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Record Group: 1 C
Record Sub-Group: 106
Records Title: UMC; Office of the Chancellor; Deputy Chancellor; Black Studies Program
Dates: 1975-2008, bulk 1996-2006
Volume: 4 1/3 cubic feet, 5.41 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group contains administrative and other records created by the Black Studies Program and its directors. The records consist of correspondence and memoranda, meeting files, printed and duplicated material, photographs, reports, conference working files, faculty files, and surveys. The Sub-Group includes professional records of one of the program's directors, Julius Thompson.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:1/23/1 (A10-22)
This Series contains administrative and other records created and received by the University of Missouri's Black Studies Program, (1975-2008). The records consist of the following types and topics: director's administrative correspondence and memoranda, annual reports and related working files, fiscal and budget information, event and conference files, photographs, course proposals and syllabi, newsletters, flyers, the Black Studies Center, Black History Month, and student surveys. The Series also contains professional (and a few personal) records of Julius Thompson, one the directors of the Black Studies Program. Thompson's records include files regarding some of his publications and presentations, his poetry, his teaching, and his academic career.
(4 c.f., 017240, 017241, 017441, 017445)
Note to Researcher: Series 1 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 2. - C:1/23/2 (A06-11)
This Series contains records created by the Office of the Deputy Chancellor's Black Studies Division, (2006). The records consist of posters announcing the schedule of events for Black History Month. The posters are titled Celebrating Community: A Tribute to Black Fraternal, Social, and Civic Institutions, (2006).
(1 OSF, B23, MC)
Note to Researcher: Posters for Black History Month for years prior to 2006 can be found in
C:1/80/15 in Record Group 1, Sub-Group 36, Series 16.

Series 3. - C:1/23/6 (A15-11)
This Series contains photographs of the 2008 Black Studies Program Conference, (2008). The conference was entitled "Cessation, Nation, and Reparations: The Legacy of Slavery in the United States." The photographs are in a digital format and on a CD-R.
(1 FF, 725, 2, 3 Small Holdings Box 2)

Series 4. - C:1/23/7 (A18-42)
This Series contains a photo album and other photographs of events and people related to the Black Studies Program, (1979-2007). Subjects include wall displays, guest speakers and conferences, Black Family Reunion, Strickland Hall dedication, and students, faculty and staff associated with the Program. Some of the people shown in the photographs include Flore Zephir, Walter Daniel, Carolyn Dorsey, Erma Ballenger, Arvarh Strickland, Michael Middleton, Anand Prahlad, Clenora Hudson-Weems, Charles Sampson, William Robertson, Helen Neville, Geta LeSeur, Nathaniel Brickens, Debra Jefferson, Diann Jordan, Robert Weems, Clyde Ruffin, Edith Mitchell, Jenice Stewart, Rangira Gallimore, Mable Grimes, Ellis Ingram, Vincent St. Omer, Marvin Lewis, Johnetta Morrison, Dave Roediger, Linda Garth, Jean Allman, Daniel Frye, Sundiata Cha-Jua, John McLeod, KC Morrison, Paulette Grimes, Mary McDonald, John McClendon, Mary Lenox, Adrienne Walker Hoard, Robert Williams, Daniel Gray-Kontar, Owen Koeppe, Araminta Smith, John W. Roberts, Loretta Williams, Clifton Cornwell, Pete Hasselriis, Edward Mullen, Darlene Dixon, Paul Wallace, and Charles Geiss.
(1/3 c.f., B3A, 7B, 3)
Note to Archivist: The materials in this Series were transferred to the University Archives by Stephanie Shonekan, Chair of the Black Studies Department, in 2018.

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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