University of Nevada, Reno. Department of English Records
Identifier: AC 0618
Scope and Contents
The records include material about the history of the Department of English and the Frandsen Building, departmental publications, and assessment material for English 1, English 100i, English 101, English 102, English 105, English 106 and the English as a Second Language Program. Other records include correspondence, instructors' orientation material, publications (the program's Student Handbook and Students' Essays from the Core Writing Program), instructional enhancement grant material, and one VHS videocassette. Dr. Kathleen Boardman was the lead investigator for the 2000 English 102 Portfolios assessment project. Departmental publications include an Information Bulletin and several issues of "English Newsletter."
- Boardman, Kathleen (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.
The Department of English is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno. First situated in Morrill Hall, it was at times located in quonset huts and what is now known as the Jones Center until moving into the Frandsen Humanities Building. The English Department was the first humanities unit to offer a Ph.D. degree at the University. Its Core Writing Program offers a series of first year writing courses designed to meet the needs of incoming students.
14.5 Cubic Feet (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
The Department of English is a unit of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Reno. Collection includes material about the history of the Department of English and the Frandsen Building, departmental publications, assessment material for English 1, English 100i, English 101, English 102, English 105, English 106, and the English as a Second Language Program, and the Core Writing Program.
Arranged in following series: 1) History; 2) Brochures, Programming, and Publications; 3) Curriculum; 4) Core Writing Program; 5) English as a Second Language Program; 6) Faculty; 7) Renovation Convention
Audio, computer files, and/or video items may not be available for listening/viewing on demand due to their older genre formats.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Periodic transfers from the Department of English: 1996, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013.
- Guide to the University of Nevada, Reno Department of English Records
- Betty Glass
- April 2017
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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