Guide to the Records of Dartmouth College, Public Affairs, Great Issues Course, 1946 - 1967Manuscript DA-12

Collection Overview

Title:

Guide to the Records of Dartmouth College, Public Affairs, Great Issues Course, 1946 - 1967

Call Number:

Manuscript DA-12

Collection Dates:

1946 - 1967

Size of Collection:

67 boxes (100.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:

The Great Issues course, whose purpose was to "relate undergraduate education to the responsibilities of adult living" through a series of lectures and discussions meant to "present issues confronting the public-minded man who is concerned with the maintenance of a just peace, the building of a second economic order, and the search for values which will enable our culture to survive" (Dartmouth College ORC, 1947) was discontinued following the 1965-66 academic year. Records contain administrative records, Steering Committee files, curricular materials, publicity files, speaker files and recordings of selected speakers.

Access to Collection:

Access to audio recording restricted. Consult College Archivist.

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