Summer Session

You can find scanned copies of the Summer Session Announcements or Bulletins available via HathiTrust for the following years:

About the image

Banner above names of Greek and Roman male writers at Butler Library with names of women authors: Sappho, Marie de France, Christine de Pizan, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, Bronte, Dickinson, Woolf, 1989 (Scan #0627). Historical Photograph Collection, University Archives, Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries. For more information on this project by Laura Brown GS 1989, look for the additional coverage in the Columbia Spectator Digital Archive.