Robert W. Johannsen Papers, 1952-1995
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Brief Description: Papers of Robert Walter Johannsen (1925-2011), professor of history (1962-2000), including correspondence relating to AAUP committee on tenure at University of Kansas (1959); Big Ten history department chairmen; general education committee; committee on University Archives (1947-67), committee on intermediate graduate degree; Council on Program Evaluation (COPE), Department of Urban Planning Liaison committee; task force on graduate programs in the social sciences and humanities; Organization of American Historians program committee (1969-70); American Historical Association state committee to collect basic quantitative data of American political history; Southern Historical Association program (1982) and Executive Council (1980-88), search committee for chairmanships or headships in History (Chicago Undergraduate Division), English, Classics, Library Collection Development (1982-83), faculty issuances and communications including announcements, proposals, questionnaires, statistics and vitae regarding graduate programs, faculty evaluation procedures, budget considerations, faculty seminars and Phi Alpha Theta; Executive Committee minutes and announcements regarding graduate and faculty personnel, departmental programs, by-laws and procedures (1959-78); letters and biography of Stephan A. Douglas (1954-67, 1973), Library matters (1960, 1976-83, 1995); Sangamon State University, Lincoln Historic Sites Project (1975-78), OAH U.S. Newspaper Project (1974, 1976-78), PBS Carl Sandburg Film Biography Proposal (1979-82) and publications (1952, 1958-65, 1967-94); Committee on Promotions and Tenure (1970-72), LAS Executive Committee, Council on Program Evaluation (COPE) (1964-75); University Press Board Files and correspondence (1959-88); College Board AP American History Development Committee (1983-86); Southern Historical Association Conference Program Committee Chair (1980-82).
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]
Record Series Number: 15/13/37
Created by: Johannsen, Robert Walter (1925-)
Volume: 6.5 cubic feet
Acquired: 6/16/1994; 11/22/1999
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Arrangement: By subject.
Subject Index
American Historical Association
Council on Program Evaluation (COPE)
Douglas, Stephen A
English Department
Faculty Papers
Lincoln, Abraham
Organization of American Historians
Phi Alpha Theta
Sandburg, Carl
Search Committees
Southern Historical Association
University Archives
University Press
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Languages of Materials
English [eng]