College of Arts and Sciences Records, 1854-18581965-1977

Descriptive Identification

Unit ID
ua600
Collection
X
Repository
M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives
Extent
59 cubic ft.
creator
College of Arts and Sciences
Location
The materials are located onsite in the department.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of inactive records from the University at Albany's College of Arts and Sciences.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Processed in 2015 by unprocessed.

Acquisition Information

All items in this manuscript group were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

Access

Access to this collection is restricted because it is unprocessed. Portions of the collection may contain recent administrative records and/or personally identifiable information. While it is likely that portions of the collection may be viewed, access must be managed by an archivist.

Copyright

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, the M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives will provide information about copyright owners and other restrictions, but the legal determination ultimately rests with the researcher. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, College of Arts and Sciences Records. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York.

Biographical History

The University at Albany's created the School of Arts and Sciences in 1963 to bring together all the programs in the arts and sciences, in 1964 its name was changed to the College of Arts and Sciences. The College was divided into the Divisions of Humanities, Science and Mathematics, and the Social Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences was dissolved in 1978-79 into the new Colleges of Humanities and Fine Arts, Science and Mathematics, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences was officially recreated in October of 1993 after the recommendations made by a Task Force on Campus Organization were accepted by then President H. Patrick Swygert. The Colleges of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Humanities and Fine Arts, were officially brought together to form the College of Arts and Sciences.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of inactive records of University at Albany's College of Arts and Sciences including: annual reports, 1968-76; dean's correspondence with divisions and departments; proposals for new courses and changes for existing ones, 1965-67; Arts and Sciences Council, Executive Committee, and Committee Meeting minutes, 1968-76; Chairmen's Meeting minutes, 1972-73; departmental program evaluation reports, and budgets, 1968-77.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Web Archives

Components List

  • Web Archives, 1997 June 7-2016 September 17

    Unit ID
    nam_ua600-1
    Extent
    768 captures
    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Web crawling is managed through the Internet Archive's Archive-It service. This page includes links to both the university's collection and the Internet Archive's public collection.

    Surface-level crawling of www.albany.edu is performed daily which should includes most top-level webpages. Separate targeted crawls of every albany.edu subdomain are performed monthly to attempt to gather all content. This includes: www.albany.edu, www.rna.albany.edu, www.ctg.albany.edu, www.ualbanysports.com, www.albany.edu/rockefeller, www.albany.edu/cela, www.albany.edu/asrc, m.albany.edu, library.albany.edu, events.albany.edu, cstar.cestm.albany.edu, csda.albany.edu, and alumni.albany.edu

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    Web Archives

    • http://www.albany.edu/cas/ - University Archives collection, 2013 May 8-2016 September 17
      Web-archive
      1
    • WARC file for http://www.albany.edu/cas/, (please see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_ARChive for more details), 2013 May 8-2016 September 17
      Warc
      1
      Conditions Governing Access

      WARC files are very large and difficult to work with. Your request may take time to process, and we may be unable to deliver your request remotely. Please consult an archivist if you are interested in researching with web archives.

    • http://www.albany.edu/cas/ - Internet Archive collection, 1997 June 7-2016 September 17
      Web-archive
      2