Office of the Secretary records


Records created or held in custody by the Office of the Secretary of Presbyterian Hospital. Included are correspondence and subject files; records of agreements with Columbia University and with other hospitals, especially Babies Hospital and the Neurological Institute of NY; contracts with vendors and unions; real estate records including agreements, contracts, deeds, property maps, leases, and mortgage satisfactions; records of Trustees and Corporation Members; and records of the Joint Administrative Board, the joint Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital agency that oversaw the construction of the Medical Center in 1925-1929


Presbyterian Hospital (New York, N.Y.). Office of the Secretary

Date [inclusive]: 

1868-1997, 2009 (bulk 1925-1975).



Physical Description: 

8.75 cubic feet (26 boxes and 4 volumes)



Records are closed for 50 years from date of creation; Trustee files are restricted. For access to records less than 50 years old, researchers must obtain permission from the Office of the Corporate Secretary, New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Cite as: 

Presbyterian Hospital. Office of the Secretary Records, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.