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African Curriculum Project Records

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Identifier: 35/11
Abstract The African Curriculum Project was carried out by Northwestern University’s Program of African Studies (PAS) at the request of and by contract with the U.S. Office of Education (Project No. 6-2863, Contract No. OEC-3-7-062863-1661). Collection contains administrative files, correspondence papers, syllabus materials, working papers, and bibliographies used to develop the African Curriculum Project.
Dates: 1965-1969

Program of African Studies Records

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Identifier: 35/13
Abstract Northwestern University's Program of African Studies, founded in 1948, was the first program on Africa in the nation and the first multidisciplinary program at Northwestern. Developed by anthropologist Melville J. Herskovits to train a corps of scholars maintaining African interests across disciplinary lines, the Program grew to include core and associated faculty from such diverse disciplines as African-American studies, art history, history and literature of religions, law, management,...
Dates: 1955-1991

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  • Names: Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Program of African Studies X
  • Names: Paden, John N. X
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Africa--Civilization--Study and teaching 1
Africa--History--Study and teaching 1
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Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Program of African Studies. African Curriculum Project 1
Soja, Edward W. 1
United States. Office of Education 1