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Call Number:
(C:22/19/1)

Box 1 - B23, 5, 6
OSF 1 - 703, MC

Call Number:
(C:22/19/1a)

MFR 1-703, MFC
MFR 2-703, MFC
Record Group: 22 C
Record Sub-Group: 19
Records Title: UMC; Student Life and Activities; Minority Publications; Publications by, about, and for African-American Students at the University of Missouri-Columbia
Dates: 1969-1998
Volume: 1 cubic foot, 1.25 linear foot; 2 MFR; 1 OSF

Scope and Content

(A93-69; A00-165; Special Collections Vertical File)
This Sub-Group of minority student publications contains many periodicals written or sponsored by the Legion of Black Collegians (LBC), the Black Alumni Organization, the Black Culture Center, and the Kuumba Literary Society. Included are copies of Black Alumni Newsletter (also called simply The Letter), The Black Book, The Black Letter, Black Studies Newsletter, Blackout, LBC Newsletter, Prime Time, Survival, UMOJO (later known as UMOJA), The Voice, and The African-Americanist. The publications include news articles, cartoons, poetry, calendars of events, as well as other items of specific interest to minority students. Many articles describe the struggles a black minority has endured since gaining admission to the University in 1950. Other articles celebrate achievements made by blacks on campus or announce events celebrating black heritage. In File Folder 11 and in the Oversize Folder are related news clippings from other publications along with posters for LBC and the Black Cultural Center events. Also included in this Sub-Group is a microfilmed collection of the combined minority student publications holdings of the University Archives, Ellis Library Special Collections, and the UM Library Depository.
Note to Researcher: This Sub-Group does not contain a complete publication run of most of the magazines and newsletters listed above. Please note that many issues of the Black Studies Newsletter are photocopies and are not original. See also C:1/25/8 for additional issues of some of these publications.

Multicultural Extravaganza
Fifth Annual Multicultural Extravaganza Poster, 10/21/1991
(University Archives, C:22/19/1)

Series Descriptions:

This Sub-Group is made up of two record series. Series One is comprised of file folders, each devoted to a single publication title, with individual volumes arranged chronologically thereunder. Series One also includes event announcements and a special edition of "Mizzou in the Media", focusing on newspaper and magazine stories about minority students, faculty, programs and events at the University of Missouri. Series Two consists of two rolls of 35mm microfilm containing the combined collections of publications by, about, and for African-American students at MU held by the University Archives, Ellis Library Special Collections, and the UM Library Depository.

Series Outline

  1. Series One - Newsprint Collection

  2. Series Two - Microfilm Collection

Inventory

Series One - Newsprint Collection

Box 1

FF 1 - Black Alumni Newsletter - The Letter, 1982-1984
Volume 1 - February-March 1982 (No. 5)
Volume 1 - June-July 1982 (No. 6)
Volume 1 - January-February 1983 (No. 7)
Volume 1 - Summer 1984 (No. 8)

FF 1a - Black Alumni, 1989-1991
Volume 1 - Spring 1989 (No. 1)
Volume 3 - Spring 1991 (No. 2)
Volume 3 - Summer 1991 (No. 3)
Spring 1996
Spring 1997

FF 2 - The Black Book: Perspectives of UMC, 1977-1985, a handbook for new black students giving information about minority organizations on campus and tips on succeeding at MU, produced by the LBC
1977-1978
No date (ca 1978-1979)
1979-1980
1984-1985

FF 3 - The Black Letter, 1972-1974
Volume 1 - November, 1972 (No. 1)
Volume 1 - December, 1972 (No. 2)
Volume 1 - February, 1973 (No. 3)
Volume 1 - March, 1973 (No. 4)
Volume 1 - April-May 1973 (No. 5)
Volume 1 - June-July, 1973 (No. 6)
Volume 1 - August, 1973 (No. 7)
Volume 2 - September-October, 1973 (No. 1)
Volume 2 - November-December, 1973 (No. 3)
Volume 2 - December-January, 1974 (No. 4)
Volume 2 - January-February, 1974 (No. 5)
Volume 2 - February-March, 1974 (No. 6)
Volume 2 - April-May 1974 (No. 7)
Volume 2 - June-July, 1974 (No. 8)
Volume 2 - July-August, 1974 (No. 9)
Volume 3 - September-October 1974 (No. 1)

FF 4 - Black Studies Newsletter, 1977-May 1982
Volume 1 - October 1977 (No. 1)
Volume 1 - November 1977 (No. 2)
Volume 1 - December 1977 (No. 3)
Volume 1 - January 1978 (No. 4)
Volume 1 - February 1978 (No. 5)
Volume 1 - March 1978 (No. 6)
Volume 1 - April 1978 (No. 7)
Volume 1 - May 1978 (No. 8)
Volume 2 - September 1978 (No. 1)
Volume 2 - October 1978 (No. 2)
Volume 2 - November 1978 (No. 3)
Volume 2 - December 1978 (No. 4)
Volume 2 - January 1979 (No. 5)
Volume 2 - February 1979 (No. 6)
Volume 2 - March 1979 (No. 7)
Volume 2 - April 1979 (No. 8)
Volume 2 - May 1979 (No. 9)
Volume 3 - September 1979 (No. 1)
Volume 3 - October 1979 (No. 2)
Volume 3 - November 1979 (No. 3)
Volume 3 - December 1979 (No. 4)
Volume 3 - January 1980 (No. 5)
Volume 3 - February 1980 (No. 6)
Volume 3 - March 1980 (No. 7)
Volume 3 - April 1980 (No. 8)
Volume 3 - May 1980 (No. 9)
Volume 4 - September 1980 (No. 1)
Volume 4 - October 1980 (No. 2)
Volume 4 - November 1980 (No. 3)
Volume 4 - December 1980 (No. 4)
Volume 4 - January 1981 (No. 5)
Volume 4 - February 1981 (No. 6)
Volume 4 - March 1981 (No. 7)
Volume 4 - April 1981 (No. 8)
Volume 4 - May 1981 (No. 9)
Volume 5 - September 1981 (No. 1)
Volume 5 - October 1981 (No. 2)
Volume 5 - November 1981 (No. 3)
Volume 5 - December 1981 (No. 4)
Volume 5 - January 1982 (No. 5)
Volume 5 - February 1982 (No. 6)
Volume 5 - March 1982 (No. 7)
Volume 5 - April 1982 (No. 8)
Volume 5 - May 1982 (No. 9)

FF 4A - Black Studies Newsletter, September 1982-1991
Volume 6 - September 1982 (No. 1)
Volume 6 - October 1982 (No. 2)
Volume 6 - November 1982 (No. 3)
Volume 6 - December 1982 (No. 4)
Volume 6 - January 1983 (No. 5)
Volume 6 - February 1983 (No. 6)
Volume 6 - March 1983 (No. 7)
Volume 6 - April 1983 (No. 8)
Volume 6 - May 1983 (No. 9)
Volume 7 - September 1983 (No. 1)
Volume 7 - October 1983 (No. 2)
Volume 7 - November 1983 (No. 3)
Volume 7 - December 1983 (No. 4)
Volume 7 - January 1984 (No. 5)
Volume 7 - March 1984 (No. 6)
Volume 7 - April 1984 (No. 7)
Volume 7 - May 1984 (No. 8)
Volume 8 - September 1984 (No. 1)
Volume 8 - October 1984 (No. 2)
Volume 8 - November 1984 (No. 3)
Volume 8 - December 1984 (No. 4)
Volume 8 - January 1985 (No. 5)
Volume 8 - February 1985 (No. 6)
Volume 8 - March 1985 (No. 7)
Volume 8 - April 1985 (No. 8)
Volume 8 - May 1985 (No. 9)
Volume 9 - October 1985 (No. 1)
Volume 9 - December 1985 (No. 2)
Volume 9 - January/February 1986 (No. 3)
Volume 9 - March/April 1986 (No. 4)
Volume 10 - September 1986 (No. 1)
Volume 11 - Spring 1987 (No. 1)
Volume 12 - Summer 1987 (No. 1)
Volume 12 - Fall 1987 (No. 2)
Volume 12/Volume 13 - Spring/Summer 1988 (No. 3/ No. 1)
Volume 13 - Fall 1988 (No. 2)
Volume 13 - Winter 1989 (No. 3)
Volume 14 - Summer 1989 (No. 1)
Volume 14 - Fall 1989 (No. 2)
Volume 14 - Winter 1990 (No. 3)
Volume 15 - Summer/Fall 1990 (No. 1/ No. 2)
Volume 15 - Winter 1991 (No. 3)

FF 5 - Blackout, 1971
Volume 2 - February 18, 1971 (No. 3)
Volume 3 - October 13, 1971 (No.1)

FF 6 - LBC Newsletter, 1979-1980 (may also be included in issues of Maneater)
Volume 1 - 1979 (No. 1)
Volume 1 - May 1979 (No. 2)
Volume 2 - January 1980 (No. 1)

FF 7 - Prime Time, 1980-1986
Volume 1 - February 1980 (No. 1)
Volume 1 - April-May 1980 (No. 2)
Volume 2 - October 1980 (No. 4)
Volume 3 - March 1981 (No. 7)
Volume 4 - Summer 1981 (No. 10)
Volume 4 - November-December 1981
Volume 4 - February 1982
Volume 5 - March/April 1982
Volume 5 - March/April 1982 (differs from previous issue with same date)
Volume 5 - November 1982
Volume 5 - February 1983
Volume 5 - March/April 1983
Volume 7 - October-November 1984 (No. 1)
Volume 6 - March 1986
Volume 7 - May 1986
Volume 7 - November 1986 (No. 1)
No Volume No. - February-March 1992
undated issue

FF 8 - Survival, 1972-1975, an earlier form of The Black Book (see above), also published by the LBC
1972-1973
1973-1974
1974-1975

FF 9 - UMOJO and UMOJA, 1976-1978
Volume 1 - July 1976 (No. 3)
Volume 3 - August 26, 1977 (No. 1)
Volume 3 - September 9, 1977 (No. 2)
Volume 3 - September 26, 1977 (No. 3)
Volume 3 - October 17, 1977 (No. 4)
Volume 3 - November 1, 1977 (No. 5)
The following issues change title to UMOJA and cease volume numbering
December 13, 1977
January 30, 1978
February 13, 1978
February 27, 1978
March 13, 1978

FF 10 - The Voice: Columbia's Premiere Black News Magazine, 1997-1999
Volume 1 - October 1997 (No. 2)
Volume 1 - February-March 1998 (No. 3)
October 1998
December 1998-January 1999
March-April 1999

FF 11 - Events and News Articles, ca 1974-2016

Item 1 - Legion of Black Collegians (LBC) flyer criticizing MU for continued racist practices on campus, ca. 1974

Item 2 - LBC Assembly Resolution from March 18, 1979, calling upon black students to fill more Missouri Student Association senate positions and reverse the trend of low black involvement in student politics

Item 3 - Poster listing minority student programs put on by the Student Life Office for 1980 - removed to OSF 1

Item 4 - "Mizzou in the Media", 2/1987 - Collection of newspaper and magazine articles from July 1986 to February 1987 concerning programs and events involving minority students and faculty at MU

Item 5 - Poster for Fall Fest '88, a picnic with information booths for new students, sponsored by the Black Culture Center

Item 6 - Poster for the Survival Skills Series '88, a study skills series, sponsored by the Black Culture Center from September 19 through October 10, 1988

Item 7 - Posters and a ballot from the April 11, 1991 LBC election

Item 8 - Poster for an undated LBC Picnic

Item 9 - LBC End of the Year Picnic poster, April 28, 1991

Item 10 - Black Studies schedule of courses, Fall 1988

Item 11 - "The Case for African Centered Education: Campus and Community, Theory and Practice", 11/18-20/1993

Item 12 - Flyer, MU Black Studies Program Fall Conference, 10/16-18/2008

Item 13 - Flyer, MU Black Studies Program Fall Conference, 10/26-27/2009

Item 14 - Flyer, Black Studies Fall Conference, n.d.

Item 15 - Flyer, Black Studies Fall Conference, 10/14-15/2016

Item 16 - Poster, "Race and Social Justice: #One Year Later", 10/28/2016

Item 17 - Poster, "Voices of Social Change: Reclaiming Our Narrative(s)", ca. 2016

Item 18 - Poster, Black History Month 2016

FF 12 - "Black History Month Program Guide", 1986-1989

FF 13 - "Black Perspectives, University of Missouri-Columbia", n.d.

FF 14 - The African-Americanist, 1992-2000
Volume 1 - 1992 (No. 1)
Volume 1 - 1992 (No. 2 & 3)
Volumes 4 & 5 - 1993
Volume 6 - Fall 1994 (No. 1)
Volume 6 - Winter 1995 (No. 2)
Volume 6 - Spring/Summer 1995 (No. 3)
Volume 6 - Fall 1995 (No. 4)
Volume 6 - Winter 1996 (No. 5)
Volume 6 - Spring/Summer 1996 (No. 6)
Volume 7 - Fall 1996 (No. 1)
Volume 7 - Winter/Summer 1998 (No. 1 [sic])
Volume 7 - Fall 1998/Winter 1999 (No. 2 [sic])
Volume 7 - Winter 2000 (No. 3)
Volume 8 - Fall 2000 (No. 1)
Volume 9 - Spring/Summer/Fall 2001 (No. 1)
Undated issue - ca. Fall 2002
Undated issue - ca. Fall 2003
Undated issue - ca. Winter 2004
Volume 15 - May 2004 (No. 1)
Volume 16 - December 2004 (No. 1)
Volume 17 - Fall 2005 (No. 1)
Volume 17 - Spring/Summer 2006 (No. 2)
Volume 18 - Fall 2006 (No. 1)

FF 15 - Legion of Black Collegians Twenty-fifth Anniversary materials, 10/1993

FF 16 - Perspectives in Black, 1981-1987

FF 17 - The Observer, 1985

FF 18 - "Profiles in Black: In Celebration of the Past, Present and Future", 1982

FF 19 - posters (for various events and calendars), 1984-1988 - removed to OSF 1

FF 20 - Legion of Black Collegians - brochure, 1982-1983, 1984-1985

FF 21 - LBC Update, 3/1990

Series One - Newsprint Collection (cont'd)

Oversize Folder 1

Item 1 - Fifth Annual Multicultural Extravaganza poster, October 21, 1991 (11x13 inches)

Item 2 - LBC campaign poster from 1991

Item 3 - "Kwanzaa: The Stabilization of a Nation" poster, 12/10/1994

Item 4 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2012

Item 5 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2013

Item 6 - MU Black History Month "We Watch" Series, 2/2013

Item 7 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2014

Item 8 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2015

Item 9 - MU Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Lecture, 1/28/2015

Item 10 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2016 (2 copies)

Item 11 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2017

Item 12 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2018

Item 13 - "Let's Get Together", minority student programs, Center for Student Life, 1980

Item 14 - Lecture Poster, "The Many Faces of Oscar Brown, Jr.", n.d.

Item 15 - Event Poster, Eleanor Holmes Norton, "Affirmative Action: Its Meaning and Its Future", 2/28/1984

Item 16 - Black Culture Center Fall Activities Calendar, 1984

Item 17 - Exhibit Poster, "Black History in Missouri under the State Constitutions of 1820, 1865, 1875, 1945", 2/1988

Item 18 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2006

Item 19 - MU Black History Month Calendar of Events, 2/2007

Item 20 - MU Black History Month poster - "Mizzou Firsts", 2015

Series Two - Microfilm Collection

Note to Researcher: The abbreviation n.v. indicates the volume number is lacking, n.n. indicates the issue number is lacking, and n.d. indicates the issue is undated.

Microfilm Roll 1

The African-Americanist: Quarterly Newsletter
V. 6 #1, Fall 1994
V. 6 #2, Winter 1995
V. 6 #3, Spring/Summer 1995

The Black Book (Legion of Black Collegians)
n.n. 1977-1978
n.n. n.d. (1978-1979)
n.n. 1979-1980
n.n. 1980-1981
Perspectives in Black: Getting to Know UMC Series Title Change
n.n. 1981-1982
n.n. 1984-1985
n.n. 1986-1987

The Black Letter (Legion of Black Collegians)
V. 1 #1, November 1972
V. 1 #5, April/May 1973
V. 2 #1, September/October 1973
V. 2 #4, December/January 1974
V. 2 #7, April/May 1974
V. 3 #1, September/October 1974

Black Studies Newsletter (MU Black Studies Program)
V. 1 #1, October 1977
V. 2 #2, November 1977
V. 1 #3, December 1977
V. 1 #4, January 1978
V. 1 #5, February 1978
V. 1 #6, March 1978
V. 1 #7, April 1978
V. 1 #8, May 1978
V. 2 #1, September 1978
V. 2 #2, October 1978
V. 2 #3, November 1978
V. 2 #4, December 1978
V. 2 #5, January 1979
V. 2 #6, February 1979
V. 2 #7, March 1979
V. 2 #8, April 1979
V. 2 #9, May 1979
V. 3 #1, September 1979
V. 3 #2, October 1979
V. 3 #3, November 1979
V. 3 #4, December 1979
V. 3 #5, January 1980
V. 3 #6, February 1980
V. 3 #7, March 1980
V. 3 #8, April 1980
V. 3 #9, May 1980
V. 4 #1, September 1980
V. 4 #2, October 1980
V. 4 #3, November 1980
V. 4 #4, December 1980
V. 4 #5, January 1981
V. 4 #6, February 1981
V. 4 #7, March 1981
V. 4 #8, April 1981
V. 4 #9, May 1981
V. 5 #1, September 1981
V. 5 #2, October 1981
V. 5 #3, November 1981
V. 5 #4, December 1981
V. 5 #5, January 1982
V. 5 #6, February 1982
V. 5 #7, March 1982
V. 5 #8, April 1982
V. 5 #9, May 1982
V. 6 #1, September 1982
V. 6 #2, October 1982
V. 6 #3, November 1982
V. 6 #4, December 1982
V. 6 #5, January 1983
V. 6 #6, February 1983
V. 6 #7, March 1983
V. 6 #8, April 1983
V. 6 #9, May 1983
V. 7 #1, September 1983
V. 7 #2, October 1983
V. 7 #3, November 1983
V. 7 #4, December 1983
V. 7 #5, January 1984
V. 7 #6, February 1984
V. 7 #7, March 1984
V. 7 #7, April 1984
V. 7 #8, May 1984
V. 8 #1, September 1984
V. 8 #9, May 1985
V. 9 #1, October 1985
V. 9 #2, December 1985
V. 9 #3, January/February 1986
V. 9 #4, March/April 1986
V. 10 #1, September 1986
V. 11 #1, Spring 1987
V. 12 #1, Summer 1987
V. 12 #2, Fall 1988
V. 12 #3 & V. 13 #1, Spring/Summer 1988
V. 13 #2, Fall 1988
V. 14 #1, Summer 1989
V. 14 #2, Fall 1989
V. 14 #3, Winter 1990
V. 15 #1 & V. 15. #2, Summer/Fall 1990
V. 15 #3, Winter 1991

Blackout
V. 1 #1, 20 November 1969
V. 1 #2, 12 February 1970
V. 1 #3, 26 February 1970
V. 1 #4, 12 March 1970
V. 1 #5 16 April 1970
V. 1 #6, 23 April 1970
V. 1 #7, 22 May 1970
V. 2 #2, 16 December 1970
V. 2 #3, 18 February 1971
V. 3 #1, 13 October 1971
V. 3 #2, 29 October 1971
V. 3 #3, 12 November 1971
V. 3 #4, 3 December 1971

Microfilm Roll 2

Legion of Black Collegians Newsletter (MU Legion of Black Collegians)
V. 1 #1, 1979
V. 1 #2, May 1979
V. 2 #1, 1980
V. 2 #2, 1980
n.v. #1, December 12, 1994

Black Alumni Newsletter (MU Alumni Association)
V. 1 #1, February/March 1980
V. 1 #2, July/August 1980
V. 1 #3, November/December 1980
V. 1 #4, July/August 1981
V. 1 #5, February/March 1982
V. 1 #6, June/July 1982
V. 1 #7, January/February 1983
V. 1 #8, Summer 1984
V. 3 #2, Spring 1991

The Observer (MU Legion of Black Collegians)
V. 1 #1, 1985

Prime Time (Minority Student Program)
V. 1 #1, February 1980
V. 1 #2, March 1980
V. 1 #3, April/May 1980
V. 2 #4, October 1980
V. 2 #5, November/December 1980
V. 2 #6, January/February 1981
V. 3 #7, March 1981
V. 3 #8, April/May 1981
V. 4 #10, Summer 1981
V. 4 #1, October 1981
V. 4 #2, November/December 1981
V. 4 n.n., February 1982
V. 5 n.n., March/April 1982
V. 5 n.n., May/June 1982
V. 6 #1, October 1983
V. 7 #1, October/November 1984
V. 6 n.n., March 1986
V. 7 n.n., May 1986
V. 7 #1, November 1986

Prime Time Magazine (MU Black Cultural Center)
V. 1 n.n., February 1989
V. 1 n.n., February 1990
n.n., Fall 1991
n.n., September 1991
n.n., February/March 1992
n.n., April/May 1992
V. 1 #1, September/October 1992
V. 1 #2, November/December 1992
V. 1 #3, April/May 1993
V. 2 #1, September/October 1994
V. 18, #1, September/October 1995

Survival (Legion of Black Collegians)
n.n., 1972-1973
n.n., 1973-1974

UMOJO (Legion of Black Collegians)
V. 1 #1, July/August 1975
V. 1 #3, July 1976
V. 3 #1, 26 August 1977
n.n., 13 December 1977
n.n., 30 January 1978
n.n., 13 February 1978
n.n., 27 February 1978
n.n., 17 April 1978

UMOJA (Legion of Black Collegians)
V. 1 #1, October 1993

Urban Pioneer
V. 1 #1, 2 July 1971

The Voice (Kuumba Literary Society)
V. 1 #3, February/March 1998

The Voice of the People (Black Students for Progressive Change Newsletter)
V. 2 #1, Fall Issue, October 1992
V. 3 #1, Fall Issue, October 1994
V. 3 #2, Fall Issue, November 1994
V. 3 #3, Winter Issue, May 1994

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