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Department of French Studies Records


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This collection consists of a single folder of records from the Department of French Studies and contains correspondence with Eugene Ionesco.


State University of New York at Albany. Department of French Studies
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0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

The Department of French Studies was created in 1973 along with the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies when the Department of Romance Languages was split. Currently French is taught within the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. The French major was discontinued in 2011 although students still have the option of minoring in the subject or initiating an interdisciplinary major in French.

This collection consists of single folder with correspondence with Eugene Ionesco, who served as a visiting professor in the 1980s and received an honorary doctorate in 1989.

This collection is unprocessed, individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2018-03-06 08:51:21 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Benjamin Covell, 2017 February 21

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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Department of French Studies Records, 1980-1989. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Department of French Studies Records).