Curriculum and teaching (university function)
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
In 1949, the first course in biophysics was offered at Johns Hopkins. The following year Jenkins Hall was dedicated as the center of biophysical research at the Homewood campus. This collection consists of materials pertaining to the 50th anniversary of Biophysics at Hopkins, circa 1999, including items from previous anniversaries.
This collection consists of records of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, including materials from visiting committees, faculty meetings, films, departmental records, and undergraduate student records, circa 1960s-1990s.
The Department of Sociology at Johns Hopkins was founded in 1959 by American sociologist James Coleman. The department concentrates on two broad areas at the graduate and undergraduate levels: global social change and social inequality. This collection contains records of the Department of Sociology from circa 1960 to 1990. The records may include faculty and student records.
The Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins was formed in the 20th century to formally to bring together the various humanities departments on campus. This collection consists student films created for the courses in the Humanities Center in the mid-to-late 1960s.
J. Montgomery Gambrill (1880-1953) was a historian and professor at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. This collection consists largely of typed and handwritten correspondence, subject files, and teaching files reagarding his research and administrative duties, from 1794 to 1966.
Johns Hopkins University produced four educational television series between 1948 and 1960: The Johns Hopkins Science Review, Tomorrow, Tomorrow's Careers, and Johns Hopkins File 7. This collection consists of videocassette (VHS) copies of kinescopes of those television programs produced dating from 1948 to 1960.
This collection contains teaching and research materials relating to the career of Robert Endicott Osgood (1921-1986). Materials include the text of speeches, research files related to publications, correspondence, and exams. Osgood's areas of expertise included U.S. foreign policy, national strategic issues, and the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI).
The Johns Hopkins Center for Italian Studies at Villa Spelman was established in the early 1970s in accordance with the bequest of Leolyn and Timothy Mather Spelman. The property was sold by the university in September 2008. This collection consists of records of the Villa Spelman from 1961 to 2006; the bulk of the material dates from 1980 to 2000.