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SUB-GROUP Identifier: HUF 525.2000.3

Printed material issued by the Harvard Center for Literary and Cultural Studies and the Harvard Humanities Center

Overview

Originally established as the Center for Literary Studies in 1984, the Center was renamed the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies in 1988, and then became the Humanities Center in 1999. It was later renamed the Mahindra Humanities Center in 2011. The Center sponsors seminars, conferences, lectures, and workshops for interdisciplinary studies in the humanities. This collection contains printed materials from 1993 to 2005, including annual reports, brochures, programs, and posters.

Dates

  • 1993 - 2005

Creator

Researcher Access

Open for research.

Extent

1.5 cubic feet (3 boxes and 1 portfolio folder)
The collection contains printed materials issued from 1993 to 2005 from the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies and the Harvard Humanities Center. Standard size publications include annual reports; brochures about seminars; course catalogs for gender and sexuality studies and cultural studies at Harvard; brochures about Interdisciplinary Initiatives for Graduate Students workshops, fellowships, and conferences; and conference programs. The collection also includes posters from conferences, roundtable discussions, and other events.

Historical note on the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies and the Harvard Humanities Center

The Center for Literary Studies was founded in 1984 with a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. In January 1988, the Center expanded its name to the Center for Literary and Cultural Studies. It changed again in September 1999 to the Humanities Center in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. In March 2011, the Center was renamed as the Mahindra Humanities Center. The Center fosters interdisciplinary studies in the humanities. It hosts seminars, conferences, lectures, and workshops for faculty and students at Harvard and other institutions and independent scholars.

Arrangement

Material is arranged by physical format: standard size and poster size.

Acquisition

Transferred from the Harvard Humanities Center on 2006-03-03; accessions 17300 and 17446.

Related Materials

Harvard University Humanities Center. Annual report, 2006/2007. HUF 525.2999.1, Harvard University Archives.

Separated Materials

Harvard University Center for Literary and Cultural Studies Newsletter (HUF 525.2859), Harvard University Humanities Center Monthly Newsletter (HUF 525.2859.1), and Harvard University Center for Literary Studies Monthly Newsletter (HUF 525.2859.2) are held by Harvard University Archives.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Clauss, December 2019.

The archivist re-combined a single transmittal that had been broken into two accessions upon arrival at the Harvard University Archives in 2006. The collection arrangement follows the organization implemented by the accessioning staff.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard University Center for Literary and Cultural Studies and Harvard University Humanities Center. Printed materials issued by the Harvard Center for Literary and Cultural Studies and the Harvard Humanities Center, 1993-2005 : an inventory
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
hua29019

Repository Details

Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository

Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.

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