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Rhode Island School of Design

Publications: RISD Catalogues, 1878-

Catalogues

Circulars, 1878-1892

Catalogue, 1893-1902

Yearbook, 1903-1931

Yearbook, 1932-1938

            Senior Day School, 1932-1938

            Evening School, 1932- . See Extension School Catalogues

            Junior School, 1932- . See Junior School Catalogues

            Yearbook, 1938-1945 (published without course catalogues)

Student Manual, 1938-1943/44

Admissions Handbook, 1944/45-1952/53

Catalogue of Degree Programs, 1952/53-[ongoing]

                  Published as an issue of Bulletin of Rhode Island School of Design,  1955-1982 (vols. 42-69), Rhode Island School of Design,  1983-2003 (vols. 70-89), and RISD, 2004-present (vols. 1-6, no volume numbers after 2010.)

RISD - Graduate Studies, 2007-

                    RISD published a Graduate Studies pamphlet, 1996-2006, as a supplement to the Catalogue of Degree Programs.

Extension School, 1932-1976

            Yearly catalogues

                        Missing: 1943/44; 1974/75.

Continuing Education, 1976-[ongoing]

Yearly, 1976/77 – 1977/78, then by semester, 1978/79- . Summer semester catalogue published as one issue, 1978/79-1984/85, then divided into a Summer Program catalogue and a Summer CE catalogue. Published as part of Rhode Island School of Design or RISD, 1991/92-2003, then RISD Continuing Education, 2003-present. Pre-College and Summer Studies catalogues published as a separate series beginning in 2004.

            Missing:

Wintersession: 1984/85-1986/87; 1990/91

Summer Program: 1989; 1992

Junior School, 1932-1981

            Yearly catalogues

                        Missing: 1938/39; 1940/41; 1943/44; 1976/77; 1979/80

Summer School, 1907-1975

Yearly catalogues; scattered issues, 1907-1948, plus 1969 and 1974-1975.