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Cornell University History: A Research Guide: Courses
& Classes

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Courses and Classes

Course Lists and Descriptions
Title Years How to Access Notes
Courses of Study [online version] 2011/2012 through current year here.
Earlier years, 1996/1997 through 2010/2011, here.
Available online Published annually in August. General information on course offerings includes current tuition and fees and information about special programs and centers: Study abroad, Cornell in Washington, Einaudi Center, etc.
Courses of Study [print version], published from 1981/1982 to 2010/2011 1982/1983, 1984/1985, 1987/1988, and 1989/1990 to 2010/2011 Olin LD 1349 .C815 + 2006/2007 through 2010/2011 shelved in Olin Reference. See description above. Catalog record for print version.
Cornell University Announcements 1910 through 1960/1961 complete; partial holdings for 1961/1962 through 1993. See catalog record for exact holdings. Olin LD 1349 .A61 Courses are listed by college or school and then by department for each academic year.
The University Records 1900/1901 through 1909/1910 complete. Catalog record. Olin LD 1349 .A6, ser. 1-10 Course listings.
Cornell University Description of Courses 1976/1977 to 1979/1980 Mann LD 1349 .D44  
College Catalog Collection. Career Guidance Foundation. 1973/1974 to 1998/1999 Olin Microfiche 2815 Course catalogs from most colleges and universities in the U.S.
The Register 1868/69 to 1931/32.
1882 to 1932 available online in eCommons as Cornell University Register.
RMC / Rare Books LD 1346.5 .C8144; note: West wall Course descriptions, faculty, departments
Announcements. Summer school. 1899-1908, 1910-1944, 1945-1974 [incomplete] University Archives ARP 610 Alternate titles: Announcement of courses of instruction during the summer session; Announcement of the ... summer session (-1934); Announcement of the summer session, university and state summer schools (1934 to 1958); Summer session announcement (1947 to 1958).
Cornell Adult University records, 1971-2009. 1971 to 2009 University Archives 41-8-3726 Archive of print records of adult university offered by Cornell University, including course lists, compilations, announcements, and other related material. See for details.
Course and teacher evaluations various dates see catalog for call numbers Search "Cornell University--Curricula" as a Subject in our Catalog

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