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Syllabi collection, 1946-1987

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Archives RG-03-03-07

Scope and Contents

RG 03.03.07 is a collection of syllabi created by Hobart and William Smith Colleges faculty for courses taught at the Colleges between 1946 and 1987. The majority of the syllabi are from courses in the Western Civilization program, a curriculum program that ran from 1945 through 1972. The program was also referred to as the Coordinate Courses in its early years. History and Literature A, B, and C and Political Economy A and B are the earliest courses in the Western Civilization program. The titles changed to Western Civilization or Western Society around 1956. Also included are a set of syllabi from the General Education program from the 1980s.

Dates

  • 1946-1987

Creator

Historical Note

The advent of the Coordinate Courses or Western Civilization program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges marked a significant change in the curriculum. For information on this program consult the following:



"The Coordinate Courses: A Curriculum in General Education," Official Publication, Colleges of the Seneca (undated). Bound in Colleges of the Seneca Official Publications, Geneva Quarto LD2256 .H6 C275 1945-50 Vol. 43-48, located in the reference section in the Archives and Special Collections.



"New Curriculum Appraisal Number," Official Publication, Colleges of the Seneca, Vol. XLVIII No. 3 (June 1950). Bound in Colleges of the Seneca Official Publications, Geneva Quarto LD2256 .H6 C275 1945-50 Vol. 43-48, located in the reference section in the Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

5 Linear Feet ([4 boxes and 8 bound volumes])

Arrangement

The syllabi in this collection are arranged by course title and then filed chronologically within that grouping. Many of the syllabi have been bound together into volumes by course title (History and Literature A, for example). These bound syllabi are entered into the inventory along with the unbound copies.
Title
Syllabi collection, 1946-1987: A Finding Aid

Repository Details

Part of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Warren Hunting Smith Library
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva New York 14456 U.S.A. US (United States)