Reacting to the Past
Collection Scope and Content Summary
The collection contains material that documents the history of the Reacting to the Past program at Barnard College. Included in this collection are: student recruitment flyers, pamphlets introducing the concepts behind RTTP, a paper by Steven Stroessner and Laurie Susser about RTTP, and an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education about RTTP and Mark C. Carnes. Also included in the collection is a program (2008) that contains the following information: an overview of the program and details about the rules of the games, course requirements, curriculum covered by the program, games in development, and feedback from various RTTP participants.
This collection has no restrictions.
Photocopies or scans may be made for research purposes.
Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Barnard College Archives. The Barnard College Archives approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
1.12 Linear Feet (1 banker box)
This collection consists of materials from Reacting to the Past (RTTP). RTTP consists of elaborate games, set in the past, in which students are assigned roles informed by classic texts in the history of ideas.
This collection is in the original order in which it was received.
This collection is located in the Barnard Archives and Special Collections, Barnard Library. To use this collection, please contact the Barnard Archives and Special Collections at 212.854.4079 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The acquisition date and source is unknown.
Additions are expected.
This collection was processed and the finding aid written by Amy Lau in October 2015.
Descriptive Rules Used: Finding aid adheres to that prescribed by Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Encoding: Machine readable finding aid encoded in EAD 2002.
Finding aid written in English.
- Guide to the Reacting to the Past Collection
- Amy Lau
- © 2015
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Part of the Barnard Archives and Special Collections Repository
New York NY 10027 United States