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Transferring Office & Campus Organization Records to the Archives

The University Archives values its history. By transferring your office’s records, you will be a part of the collective memory. In large part, the collection consists of inactive, permanent records of University offices. Before you clean out your office of inactive materials, call the archives.  The archives is interested in the following materials in all formats:

  • •  Newsletters
  • •  Minutes of meetings
  • •  Annual reports
  • •  Audit reports
  • •  Curriculum information
  • •  Class schedules
  • •  Handbooks and manuals
  • •  Organizational charts
  • •  Maps and architectural drawings
  • •  Studies
  • •  Project files
  • •  Statistics and surveys
  • •  Speeches
  • •  Photographs/videos
  • •  Brochures
  • •  Posters
  • •  Event programs

RECORDS FROM STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS ARE ALSO WELCOME:

  • •  Constitutions and by-laws
  • •  Annual activity reports
  • •  Minutes of meetings
  • •  Officers’ correspondence files
  • •  Membership rosters
  • •  Newsletters
  • •  Scrapbooks
  • •  Photographs

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us.

 

 Donating Personal Papers to the Archives

To augment its repository of institutional records, the University Archives seeks materials from faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends. These records provide a window to the personal, social and cultural lives of the University community.

Students and Alumni

Student and alumni materials can richly enhance our collection of campus life. We seek to document a full-range of related student and alumni experiences. The following items can provide unique insights to campus traditions, academic achievement, personal growth, and career development:

  • •  Correspondence
  • •  Diaries
  • •  Course work (papers, class notes)
  • •  Photographs
  • •  Unpublished writings
  • •  Scrapbooks
  • •  Residential life
  • •  Memberships in organizations and student clubs
  • •  Museum items and ephemera

Faculty

The University Archives is also interested in documenting the intellectual life on our campus.  Faculty are encouraged to donate:

  • • Recorded interviews, photographs, CVs, & other biographical materials
  • • Professional correspondence
  • • Lecture notes, syllabi, reading lists, classroom materials
  • • Conference papers & other documents from involvement in professional organizations
  • • Addresses and speeches
  • • Research journals and notes
  • • Awards and certificates
  • • Books and other published works
  • • Memorabilia
  • •  Museum items and ephemera