Janice J. Terry papers
010.JT

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Terry, Janice
Title
Janice J. Terry papers
ID
010.JT
Date [inclusive]
1968-2005
Extent
0.8 Linear feet 2 archive boxes
Language
English
Abstract
Dr. Janice J. Terry was a professor in the Eastern Michigan University History Department and taught courses in Middle Eastern studies from 1968 through 2005. In 2005, she retired and was nominated for Emeritus Faculty Status. Her papers are composed largely of records documenting her academic career, including clippings, coursework, publications, correspondence, CVs, awards, sabbatical applications, materials related to the October 1998 Ilan Pappe visit, October 1998 Mcandless Lecturer, Tasheen Basher and a series titled Speeches which includes talks held at Eastern Michigan University between 1997 and 2003 and the Iraq-Kuwait History talk which was held on February 5, 1991.

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Biographical Note

Dr. Janice J. Terry was a professor in Eastern Michigan University History Department and taught courses in Middle Eastern studies from 1968 through her retirement in 2005.

Dr. Terry earned her BA in History and English Literature from the College of Wooster in 1964, her M.A. in Arab Studies at the American University of Beirut in 1966, and her Ph.D. in Oriental and African Studies from the University of London in 1968. In 1968 she was hired at Eastern Michigan University as an Assistant Professor; she was promoted to Associate Professor in 1972, and Professor in 1978. When she retired in 2005, she was nominated for Emeritus Faculty Status. While at Eastern, Dr. Terry served on the History Department Personnel and Finance Committee and the Student Affairs Committee. She also served as the co-editor of Arab Studies Quarterly from 1999.

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Scope and Contents

Dr. Janice J. Terry was a professor in the Eastern Michigan University History Department and taught courses in Middle Eastern studies from 1968 through 2005. In 2005, she retired and was nominated for Emeritus Faculty Status. The Janice J. Terry papers include such records as awards, clippings, correspondence, course descriptions, CVs, fellowship applications, recommendations, photographs, publications, particularly articles, sabbatical applications, materials related to the October 1998 Ilan Pappe visit, October 1998 Mcandless Lecturer, Tasheen Basher a series titled  Speeches which includes talks held at Eastern Michigan University between 1997 and 2003 and the Iraq-Kuwait History talk which was held on February 5, 1991. Terry was influential in the Arab American community and worked closely with the Association of Arab American University Graduates.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 December 4

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-2673
lib_archives@emich.edu

Revision Description

 2015 donations added to collection 2015 September 28

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Middle East.

Subject(s)

  • Arab American Institute
  • Arab Americans.
  • Arab countries
  • Arab-Israeli conflict.
  • Arab-Israeli relations
  • Arabic language
  • Association of Arab-American University Graduates
  • Association of Arab-American University Graduates. Convention
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • History.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Arab American & Islamic Panel November 14, 2001 

2 4

Awards 1968-2005 

1 1

Clippings 1977-2005 

1 2

Correspondence 1972-2004 

1 3

Courses 1968-1999 


    Box Folder
Text (32307023988588)   1 4
    Box Folder
Text (32307023314397)   2 1

Box Folder

Curriculum Vitae 

1 5

Emeritus Faculty Recommendation 2005 

1 6

Faculty Research Fellowship 1983 

1 7

Ilan Pappe Visit October 15, 2002 

2 7

McAndless Lecturer, Tasheen Basher October 9, 1988 

2 3

Photographs 

1 8

Publications 1968-1999 

1 9-11

Publication- Community and Political Activism Among Arab Americans in Detroit, Michigan 

2 2

Sabbatical 1975-1989 

1 12

Speeches 

Box Folder

EMU Talks 1997-2003 

2 5

Iraq-Kuwait History Talk Feb 5, 1991 

2 6

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