Guide to the Department of History Records,
1923-1981, [1946-1974 (bulk)]

Collection Number: 14-17-1573

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-3530
Fax: (607) 255-9524
rareref@cornell.edu
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu
Compiled by:
RMC Staff
Date completed:
August 2016
EAD encoding:
Marcie Farwell, August 2016
Date modified:
RMC Staff, August 2016

© 2016 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Department of History records, 1923-1981, 1946-1974 (bulk)
Collection Number:
14-17-1573
Creator:
Cornell University. Department of History.
Quantity:
14.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, memoranda, catalogs, inventories, reports, minutes, and financial records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
History department correspondence, memoranda, catalogs, inventories, reports, and minutes; financial records including payrolls, accounts, budgets, invoices, and vouchers; student records; teaching applications and faculty appointments; department chairman's records of L. Pearce Williams, Paul W. Gates, and others; personnel files; items regarding the Messenger Lecture Series; and related materials.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

History department correspondence, memoranda, catalogs, inventories, reports, and minutes; financial records including payrolls, accounts, budgets, invoices, and vouchers; materials pertaining to the department's move from Boardman to West Sibley Hall, and later to McGraw Hall; student records including correspondence, gradebooks, course evaluations, draft deferment requests, applications, and other materials pertaining to study abroad, curriculum, fellowships, scholarships, assistantships, the Admissions Advisory Committee, advanced placement, honors program, prizes, quotas, and graduate study; Summer Session; teaching applications and faculty appointments; department chairman's records of L. Pearce Williams, Paul W. Gates, and others; personnel files; items regarding the Messenger Lecture Series; and related materials.
Includes Honors theses.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Gates, Paul W. (Paul Wallace), 1901-1999.
Williams, L. Pearce, 1927-2015.
Cornell University -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Cornell University -- Admission.
Cornell University -- Buildings.
Cornell University -- Curricula.
Cornell University -- Employees.
Cornell University -- Entrance requirements.
Cornell University -- Faculty.
Cornell University -- Funds and scholarships.
Cornell University -- Graduate students.
Cornell University -- Students.
Cornell University
Cornell University. Admissions Advisory Committee.

Subjects:
College students.
History -- Study and teaching.
Draft.
Buildings
Education -- Curricula
Employees
Entrance requirements (Education)
Graduate students
Scholarships
Students
Universities and colleges -- Admission
Universities and colleges -- Faculty

Form and Genre Terms:
Budgets.
Grade books.
Inventories.
Reports.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Restricted to permission of office of origin.
Cite As:
Department of History records, #14-17-1573. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

NOTES

Includes collection #14-17-1241.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
All the material in the collection may not be covered by this guide.