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UA. University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: UA
The Colgate University Archives is the official repository for the non-current permanent records of enduring value for Colgate University. Its collections document the history of the university from the 1810s to the present and the activities of students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Colgate University songbook collection, A1203

Identifier: A1203
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of songbooks, lyrics, sheet music, serial compositions of songs related to Colgate University. This includes the alma mater, football songs and cheers, and more.

Dates: 1838 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1947

Colgate University Student Handbooks collection, A1049

Identifier: A1049
Scope and Contents Colgate University's Student Handbooks contain information for students such as University policies, calendars, customs and traditions, listings of student activities, and overviews of University governance and organization. Early handbooks (1898-1930s) were published by the Young Men’s Christian Association of Colgate or the Colgate Christian Association, and later volumes were published by the University. The collection, which dates from 1898 to 2009, is not all-inclusive; refer to the...
Dates: 1898-2009

Howard Williams collection on student life at Colgate University, A1347

Identifier: A1347
Scope and Contents The Howard Williams collection on student life at Colgate University contains miscellaneous clippings, programs, fliers, charters and correspondence relating to student life at Colgate. Topics covered include fraternities, Colgate's rivalry with Syracuse, dormitory life, fall and winter parties, cane rush, and general information on student organizations. The collection appears to have been at least partially assembled by former Colgate University Archivist Howard Williams. It is not a...
Dates: 1850 - 1980

Taggart family papers, A1056

Identifier: A1056
Scope and Contents While attending the Hamilton Theological Seminary, Joseph W. Taggart received letters from his father and siblings that kept him informed about what was going on at home while he was at school. Reading these letters reveals a little of the family dynamics in the Taggart household, as well as some of their family relationships. While not included in the collection, Taggart's own letters home are sometimes referenced in the letters that he received from his family. A combination of letters,...
Dates: 1733 - 1892; Majority of material found within 1826 - 1832

Colgate University Department of Theater records, A1300

Identifier: A1300
Scope and Contents

This collection contains production files (which often include programs), publicity materials, audiovisual materials, student scripts, and posters for university-sponsored theater and drama productions at Colgate University, including Summer Theater and the Children's Theater Workshop. Also included are paintings of set designs and costumes by long-time director Atlee Sproul and production records for a 2014 University Theater production, Dreamplay.

Dates: 1960 - 2021