Skip to main content

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Yale University, records of the dean

 Collection
Call Number: RU 948

Scope and Contents

The records consist of subject files, reports, memoranda and meeting minutes documenting the departments, fellows, faculty, and general administration of the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The records include the files of deans Wilbur L. Cross (1916-1930), Edgar S. Furniss (1930-1950), Hartley Simpson (1956-1961), John Perry Miller (1961-1969), Donald Wayne Taylor (1969-1975), Jaroslav Jan Pelikan (1973-1974, acting dean and 1975-1978), Keith Stewart Thomson (1979-1986), Thomas Applequist (1993-1997) and Lynn Cooley (2014-present).

Dates

  • circa 1916-2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

138.33 Linear Feet (134 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0948

Overview

The records consist of subject files, reports, memoranda and meeting minutes documenting the departments, fellows, faculty, and general administration of the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. The records include the files of deans Wilbur L. Cross (1916-1930), Edgar S. Furniss (1930-1950), Hartley Simpson (1956-1961), John Perry Miller (1961-1969), Donald Wayne Taylor (1969-1975), Jaroslav Jan Pelikan (1973-1974, acting dean and 1975-1978), Keith Stewart Thomson (1979-1986), Thomas Applequist (1993-1997) and Lynn Cooley (2014-present).

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 25-A (YRG 25-A), Central records and records of the dean of the Yale Graduate School.
Title
Guide to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Yale University, Records of the Dean
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
August 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours