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Edward Spann Papers

Identifier: uac115
The Edward Spann Papers consists of reports, minutes, agendas, budgets, memos, clippings, questionnaires, and departmental communications. Separated into different folders, the papers cover activities of the Subcommittee on General Education, the ISU Malaysia Project, Urban Studies Program, Academic Planning Council, Search Committee for a Director of Afro-American Studies, Academic Affairs Committee, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Each of the folders contains reports, minutes, and proposals related to the business of the organization Edward Spann was part of.


  • Created: 1970-1987


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Edward Spann served as a history professor at Indiana State from 1962-1999 and as the Chariman of the Academic Affairs Committee at Indiata State University. While at Indiana State Spann was highly published, regarded on as an expert of 19th and 20th century history. In 1972, his first book Ideals and Politics: New York Intellectuals and American Liberalism, 1820-1880, was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Followed up by his second book, The New Metropolis: New York City, 1840-1857, he was the winner of the New York State Historical Association Manuscript Award in 1977.

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