Alma Mater: Bibliography


Content written by Julie Golia, PhD 2010

 

Books

Coon, Horace. Columbia: Colossus on the Hudson. New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1947.

Dolkart, Andrew S. Morningside Heights: A History of its Architecture & Development.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1998.

Henderson, Helen. A Loiterer in New York.  New York: George H. Doran, 1917.

McCaughey, Robert. Stand Columbia: A History of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1754-2004.  New York: Columbia University Press, 2003.

Richman, Michael. Daniel Chester French: An American Sculptor. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1976

Robson, John William. A Guide to Columbia University: With Some Account of its History and Traditions.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1937.

Tauranac, John. Elegant New York: The Builders and the Buildings, 1885-1915. New York: Abbeville Press, 1985.

Cover of Jester (1945) depicting Alma Mater as a servicewoman. Cover of Jester (1945) depicting Alma Mater as a servicewoman.

Primary Sources in the Columbia University Archives Collections

Buildings and Grounds Collection

"Alma Mater”

Central Files

Box 514, “Alma Mater”

Historical Biographical Files

  • Daniel Chester French
  • Charles Follen McKim
  • Goelet Family
  • George DeWitt

Historical Subject Files

  • University Symbols, “Alma Mater”
  • University Symbols, “Seal”

Trustee Minutes

  • 1755
  • 1900-1903
  • 1953
  • 1962
  • 1968-1970

Periodicals