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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

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.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

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.

Physical Location

3/18/E-F

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).

Processing Information

LK, JC 1989; LHD 1993; BAM 1994; KEL 2003; KG 2011; HRL 2013; MB 2013; JMC 2014

Title
Guide to DePaul University Department of Psychology records
Status
Completed
Author
LK, JC 1989; LHD 1993; BAM 1994; KEL 2003; KG 2011; HRL 2013; MB 2013; JMC 2014
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the DePaul Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
John T. Richardson Library
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Room 314
Chicago Illinois 60614
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