Department Of History Honors Program Records
Scope and Contents
This series is comprised of six boxes, of which five contain copies of papers written for Departmental Honors, History C98, between 1975 and 1986. Box 1 contains Correspondence concerning honors candidates between 1971 and 1978. The correspondence, most of which occurred between faculty advisors of honors candidates, concerns the initial invitation to candidates to participate in the honors seminar, and evaluations of the honors papers produced by the candidates. In several folders, copies of candidates' transcripts are found, as well as brief preliminary outlines of their plan of work for the honors seminar. These folders contain information concerning unsuccessful honors candidates; only the honors papers of successful candidates are included in the five boxes of papers written for History C98 between 1975 and 1986. Two of the papers are undated. A list of papers arranged alphabetically by author's name is appended to this inventory.
Addition, Box 7 This addition contains the C98 Honors Papers of the Spring, 1987 course. There are 18 papers and they are arranged alphabetically. See accompanying list.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored off-site and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
This series is comprised of six boxes, of which five contain copies of papers written for Departmental Honors, History C98, between 1975 and 1986.
The correspondence is arranged by date. The honors papers of successful candidates are arranged chronologically by academic year, and alphabetically by author's name thereunder.
Method of Acquisition
This series is comprised of six accessions (84-87, 84-210, 85-112, 86-102, 86-186, 87-35), which were transferred to the University Archives at various times between June 18, 1984 and March 2, 1987, by Professor John McLane and Katie Melody, secretary to the History Department. The five earliest accessions included only copies of student honors papers. The most recent accession, #87-35, which was also the largest (three boxes), also included one box of correspondence concerning the Honors Program.
Patricia Cloud, March 11, 1987
- Guide to the Department Of History Honors Program Records
- Patricia Cloud
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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