Director of Graduate Studies, 1932-1983, bulk 1949-1983

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This subseries contains material created and accumulated by the History Department's Director of Graduate Studies. Material present includes correspondence and intra-office memoranda concerning graduate applicants and admissions; awards, fellowships, and grants; assistantships and readerships; graduate courses and requirements; job openings; and communications with the Graduate School. Prominent subjects include Danforth Foundation, National Defense Education Act Fellowship, Master of Arts in Teaching, Cooperative Program in the Humanities, and admitted students affected by the Selective Service (draft). Among the Directors included in the subseries are William T. Laprade, Robert H. Woody, Robert F. Durden, Charles R. Young, and Anne F. Scott.


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