Administrative Subject File, 1949-1987
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Brief Description: Administrative subject file, including minutes, correspondence, guidelines, inventories and receipts, on Administrators' Conferences (1931-1938); Admissions and Records (1956-1965); Allerton House Conference on Human Rights (1965); Campus Unrest (1970); work of Center Director William Gilbert (1940-1978); use of human subjects in experiments (1963-1976); Psychological Clinic (1956-1973); Department of Psychology controversy over creation of professional doctorate - Psy.D., (1959-1972); Veterans Administration and consulting (1952-1977); Illinois Psychological Association (1941, 1945-1962); intimidation (1969-1975); psychological self study by teaching machines (1961-1964); and suicide prevention (1966-1968). Also includes annual reports (1938-1987) and APA reports (1965-1986), director's general correspondence, and Counseling Center evaluative materials (1977-1987).
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: 41/9/3
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Counseling Center
Volume: 11.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 4/30/1979; 3/21/1980; 1/15/2007
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Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Counseling Center :

Appearing as the Student Counseling Bureau in May 1949, this unit assisted students with educational, vocational, and personal problems.1 By 1956 its name appeared as the Student Counseling Service.2 In 1970 the Board of Trustees changed the name of the Student Counseling Service to the Psychological and Counseling Center, to reflect more clearly the nature of services available there.3 By 1989 it was listed as the Counseling Center, and with vocational, academic, personal, and interpersonal problems; its services included workshops, classes, individual, couple, and group counseling, as well as consultative services to University staff and departments.4

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 45th Report, May 21, 1949, p. 389.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 1956-1958, 49th Report, July 16, 1957, p. 566.

3. Board of Trustees Transactions, 55th Report, May 20, 1970, p. 919.

4. Undergraduate Programs, 1989-91, p. 42.

Subject Index
Clinical Psychology
Human Rights
Human Subjects
Psychological Clinic
Psychology Department
Teaching Machines
Veterans Administration
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]