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Bernard R. Jerman, Papers

Bernard R. Jerman, Papers

May 4 Collection -- Box 114


Prepared by Paul W. Gregor, August 18, 1995
1 document case, .5 cu ft. 11th floor

Biographical Sketch

Professor Bernard R. Jerman, former faculty member of the Kent State University English Department, obtained his degrees from the Ohio State University in the field of English Literature. He taught at the University of Kentucky, Penn State, and the University of Maryland prior to his teaching at Kent. Dr. Jerman was a specialist in the 19th Century and published numerous articles on the subject. A significant amount of his scholarship examined the literary life of Benjamen Disraeli. Bernard Jerman also taught in Llubljana, Yugoslavia in 1971 as a Fullbright scholar. Dr. Jerman passed away in June of 1978.

Scope and Content

The materials contained in this collection were donated by Sandra Halem. The collection contains materials on student unrest at Kent State University from 1969 thru 1971, including material from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Kent Chapter.

May 4 Collection -- Box 114

Folder -- Contents
  1. AAUP Meeting Agenda, May 26, 1970.
  2. AAUP Resolutions and Newsletters, 1969-1970
  3. AAUP Special Committee of Inquiry Report, September, 1969
  4. College of Business Administration -- Correspondence to Faculty, n.d.
  5. Committee of Kent State Massacre Witnesses -- Solicitation Letter, May 13, 1970
  6. Concerned Citizens of the KSU Community -- Solicitation Letter, May 16, 1969
  7. Faculty Resolutions -- "23 Concerned Faculty," May 3, 1970
  8. Faculty Senate Commission on the Quality of Life in the University Community Student Questionnaire, n.d.
  9. Faculty Senate -- Faculty Opinion Poll, "On the Establishment of a University Senate," n.d.
  10. Faculty Senate Resolutions, May 5, 1970
  11. Faculty Senate Resolutions, May 25, 1970
  12. Internal Communications Committee -- Newsletter and Fact Sheet, May 12, 1970
  13. Jerman, Bernard R. -- Correspondence from Lee Winfrey, Detroit Free Press, June 1, 1970
  14. Jerman, Bernard R. -- Correspondence to Students Finishing Course, May 18, 1970
  15. Jerman, Bernard R. -- Notes on Faculty Meeting with President White, May 8, 1970
  16. Jerman, Bernard R. -- Notes on May 4, 1970
  17. Jerman, Bernard R. -- Miscellaneous Newsletters and Articles
  18. Kent State University in Exile (Oberlin) -- Information Sheets, May 1970
  19. Ohio General Assembly -- Legislation -- House Bills on Campus Disorders no.1219 and no. 1220, May 1970
  20. Office of Student Conduct Programs -- Formal Notification of University Suspension, n.d.
  21. Student Government -- Election Materials, Summer 1970
  22. Student Opinion Survey -- Stuart P. Taylor, May 26, 1970
  23. Strike Papers and Protest Sheets, various dates
  24. University News Service -- Bulletin -- "Review of Current Situation," May 1970
  25. Vice President and Provost's Office -- Bulletins -- "Academic Information," March 15, 1969 and May 28, 1971
  26. White, Robert I. -- Correspondence to Parents, May and July, 1970