Fonds 0234 - University of Toronto. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures fonds

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UTA 0234


University of Toronto. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures fonds


  • 1909-2008 (Creation)

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4.0 m of textual records and publications (11 boxes)

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The various college departments of German were combined into one university-wide department in 1969 (Combined Department of German), which became the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures in 1975. Professor Latta states that this was the name used at the University of Kansas and it was, at his suggestion, adopted for the U of T.

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This fonds contains 2 accessions.

  • A2011-0021: Contains correspondence, minutes, memoranda, enrolment figures, timetables, examination questions, reports and other documents relating to the teaching of German, initially largely at Trinity College (to 1949) and then more widely within the University of Toronto, including the Combined Departments of German (1969-1975) and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures (since 1975). Included are copies of the departmental Handbook and the Undergraduate Brochure. [4 boxes, 1907-2007]

  • A2015-0010: Contains Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures departmental meeting minutes, Senior Committee and Graduate Division meeting minutes and PhD student files. [7 boxes, ca. 1960-2008]

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