Department of Neurology records


The bulk of the records are from the administration of Lewis P. Rowland, and include Chairman's correspondence; records related to renovations and expansions of the Neurological Institute; Grand Rounds and Clinical-Pathology Conferences (CPC); lists of Neurology staff; lecture and conference calendars; five year departmental reviews and reports; departmental appointments; obituaries for significant neurologists at Columbia, including H. Houston Merritt; news clippings and newsletters; legal files; budget records; development and fundraising materials; imaging equipment records; and daily admission books.


Columbia University. College of Physicians and Surgeons. Department of Neurology.

Date [inclusive]: 

1925-2000 (bulk 1967-2000)



Physical Description: 

20 cubic feet (60 boxes)



Because the records include Protected Health Information (PHI) as defined by the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), access is allowed only under the terms of Archives and Special Collections’ Access Policy to Records Containing Protected Health Information. In addition, Columbia University records are closed to researchers for 25 years from date of creation.  Other records relating to living current or previous staff members are closed indefinitely.

Cite as: 

Columbia University Dept. of Neurology Records, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library