Category Archives: About

Why are we named Columbia?

As we welcome our new students to campus this week, many might be wondering why we are named Columbia. It must be that we are somehow related to the New York flagship, Columbia University, right? Wrong. Typical to Columbia College … Continue reading

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Columbia College: 10 Years Ago

What was happening at Columbia College ten years ago, on May 17, 2004? Columbia College Archives has issues of the Columbia Chronicle dating back to November 1973. Procter and Gamble, producers of such soap operas as Guiding Light and As the World … Continue reading

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New College Archives Website

Hello All! Just in time for the weekend, we are happy to announce the new College Archives website! We’ve been working hard to redesign our website over the past few months and it’s now live on the web! The project … Continue reading

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Welcome to Creating Access

Welcome to Creating Access, Columbia College Chicago’s Archives and Digital Collections blog! Written from the perspectives of our student employees and interns, Creating Access is your window into Columbia College’s history in action. We’ll post fun facts, interesting articles, and … Continue reading

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