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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Department of History Records 1910-1963

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Department of History. Records

Dates:

1910-1963

Size:

19.5 linear ft. (39 boxes)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

The Department of History Records contain correspondence, memoranda, minutes, letters of recommendation, examinations, reports, proposals, student lists and student grades.

Information on Use

Access

Series V, VI, VII, and VIII contain student materials. Files in these series are restricted for 80 years.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Department of History. Records, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

The Department of History Records contain correspondence, memoranda, minutes, letters of recommendation, examinations, reports, proposals, student lists and student grades.

The Department of History Records are made up of twenty series: Series I: Intra-Faculty Correspondence; Series II: Personnel Correspondence; Series III: Faculty Applications; Series IV: Faculty Correspondence; Series V: Student Correspondence; Series VI: Memos and Course Materials; Series VII: Prospective Students; Series VIII: Student Recommendations; Series IX: Letters of Inquiry on Historical Matters; Series X: Departmental Minutes; Series XI: Library Correspondence; Series XII: Administrative Notices; Series XIII: Examinations; Series XIV: Fellowships; Series XV: Reports and Proposals; Series XVI: Miscellaneous Departmental Materials; Series XVII: Student Materials; Series XVIII: Walter Johnson, Personal Correspondence; Series XIX: Instructors' Reports; and Series XX: Miscellaneous.

Related Resources

The following related resources are located in the Department of Special Collections:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/html

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Series I: Intra-Faculty Correspondence

Box 1   Folder 1

1910-15

Box 1   Folder 2

1915-16

Box 1   Folder 3

1917-22

Box 1   Folder 4

1923

Box 1   Folder 5

1924

Box 2   Folder 1

1925

Box 2   Folder 2

1926

Box 2   Folder 3

1927-28

Box 2   Folder 4

1929

Box 3    Folder 1

1930-31

Box 3    Folder 2

1932

Box 3    Folder 3

1933

Box 3    Folder 4

1934-35

Box 3    Folder 5

1936-37

Box 3    Folder 6

1938

Box 4    Folder 1

1939-40

Box 4    Folder 2

1941

Box 4    Folder 3

1942

Box 4    Folder 4

1943-46

Box 4    Folder 5

1947-48

Series II: Personnel Correspondence

Box 5    Folder 1

1910-22

Box 5    Folder 2

1923-26

Box 5    Folder 3

1927-29

Box 5    Folder 4

1930-33

Box 6    Folder 1

1934-35

Box 6    Folder 2

1936-37

Box 6    Folder 3

1938-48

Box 6    Folder 4

Faculty appointments, 1924-39; Student assistants, 1922-34

Box 6    Folder 5

Grey Sheets, 1929-48

Series III: Applications for Faculty Positions

Box 7    Folder 1

1914-31

Box 7    Folder 2

1932-34

Box 7    Folder 3

1935-39

Box 7    Folder 4

1940-48

Series IV: Faculty Correspondence

Box 8    Folder 1

1910-20

Box 8    Folder 2

1921-23

Box 8    Folder 3

1924-26

Box 8    Folder 4

1926-29

Box 9    Folder 1

1930-31

Box 9    Folder 2

1932-33

Box 9    Folder 3

1934-37

Box 9    Folder 4

1938-39

Box 9    Folder 5

1940

Box 10    Folder 1

1941

Box 10    Folder 2

1942

Box 10    Folder 3

1943-46

Box 10    Folder 4

1947-48

Series V: Student Correspondence

Box 11    Folder 1

1910-20

Box 11    Folder 2

1921-23

Box 11    Folder 3

1924-26

Box 11    Folder 4

1927-29

Box 12    Folder 1

1930-31

Box 12    Folder 2

1932-34

Box 12    Folder 3

1935-38

Box 12    Folder 4

1939-41

Box 12    Folder 5

1942-48

Series VI: Course and Degree Materials

Box 13   Folder 1

Memos of work toward degrees

Box 13   Folder 2

Memos of work toward degrees

Box 13   Folder 3

Memos of work toward degrees

Box 13   Folder 4

Memos of work toward degrees

Box 13   Folder 5

Course schedules 1928-30

Box 13   Folder 6

Social Science Courses 1946

Series VII: Inquires and Applications

Box 14    Folder 1

Inquiries and applications, 1910-20

Box 14    Folder 2

Inquiries and applications, 1921-23

Box 14    Folder 3

Inquiries and applications, 1924-29

Box 14    Folder 4

Inquiries and applications, 1930-34

Box 14    Folder 5

Inquiries and applications, 1935-39

Box 14    Folder 6

Inquiries and applications, 1940-48

Series VIII: Recommendation Letters

Box 15    Folder 1

1910-21

Box 15    Folder 2

1922-24

Box 15    Folder 3

1925-26

Box 15    Folder 4

1927-29

Box 16    Folder 1

1930-31

Box 16    Folder 2

1932-35

Box 16    Folder 3

1936-37

Box 16    Folder 4

1938-39

Box 16    Folder 5

1940

Box 17    Folder 1

1941-42

Box 17    Folder 2

1943-44

Box 17    Folder 3

1945-46

Box 17    Folder 4

1947-48

Series IX: Letters of Inquiry

Box 18   Folder 1

1913-26

Box 18   Folder 2

1927-31

Box 18   Folder 3

1932-40

Box 18   Folder 4

1941-48

Series X: Departmental minutes, 1916-1946

Box 19   Folder 1

1916-17

Box 19   Folder 2

1918-23

Box 19   Folder 3

1924-27

Box 19   Folder 4

1928-31 original

Box 19   Folder 5

1928-31 copy

Box 19   Folder 6

1932-41 original

Box 19   Folder 7

1932-41 copy

Box 19   Folder 8

1942-46 original

Box 19   Folder 9

1942-46 copy

Series XI: Library Correspondence

Box 20   Folder 1

1910-26

Box 20   Folder 2

1927-32

Box 20   Folder 3

1933-48

Box 20   Folder 4

Report for the survey of libraries

Series XII: Administrative notices

Box 21   Folder 1

Departmental notices 1928-37

Box 21   Folder 2

Departmental notices 1938-48

Box 21   Folder 3

Miscellaneous notices 1928-39

Box 21   Folder 4

Administrative notices 1923-24

Box 21   Folder 5

Administrative notices 1925-28

Box 21   Folder 6

University Regulations and notices

Series XIII: Examinations

Box 22    Folder 1

Examinations

Box 22    Folder 2

Examinations

Box 22    Folder 3

Examinations

Box 22    Folder 4

A.B. Examinations

Box 22    Folder 5

Examination Charts 1948-49

Box 23   Folder 1

Course examinations

Box 23   Folder 2

M.A. and Ph.D. examinations, 1928-48

Box 23   Folder 3

Ph.D. examinations

Box 23   Folder 4

Miscellaneous examinations

Box 23   Folder 5

Miscellaneous examinations

Series XIV: Fellowships and Scholarship

Box 24    Folder 1

1930-38

Box 24    Folder 2

1930-38

Box 24    Folder 3

Fellowships 1939-44

Box 24    Folder 4

Fellowships 1944-48

Box 24    Folder 5

Encyclopedia Britannica Fellows

Series XV: Reports and Proposals

Box 25    Folder 1

Report on Theory of Education, 1927

Box 25    Folder 2

Report on Graduate Schools, 1925

Box 25    Folder 3

Report of Committee on History, 1934

Box 25    Folder 4

Report of Curriculum Committee

Box 25    Folder 5

Report on Honors Courses

Box 25    Folder 6

Proposal for social science publications

Box 25    Folder 7

Albion W. Small, "What should be the ideal of our own graduate school of social science?"

Series XVI: Miscellaneous Departmental Materials

Box 26   Folder 1

Reports of work to Dean's Office

Box 26   Folder 2

Grade Distribution Charts, 1911-13

Box 26   Folder 3

Grade Distribution Charts, 1923

Box 26   Folder 4

Lists of Graduate Students and Ph.D.'s, 1928-39

Box 26   Folder 5

Lists of students, 1940-48

Box 26   Folder 6

Fiftieth anniversary, 1941

Box 26   Folder 7

Department's News Letter

Box 26   Folder 8

William E. Dodd., "The Fight for the Northwest"

Box 27    Folder 1

Faculty-in-Residence schedules, 1926-31

Box 27    Folder 2

Students' organizations, 1926-27

Box 27    Folder 3

Course Reading Lists

Box 27    Folder 4

Course Reading Lists

Box 27    Folder 5

Review Club minutes, 1895-1908

Box 27    Folder 6

History Club minutes, 1915-22

Box 27    Folder 7

History Study Manual, 1915

Series XVII: Student Materials

Box 28   Folder 1

Miscellaneous B.A. Students, registered 1932-1956

Box 28   Folder 2

Miscellaneous Comprehensive Examination, 1933-1946

Box 28   Folder 3

Miscellaneous Comprehensive Examination, 1933-1946

Box 28   Folder 4

Other Students, 1930-1939

Box 29    Folder 1

Other Students, 1930-1939, continued

Box 29    Folder 2

Other Students, 1930-1939

Box 29    Folder 3

M.A. Students, 1927-1939

Box 29    Folder 4

M.A. Students, 1927-1939

Box 30    Folder 1

M.A. Students, 1927-1939, continued

Box 30    Folder 2

M.A. Students, 1927-1939,

Box 30    Folder 3

M.A. Students, 1927-1939,

Box 30    Folder 4

Ph.D. Students, 1927-1939,

Box 31    Folder 1

Ph.D. Students, 1927-1939, continued

Box 31    Folder 2

Ph.D. Students, 1927-1939,

Box 31    Folder 3

Ph.D. Students, 1927-1939,

Box 31    Folder 4

Ph.D. Students, 1927-1939,

Box 31    Folder 5

Ph.D. Students, 1927-1939,

Series XVIII: Walter Johnson, Personal Correspondence

Box 32    Folder 1

June 1950-December 1951

Box 32    Folder 2

January 1952 to December 1952

Box 32    Folder 3

January 1953 to September 1953

Box 32    Folder 4

Other than Fulbright Matters, Autumn, 1953

Box 32    Folder 5

Winter, 1954

Box 32    Folder 6

Spring and Summer Quarter, 1954

Box 32    Folder 7

Autumn Quarter, 1954

Box 32    Folder 8

Autumn, 1955

Box 32    Folder 9

Autumn, 1955

Box 32    Folder 10

Winter Quarter, 1955

Box 33    Folder 1

Walter Johnson Correspondence, 1957

Box 33    Folder 2

Walter Johnson Correspondence, 1957

Box 33    Folder 3

General Correspondence, Spring, 1957

Box 33    Folder 4

Walter Johnson Correspondence, 1958

Box 33    Folder 5

Walter Johnson Correspondence, 1959

Box 33    Folder 6

Walter Johnson Correspondence, 1959

Box 34    Folder 1

Interdepartmental Correspondence, 1959

Box 34    Folder 2

Walter Johnson Interdepartmental Correspondence, 1960

Box 34    Folder 3

Walter Johnson General Correspondence, 1960

Box 34    Folder 4

Walter Johnson Correspondence (faculty and other colleges and universities) 1960

Box 34    Folder 5

Walter Johnson General Correspondence, 1961

Box 34    Folder 6

Interdepartmental Memos, 1960-1961

Box 34    Folder 7

Walter Johnson Correspondence, Fulbright Matters

Box 34    Folder 8

Walter Johnson Personal (Miscellaneous)

Box 34    Folder 9

Pres-Department Smoker, Dec. 29, 1959 Hilton Hotel

Box 34    Folder 10

Comments on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

Box 34    Folder 11

Walter Johnson Correspondence

Series XIX: Instructors' Reports

Box 35   Folder 1

Al-Ca

  • Alden, J.
  • Anderson, E.N.
  • Appel, K.
  • Arciniegas, G.
  • Barghoorn, F.
  • Bark, W.C.
  • Barr, S.
  • Beale, H.K.
  • Behen, D.M.
  • Bennet, H.S.
  • Benns, F.L.
  • Boorstin, D.J.
  • Bossenbrook, W.J.
  • Breen, Q.
  • Burns, A.W.
  • Carson, G.B.
  • Caspari, F.
Box 35   Folder 2

Cate, J.L.

Box 35   Folder 3

Ch-Cr

  • Chada, J.
  • Chambers, M.
  • Clark, T.D.M.
  • Cole, H.M.
  • Commager, H.S.
  • Connor, R.
  • Coulter, E.M.
  • Crane, R.
Box 35   Folder 4

Craven, A.O.

Box 35   Folder 5

Cr-Ga

  • Creel, H.G.
  • Dodd, W.E.
  • Douglass, E.P.
  • Drell, B.
  • Elkins, S.
  • Fay, B.
  • Ferguson, W.K.
  • Ganshof, F. L.
Box 35   Folder 6

Gillespie, F.E.

Box 35   Folder 7-8

Gottschalk, L.

Box 35   Folder 9

Gr-Ha

  • Greenlee, H.S.
  • Greene, J.C.
  • Haimson, L.
  • Halperin, S.W.
Box 35   Folder 10

Ha-Ho

  • Handlin, O.
  • Harper, S.M.
  • Hay, S.
  • Hotchkiss, W.P.
Box 36   Folder 1-2

Hutchinson, W.T.

Box 36   Folder 3

Hu-Je

  • Huth, C.F.
  • Jackson, W.T.
  • Jenegan, M.W.
Box 36   Folder 4-6

Johnson, T.W.

Box 36   Folder 7-8

Joranson, E.

Box 36   Folder 9

Jo-Kn

  • Jordan, W.K.
  • Knappen, M.M.
Box 36   Folder 10

Ko-La

  • Kont, H.
  • Lach, D.F.
  • Folders11-12:Larsen, J.A.O.
Box 37    Folder 1

La-Mc

  • Lavengood, L.G.
  • Levett, E.
  • Lewis, G.K.
  • Lorwin, V.
  • McCurry, A.
  • McDonald, A.H.
  • McKeon, R.P.
  • McKitrick, E.
  • McLaughlin, A.C.
Box 37    Folder 2-3

McNair, H.F.

Box 37    Folder 4

McNeill, J.T.

Box 37    Folder 5

Mc-Mi

  • McNeill, W.H.
  • MacSherry, C.
  • Maddox, M.
  • Mazour, A.G.
  • Mead, S.
  • Mecham, J.L.
  • Miller, R.C.
Box 37    Folder 6

Mo

  • Mommsen, T.
  • Mowat, C.
Box 37    Folder 7

Ne-Ni

  • Nef, J.U.
  • Nicholson, R.
Box 37    Folder 8

Ol-Pa

  • Olmstead, A.T.
  • O'Neill, J.
  • Palmer, R.R.
  • Pandya, G.B.
  • Patterson, J.C.
  • Pauck, W.
Box 37    Folder 9-10

Pierce, B.

Box 37    Folder 11

Po-Qu

  • Porges, W.
  • Powicke, F.M.
  • Pratt, J.W.
  • Pritchard, E.H.
  • Puryear, V.J.
  • Quigley, H.S.
Box 37    Folder 12

Ri

  • Riker, T.W.
  • Rippy, J.F.
Box 37    Folder 13

Ro

  • Roebuck, C.A.
  • Rosenbaum, R.
  • Rothfels, H.
Box 37    Folder 14

Ro-Sc

  • Rotter, S.
  • Salas, P.
  • Schmitt, B.E.
Box 37    Folder 15

Schmitt, B.E.

Box 38    Folder 1-2

Scott, A.P.

Box 38    Folder 3

Si-Sw

  • Simpson, A.
  • Sinha, H.N.
  • Sirluck, E.
  • Stoefel, L.
  • Starr, R.
  • Strassburger, H.
  • Streeter, R.
  • Strevey, T.E.
  • Sweet, P.R.
Box 38    Folder 4

Ta-Wo

  • Tawney, R.H.
  • Teng, S.
  • Thompson, J.W.
  • Thompson, R.B.
  • Thompson, S.H.
  • Throop, P.A.
  • Thrupp, S.
  • Veith, I.
  • Vangrunebaum, G.
  • Weinberg, G.
  • Weiner, M.
  • Willcox, W.
  • Willson, D.H.
  • Wilson, O. M.
  • Wohl, R.R.
  • Woodring, W.F.
  • Woodward, C.V.
  • [Staff]

Series XX: Miscellaneous

Box 38    Folder 5

"Expansion of Europe;" 4, pp. 1-84

Box 38    Folder 6

"Expansion of Europe;" pp. 85-172

Box 38    Folder 7

"Expansion of Europe;" pp. 173-262

Box 38    Folder 8

"Expansion of Europe;" pp. 262-310

Box 38    Folder 9

Faculty Personnel Cards

Box 38    Folder 10

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placements 1958, Oct.-1959, Dec.

Box 38    Folder 11

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placements; 1960, April-Nov.

Box 38    Folder 12

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placement; 1961, Jan.-Oct.

Box 38    Folder 13

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placement; 1961, Nov.

Box 38    Folder 14

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placement; 1961, Dec.

Box 39    Folder 1

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placement; 1962, Jan-Feb

Box 39    Folder 2

Correspondence and Reports, re: Placement; 1962, Mar.-1963, Jan.

Box 39    Folder 3

M.A. and Ph.D. Examination Reports; 1949, Aut.-1954, Aut. [incomplete]

Box 39    Folder 4

M.A. and Ph.D. Examination Reports; 1955, Spr.-1956, Spr. [incomplete]

Box 39    Folder 5

M.A. and Ph.D. Examination Reports; 1956, Sum.-1957, Sum. [incomplete]

Box 39    Folder 6

Miscellaneous Material re: Course Offerings; 1961

Box 39    Folder 7

Miscellaneous Material re: Course Offerings; 1961

Box 39    Folder 8

Miscellaneous Material re: Course Offerings; 1962

Box 39    Folder 9

Miscellaneous Material re: Course Offerings; 1962

Box 39    Folder 10

Miscellaneous Material re: Course Offerings; 1963, [nd]