University of Connecticut, Center for Black Studies Records
Scope and Content
The collection contains the proposal for the establishment of the Center, background materials and programs for some of the programs offered by the Center.
The collection is open and available for research.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
The Center for Black Studies was established 1 July 1969. Its purpose was to identify "areas of study not presently covered by existing courses related to black studies, interdepartmental liaison in the encouragement of the design of extra-curricular seminars to stimulate an increased degree of familiarity with the literature concerning the black experience, and stimulating the design of colloquia to facilitate both faculty and study research related to the black experience." [3 October 1969 Memorandum]
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Language of Materials
The Center was created in 1969 to facilitate interdepartmental support for research, study and outreach focused on the black experience. The collection contains materials concerning the establishment of the Center and programs of its activities from its establishment through 1980.
The materials are arranged alphabetically.
Periodicals produced by the Center have been integrated into the periodical holdings of Archives & Special Collections. Please refer to the Library's online catalogue, HOMER, for specific holdings.
- Administrative records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- African Americans Subject Source: Fast
- Blacks Subject Source: Fast
- Connecticut (state) Subject Source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- Education, Higher Subject Source: Fast
- Fliers (printed matter) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Universities and colleges Subject Source: Fast
- University of Connecticut, Center for Black Studies Records
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