Department of English Language and Literature records
Scope and Contents
The Department of English Language and Literature collection contains information on evaluation, faculty lists, program requirements, clippings, newsletter and the summer institute. The collection is arranged alphabetically and is divided into four series. Records date from 1934 to 2010.
The four series in the collection are: Administration and Curriculum, Proposals and Reports, Publicity and Outreach, and Student Publications. The Administration and Curriculum series has two sub series of English department meeting minutes, and handbooks. The Publicity and Outreach series has three sub series of bulletins, newsletters and summer institute. The Student Publication series includes The Spark published in 1934, and three other compilation publications that came out of the First-year Writing Experience course (ENG121) or to highlight the work of English majors.
- 1934 - 2010
Conditions Governing Access
Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.
The Department of English Language and Literature at Eastern Michigan University offers many opportunities for students who wish to study the field. There are courses available in journalism, literature, public relations, English language, and writing communication. This collection focuses on the inner workings of the department including outreach programs the department runs.
1.6 Linear Feet (2 archive boxes, 1 pamphlet box, 1 oversize folder)
Language of Materials
The Department of English Language and Literature collection documents the workings of the department. The English Language and Literature Department offers classes that focus on a variety of areas in the English career world. The collection is arranged alphabetically and is divided into four series. The Administration and Curriculum series includes information on meeting minutes, handbooks and program requirements. The Proposals and Reports series includes information on several proposals and reports written to improve the English Language and Literature Department. The Publicity and Outreach series contains information on clippings, correspondence, newsletters and the summer institute. Student Publications includes samples of student work from 1934, and the 2000s. Records date from 1934 to 2010.
- Department of English Language and Literature records
- Elizabeth Searls, Alexis Braun Marks, CA
- 2012 December 25
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