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Department of Art and Art History Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA0785

Scope and Contents

The Department of Art and Art History records consist primarily of departmental planning packets, annual reports and faculty meeting minutes, mostly concentrated from 1980 to 1998. Also included in these records are guidelines for a variety of everyday functions of the department, such as course evaluation forms and nominations for honorary degrees. These records detail the events of what would become the Department of Art under the leadership of Professors Spence, Byrum, and Kovach. Also included are promotional booklets from the Department of Art and its successor, the Department of Art and Art History, including one dedicated to the graphic design concentration.

Dates

  • 1975 - 2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by UNC Charlotte. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Administrative History

The Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was originally offered in 1971 but was soon changed to a Bachelor in Creative Arts in 1973, which remained until 1993 when the art degree offered by UNC Charlotte became a Bachelor in Fine Arts. This degree was joined by a resurrected Bachelor of Arts in 1997.

The Department of Art and Art History has been known by a variety of names, beginning as the Department of Fine Arts, which included sister programs in Music, Performance and Theater. This was renamed as the Creative Arts Department in 1971, became known as the Visual Arts Department in 1984, and took the simple moniker of the Department of Art from 1992 to 2007, when it took on its present-day name of the Department of Art and Art History, adding a Bachelor in Art History at that time. The department began as part of the College of Arts and Sciences, then became part of the Division of Humanities from 1969 to 1972. From 1972 until 1980, the department was part of the College of Humanities, until that college merged with the College of Science and Mathematics and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences to become the College of Arts and Sciences. The College of Arts and Sciences was then divided in 2008, and the Department of Art and Art History was assigned to the new College of Arts + Architecture, where it is governed today.

Extent

0.834 Linear Feet (2 boxes [2 letter document cases])

Related Materials

Previous versions of the Department of Art and Art History webpage dating back to 2015 have been archived and are available at: https://wayback.archive-it.org/org-841/*/http://coaa.uncc.edu/academics/department-of-art-art-history

Chancellor subject files (RG 05)

College of Humanities Records (UA0057)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Records (UA0072)

Academic Affairs Vice Chancellor subject files (UA0001)

Office of Assessment and Accreditation Records (UA0007)

Office of Public Relations Records (UA0226)

University Publications--Brochures/Printed Material (UA0240)

Material related to Department of Fine Arts: Student Affairs Vice Chancellor (Bonnie Cone) Records (UA0101) Chancellor subject files (RG 05) Academic Affairs Vice Chancellor subject files (UA0001) Public Information and Publications (RG 28) Charlotte College Records (UA0034)

Material related to Department of Creative Arts: Creative Arts scrapbook College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Records (UA0072) Academic Affairs Vice Chancellor subject files (UA0001) Academic Affairs, Academic Planning and Curriculum records (UA0314) Chancellor subject files (RG 05) Provost Records (UA0068) Business Affairs subject files (RG 27) Student Affairs Vice Chancellor (Bonnie Cone) Records (UA0101) Development Office Records (UA0083) Alumni Office subject files (RG 32) University Publications--Brochures/Printed Material (UA240) Public Information and Publications (RG 28) J. Murrey Atkins Library Records (UA0056) Photographs--UNC Charlotte, 1965-1979 (UA0066) Photographs--UNC Charlotte, 1975- (UA0223) Photographs--UNC Charlotte, 1977-1988, 1996 (UA0277)

Processing Information

Processed by Ayinde Best, Manuscript Processing Assistant, October 2018.
Title
Department of Art and Art History records
Status
Completeexceptcataloging
Author
Ayinde Best and Jacob Taylor
Date
11/5/2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte [All collections not yet online. For assistance, contact Special Collections: spec-coll@uncc.edu; 704-687-1170] Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States