University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Department of English Records, 1964-1968, 2000-2001



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Austin. Department of English.
Title: UT Department of English Records,
Dates: 1964-1968, 2000-2001
Abstract: Papers relating to the National Defenese Education Act (NDEA) Institute for English teachers, organizational charts for the Department of English, and the Department’s faculty directory.
Accession No.: 2008-254, 2017-022
OCLC No.: 965382508
Extent: 1.6 ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The UT Department of English’s goal is the “cultivation of advanced literacy.” With this goal, the Department of English is dedicated to teaching the ability to articulate and defend ideas to the students, to appreciate the value of ideas different from one’s own, and to cooperate in reaching measured consensus about the concerns raised by individual works.

Source:

"About."College of Liberal Arts Department of English. Accessed March 11, 2015.http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/english/about/about.php


Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the National Defenese Education Act (NDEA) Institute for English teachers, organizational charts for the Department of English, and the Department’s faculty directory. Consists of applications and projects for the NDEA's Institute for English teachers 1965-1968, as well as correspondence and the publication "The Daily English Teacher." This collection contains organizational charts for the Department of English from May 2001 as well as the Department’s faculty directory, organized by rank, from 2000-2001. These two parts of the collection help to provide insights into the structure of the Department of English.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Social security numbers are restricted to protect confidentiality and privacy.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
University of Texas at Austin. Department of English.
Subjects
English teachers--Training of.
Places
Austin (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Department of English Records, 1964-1968, 2000-2001, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by archives staff. Additional materials processed by Selena Aleman, March 2017.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory:

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4R40 "The Daily English Teacher" magazine, [1964]
NDEA Institute in English list of partcipants, expenses, overview, and final report, 1968
Organizational chart, May 2001
Faculty directory by rank, 2000-2001
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2017-022/1 [Restricted]NDEA Institute participant profiles, correspondence, and applications, 1965-1968