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Butler Library: an “Instrument of Productive Scholarship”

Low Library, completed in 1897, was intended to dominate Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus. It continues to. At the turn of the century, Low housed the library; today it houses the central administration. Butler Library, which cost $4 million of Edward … finish reading Butler Library: an “Instrument of Productive Scholarship”

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Columbia College in 1843

In July of 1843, the Board of Trustees revised and reissued the Statutes of Columbia College it periodically did this (and still does today). Graciously scanned and hosted by Google, the document gives a lot of insight into life at … finish reading Columbia College in 1843

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