DePaul University Department of Psychology records
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.
- Majority of material found within 1975-2005
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Biographical / Historical
The DePaul University Department of Psychology offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs to prepare students for both scientific and applied careers in the psychology field. The department provides access to research opportunities and internships, and undergraduate students may apply for induction into the departmental honors program. During the department's annual Psychology Night celebration, graduate students and honors undergraduates present their research and internship fieldwork experiences. In 2011, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences split into the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and the College of Science and Health. Following this split, the Psychology Department became part of the College of Science and Health.
3.75 Linear Feet (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Department of Psychology records are organized into four series: 1. Reports; 2. Administrative; 3. Correspondence and Memoranda; 4. Addition of 2013.03. Most series are arranged chronologically, or by topic and then chronologically. The materials in Series 4, Addition of 2013.03, were left in their original order at the time of donation. See series level notes for additional details.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession 1987.11; 1992.22; 2010.28; 2011.23; 2013.03; 2013.53. This collection includes files generated during the tenures of chairmen Raymond McCall (1952-1957), Francis Douglass (1957-1959), LeRoy Wauck (1959-1963), Edwin Zolik (1963-1978), Thomas S. Brown (1978-1982), and Sheldon Cotler (1982-present).
LK, JC 1989; LHD 1993; BAM 1994; KEL 2003; KG 2011; HRL 2013; MB 2013; JMC 2014
- Psychology--Study and teaching (Higher)--Archival resources--Illinois--Chicago Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Guide to DePaul University Department of Psychology records
- LK, JC 1989; LHD 1993; BAM 1994; KEL 2003; KG 2011; HRL 2013; MB 2013; JMC 2014
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English