Weekly Bulletins, 1969-74, 1982-
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Brief Description: Weekly bulletin/bulletin hebdomadaire published by the department, including a calendar; position and fellowship announcements; notices of conferences, meetings and workshops; calls for papers; memorial and personal announcements; reminders; film notices and related messages. This series includes "The French Connection" newsletter (2004).
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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: 15/9/806
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of French
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/70
Arrangement: Chronological
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.

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