George K. Zucker Papers, 1980-2001

Collection Overview

Title: George K. Zucker Papers, 1980-2001

Record Series: 14/03/02/12

Record Group:

14/03/02 Faculty & Staff Papers

Creator: Zucker, George K.

Date: 1980-2001

Extent: 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Professor Zucker donated this material to SC&UA in the summer of 2003.

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Historical Note

George Zucker (b. 1939) joined the UNI faculty in 1968 and served until his retirement in December 2001. Professor Zucker taught Spanish and was a scholar of Sephardic studies. He was active in faculty governance, especially in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and the Graduate Council.

Scope and Content

Professor Zucker's papers consist of course outlines and examinations, correspondence relating to the study of Spanish language and culture at home and abroad, and records relating to his service on the UNI Graduate Council.

Zucker also donated a large collection of minutes and memos relating to the faculty governance of the Department of Modern Languages and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. This material has been integrated into established record series for those units. 


Box 1

  • Syllabi and examinations
  • Professional Activities, 1997-1998
  • Professional Activities, 1998-1999
  • Professional Activities, 1999-2000
  • Professional Activities, 2000-2001
  • Sephardic studies
  • International Directory of Sephardic and Oriental Jewish Studies - 1990
  • Peru
  • Department Scholarship Committee
  • Spanish section
  • Graduate program in Spain - outside assessment
  • Modern Language graduate programs
  • M. A. reading lists - Spanish
  • CHFA Faculty Grant

Box 2

  • Student Outcomes Assessment
  • Graduate College
  • Graduate Council

Processing Information

Material processed and finding aid prepared by Gerald L. Peterson in July 2003. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, January 2018 and April 2018. Linear feet updated on September 14, 2017.