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Record Group: 1 C
Record Sub-Group: 45
Records Title: UMC; Administration; Office of Development and Alumni Relations; Administrative and Other Records
Dates: 1900-2006
Volume: 59 and 1/6 cubic feet, 73.96 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records created or received by the University of Missouri-Columbia's Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence, administrative records, publications, annual reports, lists of donors, photographs, photographic slides, membership lists, newsletters, financial records, handwritten journals, sheet music, meeting minutes, research proposals, research papers, memorabilia, and posters.
Note to Researcher: The University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations before 1968, was known, separately, as the Alumni Association and the Alumni Achievement Fund. In 1968 they were combined as one organization. In 1983, the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations and the Office of University Relations become the administrative responsibility of the Vice Chancellor for Alumni Relations, Development, and University Relations.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1 - C:1/121/1 (A94-10)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations (1959-1982, 2006). Included in this Series are copies of an annual report, initially entitled Honor Roll and, after 1980, know as Roll of Honor. This report includes information such as lists of donors to the Development Fund of the Alumni Association, their department, division, school, college, and graduating class, as well as information on the types of donation programs available, and photographs of equipment purchased with donated funds. Differently-titled annual reports for the Office of Development and Alumni Relations are included as well. Also part of the Series are lists of members of the Columns Club and the Jefferson Club, along with members of the Development Fund Board of Directors and lists of deceased donors.
(1/3 c.f., 132, 6)
Note to Researchers: The first three issues of the Honor Roll (1956-1958) are missing from this Series.

Series 2 - C:1/121/2 (A94-10)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations (1969-1988, 1993). Included in this Series are issues of the quarterly newsletter entitled Interest in the Development Fund, University of Missouri-Columbia and the Report and Discussion of Fund Raising Issues and Priorities. The newsletter includes information such as names of members of the Development Fund Board of Directors, photographs of items donated or purchased with money from the fund, notices of alumni activities and campus events, details of grants and scholarships awarded, and articles concerning faculty research. The report dated July 16, 1993 was prepared for the MU Leads the Way campaign and was given to the MU Council of Deans and Executive Committee of the Faculty Council.
(1/6 c.f., 133, 1)

Series 3 - C:1/121/NP (A95-96)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations (1970-1992). Included in this Series are administrative records pertaining to relations with the various schools and colleges, correspondence with Alumni District Groups, the Alumni Association Student Board, Alumni Association membership materials, Alumni Insurance Program files, high school recruitment, Faculty Alumni Awards, the Alumni Center Building Committee, Alumni Board meetings, and video tapes and photographic slides of such events as homecoming celebrations.
(45 c.f.,
follow this link for box locations.)

Series 4 - C:1/131/1 (A76-62)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ca. 1900-1979). Included in this Series are fifteen 35mm photographic slides, depicting various campus scenes and sites in the Columbia area. A few of the slides are copies of earlier photographs. Aerial views of the campus and scenes on the Stephens College campus are also included in this Series. The second folder contains thirty slides and one negative of exterior shots of buildings of the School of Journalism.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, 9, 4)

Former Series #5 C:1/131/2
UMC; Administration; Office of Development and Alumni Relations
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. This Series contains documents concerning financial donations, endowed scholarships, loan funds, and endowment policies of the UMC Office of Development and Alumni Relations, (1908-1986).

Series 6 - C:1/131/3 (A91-119)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations, (1903-1978). Included in this Series are photocopies of handwritten journals by University of Missouri Alumnus, Jessie Sherman Gundlach and a piece of sheet music: "Mid the Hills of Old Missouri." Titles of the Gundlach journals are "Honors, by Request" (a brief autobiography), "Chateau Sherman" (a work concerning the Sherman House in Pass Christian, Mississippi, which was donated to the University of Missouri for use as a Marine Engineering and Marine Biology Research Laboratory), and "Chung Dong; Universal Love" (which concerns Jessie Sherman Gundlach's involvement with Korean Air Force personnel at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, and her subsequent work in Asia).
(1/6 c.f., 129, 4)

Series 7 - C:1/131/4 (A94-86)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations, (1968-1978). Included in this Series are correspondence, research proposals, research papers, by-laws of the Research Foundation, meeting minutes of the University Development staff, and office working files pertaining to the Pooled Income Trust Fund.
(1/6 c.f., 119, 3)

Series 8 - C:1/131/5 (A92-71)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations. Included in this Series are a photograph (ca. 1912) of the Francis Quadrangle Columns and a letter of donation describing the custodial history of the photograph.
(1 OSF, B23, MC)
Note to Researcher: For more images of the Francis Quadrangle Columns, see
Record Group 1 C, Sub-Group 37 .

Series 9 - C:1/131/6 (A96-127)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations, (1908-1966). Included in this Series is a single bound volume entitled Scholarships and Prize Funds at the University of Missouri. This work contains letters of transmittal, copies of related University of Missouri Board of Curators decisions, and legal papers relevant to the establishment of scholarship funds.
(1/3 c.f., 121, 1)

Series 10 - C:1/131/NP (A92-39; A93-41)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations (1950-1983). Included in this Series are general correspondence files and general subject files, primarily created or received during the tenure (1953-1984) of Vice Chancellor for Development and Alumni Relations, Guy H. Entsminger.
(10 c.f., 038586, 038587, 038588, 038589, 038590, 038591, 038594, 038595, 038596, 038597)
Note to Researcher: The materials in Series 9 are currently unprocessed. Until processed and inventoried, some of these records may not be fully available to researchers.

Former Series #11 C:1/131/NP (A92-7)
Collection number changed to C:0/46/14
UMC; University General; Memorabilia; W. C. Tingle
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. Materials within this former Series concerned athletics, student organizations, the Kappa Alpha Order, and participation in a Barber Shop Quartet Singing Society. This Series contains general university memorabilia such as mugs, a tapestry, photographs, posters, and figurines related to MU (1920-1989, bulk 1971-1989).

Series 12 - C:1/139/1 (A87-104; A89-35; A89-44; A90-10; A92-57; A93-122; A93-126; A95-74; A96-96)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations (1916-1993). Included in this Series are photographs used in University publications, photographic slides, and 35mm negatives with contact sheets. Images include administrators, faculty, staff, facilities, alumni activities, athletic events, spectators at athletic events, Marching Mizzou, the MU Golden Girls, students on campus, students in class, students studying, students bar-hopping, religion on campus, sororities and fraternities, "Black Power" marches, the Legion of Black Collegians, homecoming, scenes of residence hall life, campus cultural events, commencement, and art work used in University publications. Also included in the Series is a photograph of the kicking of the field goal that gave the University of Missouri a 3 to 0 win over the University of Kansas at the homecoming football game in 1913.
(1 and 2/3 c.f., B3A, 8, 5; 1 OSF, B23, MC; 1 OSF, B3A, 7C, 3)
Note to Researcher: For more Alumni Association photographs, slides and negatives, see
Record Group 0 C, Sub-Group 6 .

Series 13. - C:1/139/2 (A08-46)
This Series contains photographic slide productions of the Office of Publications and Alumni Communication of University Relations at the University of Missouri, (ca. 1980-1990). The records consist of two slide shows used by the Admissions Office, one for general student recruitment, the other for minority student recruitment. The script for the minority student recruitment slide show is included in this Series.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, 7, 4)

Series 14. - C:1/121/3 (A07-78)
This Series contains records created and received by the editorial staff of Mizzou: The Magazine of the MU Alumni Association, (2006). The records consist of a piece of correspondence from Mort Walker regarding the use of two Beetle Bailey comic strips in the Summer 2006 issue of Mizzou, and enlarged copies of the two strips. Also included is a copy of the published issue.
(1 Env., B3A, C2, 4)

Series 15. - C:1/131/7 (A11-54)
This Series contains records created or received by the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Development and Alumni Relations, (ca. 1886, 1906-1963). The records consist of photographic prints and negatives, many depicting University of Missouri alumni.
(2/3 c.f., B3A, 7, 2 Back)
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.
The photographs and negatives in this Series were donated by Richard Otto prior to his retirement from the Office of Development.

Series 16. - C:1/131/8 (A12-01)
This Series contains records created or received by the University of Missouri's Office of Development and Alumni Relations, (1997). The records consist of a promotional VHS video tape entitled "Great Beginnings."
(1 VHS tape, 725, 1, 3, Small Holdings Box 1)

Restrictions Note: The Archives of the University of Missouri-Columbia is required by law and Board of Curator's policy to restrict access to some files and information. Student records are held as confidential under the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and by University policy. Faculty promotion and tenure records and Academic Personnel files are restricted for 75 years, or the lifetime of the individual. All grievance, disciplinary, and medical records are treated as confidential files. Consultations with legal counsel, both in-house and external, are protected by the attorney/client privilege and will not be released.

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