The collection comprises the College Dean's records from World War II (1943-1944) and documents military training and programming on the campus of Brown University. Each branch of the United States Armed Forces is represented in the materials, though the Army and Navy predominate, with notably less documentation related to the Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. The materials include files on Selective Services, the Reserve Officer's Training Corps (ROTC), and the Enlisted Reserve Corps.
The Brown University Department of Chemistry records contain administrative files dated from circa 1950 to 1987. These files include annual reports, correspondence, materials regarding the chemistry department curriculum and the students enrolled in the department, and information regarding the Metcalf Laboratory.
The Educational Policy Committee minutes contain minutes of meetings, arranged chronologically, and materials related to academic courses that received the Committee's approval. The courses include classes offered by academic departments, Group Independent Study Projects (GISP), Special Themes and Topics (STT), and Modes of Thought (MOT). The materials are dated from 1969 to 1984.
Inventory of Brown University faculty publications
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The Inventory of Brown University faculty publications comprises a list of faculty and administrative publications, arranged by department, which date from 1899 through 1928. Some correspondence is included.
The Brown University Librarian's files consist of various files relating to the development of the Brown University Library system under the tenure of Merrily Taylor. The dates for this collection range from 1985 to 2005.