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The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection

 

Finding Aid

Carol Bresnahan Papers, 1986 to 2008

UM-117

Size: .5 linear feet


Provenance: Carol Bresnahan, Office of the Provost

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Good

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: Julie Freniere 2009

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Carol Bresnahan, previously known as Carol Menning, was hired as a faculty member in the University of Toledo’s History Department in 1985. Before working at UT, she earned her AB from Smith College and went on to earn her AM and Ph.D. from Brown University. Then she briefly worked on the American Council on Education at the University of Illinois.

While at UT, Bresnahan was a professor of history, chair of the Faculty Senate, and the vice president for policies and programs. She held these positions until 2007, when she left the University. Currently, as of 2008, she is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Rollins College in Florida.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the personal papers of Carol Bresnahan. These papers include information on her faculty awards in research and her fellowships, information about her work in the history department’s graduate program, miscellaneous documents pertaining to her career, information on the Provost Search Committee in 2001, and photographs of Dr. Bresnahan. This collection is arranged by series: Faculty Research Awards and Fellowships, History Department, Miscellaneous, Provost Search Committee, and Photographs. Each series is arranged either alphabetically or chronologically.

 
Series List

S1 Faculty Research Awards and Fellowships
1989-1990; 1993
Chronologically arranged
Paperwork and research awards granted to Dr. Bresnahan for projects entitled “Order” and “Disorder” in the Renaissance State: the Case of Tuscany in the Sixteenth Century and The Speinelli and the Medici in the Sixteenth Century.
S2 History Department
2005-2007
Chronologically arranged
Miscellaneous documents of the history department, mainly concerning the graduate program.
S3 Miscellaneous
  2001-2008
  Alphabetically arranged
  Contains documents on miscellaneous topics such as five-year professional assessment, job advertisement, Latin American history hire, media contats, and report on sabbatical activities.
S4 Provost Search Committee
  2001
  Alphabetically arranged
  Contains documents of the 2001 Provost Search Committee which Dr. Bresnahan served on.
S5 Photographs
  Unknown dates
  Contains four portrait photos of Dr. Bresnahan.

  

Folder List

Box

Folder

Item Description

 

 

S1. Faculty Research Awards and Fellowships

1

1

Faculty Research Awards and Fellowships Program, 1989-1990

1

2

Faculty Research Awards and Fellowships, 1993

 

 

S2. History Department

1

3

History Department 2005-2006

1

4

History Department 2006-2007

 

 

S3. Miscellaneous

1

5

C.B. Miscellaneous 2007-2008

1

6

Five-Year Professional Assessment 2004

1

7

Job Ad 2001

1

8

Job Ad 2001

1

9

Latin American History hire 2003

1

10

Media Contacts 2001

1

11

Murry, Dr. Earl: Misc. documents 2001-2002

1

12

Partner Benefits Resolution 2004

1

13

Planning project

1

14

Report of the President’s Ad hoc committee on a program for scholarships for Afghani women, 2003

1

15

Report on sabbatical activities

1

16

Wedding, Don SR, 2005

1

17

Woods, Victor

 

 

S4. Provost Search Committee

1

18

Charge to the Committee 2001

1

19

Code of Ethics 2001

1

20

Phone calls to the candidates- general 2001

1

21

Proposed search schedule 2001

1

22

Provost finalists 2001

1

23

Provost Search, Affirmative Action and Legal Issues 2001

1

24

Provost Search Committee 2001

1

25

Provost Search Committee: Search files 2001

1

26

Provost Search Final Report 2001

1

27

Provost Search minutes 2001

1

28

Provost Search Notes 2001

1

29

Provost Search position profile 2001

1

30

Screening guidelines 2001

1

31

Semi-finals interviews 2001

 

 

S5. Photographs

1

32

Portrait Photographs

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 6/9/16