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Academic Departments. German and Russian Department Records

Finding Aid & Inventory

WFU's German and Russian department is one of almost 40 undergraduate and graduate academic departments at Wake Forest University. German, German Studies, and Russian are all offered as undergraduate majors and minors. The records in this collection document the operations and history of the department. Materials include syllabi, newsletters, a grant application, journals from stays at Flow House in Vienna, and trip planning.

Biographical and Historical Note

The German and Russian department is one of almost 40 undergraduate and graduate academic departments located at Wake Forest University. German, German Studies, and Russian are all offered as both undergraduate majors and minors. The department offers coursework that focuses on language, culture, and international business relations. Students, regardless of major, are also encouraged to study abroad.

Collection Overview

The records in this collection document the operations and history of the Russian and German Department at Wake Forest University. The materials include syllabi, newsletters, grant application, journals from stays at Flow House in Vienna, and trip planning.

Collection Inventory

  • Russian and German Department
    • Affirmative Action policy and memorandums (1976-1984) / Box 3 Folder 1
    • "Berlin and East Germany" January term course materials (1972) / Box 1 Folder 2
    • The Boar and the Bear newsletter (2016) / Box 1 Folder 1
    • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst German Academic Exchange Program (DAAD) grant and itinerary, by Larry E. West (1997) / Box 1 Folder 4
    • Deutscher Akademischer Austauscdienst (DAAD) materials (1979-1983) / Box 2 Folder 57
    • Flow Home establishment journal by Larry E. West (1998) / Box 1 Folder 6
    • Flow Home establishment trip journal by Larry E. West (1999) / Box 1 Folder 7
    • Oberammergau Passion Play planning trip journal, by Larry E. West (2009) / Box 1 Folder 8
    • Oberammergau trip with journal entries, by Larry E. West (1990) / Box 1 Folder 5
  • German Department
    • Abroad programs materials (1974-1991) / Box 2 Folder 41
    • Books and periodical funds, ZSR Library, memorandums and correspondence (1975-1991) / Box 2 Folder 25
    • Budget (1983-1995) / Box 3 Folder 2-9
    • Chairmen's discussion group memorandums (1974-1975) / Box 3 Folder 10
    • Chairmen's fall workshop (1983-1984) / Box 2 Folder 1
    • Chairmen's workshop materials (1982) / Box 2 Folder 2
    • Computer use guide and correspondence (1983-1985) / Box 3 Folder 11
    • Course schedules (1971-1985) / Box 3 Folder 17-19
    • Course scheduling manual (1976-1977) / Box 3 Folder 20
    • Curriculum committee materials (1980-1985) / Box 3 Folder 21
    • Curriculum committee: Division One courses (1974-1981) / Box 3 Folder 22
    • Curriculum committee: Division One courses (undated) / Box 3 Folder 23
    • Curriculum committee: German courses (1974-1981) / Box 3 Folder 24
    • David, Susan H. materials (1979) / Box 3 Folder 25
    • Davidson College Marburg Program materials (1982-1987) / Box 3 Folder 26
    • Departmental chairs group meeting materials (1985-1987) / Box 3 Folder 28
    • Departmental chairs group meeting materials (1988-1991) / Box 2 Folder 55
    • Department chairs group meeting materials (1991-1993) / Box 3 Folder 27
    • Department chairs group meeting materials (1993-1995) / Box 2 Folder 56
    • Department move plan memorandums (1981) / Box 2 Folder 32
    • Department staff meeting minutes (1966-1975) / Box 2 Folder 3
    • Energy Conservation memorandums (1978-1980) / Box 2 Folder 5
    • Expenditures and Student Flow documentation (1978-1983) / Box 2 Folder 6
    • Five year budget planning materials (1981) / Box 2 Folder 38
    • Founder's Day memorandums (1984) / Box 2 Folder 7
    • Frost, Linda instructor materials (1984-1985) / Box 2 Folder 12
    • Frasier, Ralph classroom materials (undated ) / Box 2 Folder 8
    • Free University of Berlin materials (1974) / Box 2 Folder 10-11
    • German 270 individual study materials (1974-1976) / Box 2 Folder 13
    • German Club materials (1965-1966) / Box 2 Folder 14
    • German majors and minors list (1985) / Box 2 Folder 15
    • German professors list (1985) / Box 2 Folder 27
    • German senior testing materials (1970-1980) / Box 2 Folder 17
    • German 160 trip to Germany, group meetings, financial statements, itineraries, by Larry E. West (1997) / Box 1 Folder 3
    • Gilbert, Michael John T., instructor materials (1992) / Box 2 Folder 18
    • Government Regulation memorandums (1975-1978) / Box 2 Folder 20
    • GPEP Program planning (1984-1985) / Box 2 Folder 40
    • "Guidebook to Academic Majors" booklet (Fall 1976) / Box 2 Folder 21
    • Honors Program materials (1959) / Box 2 Folder 22
    • Institute of Literature materials (1974-1975) / Box 2 Folder 23
    • Journal correspondence concerning reference materials (1962-1964) / Box 3 Folder 12
    • Jugend Scala issues and related correspondence (1985) / Box 2 Folder 24
    • Language Lab materials (undated ) / Box 2 Folder 26
    • Majors: Graduate Placement statistical information (1976) / Box 2 Folder 16
    • McDowell Fund materials (1982-1984) / Box 2 Folder 29
    • McDowell, Hannelore, correspondence (1969-1978) / Box 2 Folder 28
    • McDowell, Lames G, memorial materials (1983 January) / Box 2 Folder 30
    • Meier, Reinhold, application (1966) / Box 2 Folder 31
    • Correspondence (1973-1977) / Box 3 Folder 13
    • Correspondence (1968-1972) / Box 3 Folder 14
    • Miscellaneous documents (1972-1974) / Box 3 Folder 15
    • Newspaper and magazine clippings (1975-1992) / Box 2 Folder 33
    • O'Flaherty, James C., retirement materials (1984) / Box 2 Folder 34
    • Personnel policies memorandums (1974-1985) / Box 2 Folder 35
    • Place, Mary Elizabeth, correspondence (1969-1971) / Box 2 Folder 36
    • Placement center data and memorandums (1973-1988) / Box 2 Folder 37
    • Program planning (1984) / Box 2 Folder 39
    • Proposal for Graduate work in German (December 9 1965) / Box 2 Folder 42
    • Raven, F.A. materials (undated ) / Box 2 Folder 43
    • Reid, Mary C., secretary correspondence and memorandums (1973-1991) / Box 2 Folder 44
    • Rupp, Karl, materials (1925-1966) / Box 2 Folder 45
    • Safety policy statement (January 12 1981 ) / Box 2 Folder 46
    • Sanders, Wilmer D., materials (1984-1992) / Box 2 Folder 47
    • Self-Evaluation project materials (March 1956 ) / Box 2 Folder 48
    • Self-study intern report (1980) / Box 2 Folder 49
    • Self-study report (1964-1976) / Box 2 Folder 50
    • Sesquicentennial histories (1982-1983) / Box 2 Folder 51
    • University notes and department planning (1983-1991) / Box 3 Folder 16
    • Visiting scholars (1979-1980) / Box 2 Folder 52
    • Wake Forest Review and publications meeting materials (1977-1979) / Box 2 Folder 53
    • Workshops and forums materials (1963-1990) / Box 2 Folder 54

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Title
Academic Departments. German and Russian Department Records
ID
RG16.11
Date [inclusive]
1972-2016
Extent
1.05 linear feet  2 document boxes, 1 half-document box

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Revision Description
 Revised by Grace Schermerhorn and Olivia Field 2018 March
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Academic Departments. German and Russian, Department Records. (RG 16.11), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

See the catalog for more information and location of Wake Forester Beitrage: a bulletin devoted to German culture.

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