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History 193: Tufts in American History Student Papers

 Collection
Call Number: UA247

Scope and Contents

This collection contains final papers and presentations of students enrolled in HIS193: Tufts in American History. Students in the course used the Digital Collections and Archives as a laboratory for researching and writing on topics related to campus life at Tufts from the 19th to 21st centuries century.

Dates

  • 2017 -- 2020

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. Any intellectual property rights that the donor possesses have not been transferred to Tufts University.

Biographical / Historical

This course uses the Digital Collections and Archives as a laboratory for researching and writing on topics related to campus life at Tufts from the 19th to 21st century, including dating, sororities and fraternities, the student movement in the 1960s, the women’s movements, student publications, and sports and Title IX. In this course, students complete individual research projects based on primary sources available in the archives. As of 2021, this course is taught by Virginia Drachman.

Extent

723.17 Megabytes

20 Digital Object(s)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains final papers and presentations of students enrolled in HIS193: Tufts in American History. Students in the course used the Digital Collections and Archives as a laboratory for researching and writing on topics related to campus life at Tufts from the 19th to 21st centuries century.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four series: Fall Semester 2017, Fall Semester 2018, Spring Semester 2020, and Spring Semester 2021.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by students to DCA in 2018, accession UA-2018-045; 2019, accession UA-2020-041; 2020, accession UA-2020-070; and 2021, accession UA-2022-031.

Processing Information

Processing of Fall 2017 material was completed by Leah Edelman in 2018. Materials were converted to PDF where necessary, bagged using Bagger, and ingested to the Digital Library. An item-level inventory, series-level description, and finding aid were created at the time of processing. Fall 2018, Spring 2020, and Spring 2021 material was processed by Records and Accessioning Archivist Jane Kelly in 2020. Materials were bagged using Bagger and ingested into the Digital Library. The finding aid was updated in June 2020.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Digital Collections and Archives, Tufts University Repository

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