Collection Number: 40108

Collection Title: Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981

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Size 3.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 1700 items)
Abstract While retaining his position as professor in the Department of English, Blyden Jackson served from 1973 to 1977 as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and from 1977 to 1981 as Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School. Although his title changed, his duties remained essentially the same; they were to promote the recruitment and retention of minority graduate students and to work with the university's Student Aid Office to secure scholarships and fellowships for graduate students. Records include correspondence and other files relating to Blyden Jackson's work recruiting minority graduates, securing financial support for graduate students, and performing his other duties as Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Graduate School. Special Assistant to the Dean.
Language English
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[Identification of item], in the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40108, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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While retaining his position as professor in the Department of English, Blyden Jackson served from 1973 to 1977 as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and from 1977 to 1981 as Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School. Although his title changed, his duties remained essentially the same; they were to promote the recruitment and retention of minority graduate students and to work with the university's Student Aid Office to secure scholarships and fellowships for graduate students.

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Records include correspondence and other files relating to Blyden Jackson's work recruiting minority graduates, securing financial support for graduate students, and performing his other duties as Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981.

Box 1

Afro/African American Studies Advisory Committee: General, 1975-1981 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Afro/African American Studies Advisory Committee: Search Committee, 1979-1980 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Baake Conference, 1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Black Faculty Recruitment, 1975-1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Black Faculty-Staff Caucus, 1975-1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Black Presence Committee, 1976-1977 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Black Student Caucus, 1973 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Carolina Population Center Policy Board, 1977 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Center for the Study of African and Afro-American Experience, 1977 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Correspondence, 1969-1980 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Deutscher Academischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD): Direktstipendien, 1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

(German Academic Exchange Service: Direct Grant)

Danforth Foundation, 1976-1977 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Dean's Advisory Group, 1975-1977 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Faculty Advisory Committee to Chancellor on Admission of Minority Students, 1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Faculty Planning Committee on Student Aid, 1975 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: General, 1973-1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: American Psychological Association Minority Fellowships, 1976-1981 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Minority Fellowship Program, 1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: Minority Fellowship for Doctoral Study, 1978-1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: Morehead Fellowship Program, 1975-1981 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: National Association of Schools of Public Administration Fellowships, 1975 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Fellowships: Whitaker Fellowships, 1978-1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Graduate and Professional Opportunities Program, 1978-1980 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Library, 1969-1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Masters Degree in Public Administration Program, 1977-1979 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Minority Enrollment, 1974-1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Minority Presence Scholarship Fund, 1975-1977 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Minority Recruitment, 1974-1981 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

North Carolina Humanities Committee, 1976 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Renwick Recommendations and Ad Hoc Committee to Study Proposals: General, 1977-1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Renwick Recommendations and Ad Hoc Committee to Study Proposals: Graduate School Presentation to the Committee, 1978? #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 1

Box 2

Sex Discrimination, 1974 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

Smith Fund, 1978; undated #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

Southeastern Black Press Institute, 1978 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

Southern Regional Education Board, 1971-1973 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

Student Aid, 1975 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

(see also Fellowships, above)

Student Aid Planning Committee, 1975-1976 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

Upward Bound, 1974-1980 #40108, Series: "Records of the Associate Dean/Special Assistant to the Dean of the Graduate School of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1969-1981." Box 2

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