Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Bust in Columbia University Lehman Social Sciences Library


The Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar bust is located in Lehman Social Sciences Library, on the 3rd floor of 420 West 118th Street (the School of International and Public Affairs building), New York, NY 10027. The bronze bust, sculpted by Vinay Brahmesh Wagh of Bombay, was presented by The Federation of Ambedkarite and Buddhist Organizations UK to the Southern Asian Institute of Columbia University on October 24, 1995.

Columbia University affiliates (students, faculty, alumni) can access the bust in the Lehman Social Sciences Library anytime (using their ID to get into the Lehman Library). For non-Columbia affiliates, here is the latest information on visitors to Columbia University Libraries. Advance notice of visits is appreciated via email: AmbedkarBust@columbia.edu or phone: (212) 854-3794