Collection UR-SF 87 - Mark Cornwall Papers

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UR-SF 87


Mark Cornwall Papers


  • c. 1990 - 2004 (Creation)

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3 Boxes (10 files)

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(fl 1991-2004)

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Professor J. Mark Cornwall joined the Department from Oxford University in 1991. He was Reader in European history and the Department's Postgraduate Coordinator. His doctoral research (University of Leeds, 1988) was on the collapse of the Habsburg Empire in the First World War, and his general field of interest is east-central Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In 1994 he was awarded the BP prize lectureship by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for services to East European history. He has also held a Leverhulme Trust 'Study Abroad Fellowship' at the University of Toronto (2000-1) and is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 2000, together with Professor Robert Evans (Oxford), he set up the Forum of British, Czech and Slovak Historians which held its first conference at the University of Dundee in 2002 Mark Cornwall was made a Professor in 2004, the same year that he was awarded a large AHRB grant. He left Dundee in 2004 to take up a post at Southampton University

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UR-SF 87/1 ‘Honours – Level 3/4'. Contains material relating to Departmental Board meetings concerning Publications and Research Plans, and material relating to the modularization of History across levels 1 – 4 (mainly levels 3 and 4). Includes details of proposed modules, degree and teaching structure, and correspondence between academic staff relating to modules. 11-28 January 1994
11 June 2001 – 10 December 2003

UR-SF 87/2 ‘Research Committee’. Contains correspondence and meeting minutes pertaining to Individual Research Audits, Research Funding requests, and Research Plan updates for various academic staff, and Departmental Research Committee meeting minutes 28 September 1999 – 5 March 2004

UR-SF 87/3 ‘Research Committee’. Contains Departmental Research Committee meeting minutes, and, Research Plans, projected publication time scales, and material related to submissions for RAE 1996 for various academic staff, 4 December 1994 – 24 January 1996

UR-SF 87/4 ‘Professor C J Bartlett’. Contains drafts, notes and material relating to a paper presented at ‘The Poles in Britain, 1940-2000: New Research in Polish History’ Conference, held in Stirling March 2001 c. 2001

UR-SF 87/5 ‘Inter. Coordination’. Contains material relating to running Intermediate History courses over various different years. Includes correspondence, class and tutorial lists, course outlines, examination papers, departmental meeting minutes and discussions concerning the running of various topics. June 1995 – 9 January 2003

UR-SF 87/6 ‘Intermediate Course Reports/Evaluation’. Contains Course Evaluation questionnaires (evaluation by students), Academic Standards Committee meeting material, Staff-Student Consultative Committee meeting minutes, Course Reports, Annual Course Monitoring Reports to the Departmental Board, and other related material. 1 May 1995 – 20 April 1999

UR-SF 87/7 Folder containing Faculty Plan, TQA Final Report, and material relating to a Departmental ‘Away-Day’ to discuss a proposed re-design of the History course and a teaching/programme review. 13 August – 13 November 1996

UR-SF 87/8 ‘Course Changes’. Contains material relating to the proposed new Intermediate History course, ‘Reactionary and Revolutionary Europe, 1815-1939’. Includes proposed lecture list, reading list, course outline and other related material. 29 January 1992 – 23 June 1995

UR-SF 87/9 ‘Intermediate (JMC) -> 1995’. Contains reading lists, set essay questions, tutorial questions, and general information for students for the Intermediate History course ‘European History 1914-1940’. January 1992 – 28 October 1994

UR-SF 87/10 ‘Departmental Board’. Mainly contains minutes of various Department of History Departmental Board Meetings. Also includes some correspondence and other material related to the meetings and their business. 18 October 1991 – 3 June 2004

UR-SF 87/11 Undergraduate and postgraduate course guides, 1994-2001; 1 postgraduate leaflet, c. 2000 1994-2001


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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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