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University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Classics records
UARC.0301  
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Description
Record Series 301 contains the administrative files of the Department of Classics at UCLA. Included are reports, departmental reviews, committee files, meeting minutes, and event files and announcements.
Background
UCLA's Department of Classics originated from a small department called "Classical Languages," formed in 1919 at UCLA's inception and consisting of one professor, Arthur Patch McKinlay, and six courses. In 1922, Edwin Moore Rankin was the second professor to join the department and courses in ancient Greek were added to the curriculum. By 1965, the faculty numbered twelve members responsible for courses in Latin and Greek, with another six members responsible for Indo-European studies (Hungarian, Finnish, Celtic, Irish, and the ancient languages of Sanskrit and Hittite); programs leading to the master and doctoral degrees were also instituted.
Extent
2 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright to portions of this collection has been assigned to the UCLA Library Special Collections. The library can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. Commercial use may require additional rights that must be determined and obtained by the researcher. All requests for copyright permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Library Special Collections. Credit shall be given as follows: The Regents of the University of California on behalf of the UCLA Library Special Collections.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.