NDEA Institute for Advanced Studies in History File, 1965-1967
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Brief Description: NDEA Institute for Advanced Studies in History File including correspondence of the director, Robert A. Waller, circulars, brochures, contracts, applications, questionnaires, outlines, agenda, bibliographies, instructional material and financial statements concerning planning, staffing, participants, course content, programs, publicity, meetings of institute directors, budgets, salaries, expenses, fellowships, final reports for each year, and evaluations of the institutes at Illinois and other schools. Each summer 30 or 40 high school teachers primarily from Illinois attended the six week sessions aimed at upgrading the quality of high school teaching. The major institute themes were U.S. History (1965), Asian History (1966) and Latin American History (1967).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 15/13/15
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Department of History
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 5/26/1972
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1513015.pdf
Arrangement: Chronologically and alphabetically by subject thereunder
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>

Subject Index
History
Teacher's Institutes
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]