North Carolina State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Political Science Records 1943-1996

Creator
North Carolina State University. Department of Political Science and Public Administration
Size
4 linear feet
Location

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Call number
UA 120.018

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Political Science contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, internship announcements and grant applications, and annual reports related to the administration of the North Carolina State University Department of Political Science. The records also contain materials related to the Mary Katherine Reynolds Babcock Foundation program to prepare minorities for positions in state and local government, applications for Title IX for the Education for the Public Service Program, applications for United States Department of HUD (Housing and Urban Development) work study program and the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program. Materials date from 1943 to 1996.

The Department of Political Science at North Carolina State University was established in 1943 as the Department of History and Political Science. The name of the department was changed in 1965, when the Department of History and Political Science was divided into two departments, the Department of History and the Department of Politics. In 1972, North Carolina State University publishes "In a Black Perspective." This pamphlet tallied the university's black community at nine professors and 222 students (out of a total 13,809), and listed courses focusing on black history and culture: two in Political Science and one on race relations in Sociology. The Department of Politics was renamed the Department of Political Science in 1977 and in 1980 the Department of Political Science was renamed the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. In 2006, The Department of Political Science and Public Administration divided into two departments, the Department of Political Science and the Department of Public Administration; these two departments comprise the School of Public and International Affairs, within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. As of 2012, the Department of Political Science at North Carolina State University, located in Caldwell Hall, is part of the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, formerly the School of Liberal Arts. One of the largest undergraduate departments at North Carolina State University, Political Science offers students the opportunity to choose among seven different degree programs, many academic enrichment options, extra-curricular activities, and experiential learning opportunities.

Biographical/historical note

The Department of Political Science at North Carolina State University was established in 1943 as the Department of History and Political Science. The name of the department was changed in 1965, when the Department of History and Political Science was divided into two departments, the Department of History and the Department of Politics. In 1972, North Carolina State University publishes "In a Black Perspective." This pamphlet tallied the university's black community at nine professors and 222 students (out of a total 13,809), and listed courses focusing on black history and culture: two in Political Science and one on race relations in Sociology. The Department of Politics was renamed the Department of Political Science in 1977 and in 1980 the Department of Political Science was renamed the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. In 2006, The Department of Political Science and Public Administration divided into two departments, the Department of Political Science and the Department of Public Administration; these two departments comprise the School of Public and International Affairs, within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. As of 2012, the Department of Political Science at North Carolina State University, located in Caldwell Hall, is part of the School of Public and International Affairs in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, formerly the School of Liberal Arts. One of the largest undergraduate departments at North Carolina State University, Political Science offers students the opportunity to choose among seven different degree programs, many academic enrichment options, extra-curricular activities, and experiential learning opportunities.

1943
Department of History and Political Science established.
1965
Department of History and Political Science is divided into two departments - the Department of History and Department of Politics.
1972
North Carolina State University publishes "In a Black Perspective." This pamphlet tallies the university's black community at nine professors and 222 students (out of a total 13,809), and lists courses focusing on black history and culture: two in Political Science and one on race relations in Sociology.
1977
The School of Liberal Arts is renamed the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHASS).
The Department of Politics is renamed the Department of Political Science.
1980
The Department of Political Science is renamed the Department of Political Science and Public Administration.
1987
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is renamed the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS).
2006
The Department of Political Science and Public Administration divides into two departments: Department of Political Science and the Department of Public Administration; these two departments comprise the School of Public and International Affairs (within the College of Humanities and Social Sciences).

Scope/content

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Political Science contain correspondence, memoranda, reports, internship announcements and grant applications, and annual reports related to the administration of the North Carolina State University Department of Political Science. The records also contain materials related to the Mary Katherine Reynolds Babcock Foundation program to prepare minorities for positions in state and local government, applications for Title IX for the Education for the Public Service Program, applications for United States Department of HUD (Housing and Urban Development) work study program and the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program. Materials date from 1943 to 1996.

Physical description

8 Archival boxes

Arrangement

The collection is organized into three series. The Administrative Files series is arranged in alphabetical order and contain information related to the Department of Political Science. The Title IX Grant Files are arranged in Chronological order and contain information related to Title IX grants and the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program. The HUD Grant Files are arranged in chronological order and contain information related to the HUD (Housing and Urban Development) Work Study Program.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. 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 North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Political Science Records, UA 120.018, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Department of Political Science.

Processing information

Processed by Inventory created by Hermann J. Trojanowski, 2002 March 18 Encoded by Steven Mandeville-Gamble, 2006 March 28, and by Vivian Phinizy, 2012 October; Finding aid prepared by Vivian Phinizy, 2012 October.

The collection is organized into three principal series:

Administrative Files 1943-1989, undated

This series contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, internship opportunities and grant applications, and annual reports related to the administration of the Department of Political Science. The records also contain materials related to the Mary Katherine Reynolds Babcock Foundation program to prepare minorities for positions in state and local government. Materials date from 1943 to 1989.

Administrative Board 1951-1954
Box 1, Folder 1
Administrative Procedures 1958
Box 1, Folder 2
Administrative Staff Conference 1956
Box 1, Folder 3
Advisory Committee on Allocation of Functions 1964-1965
Box 1, Folder 4
Air Force Program 1959
Box 1, Folder 5
Budgets 1943-1965
Box 1, Folder 6
Courses 1963
Box 1, Folder 7
Curricula Review 1962
Box 1, Folder 8
Departmental Meetings 1959-1960
Box 1, Folder 9
Departmental Reports 1947-1963
Box 1, Folder 10
Educational Policy Special Committee (1 of 2) 1952-1955
Box 1, Folder 11
Educational Policy Special Committee (2 of 2) 1952-1955
Box 1, Folder 12
Ervin, Sam 1974
Box 1, Folder 13
Faculty Advisory Committee 1962
Box 1, Folder 14
Graduate Documents and Politics Proposals 1966-1967
Box 1, Folder 15
Graduate Proposals 1964
Box 2, Folder 1
Helguera, J. Leon 1957-1962
Box 2, Folder 2
Interns - Reports of a Legislative Intern 1965
Box 2, Folder 3
Interns - Letters Regarding Internship Program 1965
Box 2, Folder 4
Interns - Contacts undated
Box 2, Folder 5
Interns - Opportunities (1 of 2) 1988
Box 2, Folder 6
Interns - Opportunities (2 of 2) 1988
Box 2, Folder 7
Interns - Program undated
Box 2, Folder 8
Interns - Reports 1967
Box 2, Folder 9
Internship Application Forms undated
Box 3, Folder 1
Internship General Information 1988
Box 3, Folder 2
Internship Material Packets 1985
Box 3, Folder 3
Internship Memos 1987-1989
Box 3, Folder 4
Internship Opportunities 1989
Box 3, Folder 5
Internship Supervisor Evaluation Forms undated
Box 3, Folder 6
Internship Work Schedules undated
Box 3, Folder 7
LeClerg, Frederic Schuman 1961-1974
Box 3, Folder 8
Maps 1952-1953
Box 3, Folder 9
Minorities, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (1 of 4) 1979-1985
Box 3, Folder 10
Minorities, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (2 of 4) 1979-1985
Box 3, Folder 11
Minorities, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (3 of 4) 1979-1985
Box 3, Folder 12
Minorities, Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation (4 of 4) 1979-1985 (Accession 8749)
Box 3, Folder 13
Miscellaneous Correspondence 1956, 1967 (Accession 8749)
Box 4, Folder 1
New Courses 1954
Box 4, Folder 2
Politics Department 1966
Box 4, Folder 3
Political Science 1964
Box 4, Folder 4
Promotion Rating Sheets and Recommendations 1953
Box 4, Folder 5
Public Administration 1953
Box 4, Folder 6
Seminars 1972, 1982
Box 4, Folder 7
Shirley, John, W. 1948-1949
Box 4, Folder 8
Stationery and Envelopes undated
Box 4, Folder 9
Student and Faculty Committee on the Honor System 1953-1954
Box 4, Folder 10
Student Term Papers 1949
Box 4, Folder 11
Television Committee 1954
Box 4, Folder 12
Tenure, Academic Freedom 1959
Box 4, Folder 13
Third State of the University Conference (1 of 2) 1954-1955
Box 4, Folder 14
Third State of the University Conference (2 of 2) 1954-1955
Box 4, Folder 15
University of North Carolina 1962-1964
Box 4, Folder 16
Title IX Grant Files 1984-1994

This series contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, applications and proposals and award letters to students for fellowships for Title IX for the Education for the Public Service Program, and the Patricia Roberts Harris fellowship program. Materials date from 1984 to 1994.

Title IX Correspondence 1984
Box 5, Folder 1
Title IX Correspondence and Grant Applications 1985
Box 5, Folder 2
Title IX Correspondence (1 of 2) 1986
Box 5, Folder 3
Title IX Correspondence (2 of 2) 1986
Box 5, Folder 4
Title IX Grant Applications, Awards and Proposal Summary 1987
Box 5, Folder 5
Title IX Grant Applications (1 of 2) 1988
Box 5, Folder 6
Title IX Grant Applications (2 of 2) 1988
Box 5, Folder 7
Title IX Grant Applications 1990-1991
Box 5, Folder 8
Title IX Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (1 of 3) 1991-1992
Box 6, Folder 1
Title IX Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (2 of 3) 1991-1992
Box 6, Folder 2
Title IX Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (3 of 3) 1991-1992
Box 6, Folder 3
Title IX Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (1 of 3) 1992-1993
Box 6, Folder 4
Title IX Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (2 of 3) 1992-1993
Box 6, Folder 5
Title IX Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (3 of 3) 1992-1993
Box 6, Folder 6
Title IX, Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program 1990
Box 6, Folder 7
Title IX, Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (1 of 2) 1991-1993
Box 6, Folder 8
Title IX, Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (2 of 2) 1991-1993
Box 6, Folder 9
Title IX, Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program 1992-1993
Box 6, Folder 10
Title IX, Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (1 of 2) 1993-1994
Box 6, Folder 11
Title IX, Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program (2 of 2) 1993-1994
Box 6, Folder 12
HUD Grant Files 1982-1996

This series contains correspondence, memoranda, reports, grant applications and acceptance letters to the United State Department of HUD (Housing and Urban Development) work study program and other items related to the HUD program. Materials date from 1992 to 1996.

HUD Correspondence (1 of 2) 1982-1989
Box 7, Folder 1
HUD Correspondence (2 of 2) 1982-1989
Box 7, Folder 2
HUD Grant Award (1 of 2) 1987
Box 7, Folder 3
HUD Grant Award (2 of 2) 1987
Box 7, Folder 4
HUD Grant Application 1989
Box 7, Folder 5
HUD Memoranda(1 of 2) 1989-1990
Box 7, Folder 6
HUD Memoranda(2 of 2) 1989-1990
Box 7, Folder 7
HUD Correspondence 1991-1993
Box 7, Folder 8
HUD Correspondence 1992-1994
Box 8, Folder 1
HUD Grant Application for Work Study Program 1993
Box 8, Folder 2
HUD Grant Application for Work Study Program (1 of 2) 1993-1995
Box 8, Folder 3
HUD Grant Application for Work Study Program (2 of 2) 1993-1995
Box 8, Folder 4
HUD Grant Application for Work Study Program 1995-1996
Box 8, Folder 5
HUD Grant Application for Work Study Program(1 of 2) 1995-1996
Box 8, Folder 6
HUD Grant Application for Work Study Program(2 of 2) 1995-1996
Box 8, Folder 7

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Public and International Affairs, Department of Political Science Records, UA 120.018, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. 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 North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.