Records of Sociology and Anthropology Department, 1947-Ongoing.

GACA Collection 224



Sociology and Anthropology Department.  Records of the Sociology and Anthropology Department, 1947-Ongoing.  GACA Collection 224.  1 record center carton.


ABSTRACT:

The Sociology and Anthropology Department collection consists of records that document the department’s activities from 1947 through the present.  Collection includes course materials, budgets, minutes, correspondence, and various other records pertaining to this department.  The earliest materials in the collection date to approximately 1947, but the majority of the materials date between 1960 and 1984.  New materials are added when made available to the archives.


HISTORICAL NOTE:

The Sociology and Anthropology department was first established in 1908 as Sociology and Economics, and underwent several name changes over the years, including The Social Sciences, Social Science and Commerce, and Social Work. 


SCOPE AND CONTENT:

This collection consists of three series: Course Files, Department Files, and Personnel Files.

  • Course Files, 1947-1984: This series contains materials pertaining to courses offered by the department, including planning materials, descriptions, schedules, and enrollment.
  • Department Files, 1964-1986: This series contains materials pertaining to the running of the department.  Subjects include meeting minutes, ledgers, correspondence, hiring procedures, department majors, and student work study.
  • Personnel Files, 1965-1985: This series contains materials pertaining to the faculty of the department.  Subjects include documents relating to hiring, tenure review, promotion, and research. 


RESTRICTIONS:

All personnel files in this collection are restricted.  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:

Sociology and Anthropology Department.  Records of Sociology and Anthropology Department, 1947-Ongoing. GACA Collection 224.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:

Amy Gratz processed this collection and developed the finding aid during April-May 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

Gustavus Adolphus College -- Sociology and Anthropology Department.
Gustavus Adolphus College -- Sociology and Anthropology Department -- Budget and Business.
Gustavus Adolphus College -- Sociology and Anthropology Department -- Correspondence -- 1964-1984.
Course of study -- Colleges -- United States.


GACA Collection 224

Box

Folder

Course Files, 1947-1984

 

Course Catalogs and Requirements for Major, 1967, 1970, 1972-73, 1978-81, 1983-84, and undated

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1

Course Enrollment Statistics, 1947-54, 1958-63, 1966-69, 1971-84, and undated

1

2

Course Planning, 1965, 1967, 1969-73, 1975-79, 1981, 1983-84, and undated

1

3

Course Schedules, 1964-75, 1979, 1981, 1983, and undated

1

4

Course Syllabi, 1981-83 and undated

1

5

Department Files, 1964-1986

 

Academic Affairs & Department Chairmen Meeting Minutes and Notes, 1972-73, 1977-78, 1980-81, 1983-85, and undated

1

6

Departmental Meeting Minutes, 1964-86 and undated

1

7

Budget, 1966 and 1970-79

1

8

Budget, 1980-85 and undated

1

9

General Ledgers and Receipts, 1972, 1976, 1978, 1981-83, 1985-86, and undated

1

10

Correspondence, 1964-84 and undated

1

11

Hiring Procedures and Position Announcements, 1969-73, 1977-79, 1980, 1982, 1984, and undated

1

12

Department Majors and Advises, 1922, 1941, 1943, 1947-67, 1971-74, 1977-86, and undated

1

13

Student Work Study & Academic Assistantships, 1964-65, 1970, 1972-74, and 1977-86

1

14

Office Maps and Miscellaneous Items, undated

1

15

Prospectus of A Four and Five Year Program of Social Work Education, undated

1

21

Personnel Files, 1965-1985 (RESTRICTED)

 

Bidelman, Bernard, Dickinson, George, Fraser, Diane, Goettsch, Jane, Johnson, Steven, Ferber, Daniel, Mabry, Spencer, Midelfort, H. Christine, Prehn, John, Shepherd, Conner, Sponaugle, G.C., Stewart, James, and unknown,  1965-85 (RESTRICTED)

1

16

Hilbert, Richard, 1979-81, 1984-85, and undated (RESTRICTED)

1

17

Larson, Karen, 1978-82 and undated (RESTRICTED)

1

18

Leavitt, Gregory, 1978, 1980-82, 1985, and undated (RESTRICTED)

1

19

Martinson, Floyd, 1966-69, 1979-98 (RESTRICTED)

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