H. Thomas Kearney Papers 1973-1976

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Kearney, H. Thomas
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 archival box)
Call number
MC 00171

The H. Thomas Kearney Papers contain materials related to the Transition program conducted by North Carolina State University during the 1970s. The collection includes promotional materials, program descriptions, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and film rental receipts as well as materials, such as a script and slides, that relate to a student-produced performance based on readings from diaries, letters, and contemporary newspaper accounts dealing with North Carolina's involvement in the Civil War.

H. Thomas Kearney was an instructor in the History Department of North Carolina State University from 1970 to 1978.

Kearney was involved with Transition, a program conducted by North Carolina State University during the 1970s and beyond. Billed as “an alternative freshman year,” the Transition program brought together about fifty freshmen for a small-scale group learning experience. In a residence hall setting, the students took courses in English, History, and Social Studies.

Language

English

Biographical/historical note

H. Thomas Kearney was an instructor in the History Department of North Carolina State University from 1970 to 1978.

Kearney was involved with Transition, a program conducted by North Carolina State University during the 1970s and beyond. Billed as “an alternative freshman year,” the Transition program brought together about fifty freshmen for a small-scale group learning experience. In a residence hall setting, the students took courses in English, History, and Social Studies.

Scope/content

The H. Thomas Kearney Papers contain materials related to the Transition program conducted by North Carolina State University during the 1970s. The collection includes promotional materials, program descriptions, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and film rental receipts as well as materials, such as a script and slides, that relate to a student-produced performance based on readings from diaries, letters, and contemporary newspaper accounts dealing with North Carolina's involvement in the Civil War.

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], H. Thomas Kearney Papers, MC 00171, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift, 1984.

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid encoded by Kellie Strickland. Updated by Stephanie Barnwell, 2012 January.

Transition Program Papers 1974-1976
Box 1, Folder 1
Correspondence 1974-1976
Box 1, Folder 2
Clippings 1974-[1976]
Box 1, Folder 3
Transition Program Rosters 1975-1976
Box 1, Folder 4
"Transition: Evaluation of an innovative freshman program," by Thomas H. Stafford Jr. 1975
Box 1, Folder 5
"A State Divided" [1974]
Box 1, Folder 6
Birth of a Nation showing [1973]
Box 1, Folder 7
Films, Library Requests 1975-1976
Box 1, Folder 8
Movies, Rental Receipts Fall 1975-Spring 1976
Box 1, Folder 9
Transition Program A - Slides 1974-1975

Though it is likely, it is unclear whether the slides originated with this collection.

Box 1, Folder 10
Transition Program B - Slides 1974-1975

Though it is likely, it is unclear whether the slides originated with this collection.

Box 1, Folder 11

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], H. Thomas Kearney Papers, MC 00171, 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.