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Record Group: 1 C
Record Sub-Group: 43
Records Title: UMC; Administration; Admissions and Registrar: Administrative Records
Dates: 1843-2008
Volume: 68 and 1/2 cubic feet, 85.63 linear feet

Please Note: Contact the UMC Registrar's Office (Enrollment Services/Registration) for current information, including transcript requests. Also, beyond regular UMC transcripts, the Registrar's Office also has Laboratory School transcripts as well as Distance Education transcripts before 1980.

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar. Included in this Sub-Group are student registration ledgers, lists of degrees conferred, correspondence, memoranda, student course cards, student petitions, grade records, faculty meeting minutes, committee meeting minutes, school and college minute books, registration forms, evaluation reports, student matriculation books, pamphlets, photostats of documents, class lists, applications for admission, memoranda, publication galleys, program schedules, annual reports, and graduation lists.

Series Descriptions

Series 1 - C:1/101/1
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1843-1911). Included in this Series are ten handwritten student registration ledgers. These ledgers note student names, hometowns, and home counties. Volumes 9-11 (1893-1896) also include courses and grades.
(2 c.f.: 2 OSB, B3A, B7, 4; OSB, B3A, B4, 3)
Note to Researcher: Series 1 contains registration ledgers one through seven and nine through eleven. Ledger eight has been lost.
Note to Archivist: This entire collection has been microfilmed. The microfilm consists of 1 MFR, located in 703, MFC. Call number: C:1/101/1a (A01-163).

Series 2 - C:1/101/32 (A78-29; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1843-1950). Included in this Series is a work entitled Degrees Conferred by the University of Missouri, 1843-1945, by W. H. Rees. The entries in this work are handwritten. It contains classifications and explanation of the degrees and certificates awarded by MU. There is a special note on MU's first woman graduate (1870). Also included in this Series are graduation statistics (no names), (1843-1950), compiled by Assistant Registrar Sallie Grant.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Front; OSP, B3A, B5, 4)

Series 3 - C:1/101/41 (A96-80)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1860-1976). Included in this Series are microfilmed correspondence with high schools, registration forms, deficiency records, negative hours records, extension course grades, student study programs, student petitions, "deceased" student grades, student course cards, and Army and Navy specialized training school records.
(7 1/3 c.f.: 4 c.f., B3A, 7A, 1; 3 1/3 c.f., B3A, 7B, 1; 1 shoebox, B3A, 7B, 1 front)
Note to Researcher: Series 3 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the
restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.
Note to Archivist: In August 2008 those microfilm rolls consisting entirely of University of Missouri-Rolla records were transferred to the Archives of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Series 4 - C:1/101/3 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1954-1960). Included in this Series is one bound volume of testimonials and memorial statements made in regard to deceased members of the University faculty.
(1 OSP, B3A, B5, 7)
Note to Archivist: Series 4 through Series 23 are derived from a single accession.

Series 5. - C:1/101/4 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1891-1966). Included in this Series are five bound volumes of the meeting minutes of the UMC Committee on Accredited Schools and Colleges.
(2 OSB, B3A, B5, 4)

Series 6. - C:1/101/5 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1947-1960). Included in this Series is one bound volume of the meeting minutes of the UMC Committee on Aids and Awards.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Back)

Series 7 - C:1/101/6 (A79-42; A85-132)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1917-1971). Included in this Series are four bound volumes of the meeting minutes of the UMC Committee of Deans.
(1/3 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Back)

Series 8 - C:1/101/7 (A79-42)
This Series contains Records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1907-1914). Included in this Series is one bound volume of the meeting minutes of the UMC Engineering Policy Committee.
(1 OSP, B3A, B5, 7)

Series 9 - C:1/101/8 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1916-1930). Included in this Series is one bound volume of the meeting minutes of the UMC Committee on Entrance.
(1 OSP, B3A, B5, 7)

Series 10. - C:1/101/9 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1919-1966). Included in this Series are meeting minutes of the UMC Committee on Military and Physical Training.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Back)
Note to Researcher: For more on the Committee on Military and Physical Training, see
Series 25 and Series 34 of this Sub-Group.

Series 11 - C:1/101/10 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1863-1975). Included in this Series are meeting minutes of the UMC University Council (1893-1927) and eight volumes of UMC faculty records, including a copy of the 1922 Faculty Statute Book, a copy of Changes in the Rule Book of Faculty of the College of Arts and Science (1949), a copy of Changes in the By-Laws of the University Faculty and Constitution of the University Council (1936), and a 1914 copy of the University Statute Book.
(4 c.f., 018632, 018633, 018634, 018635)
Note to Researcher: For more on the UMC University Council, see
Series 36 of this Sub-Group.

Series 12 - C:1/101/11 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1893-1919). Included in this Series are bound meeting minutes of the Academic Faculty of the Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences.
(1 Env. and 1 OSP, B3A, B5, 7)

Series 13 - C:1/101/12 (A79-42; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1893-1979). Included in this Series are seven bound volumes of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC College of Agriculture.
(1 OSB, B3A, B4, 5; 2 OSP, B3A, B5, 7)

Series 14 - C:1/101/13 (A79-42; A85-132)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1910-1979). Included in this Series are five bound volumes ( vol. 3 through vol. 7) of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC College of Arts and Science.
(1 OSB, B3A, B4, 4; 1 OSP, B3A, B5, 7)

Series 15 - C:1/101/14 (A79-42; A85-132)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1913-1979). Included in this Series are three bound volumes of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC College of Business and Public Administration.
(2 OSP, B3A, B5, 6)

Series 16 - C:1/101/15 (A79-42; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the UMC Office of Admissions and Registrar (1916-1979). Included in this Series are four bound volumes (#2 through #5) of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC College of Education.
(1 OSB, B3A, B5, 6)
Note to Researcher: For more on the Faculty of the College of Education, see
Series 23 of this Sub-Group.

Series 17 - C:1/101/16 (A79-42; A85-132)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1893-1979). Included in this Series are six bound volumes of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC College of Engineering.
(1 OSB, B3A, B4, 6; 1 OSP, B3A, B5, 6)

Series 18 - C:1/101/17 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1925-1935). Included in this Series are meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC School of Fine Arts.
(1 OSP, B3A, B5, 6)

Series 19 - C:1/101/18 (A79-42; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1911-1979). Included in this Series are eight bound volumes (vol. 3 through vol. 10) of the records of the UMC Graduate Faculty and one bound volume of meeting minutes of the Graduate Faculty Senate.
(2 OSB, B3A, B5, 7; OSP, B3A, B5, 6)

Series 20 - C:1/101/19 (A79-42; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1909-1979). Included in this Series are three bound volumes of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC School of Journalism.
(1 OSB, B3A, B4, 5)

Series 21 - C:1/101/20 (A79-42; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1951-1972). Included in this Series are meeting minutes of Faculty of the MU School of Law.
(1 c.f., 018614)

Series 22 - C:1/101/21 (A79-42; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1887-1974). Included in this Series are three bound volumes of meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC College of Medicine.
(2 OSP, B3A, B5, 6)

Series 23 - C:1/101/22 (A79-42)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1894-1916). Included in this Series are meeting minutes of the Faculty of the UMC Normal School.
(1 OSP, B3A, B5, 5)
Note to Researcher: For more on the Faculty of the UMC Normal School, see
Series 16 of this Sub-Group.

Series 24 - C:1/101/34 (A85-132)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (ca. 1950-1980). Included in this Series are minute books (6 volumes) received from the UMC School of Forestry, School of Home Economics, College of Library and Informational Science, School of Nursing, College of Social and Community Services, and College of Veterinary Medicine.
(6 OSP, B3A, B5, 5)

Series 25 - C:1/101/23 (A87-101)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1882-1959). Included in this Series are student record cards of trainees who completed various special courses at MU. These courses include pre-1900 Summer School offerings, supplemental Nursing School classes, Extension Division and pre-Legal courses (1936-1941), Science and Management War Training (1942-1944), and Science and Management Defense Training (1942-1944).
(5/6 c.f., 101, 2)
Note to Researcher: For information on grade reports, supplemental records, and grades for Air Force R.O.T.C. trainees, see
Series 34 and Series 39 of this Sub-Group. Series 25 contains some records that are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 26 - C:1/101/2 (A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1876-1893). Included in this Series are bound and unbound grade reports prepared by individual MU professors. These reports contain students' names, grades earned, absences, if examined, if excused from the University, and remarks by the professor concerning the student or the class as a whole.
(1 c.f., B3A, B1, 1; OSB, B3A, B4, 3)
Note to Researcher: For more information on grade reports contemporary with those in Series 26, see
Series 25 of this Sub-Group.

Series 27 - C:1/101/24 (A89-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1910-1924). Included in this Series are grade cards from the Washington University School of Social Economy, the Missouri School of Social Economy (with classes taught in St. Louis by the University of Missouri), and Public Health Nurse student records. The grade cards and academic records in this Series hold such information as students' names, addresses, number of hours credited, grades earned, tuition charges, and when charges were paid. Public Health Nurse records in this Series contain individual student applications, correspondence, experience sheets, weekly efficiency reports, and student grades.
(2 shoebox, B3A, B1, 2; 2/3 c.f., B23, B5, 2; 1 OSB, B3A, B4, 3; 1 OSP, B3A, B5, 5)
Note to Researcher: The St. Louis School of Philanthropy began offering coursework in 1907. It ended its affiliation with the University of Missouri in 1909 when it became the School of Social Economy at Washington University. It was run as an independent institution from 1915 until renewing the association with the University of Missouri and becoming the Missouri School of Social Economy in 1916.
Note to Archivist: Series 27 through Series 32 were originally combined on one kardex card, that for collection C:1/101/24 - C:1/101/30.

Series 28 - C:1/101/25
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1925-1929). Included in this Series are student course cards for MU College of Agriculture Winter Semester Short Courses. These cards hold information such as students' names, course titles, course numbers, units credited, lab hours, and course grade earned.
(1/3 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Back)

Series 29 - C:1/101/26
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1907-1908). Included in this Series are academic student records of the St. Louis School of Philanthropy at which students could enroll as regular University of Missouri Extension students. These records contain information such as students' names, previous social work experience, enrollment and attendance records, instructors' names, and course grades.
(1 Env., B3A, B5, 5)
Note to Researcher: The St. Louis School of Philanthropy began offering coursework in 1907. It ended its affiliation with the University of Missouri in 1909 when it became the School of Social Economy at Washington University. It was run as an independent institution from 1915 until renewing the association with the University of Missouri and becoming the Missouri School of Social Economy in 1916.

Series 30 - C:1/101/27
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1929-1935). Included in this Series are academic student records of the Ozark Wesleyan College (Ozark Junior College). These records contain students' names, courses taken each semester, course grades, academic standing and ranking, and, often, date of birth, hometown, high school attended, and names of parents or guardians.
(1/3 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Back)
Note to Researcher: Series 30 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the
restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 31 - C:1/101/28
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1915). Included in this Series are copies of reports to the University of Missouri Junior College Committee from the Visiting Evaluation Committee for Winter and Spring, 1915. These reports contain evaluations of each course taught at each college, commendations for teaching competency, recommendations for improvements in deficient areas, background information on college faculty, and information on college facilities.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Front)

Series 32 - C:1/101/30
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1898-1910). Included in this Series are student grade reports of the MU Law Department. These reports contain students' names, classes taken, and grades earned.
(1 OSP, B3A, B5, 5)

Series 33 - C:1/101/31 (A76-8)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1891-1912). Included in this Series are three "Student Matriculation" books which lists all students enrolled at the University by school year. Along with each student's name and years enrolled, these books list names of parents or guardians, mailing address, college or division, and age in years, months and days.
(3 OSP, B3A, B5, 4)

Former Series #34 C:1/101/39
UMC; Administration; Admissions and Registrar; Correspondence, Reports, and Applications for Admission
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1913-1973). Included in this Sub-Group are correspondence files, photostats of correspondence, pamphlets, reports, class lists, and applications for admission.

Series 35 - C:1/101/36 and C:1/101/NP (A85-132; A95-149; A01-32)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar created or received by the Committee on the Revision of Records, (1918-1995). Included in this Series are committee records, meeting minutes, student requests for revision of transcript records, transcripts, forms, recommendations, and support materials.
(20 c.f.,
follow this link for box locations.)
Note to Researcher: Series 35 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 36 - C:1/101/33 (A87-47)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1921-1963). Included in this Series are committee records, correspondence, memoranda, mimeographed reports, and program schedules, galleys for catalogs, minutes of meetings, handwritten notes, photostats of regulations, and personal data sheets on students, and lists of courses offered. The majority of the records in this Series relate to committee work of S. Woodson Canada, MU Registrar from 1918 until 1961.
(1 and 5/6 c.f., B3A, B5, 2, Front)
Note to Researcher: Series 36 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the
restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 37 - C:1/101/35
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar. Included in this Series are schedules of courses offered for 1871 and 1900 to the present (schedules for some semesters are missing). Schedules contain information regarding courses offered, lecture and laboratory periods, seminars and institutes, fees, additional charges, academic regulations, campus activities, student housing, independent study courses, campus maps, and degree program requirements. The series also contains the following publications: "Schedule of Lectures and Recitations and Directory", (1901-1905); "Schedule of Lectures, Recitations and Laboratory Periods and Directory", (1907-1909); and "Schedules of Lectures, Recitations and Laboratory Periods", (1909-1911).
(4 1/3 c.f.: 3 c.f., 143, 2; 1 c.f., 723, 1, 1; 1/3 c.f., 723, 2, 6; Electronic Records)
Note to Researcher: For Summer Session Schedules, (1896-1975), see
Record Group 0 C, Sub-Group 9, Series 1. For a blueprint "Plan for Registration, Arts and Science, University of Missouri, General Library, Room 205, March 2, 1938," see Record Group 1 C, Sub-Group 37, Series 2.

Series 38 - C:1/101/37 (A85-132; A86-36)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1945-1973, 1997-1998). Included in this Series are typed annual reports of the Director of the Office of Admission and Registrar. These reports include information on enrollment, relations with high schools, accreditation on non-public schools, scholarship programs, statistics on registration and applications, administrative planning and reorganization, student activism and unrest, the R.O.T.C. program, Freshman Transition, needs of the Office of Admissions and Registrar. Additional materials included are pamphlets, brochures, bulletins, newsletters, and photographs of student registration (1948-1954).
(2 c.f.: 1 and 1/3 c.f., 133, 5; 1/3 c.f., 133, 6; 1/3, 133, 2).
Note to Researcher: Series 38 contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the
restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 39 - C:1/101/38 (A85-132)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar concerning the Army Air Forces College Training Program (1943-1944). Included in this Series are grade reports for students enrolled in courses pertaining to such fields as Civil Air Regulations, English, Geography, History, Math, Medical Aid, Physics, Speech, and Weather and Climate.
(1/2 c.f., 102, 6)
Note to Researcher: For more on the Army Air Corps at MU, see Series 25 and 34 of this Sub-Group. Series 39 contains some records that are confidential and restricted. See the
restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 40 - C:1/101/40 and C:1/101/NP (A88-63; A98-97)
This Series contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Admissions and Registrar (1973-1991). Included in this Series are graduation lists, commencement lists, and final-degree lists. These lists are chronologically arranged and include Winter, Summer, and Fall commencements.
(6 c.f., 017303, 017316, 017306, 108085, 108086, 108087; 1/3 c.f., 118, 6)

Series 41. - C:1/101/43 (A03-54)
This Series contains records of the Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1987-1998). Included in the Series are enrollment management administrative records, Committee on Undergraduate Enrollment (CUE) records, and Campus Writing Board meeting records. Some of the topics addressed in the records are the Midwest Student Exchange Program, (1987), enrollment audits, the Enrollment Management Team, (1993-1995), fraudulent records, international admissions, the Language Laboratory, and long-range planning.
(2 c.f., 117219, 118483)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be available to the public.

Series 42. - C:1/101/44 (A03-83)
This Series contains records created or received by the Office of the Registrar, (1922-1988). Included in the Series are correspondence, cost-sheets, plans, instructional forms, equipment proposals, and procedures regarding enrollment and pre-enrollment, (1922-1948); various selectivity studies, student-retention studies, and GPA nomographs prepared by the Office of Institutional Research, (1987-1988); Missouri Higher Education transfer guidelines, (1986); commencement statistics, (1950-1988); and commencement programs, (1971-1981).
(1 c.f., 000810)
Note to Researcher: For additional commencement programs, see
Record Group 0 C, Sub-Group 4.

Series 43. - C:1/101/45 (A07-85; A08-55)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1966-2001). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, memoranda, Administrative Systems Project (ASP), degree program inventories, general counsel [RESTRICTED], admissions requirements, enrollment management, minority programs, transfers, recruitment, and retention. The records also pertain to the following topics: Summer Welcome Review Task Force, Student Fee Task Force, College Basic Academic Subjects Exam, Advisement Task Force, and telephone registration. The majority of the records originate from the Director of Admissions and Registrar, Gary Smith.
(10 c.f., 125862, 125863, 125864, 125865, 125866, 125867, 125868, 117218, 117220, 117221)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 43 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 44. - C:1/101/46 (A10-15)
This Series contains records created and received by the Office of Admissions and Registrar, (1975-1998, 2004, bulk 1975-1985). The records consist of minority recruitment reports, (1979-1986), counseling service reports, (1986), Student Information Systems studies and reports, (1977, 1996), Operations Committee meeting minutes, (1975-1987), and newsletters.
(2 c.f., 069958, 069959)
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 45. - C:1/103/1 (A14-39)
This Series contains administrative records created and received by the Office of the Registrar, (1997-2008). The records consist of the following types and topics: NCAA self-study reports, Administrative Systems Project (ASP), final examination scheduling, and committee files.
(1/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Archivist: The box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.

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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