Subject File, 1925-1944
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Brief Description: Subject File including correspondence and reports about departmental affairs (1956-73), African Project (1968-72); Affirmative Action (1968-69); Annual Reports (1956-70); Articulation Conference (1968-71); budgets (1925-71); CIC Conference Statistics; Capricious Grading Committee; Council on International Educational Exchange (1968-71); enrollment (1950-73); Field of concentration (1970-72); foreign language requirement (1966-72); French House (1967-71); French Poetry contest (1970); Illinois and Iowa Year Abroad Program; Illinois Foreign Language Newsletter (1970-71); International Education (1970-76); inventory (1950, 1951, 1953-66, 1967, 1968, 1969); SEOP ("Project 500"); Treteau de Paris (1966-77) and related topics. Correspondents include C.P. Viens, Bruce Mainous, Charles Knudsen and Robert Nelson.
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: 15/9/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of French
Volume: 6.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 11/20/73; 4/22/82
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1509001.pdf
Arrangement: Alphabetical
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of French :

The French Department offers B.A.'s in French and in the Teaching of French, M.A.'s in French and in the Teaching of French, and a Ph.D. in French.1 The Department of French Language and literature was established in 1867 and in 1890 a Professorship of French was created.2 Courses in French have been taught under the College of Literature and Science, School of Modern Languages (1872-1890)3; College of Literature and Science, English and Science Course (1890-91)4; College of Literature, School of English and Modern Languages (1891-92)5; College of Literature, Department of Romance Languages and Literature (1893-94)6; College of Literature and Arts, Department of Romance Languages and Literature (1894-98)7 College of Literature and Arts, Department of Romanic Languages and Literatures (1898-1907).8 In 1913 the Department became a part of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures in the newly created College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.9 In 1939 the Department of Romance Languages and Literature reorganized into the Department of French and the Department of Spanish and Italian, each having separate heads, staffs, and budgets.10

1. Undergraduate Study Catalog, 1973-75, p. 290; Graduate Study Catalog, 1971-72, p. 216.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 1st Report, June 13, 1868, p. 54; 16th Report, September 9, 1890, p. 32.

3. Catalogs and Registers, 1872, p. 25.

4. Ibid., 1890-91, p. 62.

5. Ibid., 1891-92, p. 121.

6. Ibid., 1893-94, p. 76.

7. Ibid., 1894-95, p. 36.

8. Ibid., 1898-99, p. 68.

9. Ibid., 1913-14, p. 158.

10. Board of Trustees Transactions, 40th Report, July 14, 1939, p. 362.

Subject Index
Correspondence Study
Disadvantaged
Foreign Language
France - Art and Literature
French Department
French Language
Grades
International Exchange Programs
Student Exchanges
Study Abroad Program
Teaching Assistants
Year Abroad Program
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
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