Senate Files and Documents, 1976-1978, 1983-1994

Collection Overview

Title: Senate Files and Documents, 1976-1978, 1983-1994

Record Series: 07/02/12

Creator: UNI Registrar and Faculty Senate

Date: 1976-1978, 1983-1994

Extent: 1.67 linear feet, 4 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

Access and Use

Accessing the Collection:

There are no restrictions on the use of this material.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Senate Files and Documents collection, 1976-1978, 1983-1994, Archives Record Series 07/02/12, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Scope and Content

This series seems to be a combination of material accumulated by the Registrar and several chairs of the University
Faculty Senate.  To some exent it duplicates material found in other series relating to the University Faculty Senate such as:

  • 07/02/01 Announcements, Correspondence, and Reports, 1948-
  • 07/02/02 Calendar Items, #102--#247
  • 07/02/03 Senate Minutes and Agenda, 1937-
  • 07/02/10 Senate Chairman's Files, 1977-79

However, files in this series tend to be fuller, deeper, and more thorough.  These files often contain correspondence, committee reports, and other documents associated with particular docket and calendar items.  If a researcher wishes to go beyond Senate minutes or announcements to gain a better understanding of an issue under consideration, this series might prove useful.

These files came to the University of Northern Iowa Archives from the Registrar in early 2013.  Portions of the files seem to have been created by chairs of the Faculty Senate, such as Professors Myra Boots and John Longnecker.  But other portions seem to have been from a time when the Registrar, or a member of the Registrar's staff, served as secretary to the Faculty Senate.  The contents and order of each annual file vary. 

Inventory

Box 1

Documentation from the years:  1976-1977; 1977-1978; 1983-1984

Box 2

Documentation from the years:   1984-1985; 1985-1986

Box 3

Documentation from the years: 1985-1986; 1986-1987; 1987-1988; 1988-1989

Box 4

Documentation from the years: 1989-1990; 1991-1992; 1992-1993; 1993-1994 

Processing Information

Collection processed and inventory developed by University Archivist Gerald L. Peterson, June 2013; updated, October 19, 2015 (GP). Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, November 2017 and April 2018. Linear Feet updated August 27, 2017

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