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English Department Graduate Student Doctoral Examination Records

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/11/23

  • Staff Only
This series is comprised of English Department doctoral qualifying examinations from the period 1956-1977. Most of the examinations date between 1974 and 1977 and typically include both examination questions and candidates' written responses. Questions, prepared by English Department faculty, are tailored to the research fields and competencies of individual doctoral degree candidates. The questions and accompanying responses of each student are separately foldered. Completing the series is one folder of examination questions from the period 1956-1964. Though generally prepared for reply by specific students, these questions are unaccompanied by candidates' responses.

Dates

  • 1956-1977 n.d.
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1974-1977

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.

Extent

2.00 Boxes

Abstract

This series is comprised of English Department doctoral qualifying examinations from the period 1956-1977. Most of the examinations date between 1974 and 1977 and typically include both examination questions and candidates' written responses. Completing the series is one folder of examination questions from the period 1956-1964.

Arrangement Note

Folders are arranged alphabetically by candidates' surnames.

Method of Acquisition

The series has been separated out of a larger accession of English Department student records originally transferred to the University Archives by Mary Cameron on July 31, 1990 (Accession #90-98).

Related Materials

Related records may be found in the following series held by the University Archives: 11/3/11/3, 11/3/11/11, and 11/3/11/12.

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; January 2, 1990.
Title
Guide to the English Department Graduate Student Doctoral Examination Records
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
02/01/1990
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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