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University Archives

 Record Group
Identifier: DPUA
Special Collections and Archives houses the official archives of DePaul University. These are materials (photographs, papers, reports, correspondence, etc.) of enduring historical value to the University that span three centuries, from the founding of St. Vincent’s college in the 1890s to emails and documents produced today. Research about DePaul’s institutional history, as well as the legacy of faculty, staff, and students can be conducted with these materials. There is a natural overlap between Lincoln Park materials held in the Community Archives with the DePaul University Archives materials that show the planning, growth and development of the Lincoln Park campus.

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

DePaul University Center for Latino Research records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0054
Scope and Contents The Center for Latino Research records contain annual reports, proposals, meeting minutes, correspondence, publicity, photographs, videos, and promotional materials generated by CLR, as well as a variety of documents related to events it has hosted or supported. Major figures in the local Latino community are represented through oral histories, essays, and ephemeral materials, including controversial political activists such as the Young Lords and Jose Solis Jordan. The collection also...
Dates: 1968-2013; Majority of material found within 1988-2005

DePaul University College of Education records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0053
Scope and Contents The DePaul University College of Education records contain meeting minutes, reports, proposals, correspondence and memoranda, contracts, photographs, statistical reports, publicity, and other general administrative and departmental materials. The records also include publications produced by the College of Education and reports, correspondence, and planning documents related to the College's accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the Illinois...
Dates: 1953-2018

DePaul University College of Science and Health records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0056
Scope and Contents

The College of Science and Health Records consist of departmental publications in physical and digital formats. It also contains information about the college's 2012 alliance with Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.

Dates: 2007-2018

DePaul University Dean Don Casey papers

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0087
Scope and Contents

This collection includes reports, correspondence, meeting agendas, and planning material related to Casey's term as Dean of the School of Music and his position on the Steering Committee of the Vision 2018 Strategic Plan.

Dates: 1984-2011; Majority of material found within 2010-2011

DePaul University Department of Anthropology records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0050
Scope and Contents

The collection contains excavation reports from Baxter's field school projects, as well as press coverage and Anthropology Department publications.

Dates: 1989-2011

DePaul University Department of Geography records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0052
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Department of Geography records include meeting minutes, correspondence and memoranda, financial reports, course listings, proposals, reports, photographs, press releases, and publicity materials. The collection also contains electronic records; see Series 001 for further information.

Dates: 1956-2015; Majority of material found within 1965-1995

DePaul University Department of History records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0065
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University History Department Records consist of correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes, proposals, reports, publicity, financial records, publications, course descriptions, and oral histories. Materials relate to departmental committees and programs as well as the department as a whole.

Dates: 1954-2018

DePaul University Department of Housing Services records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0071
Scope and Contents

The Department of Housing Services records contain correspondence, meeting minutes, promotional materials, publications, financial data, handbooks, enrollment summaries, residence hall floor charts, and other materials related to the functions of Housing Services.

Dates: 1971-2018

DePaul University Department of Psychology records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0055
Scope and Contents

The Department of Psychology records contain reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, publications, promotional materials, and informational documents related to the undergraduate, graduate, study abroad, and mentorship programs.

Dates: 1953-2011; Majority of material found within 1975-2005

DePaul University Department of Records Management records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0069
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Department of Records Management records contain correspondence, drafts of reports and policies, signed Records Certification forms from various University departments, and annual reports. The collection also contains digital material, including meeting minutes, notes, planning documents, and a records management manual.

Dates: 2006-2013

DePaul University Department of Sociology records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0051
Scope and Contents

The Department of Sociology Records contains correspondence and memoranda, departmental and committee meeting minutes, event programs, publicity, and departmental publications. A sampling of reports and academic proposals offer examples of the work created by Sociology Department faculty members.

Dates: 1963-2003

DePaul University Division of Enrollment Management and Marketing records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0081
Scope and Contents

Enrollment Management and Marketing records contain departmental organizational files, branding and market position strategies, annual reports, student body data, correspondence and memoranda, regular publications, photographs, publicity materials, and video and audio recordings.

Dates: 1935-2018; Majority of material found within 1968-2015

DePaul University Division of Mission and Ministry records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0004
Scope and Contents

This collection includes activity and annual reports, correspondence, program proposals, conference brochures, and workshop documents, transcripts of interviews, and various essays. It also contains mission statements and materials documenting the development of the Office of Mission and Values, as well as materials documenting various research projects carried out to determine the perceived and stated values of the institution, of the students, and of the Vincentians.

Dates: 1983-2019; Majority of material found within 1990-2008

DePaul University Driehaus College of Business records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0049
Scope and Contents

The Driehaus College of Business records consist of enrollment and financial reports, accreditation materials, correspondence, reports, event programs, publications, course listings, and curriculum planning materials. The records also contain organizational materials from DePaul's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the national business honors society. These materials include correspondence, financial reports, meeting minutes, and student resume books.

Dates: 1952-2018; Majority of material found within 1980-2006

DePaul University Faculty Council records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0010
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the records of the Faculty Council. It includes meeting minutes, correspondence and memos, revisions of university policy, documents from other university departments, faculty newsletters, and several versions of the Faculty Handbook. As these records were deposited from various retiring members of the Faculty Council, not all years contain the same level of documentation.

Dates: 1951-2016; Majority of material found within 1982-2016

DePaul University Irish Studies Program records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0063
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Irish Studies Program records contain documents related to the creation and development of the Irish Studies minor, including proposal drafts, meeting minutes, and correspondence.

Dates: 2002-2003

DePaul University Lincoln Park Study Group records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0069
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Lincoln Park Study Group records contain transcripts and cassette tapes of interviews conducted by DePaul faculty member Charles S. Suchar with residents of Lincoln Park. This collection also includes unpublished essays written by members of the Lincoln Park Study Group, as well as reports, correspondence, and other administrative materials documenting the work of the Lincoln Park Study Group.

Dates: 1983-1990

DePaul University Nursing Alumni Association records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0047
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, publications, financial reports, and event programs related to the activities of the Nursing Alumni Association. It also includes early administrative materials related to the development of the Association and photographs given to the group by Colonel Grace Peterson. Peterson was a former department chair, professor emeritus, and longtime supporter of the Nursing Department at DePaul.

Dates: 1950-2005

DePaul University Office for Teaching, Learning and Assessment records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0058
Scope and Contents

The Office for Teaching, Learning and Assessment records consist of annual assessment reports from many of DePaul's programs, departments, schools, and colleges. Some reports include three-year plans for future expansion. The collection also features TLA's own annual reports, meeting minutes, and other administrative materials.

Dates: 2001-2012

DePaul University Office of Advancement records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0059
Scope and Contents The Office of Advancement records include correspondence and memoranda, reports, promotional materials, meeting minutes, press releases, publications, and financial data related to the Office of Advancement's role in university development, fundraising, and alumni and public relations. Records created prior to 1970 reflect the relationship between President Comerford J. O'Malley, the Board of Trustees, Arthur Schaefer, and other fundraising personnel. Schaefer, who served as Director of...
Dates: 1908-2019; Majority of material found within 1950-2010

DePaul University Office of Community and Government Relations records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0070
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University Office of Community and Government Relations records contain correspondence, proposals, reports, financial records, planning materials, publicity, and other documents related to DePaul University's relationships with international institutions, the state and federal government, and local neighborhood associations.

Dates: 1990-2018

DePaul University Office of Compliance and Risk Management records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0060
Scope and Contents

The records of DePaul University Compliance and Risk Management consist of publications, meeting minutes, handbooks, and codes of conduct.

Dates: 2004-2014

DePaul University Office of Institutional Research and Market Analytics records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0082
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports, memos, correspondence, notes, questionnaires, serialized publications, and general working files related to University-wide and departmental analyses. The earliest records in this collection were placed in the Archives from the Office of Institutional Planning and Research. They comprised both the reports and surveys generated by that office and some of the office's working files. These records date from Dr. Halfter's independent institutional studies...
Dates: 1957-2009

DePaul University Office of LGBTQA Student Services records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0014
Scope and Contents The files contain administrative, planning, academic, event, and publicity records from DePaul's Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning and Ally Student Services. These items document the Center's aim to provide awareness and resources for LGBTQ students. Syllabi, publicity, and other materials related to DePaul's LGBTQ academic program, which was the first of its kind in a Catholic institution, are also included. The collection also contains minutes, fliers, and publicity...
Dates: 1975-2017

DePaul University Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0026
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs and slides depicting various aspects of DePaul's history, including student life, academics, athletics, buildings, faculty, and staff.

Dates: 1898-2017; Majority of material found within 1940-1970

DePaul University School for New Learning records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0009
Scope and Contents

The DePaul University School for New Learning records contain administrative records, curriculum materials, reports, and surveys related to the history and development of the School for New Learning.

Dates: 1971-2017

DePaul University School of Music records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0005
Scope and Contents

The collection includes brochures for programs and workshops, advertisements, press clippings, press releases, convocation and commencement materials, correspondence and memoranda, curriculum planning documents, reports, photographs, and performance posters. It also features programs from concerts, recitals, and faculty and student workshops, as well as physical and digital newsletters and magazines produced by the School of Music.

Dates: 1913-2018

DePaul University School of Nursing records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0048
Scope and Contents The DePaul University School of Nursing records include correspondence and memoranda, contracts, meeting minutes, financial documents, departmental policies and procedures, brochures, publicity, course syllabi, and reports. Many of the reports, especially those dated after 1970, relate to accreditation. Boxes 24, 25, 27, 28, 32, and 33 contain material related to the DePaul University Honors Society in Nursing, later known as the Zeta Sigma chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the national Nursing...
Dates: 1930-2008; Majority of material found within 1970-1998

DePaul University Senate records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0007
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the complete records of the University Senate. It includes reports, minutes, correspondence and memos, questionnaires, ballots, financial records, newspaper clippings, and by-laws.

Dates: 1950-1985

DePaul University Staff Council records

 Collection
Identifier: DPUA0006
Scope and Contents The Correspondence & Memos folders contain letters and notes between Staff Council members and to/from university officers. It may also contain reports, planning documents, handbooks, recommendations and policies involving the University, the Colleges, and staff. The Minutes inutes folders contain the minutes of the Staff Council and related committees, plus all available and pertinent documents discussed during those meetings. If a copy of the minutes does not exist, the agenda, if...
Dates: 1983-2018