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Josef Korbel School of International Studies Records

Identifier: U051


Collection contains records from the Korbel School of International Studies at University of Denver from 1948 through 2013.


  • Other: 1950-2013


Biographical / Historical

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is a professional school of international affairs offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. Studies in international relation began as a department at the University of Denver with the founding of the Social Science Foundation in the 1920's by James H. Causey, Ben M. Cherrington, and Herber R. Harper. In 1964, under the leadership of Josef Korbel, the (mostly undergraduate) department expanded into the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) established in Cherrington Hall, south of the Mary Reed Building.


74.75 Linear Feet (99 containers)

Scope and Contents

Collection includes exams, syllabi, correspondence, meeting minutes, memos, class materials, annual reports, newspaper clippings, memos, board of trustees minutes, publications, CTIR activities, scrapbooks, Social Science Foundation Historical data, and bound copies of theses related to the Josef Korbel School of International Studies from 1948 through 2013.


The collection is unarranged.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
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