Title: Department Memoranda, 1974-1983
Archives Record Series: 14/06/05
Creator: Thomas Thompson
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.
Access and Use: There are no restrictions on the use of this material.
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
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. Most of the memos are exchanges with faculty within Thompson’s department and college.
Historical note: Donated by Edward Amend, head of the Department of Philosophy and Religion, in February, 1995, the material is arranged chronologically.
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. Linear feet updated on September 14, 2017.