Charles E. Quirk Papers

Archives Record Series: 12/06/18

Charles E. Quirk. Papers, (1968-1991). 5 linear feet.

Biography:

Charles E. Quirk joined the UNI faculty full time as Assistant Professor of History in 1965, after working part time since 1963.  He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1969.   In addition to his other responsibilities, from 1967 to 1970 he was the Director of the Honors Program on campus.

Professor Quirk received a B. A. from Carroll College and a B. D. from McCormick Theological Seminary.  He took advanced study at Harvard Divinity School and, in 1967, he completed a Ph. D. at the University of Iowa.   From 1961 through 1963 he was Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Hamburg, Iowa.  During the 1990s he was an academic editor for Garland Publishing.


 Box 1

  • American Federation of Teachers, 1979-86
  • American Federation of Teachers-Executive Council, 1985-86
  • American Federation of Teachers-United Faculty, 1978
  • Collective Bargaining Document (United Faculty), 1976-79
  • Decertification Election (United Faculty), 1978-79

 

Box 2

  • Cluster College-Agenda and Minutes, 1969-70
  • Cluster College-Warren Martin, 1969
  • Cluster College-Report, 1970
  • Cluster College-General Meeting File, 1969-70
  • Cluster College-Correspondence, 1969-71
  • Urban Study Group-Urban Centers, 1969-70
  • Urban Study Group-Agenda and Minutes, 1969-70
  • Urban Study Group-Urban Study Center, 1970
  • Urban Study Group-303 Project Request, 1969
  • Urban Study Group-San Francisco Area, 1970
  • Urban Study Group-Minutes, Reports, Correspondence, 1970-71
  • Urban Study Group-Letter to Department Head, 1971
  • Urban Study Group-Summer Institute, 1971
  • Urban Study Group-Agenda and Minutes, 1971-72
  • Urban Study Group-Minutes, Agenda, Reports, and Correspondence, 1972-73
  • Committee to Review the Honors Program, 1983-84

 

Box 3

  • Committee on University Responsibility in Minority Group Education (COURIMGE)
  • COURIMGE-Dr. Donald H. Smith, April, 1968
  • COURIMGE-Bibliography File of reading lists
  • COURIMGE-Minority Group Committee Discussion Club
  • COURIMGE-Miscellaneous
  • COURIMGE-Review of Books
  • COURIMGE-Norman Dixon
  • COURIMGE-Items for Current Meeting
  • COURIMGE-Committee on Minority Group Education-Correspondence
  • COURIMGE-Committee on Minority Groups, Current Items

 

Box 4

  • Committee--Task Force on External Degrees, 1972
  • Committee--Task Force on Special Degrees, 1972
  • Special Faculty Committee, 1969

 

Box 5

  • Special Faculty Committee, 1969
  • Committee of 5 (Special Faculty)
  • Cluster College Planning Committee, 1970
  • Institute--School Desegregation Literature
  • Center for Inner City Studies, Nov.-Dec., 1967
  • Center for Inner City Studies--Notes, Dec. 7-8, 1967
  • Center for Inner City Studies--Desegregation
  • Integration--Racial Imbalance
  • Minority Group Education-Waterloo School System, 1968
  • Integration--Waterloo Schools
  • Subcommittee on Desegregation
  • Minority Group Education-UNI Faculty
  • Newspaper Articles on Minorities and Desegregated Education

 

Box 6

  • Controversial Speakers Program--Letters to Ministers, 1967
  • Controversial Speakers Program--Letter to Courier
  • Freedom of Expression, 1967
  • Religion and Campus Events/Activities, 1966-67
  • Minority Group Education-AAUP, Feb. 12, 1968
  • Freedom Controversy Strategy, 1967
  • "Iowans for Fair Housing," 1967
  • Open Housing List, Waterloo Courier, April 24, 1964
  • Civil Rights Bill, 1964
  • Black Demands, 1969

 

Box 7

  • AFL-CIO--Pamphlets
  • AFT--UNI Administration, 1969-
  • AFT--Conflict Resolution:  Reallocation, 1976
  • Grievance Procedure, 1973-
  • Tuition Remission Issue
  • USG Funding Proposal, 1972
  • College of Humanities and Fine Arts Graduate Review, 1974
  • Faculty Activity Survey, 1972
  • The Grassley Survey, 1970
  • Faculty--Administration Conflict, 1976
  • Faculty Evaluation of Kamerick-Martin, 1982-83
  • Maucker Meeting, 1969
  • UNI Symposium on American Foreign Policy in SE Asia, 1970

 

Box 8

  • Presidential Scholars Program
  • Presidential Scholars seminar – Contemporary Issues in Religion in America, 1987
  • Presidential Scholars seminar – Perspectives on Urban Life, 1989
  • Presidential Scholars seminar – Perspectives on Urban Life, 1991
  • Presidential Scholars seminar – Perspectives on Urban Life, 1994
  • Faculty Development Grant, 1992 – use of computers in classrooms
  • Colloquium on removing bias from the classroom, 1992
  • Humanities evaluation of Grout Museum exhibit, 1994-1995

 

Box 9

  • Jewish-Christian studies, 1964
  • Maywood Project, 1964-1965
  • Black Hawk County School of Christian Growth, 1965
  • Protestant-Catholic Dialogue – February 18, 1965
  • Christianity and World Religions, 1965 – AAUW meeting
  • Albert Schweitzer memorial program, 1965
  • Jewish Studies – SCI & CHIC, 1965-1966
  • Behind the Headlines – February 14, 1966
  • Montesori System of Black Hawk County, 1967 – Phi Delta Kappa presentation
  • Editorial on Education, 1968
  • Black and White ’68 (July 2, 1968)
  • KWWL editorials on civil rights, February 1968
  • Writing Across the Curriculum, 1968
  • Waterloo Schools open enrollment, 1968
  • Current Issues in Higher Education – July 31, 1968
  • What Happened in Chicago? – FMC meeting, October 2, 1968
  • 1968 Democratic Convention and New Democratic Coalition
  • New Democratic Coalition, 1969

 

Box 10

Videotapes:

  • Seminar tape – Vacation interviews, November 1991
  • Ethnicity
  • Urban Transportation (01:192 Perspectives on Urban Life), April 28, 1994
  • Presidential Scholars – Education, Sports – (Spring 1994) May 5, 1994
  • Presidential Scholars seminar – Environment, May 10, 1994

Cassette tapes:

  • 01:092 Perspectives on Urban Life, “Education” – May 4, 1989
  • 01:092 Perspectives on Urban Life, “City Festivals” – April 27, 1989
  • 01:092 Perspectives on Urban Life, “Gangs” – April 21, 1989
  • Presidential Scholars Seminar – April 23, 1987
    • “Church/State Relations”
      • Gary Hovgeveen – Sheldon, IA
      • Gregory Martin – Cedar Falls, IA
      • Marcia Schneiter – Monticello, IA
  • Presidential Scholars Seminar – April 30, 1987
    • “Cults & New Religions”
      • Craig Christensen – Oakland, IA
      • Jodi Hammer – Cedar Falls, IA
      • Joan Larsen – Urbandale, IA
  • Presidential Scholars Seminar – April 30, 1987
    • “Revival of Christianity”
      • Joel Abrahamson – Lake Mills, IA
      • Debbie Hoepner – Davenport, IA
      • Tracy Lesan – Kellerton, IA
  • Presidential Scholars Seminar – May 7, 1987
    • “Commercialism/Popular Religion”
      • Michael Armbrecht – New Providence, IA
      • Aaron Bicknese – West Union, IA
      • Heather Merrick – Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Presidential Scholars Seminar – May 7, 1987
    • “Authority and Dissent in Roman Catholicism”
      • Jenny Evitts – Dubuque, IA
      • Gregg Harres – Keota, IA
      • Jim Zimmerman – Durango, IA
  • Presidential Scholars Group Presentation - Tourism

 


Boxes 1-7 organized and finding aid prepared by Library Assistant Susan Witthoft, October 1996.  Boxes 8-10 organized by University Archivist Gerald Peterson and finding aid updated by Library Assistant Gail Briddle, September 2002; last updated September 1, 2011.


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