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History Department Graduate Admissions Records

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/16/17

Scope and Contents

This series spans the period 1977-1987 and fills six and one-half boxes. The files contained here relate to individual candidates for graduate study (both M.A. and Ph.D. programs) in the Northwestern University History Department. They are arranged alphabetically by applicants' surnames and typically include some or all of the following: application for admission to graduate study and for financial aid, transcripts documenting undergraduate coursework, Graduate Record Examination test score reports, letters of recommendation, History Department candidate evaluation form, writing sample or copies of undergraduate research papers, and supporting correspondence.

The files appear to concern applicants admitted to graduate study. Information contained in the files does not confirm actual admission to the University or completion of graduate study.

Dates

  • 1977-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

These records may be used only with the permission of the University Archivist.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

7.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

These records relate to individual candidates for graduate study (both M.A. and Ph.D. programs) in the Northwestern University History Department and span theyears 1977-87.

Arrangement Note

The files are arranged alphabetically by applicants' surnames.

Method of Acquisition

Transferred to the University Archives from the History Department on June 25, 1990 (Accession #90-60).

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard; July 13, 1990.
Title
Guide to the History Department Graduate Admissions Records
Author
Kevin B. Leonard
Date
01/07/1991
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635