Collection Number: 40157

Collection Title: Graduate History Society of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1952-1978

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Size 1.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 500 items)
Abstract The Graduate History Society was organized as the Graduate History Club in 1952. Membership was open to all History Department graduate students and faculty members. The stated purpose was "to stimulate intellectual and social fellowship among history students at the university and to build up an esprit de corps that shall bind them together in their professional careers." Activities of the society included discussions of student concerns, guest lectures, seminars, picnics, and student-faculty teas. Records of the Graduate History Society include financial information, membership lists, correspondence with potential lecturers, scattered minutes of society meetings, and material on the society's activities.
Creator University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Graduate History Society.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Graduate History Society of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records #40157, University Archives, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from the Graduate History Society, May 1981.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The Graduate History Society was organized as the Graduate History Club in 1952. Membership was open to all History Department graduate students and faculty members. The stated purpose was "to stimulate intellectual and social fellowship among history students at the university and to build up an esprit de corps that shall bind them together in their professional careers." Activities of the society included discussions of student concerns, guest lectures, seminars, picnics, and student-faculty teas.

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Records of the Graduate History Society include financial information, membership lists, correspondence with potential lecturers, scattered minutes of society meetings, and material on the society's activities.

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About 500 items.

Arrangement: Chronological.

Box 1

Graduate History Society Records, 1952-1978 #40157, Series: "Graduate History Society of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1952-1978." Box 1

Note that there are no records for the 1953-1954 fiscal year.

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Processing Information

Processed by: University Archives Staff, May 1981

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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