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Department of Sociology records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-04-230
The Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins was founded in 1959 by American sociologist James Coleman. The department concentrates on two broad areas at the graduate and undergraduate levels: global social change and social inequality. This collection contains records of the Department of Sociology from circa 1960 to 1990. The records may include faculty and student records.

Dates

  • circa 1960s-1990

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

All collections are closed except to office of origin or original owner until processed. University records are closed for 25 years from the point of creation. These files may contain student records, which are further subject to FERPA. These files may contain personnel records, which are subject to further restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

3.5 Cubic Feet (5 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

The Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins was founded in 1959 by American sociologist James Coleman. The department concentrates on two broad areas at the graduate and undergraduate levels: Global social change, which focuses on cross-national, comparative research; and social inequality, which primarily focuses on family, education, work, race, gender, policy, and immigration.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains records of the Department of Sociology from circa 1960 to 1990. The records may include faculty and student records.

Arrangement

This collection is unprocessed.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was transferred to the Archives from the parent office.

Accruals

Accession numbers 2003.UA.009, 2003.UA.024.

Bibliography

Historical information adapted from http://soc.jhu.edu/about/, accessed 2015 May 27.

Processing Information

This collection has not been processed.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA