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English Department Faculty Personnel Records

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/11/13

  • Staff Only
This series, filling nine and one-half boxes, is comprised of English department faculty personnel records dating from 1934 through 1981. Tenured and non-tenured faculty, visiting professors and part-time instructors are represented. Typically found within folders are: copies of letters of appointment; salary notifications; some teaching and curricular materials; letters of recommendation; placement materials; and correspondence pertaining to leaves of absence, sabbaticals, grants, research, teaching, and related matters. A few folders of appointment notifications for part-time instructors and lecturers of introductory courses are arranged at the front of the series.

Addition, Boxes 11-15 This addition, filling four and one-half boxes, is comprised of English department faculty personnel records dating from about 1964 through 1983. The records are arranged in folders for individual members of the faculty. The files are alphabetized by faculty members' surnames. Tenured and non-tenured faculty, as well as visiting professors and part-time faculty are represented. Generally found within the folders are: letters of appointment, salary notifications, some teaching materials, recommendations, and correspondence.

Addition, Boxes 16-17 This addition, filling one and one-half boxes, is composed of English department faculty personnel records dating from about 1978 through 1978. The records are arranged in folders, for individual members of the faculty. The files are alphabetized by faculty members' surnames. Tenured and non-tenured faculty, as well as part-time faculty, are represented. Found within the folders are: letters of appointment, salary notification some teaching materials, recommendations and correspondence.

Dates

  • 1934-1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Records in the main body of the collection may be used only with permission of the chairman of the English department or the chairman's delegate until November 22, 2013. Thereafter the records may be used only with permission of the University Archivist.

Extent

17.00 Boxes

Abstract

This series, is comprised of English department faculty personnel records dating from 1934 through 1981. Tenured and non-tenured faculty, visiting professors and part-time instructors are represented. Typically found within folders are: copies of letters of appointment; salary notifications; some teaching and curricular materials; letters of recommendation; placement materials; and correspondence pertaining to leaves of absence, sabbaticals, grants, research, teaching, and related matters.

Arrangement Note

The records are arranged in individualized files on each member of the faculty. The files are alphabetized according to faculty members' surnames.

Method of Acquisition

The English department transferred these records to the University Archives on August 22, 1983 (Accession #83-167).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard and Mary Ann Webber; November 22, 1983.
Title
Guide to the English Department Faculty Personnel Records
Author
Kevin B. Leonard and Mary Ann Webber
Date
10/11/1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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