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Samples of registration documents for Syracuse University

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of Syracuse University registration records (correspondence and forms) documenting certification of the university colleges; curricula of its various schools and serves as an example of the college/university registration process over time. Correspondence topics include listing the university under a religious denomination; meeting Education Law criteria; Regents rules governing certificates or courses of study; name changes of component colleges and proposed creation or abolition of degree programs.
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Quantity:
0.2 cu. ft. (ca. 30 documents)
Inclusive Dates:
1913-1956
Series Number:
B1448

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of a small folder of registration documents (correspondence and forms) pertaining to Syracuse University. Labeled "Items of Historical Interest," the records document certification of the university colleges and curricula of its various schools (architecture, fine arts, library, home economics, industrial arts, medicine, social sciences). The series serves as an example of the college/university registration process over time.

Correspondence covers such issues as listing of the university under a religious denomination; meeting Education Law criteria and Regents rules governing certificates or courses of study; name changes of component colleges; and proposed creation or abolition of degree programs, including home study and providing continuing education for war veterans.

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Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

Custodial History

These records are obviously a very small example from a much larger series of files which were destroyed at some uncertain date. Exact provenance and transfer details are not known.

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