Cornell University Department of History



Cornell University Department of History

College Arts and Sciences
Department Chair J. Victor Koschmann
Location McGraw Hall, Ithaca, New York, USA
Website [1]


The Cornell University Department of History is an academic department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell University. Founded in 1868, it is one of Cornell's original departments. Its first faculty included university president Andrew Dickson White and English historian Goldwin Smith. The department's main offices are in McGraw Hall on the Arts Quad.

Reputation

The US News and World Report's rankings of graduate schools places the department 10th overall in the United States and 11th in the category of United States colonial history.[1]

Notable former faculty

Notable current faculty

References

1. ^ [2] "U.S. News Ranks C.U. Graduate Programs", Cornell Daily Sun, April 17, 2007


College of Arts and Sciences (abbreviated to A&S or CAS) is a division of Cornell University. It has been part of the university since its founding, although its name has changed over time.
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Ithaca, New York
Location in New York
Coordinates:
Country United States
State New York
County Tompkins County
Founded 1790
Incorporated 1888
Government
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State of New York

Flag of New York Seal
Nickname(s): The Empire State
Motto(s): Excelsior!

Official language(s) None

Capital Albany
Largest city New York City

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Motto
"In God We Trust"   (since 1956)
"E Pluribus Unum"   ("From Many, One"; Latin, traditional)
Anthem
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18th century - 19th century - 20th century
1830s  1840s  1850s  - 1860s -  1870s  1880s  1890s
1865 1866 1867 - 1868 - 1869 1870 1871

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Subjects:     Archaeology - Architecture -
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Overview

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