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Dag Hammarskjold College archives

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-770829
The Dag Hammarskjold College Archives contain subject files, information about the college's founder Robert L. McCan, board minutes, administrative documents, correspondence, chronological files, and other materials.

The Dag Hammarskjold College Archives are preserved 14 archival boxes and amount to 21 linear feet.

[See: Henderson, Robert. "Dag Hammarskjold College: An Experiment in International Education, 1967-1974." Senior Thesis: Georgetown University History Department, 2002].

Dates

  • 1967-1975

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

22 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Historical note

The Dag Hammarskjold College Archives represent the records of Dag Hammarskjold College, an educational institution in Columbia, Maryland, which operated from 1972 to 1974. The college focused on polycultural education, and it was also known for interdisciplinary studies and experience-oriented learning. The college was named for Dag Hammarskjold, a Swedish politician and economist who was the second secretary-general of the United Nations from 1953 to 1961.
Title
Dag Hammarskjold College archives
Status
completed
Author
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections
Date
1977
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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