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University of Chicago Library

Guide to the University of Chicago Department of Physiology Records 1901-1961

© 2007 University of Chicago Library

Descriptive Summary

Title:

University of Chicago. Department of Physiology. Records

Dates:

1901-1961

Size:

.75 linear feet (2 boxes)

Repository:

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

Abstract:

The Department of Physiology was founded with the establishment of the University of Chicago's first Courses of Instruction in 1892. This collection contains meeting minutes, student grade books, and other administrative material.

Information on Use

Access

Box 1 is open for research, with no restrictions.

Box 2 contains a grade book which documents student grades for the years 1925-1931. This box is restricted until 2011.

Citation

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

Historical Note

The Department of Physiology was founded with the establishment of the University of Chicago's first Courses of Instruction in 1892. Notable faculty in the department have included Franklin C. McLean, Arno B. Luckhardt, Anton Julius Wilson, and the groundbreaking sleep researcher Nathaniel Kleitman.

Scope Note

This collection contains meeting minutes for the years 1936-1958, student grade books for the years 1901-1931, a statement for the Department Fund (a petty cash fund), and a notebook containing descriptive lists of seminars given 1931-1945.

Related Resources

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

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

Carlson, Anton Julius. Papers

Kleitman, Nathaniel. Papers

Lillie, Ralph S. Papers

Luckhardt, Arno B. Papers

McLean, Franklin C. Papers

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1    Folder 1-4

Staff meeting minutes, 1936-1958

Box 1    Folder 5

Department Fund statement, 1961

Box 1    Folder 6

Lists of seminars, 1931-1945

Box 1    Folder 7

Grade book, 1901-1912

Box 1    Folder 8

Grade book, 1912-1919

Box 2   Folder 1

Grade book, 1925-1931