Departmental Subject File, 1912-58, 1962-63, 1974-77 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/18/1
Volume: 6.3 cubic feet
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Description: Departmental subject file, including correspondence and mimeographed reports concerning appointments (1933-42), assistantships (1941-47), budgetary matters (1914-47), correspondence courses (1933-46), educational policy (1945), fellowships and scholarships (1932-48), graduate students (1940-47), leaves of absence (1929-57), military service (1940-47), public administration course (1940-51), publications (1951-58), annual reports (1913-48), statistical reports (1912-58), teacher training (1941-55) and visiting professors and speakers (1941-57). The file is most complete for the period 1940-58 and contains a large amount of correspondence and committee reporting by Clarence A. Berdahl (department chairman 1942-48). Of a special importance are the materials relating to heads of the department, correspondence with Chinese students (1935-57) and staff, course and housing problems of the war and post-war periods.