Finding Materials

Browse Our Collections and Finding Aids

Using our Collections Overview and Collections List pages, you can browse a list of collections and records held in the Barnard Archives, along with their BC identifiers. The links in the list connect to CLIO, PDF files of finding aids, and inventories. The headings that are not linked indicate unprocessed collections and records. Please contact the Archives to request access.

View Our Digital Collections

The Barnard Digital Collections features materials from the Archives, including digitized photographsyearbooks, and newspapers, with more added to the site every day. Items are full-text searchable and browsable where possible. 


Collections and periodicals from the Barnard Archives are cataloged in the Columbia University Libraries online catalog, CLIO. You can find a list of these records in CLIO by doing a keyword search for "barnard archives" in the location field; to see only archival collections, limit to Manuscript/Archives in the format.

Get In Touch

To conduct research, or for further information, please contact us. Collections and items are also often highlighted on our Archives Blog, our Twitter, and our Facebook page.