Department Memoranda, 1974-1983

Collection Overview

Title: Department Memoranda, 1974-1983

Record Series: 14/05/01

Creator: Thomas Thompson

Date: 1974-1983

Extent: 1.88 linear feet, 5 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Department Memoranda collection, 1974-1983, Archives Record Series 14/06/05, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

Donated by Edward Amend, head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, in February, 1995, the material is arranged chronologically. 

Scope and Content

This large collection of memoranda, beginning with the Spring semester of 1974 and ending with the Summer semester of 1983, is comprised of notes written by and to Thomas Thompson while he was head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion and, later, Dean of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts.  Most of the memos cover general administrative topics such as department meetings, curricular matters, and faculty obligations, and are exchanges with faculty within Thompson’s department and college.


Boxes 1-5

The memoranda

Processing Information

Collection arranged and finding aid written by student assistant Jonathan Russell and edited by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, February 1995.  Prepared for the Web by Assistant Archivist Dustin Witsman, February 2015. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated on September 14, 2017.

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