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Office of Student Affairs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 115
The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for the following: University Center, Housing, Financial Aid, Counseling Center, Intramurals and Recreation, Health Clinic, Non-Greek Student Organizations, Commuter and Adult Student Center, Foreign Students, Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic Council, Freshman Orientation, Honors Day, and Special Events. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, budgets, reports, programs, payrolls, evaluations, committee reports, interdepartmental correspondence, memorabilia of Dean Ross, and information pertinent to the functioning of the departments listed above.

The records provide insight into changes in campus life, regulations for students, student organizations, and special activities. Although the records cover the years 1937 to 1978, the bulk of the material spans from 1950-1970.

Dates

  • 1937-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Materials containing information about individual students have been removed and are restricted in accordance with the Educational Privacy Act. These items are placed at the end of the record group.

Extent

50.00 linear feet

1.00 Sound recordings

36.00 Boxes

Arrangement

The materials are divided into six series: Series 1, Administrative Files; Series 2, Meeting Minutes of Various Administrative Councils; Series 3, Student Organizations Files; Series 4, Special Events Files; Series 5, Ella V. Ross Papers; and Series 6, Dorman Stout, Jr. Papers.

Method of Acquisition

The records of the Office of Student Affairs at East Tennessee State University (ETSU) were placed in the University Archives by Sally Thomas, assistant dean for student affairs, in three groups. The first donation was received in July 1982, the second in September 1982, and the last in September 1984. The records were opened for research in February 1989.

Accruals and Additions

The history of Alpha Delta Pi and the Alpha Delta Pi Founder's Day program were donated by Anne Bryant Gentry in November 1988, accession number 1989-037.

Processing Information

K. Workman, and S. Schwartz, completed processing and the collection was opened for research in 1999. Ned Irwin processed the addition to the collection and revised the finding aid.
Author
K. Workman, S. Schwartz, and Ned Irwin
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

Contact:
PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA
423-439-4338