UWRF Series 70 Collection
College of Arts and Sciences
Social Science and History Department Files, 1954-68
Arrangement: Alphabetically by filing unit; chronologically by document
Quantity: 3 boxes
Summary:The Social Science Department,
which existed until academic year 1965/66, was the predecessor
of the departments of: Economics and Business Administration,
Geography, History, Political Science, and Sociology.
the period covered by this series, the chairmen of the department
were Drs. Walker D. Wyman (until mid-1962), Charles J. Graham
(1962-1963) and Edward N. Peterson (1963-1965/6). When the department
was broken up, Dr. Peterson became chairman of the History Department.
series is a composite, containing files on Dr. Wyman, Graham,
Peterson, and James T. King of the History faculty. These materials
were received in several accessions; many of the folder headings
were created at the time of archival processing.
significant materials are found in the Charles J. Graham correspondence
Materials for institutional history are also found und the heading
“Social Science Department/Division,” “Faculty
Council,” and “Graduate Program and Committee.”
See especially the 11 page report, The Development of the Department
of Social Science (December 1964), under heading “Social
Western Civilization and Social Science