Testimonials and Memorials, 1936, 1942, 1948, 1953, 1967
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Brief Description: Proceedings of a testimonial dinner given in honor of Lawrence M. Larson (May 9, 1936), memorandum from H. H. Thornberry to Dean Fred H. Turner concerning the Thomas J. Burrill anniversary ceremonies (April 17, 1967) and Program from the Burrill anniversary ceremonies (April 25, 1967) and reprints of memorial articles on Theodore C. Pease, 1887-1948 by James G. Randall from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, December 1948; Marcus L. Hansen, 1892-1938 by C. Frederick Hansen from Common Ground, volume II, number 4, Summer 1942 and James G. Randall by Harry E. Pratt from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Summer 1953.
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Record Series Number: 15/13/810
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Department of History
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1963
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Department of History :

<p class='main'>In 1867, the Committee on Courses of Study and Faculty recommended a course and professorship in history and social science.<a href='#ftn1'><sup>1</sup></a> A professorship of history and courses in general history were established at the University within the School of English and Modern Languages in 1871.<a href='#ftn2'><sup>2</sup></a> In 1894, the History Department was established as a separate unit of the University.<a href='#ftn3'><sup>3</sup></a> In 1907, the Trustees approved a Ph.D. program in history.<a href='#ftn4'><sup>4</sup></a> The departments of history at both the Urbana-Champaign and Chicago campuses offer undergraduate and graduate work in American, Ancient, English, European, Latin American, Near Eastern, and Far Eastern history.<a href='#ftn5'><sup>5</sup></a></p>

<p class='note'><a name='ftn1'>1.�  Board of Trustees Transactions, 1st Report, 1867-68, pp. 50, 62.</a></p>

<p class='note'><a name='ftn2'>2.�  Ibid., 6th Report, March 12, 1872, p. 55.</a></p>

<p class='note'><a name='ftn3'>3.�  Ibid., 17th Report, March 13, 1894, p. 229.</a></p>

<p class='note'><a name='ftn4'>4.�  Ibid., 24th Report, June 10, 1907, p. 133.</a></p>

<p class='note'><a name='ftn5'>5.�  Undergraduate Programs Catalogs, 1973-75, p. 292; and Graduate Programs Catalogs, 1973-75, p. 236.</a></p>

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