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Record Group: 22 C
Record Sub-Group: 12
Records Title: UMC; Student Life and Activities; Official Student Organization Records
Dates: 1914-2007
Volume: 12 and 1/6 cubic feet, 15.21 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group holds records of non-fraternity and non-sorority officially sanctioned student organizations at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Included within the Sub-Group are event programs, posters, scrapbooks, photographs, organizational directories, constitutions, correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, fiscal records, guide books, training manuals, handbooks, minute books, and course evaluation books.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:22/13/1 (A82-35)
This Series holds records relating to the Independent Women's Organization (ca. 1949-1951), the Women's Self-Governing Association, and the Association of Women Students (ca. 1944-1974). Materials include membership directories (ca. 1968-1989), programs from events sponsored by the organizations.
(1/3 c.f., 114, 4)

Series 2. - C:22/13/2 (A88-109; A89-3)
This Series holds scrapbooks compiled by members of the Women's Self-Governing Association and the Association of Women Students (ca. 1925-1980). The scrapbook for the Women's Self-Governing Association contains newspaper clippings, programs, and information regarding Homecoming, the dedication of Memorial Tower, a photograph of Edna St. Vincent Millay and other materials pertaining to her visit to campus. The Series also contains handbooks and regulations as well as President's Council documents and Memos for Missouri Maids and ink drawings of Jesse Wrench. The scrapbook for the Association of Women Students also contains newspaper clippings, photos, programs, and documentation of the Year of the Tigress Convocation. The Series contains handbooks including the Women's Health Services Handbook and a newsletter entitled Female Focus. In addition the Series contains photos of the demonstration to "Dump Dempster," a Board of Curators member and Association of Women Students Council minutes.
(1 OSB, B3A, B1, 6)

Series 3. - C:22/13/4 (A99-93)
This Series contains a minute book of the University of Missouri-Columbia Student Government Association for the years 1914-1920. The volume documents the organization's activities during those years, including student events and efforts to establish a University women's building. It also contains rosters of council members that served during that time period.
(1 Vol., B3A, C2, 1)

Former Series #4 C:22/13/6 (A00-72)
This Series has been enlarged to a full inventory.
Please follow this link to reach the inventory. It contains records of recognized student organizations at the University of Missouri-Columbia campus (1945-1996, 2013-; bulk 1970-1980's). These records were created by the Office of Student Life and include both defunct and active organizations. The depth of documentation within the files varies widely; some contain only standard University forms while others include newspaper clippings, bylaws and constitutions, minutes, and lists of members. Standard university forms include the Annual Report of Student Organizations (which includes the officers, sponsor, and statement of purpose), financial reporting forms, and fundraising forms.

Series 5 - C:22/13/7 (A04-49; A06-17; A06-48; A07-105)
This Series contains records of the Graduate Student Association (GSA) at the University of Missouri-Columbia, (1982, 2000-2007). The records consist of a copy of the association's constitution, administrative correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, Superior Graduate Achievement Award files [RESTRICTED], and handbooks, including a GSA Reference Guide, (1982). The majority of the correspondence was created and received by Presidents of GSA. The meeting records include minutes, agendas, and supplementary materials for the Graduate Student Association and some for Graduate Faculty Senate, on the committees of which body a GSA representative sits.
(1 c.f., 037268)
Note to Researcher: The Series contains some records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 6. - C:22/13/8 (A05-16)
This Series contains administrative and fiscal records of the Arts and Science Student Government organization, (1968-1989). The records consist of correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, organization constitutions, brochures, pamphlets, broadsheets, and election records. The records in this Series pertain to the following: administration of the organization, including elections and membership petitions; event sponsorship and publicity; award sponsorship; College of Arts and Science administrative committees; funding for Museum of Art and Archaeology purchases; budget; and publications. A few of the fiscal records date from the period the organization was known as the Arts and Science Divisional Student Council, (1968-1969).
(3 c.f., 001099, 001101, 001118)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Series 6 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. These records were received from the Office of the Dean of the College of Arts and Science, which has served as caretaker for these student organization records, due in part to the strong tie between the Arts and Science Student Government organization and the administration of the College.

Series 7. - C:22/13/9 (Special Collections vertical file)
This Series contains records of the Student Government Association (SGA), (1938-1959). The records consist of meeting minutes, (1957-1959), constitutions (1938, 1945-1950), newsletters (1951-1952), reports and sample ballots.
Note to Researcher: Meeting minutes in this series are mimeographed copies and not the originals. For minutes from the period 1914-1920, see Series 3 above (collection C:22/13/4).
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 8. - C:22/13/10 (Special Collections vertical file)
This Series contains records of the Missouri Students Association (MSA), (1959-1967). The records consist of meeting minutes, (1959-1964), and constitutions and by-laws, (1960, 1967).
Note to Researcher: Meeting minutes in this series are mimeographed copies and not originals.
(1/6 c.f., UMLD1)

Series 9. - C:22/1/6 (A06-41)
This Series contains fiscal records for the University of Missouri Yearbook, the Savitar, (1929-1932). The records consist of payment and receipt vouchers, bank account books and statements, subscription slips, and correspondence. The records roughly cover the production of the Savitar for the years 1930, 1931, and 1932.
(1 c.f., 052950)

Series 10. - C:22/13/11 (A07-92; A08-38; A13-29)
This Series contains records of the Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM), (1975-2006). The records consist of Board of Director meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, memoranda, intern legislative training manuals, by-laws and constitution, advertisements, newpaper clippings, brochures, flyers, surveys, reports, and press releases.
(5 c.f., 064267, 064268, 064269, 064270, 011447; Electronic Records)
Note to Researcher: According to the
ASUM website, the organization "is the student lobbyist organization for all 75,000 students across the four University of Missouri System Campuses."
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by following this link.

Series 11. - C:22/13/12 (A07-118)
This Series contains the official results of the New Student Center Referendum of 2005 signed by Officers and Board of Election Commissioners of the Missouri Students Association and by the President of the Graduate Professional Council.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)

Series 12. - C:22/13/13 (A07-126; A08-40; A18-29)
This Series contains administrative and meeting records created and received by the Missouri Students Association, (1968-1969, 1976-1977, 1984, 1994-2007). The records consist of correspondence, notes, referendum forms, and supplementary informational material regarding the proposal for the renovation and addition to the Student Recreation Center, (2001), Board of Curators' meeting agendas and reports, (2001-2003), and a University of Missouri-Rolla Campus Master Plan, (2001). Also included in the Series are Senate meeting agendas and minutes, (1968-1969), committee attendance sheets and meeting minutes, (2005-2007), Senate handbooks, (1995-2007), Senate legislative logs, bills, reports, resolutions, and correspondence, (1994-2007), and material pertaining to placing a student representative on the University of Missouri's Board of Curators, (1976-1977, 1984).
(2/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 13. - C:22/13/14 (A08-101; Special Collections Vertical File)
This Series contains records created and received by the Women's Self Government Association and its successor, the Association of Women Students, (ca. 1918-1991). The records consist of council meeting minutes, (1920-1928,1936-1953, 1955-1956), miscellaneous publications, reports, correspondence, and organization constitutions and by-laws.
(1 c.f., 082522)
Note to Archivist: The box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.

Series 14. - C:22/13/15 (A13-62)
This Series contains records of the Association of Women Students, (1956-1960). The records consist of AWS Council meeting minutes, reports, retreats, a budget request, and revisions to the AWS Constitution.
(1/6 c.f., 106, 3)
Note to Archivist: The box list for this Series is available online. It can be accessed by
following this link.
The records in this Series were donated by Carol Vest.

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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