Subject File, 1917-79
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Brief Description: Subject File of department heads George White and Fred Al Donath including correspondence, reports and publications relating to American Geological Institute (1951-65), appointments (1918-64), budgets (1947-65), buildings and space (1948-55), university and college committees (1947-71), courses (1943-53), departmental history (1917-49), field trips (1941-53, 1960-64), geophysics (1961-64), Graduate College (1949-64), International Geological Congress (1948-68), National Research Council (1946-63), National Science Foundation (1948-64), annual reports (1935-62), administrative matters, conferences, financial aid, other universities and professional associations.
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: 15/11/1
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Geology
Volume: 7.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/10/1980; 5/13/1981
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1511001.pdf
Arrangement: Alphabetically by subject and chronological thereunder
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Geology :

The Geology Department has offered courses under the Department of Natural History (1868);1 College of Natural History (1870);2 College of Natural Science (1871-90);3 College of Science, School of Natural History (1891-1912)4 and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (1913- ).5 In November 1919, the Geology Department was organized on a committee basis.6 During this period, the Geology and Geography Department was organized, but the Geography Department became separate in 1947.7 The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate courses.

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 2nd Report, 1868, p. 6.

2. Ibid., 3rd Report, 1869-70, p. 14.

3. Ibid., 4th Report, 1870-71, pp. 43-44. Ibid., 5th Report, 1871-72, pp. 42, 45. Ibid., 15th Report, 1888-90, pp. 212, 221.

4. Ibid., 26th Report, July 8, 1911, p. 446.

5. Ibid., 27th Report, June 9, 1914, p. 764.

6. Ibid., 30th Report, November 1, 1919, p. 606.

7. Ibid., 44th Report, August 5, 1947, p. 487. Ibid., 44th Report, April 24, 1947, p. 340.

Subject Index
American Geological Institute
Budgeting
Field Trips
Geological Surveys, State
Geology Department
Geophysics
Graduate College
International Geological Congresses
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Genres/Forms of Material
Papers
Languages of Materials
English [eng]