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Fulbright Institute Symposium Records

Identifier: MC 1527

Scope and Content Note

The first series in the collection contains audio and video tapes, DVDs, printed programs, posters, pamphlets, and other materials that document the Annual Fulbright Symposia from 1981-2000, with some undated materials. The second series in the collection contains various recordings collected by the Fulbright Institute: United States nationally televised political debates, The Fulbright Experience: Celebrating Forty Years, Larry King’s Night of Soviet Television and other recorded and printed materials. Symposiums are referred to variously by “Fulbright Symposium”, “Fulbright Institute Symposium”, and “Fulbright International Symposium.” Item and folder titles were derived from the original labels provided by the donor.


  • Creation: circa 1981-2000
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1984-1995


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

Use Restrictions Apply: Playback of original audiovisual materials is restricted due to preservation concerns. If interested in the creation of access copies, see Duplication Fees and Policies at the Special Collections website. Certain items already have access copies available, as noted within the finding aid.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

The Fulbright Institute of International Relations is a center for study, research, and analysis of foreign policy and international affairs within the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The First Annual Fulbright Institute Symposium was conducted on April 7-8, 1983. Since that time, the program has conducted decades of symposia designed to bring to light concerns and encourage solutions surrounding international affairs and issues.


12.75 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged topically into two series, and further arranged chronologically within each series:

Series I. Annual Fulbright Symposia, 1981-2000

Series II. Fulbright Institute Recorded and Printed Materials, 1984-2000

Acquisition Information

The Fulbright Institute Symposium Records were donated to Special Collections by the Fulbright International Relations Institute.

Access copies were created in February 2011 by the University of Arkansas Libraries.

Processing Information

Processd by Robyn Spears; completed in December 2018.

Fulbright Institute Symposium Records
Robyn Spears
December 2018
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444