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Description: Records of the department chairman largely consisting of correspondence and meeting minutes of numerous committees. The correspondence files mainly contain letters between the department chairman and the dean and associate dean of the College of Letters & Science. The collection documents course and curriculum developments, staffing, space, budget, donations and acquisitions, research projects, committee activities, and other matters of concern. Included in the collection are materials regarding the graduate program, a PhD program proposal, and Dept. of Zoology/Microbiology minutes and correspondence. The bulk of the Microbiology correspondence consists of outgoing letters of assistant professor Cynthia V. Sommer largely regarding courses and research activities. Finding aid available in the Archives.