Over the course of 2004, comments, anecdotes, and images were added to a permanent Columbia 250 history archive, to be maintained at Columbia in a Digital Time Capsule. Read and view our history as seen by those who studied here, taught here, and worked here through the years.
"Can youthful dreams come true? In my case, yes . . .
"Following is a passage from my book, . . ."
"I have many great memories of Columbia, but also had the misfortune to start . . ."
"Columbia is indeed a special place. Every time I walk across College Walk . . ."
"September 11, 2001 will go down in American history as one of its most tragic days. But despite . . ."
Check out the C250 timeline, chronicling Columbia's rise from a tiny college to one of the world's preeminent universities.
The first single-volume interpretive history of the University in 100 years.
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Great moments and leading figures in the history of Columbia University