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RG 28

Extent: 44 cm

Access: Restricted.


The Department of Political Studies has been in operation since the University opened in 1964. It offers a four-year honours program and a three-year general program designed to promote a thorough understanding of the systems which govern humanity.

These records are comprised of minutes of the Department of Political Studies meetings, related correspondence, etc., and cover the years 1975-1987.

Box 1


1: Department meetings #47-#67 (1975-1977) - minutes, related correspondence, etc.

2: Department meetings #68-#83 (1977-1979) - minutes, related correspondence, etc.

3: Department meetings #84-#111 (1979-1983) - minutes, related correspondence, etc.

4: Department meetings #112-#114 (1983-1984) - minutes, related correspondence, etc.

5: Department meetings #122-#133 (1984-1987) - minutes, related correspondence, etc.

Box 2


1: Administrative and Policy Studies 1978-81

2: Comparative Development Studies

3: Canadian Studies notes and correspondence 1975-77

4: Publications 1974-78

5: Departmental Budget 1972-78

6: Budgets 1970-71

7: Budgets 1966, 1968-69

8: Julian Blackburn College notes and correspondence

9: Municipal Government Seminar

10: Municipal Government Seminar notes

11: Teaching and Curriculum methods

12: Teaching Loads

13: Subcommittee on Teaching Methods and Curriculum