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DePaul University Department of Psychology records

Identifier: DPUA0055

Scope and Contents

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


  • 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.


7.25 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials



The Department of Psychology records are organized into four series: 1. Administrative; 2. Correspondence and Minutes; 3. Planning Materials. Most series are arranged approximate alphabetical order then in chronological order.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession 1987.11; 1992.22; 2010.28; 2011.23; 2013.03; 2013.53; 2019.034. 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 and JC 1989; LHD 1993; BAM 1994; KEL 2003; KG 2011; HRL 2013; MB 2013; JMC 2014; RO 2022

Guide to DePaul University Department of Psychology records
In Progress
R. Otto
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the DePaul Special Collections and Archives Repository

John T. Richardson Library
2350 N. Kenmore Ave.
Room 314
Chicago Illinois 60614