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Records of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Robert H. Strotz

 Collection
Identifier: 11/1/3
These records, comprising eleven boxes, are the administrative records of Robert H. Strotz, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from September 1, 1966 to October 31, 1970. The records do not span the entire term of Strotz's deanship but fall mainly in the years from 1966 through 1968.The records, which include correspondence and related materials, document a variety of matters involving the administration of the College and the University. The records are arrnaged in three categories: general administrative files, faculty and staff files, and departmental files.

The general administrative files, comprising the bulk of the series, document the broad-ranging duties of the Dean; they include committee correspondence and reports, correspondence regarding research and grant proposals, and correspondence pertaining to foundation support for academic programs. Correspondence with other University administrators and/or pertaining to non-departmental programs of study are also included within the administrative files.

Faculty and staff files include Dean Strotz's correspondence with departmental chairmen, and correspondence and related materials pertaining to faculty and staff appointments, contract expirations, and terminations. Other materials pertain to faculty leaves of absence, promotions, and resignations.

The departmental files include correspondence mainly relating to the administrative affairs of College departments. This correspondence typically concerns curricular developments, course offerings, faculty, and staffing within departments. Departmental correspondence of a more routine nature is also included in these files.

Dates

  • 1966-1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact us at archives@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3136 to schedule an appointment to view the collection. This series may be used only with permission of the University Archivist.

Extent

11.00 Boxes

Abstract

These records, comprising eleven boxes, are the administrative records of Robert H. Strotz, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from September 1, 1966 to October 31, 1970. The records do not span the entire term of Strotz's deanship but fall mainly in the years from 1966 through 1968.
The records, which include correspondence and related materials, document a variety of matters involving the administration of the College and the University.

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged in three categories: general administrative files, faculty and staff files, and departmental files. Within these categories, folders are arranged alphabetically by title. Materials within folders are arranged chronologically by date.

Method of Acquisition

The University Archives received these records from the Dean's office of the College of Arts and Sciences on April 16, 1979 (Accession #79-73). The original accession from the College comprised fifty archival boxes. From this accession, three distinct series have been separated including the records of Dean Addison Hibbard (Series 11/1/1), Dean Simeon E. Leland (Series 11/1/2), and Dean Robert H. Strotz (Series 11/1/3).

Separated Materials

Approximately eight boxes of publications have been removed to the Archives' General Files in Room 111B. Duplicate materials were discarded.

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; June, 1981.
Title
Guide to the Records of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Robert H. Strotz
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
01/06/1981
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354