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Guide to the University of Chicago Division of the Humanities, Comprehensive Examinations Records 1935-1956

© 2006 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Division of the Humanities. Comprehensive Examinations. Records

Dates:

1935-1956

Size:

2 linear feet (4 boxes)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

The Division of Humanities Comprehensive Examination Records contain copies of examination questions given by Departments in the Division from 1935 to 1956.

Information on Use

Access

No restrictions.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: University of Chicago. Division of the Humanities. Comprehensive Examinations. Records

Historical Note

Early in 1936 Richard P. McKeon, Dean of the Humanities Division, began collecting the Comprehensive Examinations given by the Departments of the Division. This was the result of a decision of the Committee on Policy of the Division to require the Departments and Committees to file their comprehensives with the Dean. This collection contains the copies of those examinations collected by Dean McKeon and his successors.

Scope Note

The Division of Humanities Comprehensive Examination Records contain copies of examination questions given by Departments in the Division between 1935 and 1956.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

Correspondence and publications

  • Correspondence about deposit of examinations with the Dean.
  • Daily Maroon College General Examination Questionnaire, n.d.
  • Tabulation of the Requirements for Admission, the Program of Work, the General Requirements, and the Comprehensive Examinations for the Bachelor's Degree in each School and Division, n.d., ca. 1935.
Box 1   Folder 2

Exams, 1929-1935

  • German
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Medieval Culture
Box 1   Folder 3

Exams,1935

  • Romance Languages
  • Music
  • Art
  • English
Box 1   Folder 4

Exams, 1935

  • German
  • Philosophy
Box 1   Folder 5

Exam, History of Culture, 1936

Box 1   Folder 6

Exams, 1936

  • Romance Languages
  • Latin
Box 1   Folder 7

Exam, Music, 1936

Box 1   Folder 8

Exams, 1936

  • German
  • Art
  • Philosophy
Box 1   Folder 9

Exam, English, 1936

Box 1   Folder 10

Schedule for comprehensive examinations, 1937

Box 1   Folder 11

Exams, 1937

  • Humanities General Course
  • Art
Box 1   Folder 12

Exams, 1937

  • Romance Languages
  • Committee on Literature
Box 1   Folder 13

Exams, 1937

  • Latin
  • Music
Box 1   Folder 14

Exam, German, 1937

Box 1   Folder 15

Exam, English, 1937

Box 1   Folder 16

Exam, Oriental Languages and Literature,1937

Box 1   Folder 17

Schedule, 1938

Box 1   Folder 18

New Plan Examinations, 1938

Box 2   Folder 1

Exams, 1938

  • History of Culture
  • Latin
  • Romance Languages
Box 2   Folder 2

Exams, 1938

  • English
  • Philosophy
Box 2   Folder 3

Exams, 1938

  • Art
  • German
Box 2   Folder 4

Exam, Oriental Languages and Literature, 1938

Box 2   Folder 5

Exam, Music, 1938

Box 2   Folder 6

Exams, 1939

  • Schedule
  • History of Culture
  • Romance Languages
Box 2   Folder 7

Exams, 1939

  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Music
Box 2   Folder 8

Exams, 1939

  • English
  • Latin
  • German
  • Art
Box 2   Folder 9

Exams, 1940

  • Schedule
  • Humanities General Course
  • Music
Box 2   Folder 10

Exams, 1940

  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • English
  • Philosophy
Box 2   Folder 11

Exams, 1940

  • Greek and Latin
  • Romance Languages
  • German
Box 2   Folder 12

Exams, 1941

  • History of Culture
  • Philosophy
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
Box 2   Folder 13

Exams, 1941

  • Music
  • Greek and Latin
Box 2   Folder 14

Exams, 1941

  • English
  • German
Box 2   Folder 15

Exams, 1942

  • Schedule
  • German
  • Music
Box 2   Folder 16

Exams, 1942

  • Philosophy
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Greek and Latin
Box 2   Folder 17

Exams, 1942

  • Art
  • Romance Languages
Box 2   Folder 18

Exams, 1942

  • History of Culture
  • English
Box 3   Folder 1

Exams, 1943

  • Schedule
  • Art
  • English
Box 3   Folder 2

Exam, German, 1943

Box 3   Folder 3

Exams, 1943

  • Music
  • Romance Languages
Box 3   Folder 4

Exams, 1944

  • Schedule
  • Art
Box 3   Folder 5

Exams, 1944

  • English
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
Box 3   Folder 6

Exams, 1944

  • German
  • Music
Box 3   Folder 7

Exam, Romance Languages, 1944

Box 3   Folder 8

Exams, 1944

  • Philosophy
  • History of Culture
  • Committee on Literature
Box 3   Folder 9

Exams, 1945

  • Committee on Literature
  • English
  • History
Box 3   Folder 10

Exams, 1945

  • Latin
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • German
Box 3   Folder 11

Exam, Romance Languages, 1945

Box 3   Folder 12

Exams, 1946

  • Committee on Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts
  • Art
  • English
  • Latin
Box 3   Folder 13

Exams, 1946

  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Romance Languages
Box 3   Folder 14

Exams, 1947

  • Art
  • English
  • Latin
Box 3   Folder 15

Exams, 1947

  • Music
  • Philosophy
Box 3   Folder 16

Exam, Romance Languages, 1947

Box 3   Folder 17

Exams, 1947

  • Committee on Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts
  • History of Culture
Box 3   Folder 18

Exams, 1948

  • Art
  • English
  • Greek
  • Linguistics
  • Music
Box 3   Folder 19

Exams, 1948

  • Philosophy
  • Comparative Studies in Literature and the Arts
Box 3   Folder 20

Exam, Romance Languages, 1948

Box 3   Folder 21

Exams, 1949

  • English
  • Philosophy
Box 3   Folder 22

Exams, 1949

  • Romance Languages
  • Music
  • German
Box 4   Folder 1

Exams, 1950

  • Music
  • Romance Languages
  • German
Box 4   Folder 2

Exams, 1951

  • German
  • Romance Languages
Box 4   Folder 3

Exams, 1952

  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Philosophy
Box 4   Folder 4

Exams, 1952

  • Art
  • English
Box 4   Folder 5

Exams, 1952

  • German
  • Romance Languages
Box 4   Folder 6

Exams, 1953

  • English
  • Philosophy
Box 4   Folder 7

Exams, 1953

  • Art
  • Music
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
Box 4   Folder 8

Exam, Romance Languages, 1953

Box 4   Folder 9

Exams, 1954

  • Art
  • English
Box 4   Folder 10

Exams, 1954

  • Philosophy
  • Classics
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Music
Box 4   Folder 11

Exam, Romance Languages, 1954

Box 4   Folder 12

Exams, 1955

  • Art
  • Oriental Languages and Literature
Box 4   Folder 12

Exams, 1955

  • Philosophy
  • Music
Box 4   Folder 13

Exam, Romance Languages, 1955

Box 4   Folder 14

Exams, 1956

  • Oriental Languages and Literature
  • Romance Languages