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Title: James Arnquist papers
Call Number: Coll084
Creator: Arnquist, James
Dates: 1962-1991
Size: 4 boxes (3.25 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Contains the papers of former UMBC faculty member Dr. James Arnquist, a professor in the American Studies Department. Includes several yellow legal pads, poetry, correspondence, notes, some student poetry, papers, course overviews and syllabi, exam questions, newsclippings, lecture and symposium notes, class materials, slides and photographs, notebooks, and 5'" floppy disks.
Citation: James Arnquist papers, University Archives, Collection 84, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

In 1968, Dr. James Arnquist became the second faculty member appointed to American Studies program at UMBC. His arrival launched the American Studies major program at the university.

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Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.

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This collection requires review by Special Collections staff prior to use by researchers. Users should submit their request to view this collection at or 410-455-2353.

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UMBC is the copyright owner. Permission to reproduce is required.

Subject Headings


Arnquist, James


University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Faculty

University of Maryland, Baltimore County -- Curricula

Arnquist, James -- Archives

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