Carlson, Verlin D.  Papers of Verlin D. Carlson, 1963-1998.

GACA Collection 222



Carlson, Verlin D.  Papers of Verlin D. Carlson, 1963-1998.  GACA Collection 222.  2 Hollinger boxes.


ABSTRACT:

The Papers of Verlin D. Carlson collection consists of gradebooks, correspondence, meeting minutes, newsletters from the Psychology Department, and numerous documents from various campus and Faculty Senate committees.   Carlson served as a Psychology professor at Gustavus Adolphus College from 1963 through 1996.  He chaired the Faculty Senate during the mid 1980s.  It was during his chairmanship of this body that many of the committee records date.


SCOPE AND CONTENT:

The Verlin Carlson collection is separated into three series: Committees, 1963-1996, Miscellaneous, 1966-1987, and Gradebooks, 1963-1998.

  • Committees, 1963-1996: This series is organized by committee name.  The bulk of materials are from the 1960s and 1980s.  Most materials were produced by committees dealing with curricula, compensation, and benefits.
  • Miscellaneous, 1966-1987: These records consist of Psychology Department newsletters and documents dealing with various topics.  Subjects include smoking on campus, creation of the college’s counseling office, fraternities and sororities, and January Term leave procedures.
  • Gradebooks, 1963-1998: Materials in this section are restricted.  Books are arranged chronologically and contain course grades for students in Carlson’s classes. 


RESTRICTIONS:
There are some restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:

Carlson, Verlin D.  Papers of Verlin D. Carlson, 1963-1998. GACA Collection 222.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


ACQUISITION:
Verlin D. Carlson transferred this collection during July 1996.


PROCESSED BY:

Archives workers organized this collection in the 1990s.
Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid during March 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Carlson, Verlin D.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Faculty.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Psychology Department.
Student records--Gustavus Adolphus College.
Gustavus Adolphus College--Faculty Senate.
Universities and colleges--Minnesota--Faculty.


GACA Collection 222

Box

Folder

Committees, 1963-1996

Ad Hoc Committee to Review Promotion and Tenure Procedures, 1985-86

1

1

Ad Hoc Compensation Committee, Faculty Salary and Benefits, 1974-75

1

2

Ad Hoc Rank / Ratio Committee, 1977-79

1

3

Affirmative Action Committee, 1985-86

1

4

American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Gustavus Chapter, Minutes and Miscellaneous, 1964-65, 1976-77, and 1986

1

5

Budget and Expense Committees, 1983-96

1

6

Committee Election and Appointment Letters, 1984-86

1

7

Committee on Academic Policy and Program, 1966

1

8

Committee on Church and College, 1985-86

1

4

Honorary Degree Committee, 1985-86

1

9

Institutional & Instructional Research Committee, “Student Evaluation of Curriculum Change,” c. 1965

1

10

Institutional & Instructional Research Committee, Minutes and Correspondence, 1966-70

1

11

Institutional & Instructional Research Committee, Independent Study Surveys and Data, 1970 (RESTRICTED)

1

12

Instructional Research Committee, New verses Old Curriculum, 1963-66

1

13

Investment Committee, 1984-86 (Includes Common Fund and South Africa Disinvestment Materials)

1

14

Merit Pay, 1980-81 and 1985

1

15

Sub Committee on Compensation, Questionnaire and Responses, 1983

1

16

Sub Committee on Compensation, 1983-84

1

17

Sub Committee on Compensation, Salary Re-Direction, 1984

1

18

Sub Committee on Early Retirement or Early Separation, 1983-93

1

19

Sub Committee on Fringe Benefits, 1981-85

2

1

Miscellaneous, 1966-1987

Counseling Services, 1967

2

2

Department of Psychology, Miscellaneous Papers and “Psychology Newsletter,” 1966-80

2

3

Discussion with John S. Kendall, 1985

2

2

Faculty Senate, 1986-87 (Organization Information of Fraternities and Sororities)

1

4

Lecture Series, undated

2

2

Papers concerning January Term Leave Procedures, Undated

2

2

Smoking Areas on Campus, 1987

2

2

Gradebooks, 1963-1998  (RESTRICTED)

Fall 1963 – Spring 1970 (RESTRICTED)

2

5

Fall 1970 – Spring 1976 (RESTRICTED)

2

6

Fall 1976 – Spring 1983 (RESTRICTED)

2

7

Fall 1983 – Spring 1996 and Internship, 1998 (RESTRICTED)

2

8