North Carolina State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Records 1907-2013

Creator
North Carolina State University. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Size
2.75 linear feet (5 archival storage boxes, 1 cardbox)
Call number
UA 120.013

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures contain administrative records, correspondence, handbooks, annual reports, programs, brochures, newsletters, minutes, course descriptions, artifacts, and photographs. Contained here are the records pertaining to translation services, the Foreign Language In-house Press, the Summer Institute In English for Foreign Students, departmental learning and teaching, and the history of the department.

Foreign language learning at North Carolina State University began in 1896. In 1907, the Modern Language Department offered regular foreign language courses. The Department expanded to the Department of Modern Languages and Translation Services in 1937 and was located in Peele Hall. The Department was renamed Foreign Languages and Literatures in 1978.

Biographical/historical note

Foreign language learning at North Carolina State University began in 1896. In 1907, the Modern Language Department offered regular foreign language courses. The Department expanded to the Department of Modern Languages and Translation Services in 1937 and was located in Peele Hall.

The Translation Service was established by Professor Hinkle in 1925. Graduate and advanced undergraduate students completed translations on subject matters in their major area of concentration, and faculty offered translation services to the rest of the University. The Modern Language Department and the Division of Continuing Education developed the Summer Institute in English in 1965. The Summer Institute in English, part of the English as a Second Language Program at North Carolina State University, is designed for students, business people, and professionals pursuing more advanced proficiency in English. The Department was later renamed Foreign Languages and Literatures in 1978.

Scope/content

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures contain administrative records, correspondence, handbooks, annual reports, programs, brochures, newsletters, minutes, course descriptions, artifacts, and photographs. Contained here are the records pertaining to translation services, the Foreign Language In-house Press, the Summer Institute In English for Foreign Students, departmental learning and teaching, and the history of the department.

Physical description

5 archival storage boxes, 1 cardbox

Arrangement

This collection has undergone full archival processing; materials are arranged in folders chronologically and by subject.

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, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Records, UA 120.013, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.

Processing information

Processed by: (unprocessed); machine-readable finding aid created by: Steven Mandeville-Gamble and updated by Karen Paar, 2007; Cate Putirskis, 2008 October, 2009 January, August, December; 2010 November; finding aid updated by Taylor Wolford to reflect reprocessing of the collection, 2017 October-November.

The collection is organized into three principal series:

General Records 1907-2011 (1)
Size: 1.2 linear feet

The General Records of the North Carolina State University Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures contain administrative records, correspondence, handbooks, annual reports, programs, brochures, newsletters, minutes, course descriptions, artifacts, and photographs. Contained here are the records relating to translation services, the Foreign Language In-house Press, departmental learning and teaching initiatives, and Foreign Languages and Literatures programs and workshops. The records chronologically document the academic and administrative activities of the department from 1907 to 2011.

Foreign Languages and Literatures Department history 1907-2002
Box 1, Folder 1
Translation Services Annual Report 1938-1942
Box 1, Folder 2
Translation Services Annual Report 1943-1949
Box 1, Folder 3
Translation Services Annual Report 1954-1958
Box 1, Folder 5
Translation Services Annual Report 1958-1960
Box 1, Folder 6
Translation Services Annual Report 1960-1965
Box 1, Folder 7
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Administrative Records 1965-1969
Box 1, Folder 8
Report on the NAFSA Field Service Program training grant 1967
Box 1, Folder 9
North Carolina ESL Workshop program of events 1968
Box 1, Folder 10
ESL course descriptions 1970
Box 1, Folder 11
Spanish and Portuguese course brochures 1970
Box 1, Folder 12
Study Abroad Program descriptions 1970-1978
Box 1, Folder 13
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Administrative Records 1971-1978
Box 1, Folder 14
Technician newspaper clippings on "Foreign Language Abolishment" 1972
Box 1, Folder 15
General Faculty Meeting Report 1975-1983
Box 1, Folder 16
Spanish and French curriculum 1976
Box 1, Folder 17
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Party Invitation 1979
Box 1, Folder 18
Foreign Languages and Literatures Major and Minor course brochures 1980
Box 1, Folder 19
North Carolina Classics newsletter 1981
Box 1, Folder 20
Foreign Language Festival program 1981
Box 1, Folder 21
Mexico Study Abroad Program 1982
Box 1, Folder 22
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Administrative Records and Policies Manual 1982-1986
Box 1, Folder 23
Intensive Year-round Language Program brochures 1982-1991
Box 1, Folder 24
Foreign Language In-house Press 1984-1989
Box 2, Folder 1
Foreign Languages and Literatures Major and Minor brochures 1988-1989
Box 2, Folder 2
Foreign Language In-house Press 1991-1995
Box 2, Folder 3
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Administrative Records, Newsletters, and Course brochures 1991-1999
Box 2, Folder 4
Foreign Languages and Literatures Program Evaluation Survey 1993
Box 2, Folder 5
Handbook for Foreign Language Majors 1994-1995
Box 2, Folder 6
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Centennial Celebration Photographs 1991
Box 2, Folder 7
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Centennial Celebration Newsletters 1996
Box 2, Folder 8
Departmental Teaching and Learning 1999-2000
Box 2, Folder 9
Foreign Languages and Literatures Spring Graduates 2000
Box 2, Folder 10
Foreign Languages and Literatures Major brochures 2000
Box 2, Folder 11
Departmental Award for Learning and Teaching Excellence 2000-2001
Box 2, Folder 12
Foreign Languages and Literatures Department Faculty Correspondence 2000-2002
Box 2, Folder 13
Handbook for Foreign Language Majors 2001-2002
Box 2, Folder 14
Reception for Foreign Languages and Literatures Majors and Minors 2002
Box 2, Folder 15
First Annual ESL Symposium Program and Evaluation 2002
Box 2, Folder 16
ESL Learning and Teaching 2002
Box 2, Folder 17
French Course descriptions and brochure 2003-2005
Box 2, Folder 18
Handbook for Foreign Language Majors 2005-2006
Box 2, Folder 19
Foreign Languages and Literatures brochures and programs 2006-2008
Box 2, Folder 20
Foreign Languages and Literatures Course Calendars 2007-2008
Box 2, Folder 21
Curricular Outcomes for French and Spanish Majors 2008-2009
Box 2, Folder 22
Study Abroad brochures 2009
Box 2, Folder 23
Foreign Language Placement and Requirements 2009-2010
Box 2, Folder 24
French Studies Open House 2011
Box 2, Folder 25
Ceramic mug with "Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures" 1996
Card box 6
Retractable Ballpoint Pen with "Foreign Languages & Literatures" 1996
Card box 6
Button with "100 Years of Foreign Languages at NC State 1896-1996" 1996
Card box 6
Summer Institute in English 1965-2013 (2)
Size: 1.55 linear feet

The Summer Institute in English Records series contains annual brochures and final reports pertaining to the program’s learning objectives, evaluation process, enrollment of students, staff members, testing, class schedules, and language programs. Materials arranged chronologically date from 1965 to 2013 with final reports lacking in certain folders.

Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1965
Box 2, Folder 26
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1966
Box 2, Folder 27
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1967
Box 2, Folder 28
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1968
Box 3, Folder 1
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1969
Box 3, Folder 2
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1970
Box 3, Folder 3
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1971
Box 3, Folder 4
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1972
Box 3, Folder 5
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1973
Box 3, Folder 6
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1974
Box 3, Folder 7
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1975
Box 3, Folder 8
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1976
Box 3, Folder 9
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1977
Box 3, Folder 10
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1978
Box 3, Folder 11
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1979
Box 3, Folder 12
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1980
Box 3, Folder 13
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1981
Box 4, Folder 1
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1982
Box 4, Folder 2
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1983
Box 4, Folder 3
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1984
Box 4, Folder 4
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1985
Box 4, Folder 5
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1986
Box 4, Folder 6
Summer Institute in English Final Report 1987
Box 4, Folder 7
Summer Institute in English Admissions Application 1988
Box 4, Folder 8
Summer Institute in English Brochure 1989
Box 4, Folder 9
Summer Institute in English Brochure 1990
Box 4, Folder 10
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 1992-1994
Box 4, Folder 11
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2001
Box 4, Folder 12
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2002
Box 4, Folder 13
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2003
Box 4, Folder 14
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2004
Box 4, Folder 15
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2005
Box 5, Folder 1
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 2006
Box 5, Folder 2
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 2007
Box 5, Folder 3
Summer Institute in English Final Report and Brochure 2008
Box 5, Folder 4
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2009
Box 5, Folder 5
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2010
Box 5, Folder 6
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2012
Box 5, Folder 7
Summer Institute in English Final Report 2013
Box 5, Folder 8
Web Content Beginning in 2009
Size: 1 website

This series is comprised of the web site of North Carolina State University’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, captured by the NCSU Libraries since using the Internet Archive’s Archive-It web archiving service.

Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures website (http://fll.chass.ncsu.edu/) Beginning in February 2009
Size: 1 website

This is the official website of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at NC State University. The NCSU Libraries has scheduled this website to be captured quarterly since July 2016. Also included here are prior captures by the Internet Archive dating back to February 2009, which may be less complete and was performed at undetermined intervals.

Access to the collection

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Mailing address:
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures Records, UA 120.013, 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.