Finding Aid

Adolf Donald Klarmann Papers

UPT 50 K63

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1941-1975
Extent
2.0 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. See Archives staff for a rough inventory.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Adolf D. Klarmann was an educator, linguist and author. He received his B.A. and A.M. from New York University in 1926 and 1927, and was awarded his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1930. Klarmann went on to serve as a faculty member in the German Department at Penn (1929-1975), and chairman of the General Literature Department, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (1965-1975). His scholarly work focused on Austrian literature and, and he was a specialist on works the works of Austrian author Franz Werfel.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Working files containing reports, minutes, memoranda and correspondence relating to his tenure

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
University of Pennsylvania — Administration.
University of Pennsylvania–Faculty.

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Correspondence: (and photo) 

 1

 

Advisory Committee for the College, May, 1957 – Jan. 1958 

 1

 

American Association of Teachers of German, Sept. 1961 – May 1964 

 1

 

Burr Book. Prize, 1957-1958 

 1

 

Chairman of the Department, as 1961 

 1

 

Committee on Academic Freedom 1959 

 1

 

Committee on the Conference on Undergraduate Education, 1957 

 1

 

Committee on. Educational Planning: College -for Women, Oct. 1960 – Oct. 1964 

 1

 

Committee on Teacher Education 

 1

 

Committee on Selection of Dean, College for Women, 1959 

 1

 

Committee to find successor to Professor Detlev Schuman, 1961 

 1

 

Delta Phi Alpha, 1941-1954 

 1

 

Delta Phi Alpha,1955-1963 

 1

 

General – March 1961-Oct. 1965 

 1

 

General. Honors, 1961 

 1

 

German Quarterly, Oct. 1960 – May 1964 

 1

 

Graduate School Education, 1963 

 1

 

Honorary Degrees, April 1959 – Nov. 1960 

 1

 

Master of Arts in Teaching English, and Ph.D., 1959 and 196­3 

 1

 

Second Publication of the Textbook German Readings and Composition by Klarmann and Gorr, Apr. 1958 – Jan. 1959 

 1

 

Study for Educational Surveys, Jan. 1955 – March 1958 

 1

 

Subcommittee of the Committee on Instruction for the major in Architecture, Sept. 1959 – Sept. 1968 

 1

 

Education Surveys-1952-1957 

 1

 

Folklore, 1962 

 1

 

Research Club Lists 

 1

 

Arts Council (1964-1971) 

 2

 

Bicentennial Coordinating Committee (1972-1973) 

 2

 

Committee on Undergraduate Affairs– The University Council (1969-1971) 

 2

 

Council on the Performing Arts at the U. of Pa. (1960-1974) 

 2

 

Drama Major (1974-1975) 

 2

 

Faculty Seminar in Multicultural Societies (1975) 

 2

 

German (1963-1970) 

 2

 

Humanities Study Group Committee (1963-1966) 

 2

 

Institute of Humanistic Studies (1954-1959) 

 2

 

Modern Language Association (1955-1963) 

 2

 

Undergraduate Affairs Committee – Report of the Subcommittee on R.O.T.C. – N.R.O.T.C. 

 2