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Record Group: 0 C
Record Sub-Group: 50
Records Title: UMC; University General; Miscellany; Miscellaneous Records
Volume: 2 cubic feet, 2.5 linear feet; 1 Oversized Folder
Scope and Content Note
This Record Sub-Group contains miscellaneous records associated in broad terms with the University of Missouri-Columbia. The Sub-Group includes non-photographic art prints, drawings, or reproductions of images of the University of Missouri campus at Columbia. Also included in this Sub-Group are records of the MU Chapter of Sigma Xi. The records in this Sub-Group were created by or received from a variety of University and extra-University sources.
Series 1. - C:0/45/3 (A04-90; A21-41)
This Series contains non-photographic art prints, drawings, or reproductions of images of the University of Missouri campus at Columbia, (ca. 1905). Included is a design for the quadrangle after the destruction of Academic Hall by fire in 1892. Series 1 also contains a reproduction of the 1946 Fred Shane painting "University of Missouri" that was part of the Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney Art Collection.
(1 OSF, MC)
Note to Researcher: Many of the items in this collection are reproductions originally forming part of a publication such as the Bulletin of the University of Missouri.
Series 2. - C:0/45/5 (A15-20)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri Chapter of the international honorary society Sigma Xi, (1904-2001). The records consist of meeting agendas and minutes, treasurer reports, committee reports, membership elections, by-laws, membership and associate lists, event and activity reports, event broadsides and programs, procedure manuals, correspondence, memoranda, fiscal records, and a few photographs. Records for 1904 through 1974 were collected into six bound volumes.
(2 c.f., 040259, 133601)
Note to Researcher: Series 2 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid. Additional records of the MU Chapter of Sigma Xi can be found in the collections of the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by following this link.
Series 3. - C:0/45/6 (A19-06)
This Series contains records pertaining to the Capen House, (ca. 1983). The records consist of 16x10-inch color photographic print of an aerial view of the house and surroundings prior to construction of the Tara Apartments, a newspaper clipping about the renovation and history of the Capen House, and a drawn elevation of a Tara Apartments building.
(1 OSF, Ellis)
Note to Archivist: The items in Series 3 were sent to University Archives by the Department of Student Life in 2018.
Series 4. - C:0/45/8 (A22-04)
This Series contains a copy of Norman G. Benedict's 2011 memoir entitled Thumbs Up "V" For Victory, I Love You which details Benedict's life in Columbia from the late 1930s until 1955. After attending college at Northwestern University, Benedict returned to Columbia and worked for the University of Missouri as a Radio and Information Specialist in the Office of Public Information from 1968 to 1974. Benedict was a reporter for University Close-Up during that period.
(1 Volume, Reading Room)
Note to Archivist: The copy of Thumbs Up "V" For Victory, I Love You was signed and donated by Norman G. Benedict.
Series 5. - C:0/45/10 (A22-49)
This Series contains a plan of the first floor of the Neff Hall Addition, (1983). The 8 1/2 x 11-inch sheet is a reduction of Sheet 2 of Project RC 022 (60). It is likely the sheet, originally framed, was used for location information in a Neff hallway.
(FF, Small Holdings Box 11)
Note to Researcher: Additional versions of plans from Project RC 022 can be found in C:1/83/15.
Note to Archivist: The plan in Series 5 was donated by MU student Drew Watters, who obtained it during the demolition of the building in 2022.
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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