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Record Group: 31 C
Record Sub-Group: 6
Records Title: UMC; Intercollegiate Athletics; Director's Office; Administrative Records
Dates: 1890-2011, bulk 1950-2000
Volume: 49 and 1/2 cubic feet, 61.86 linear feet; 1 FF

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records generated by the Office of the Director of the University of Missouri-Columbia Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Included in the Sub-Group are correspondence files, Director's notes, departmental histories, equipment inventories, departmental policy manuals, scholarship reports, recruiting manuals, meeting minutes of the Scholarship Committee, meeting minutes of the Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics, budget and income records, publishing joint venture records, MU lettermen lists, eligibility forms, meeting minutes of the "Big Eight" conference athletic directors, coaches, and chief executive officers, drug testing procedure files, athletes' letters of intent, Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) records, and files pertaining to an NCAA investigation of men's basketball.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:31/1/1 (A81-49)
This Series contains administrative files created and received by the Director's Office of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, (ca. 1946-1979). The files relate to such topics as departmental scholarships and awards, departmental policy manuals, certification of grades and eligibility, the Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics, the Scholarship Committee, budget and income records, and meetings of the "Big Eight" conference athletic directors, coaches, and chief executive officers. Also included in the Series are listings of lettermen for baseball, basketball, football, golf, swimming, tennis, track, and wrestling, (1957-1978)
(2 c.f., 033610, 033611)

Series 2. - C:31/1/2 (A83-92)
This Series contains Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director's Office records compiled by early MU Athletic Director, Chester L. Brewer, (ca. 1890-1924). Included in this Series are Brewer's "personal notes," giving historical information on the early years of Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Missouri as well as the organization of MU's Athletic Association, in 1890, and of the Football League, in 1891. Brewer's notes also provide accounts of each year's games, including dates, locations, rosters of team members, final scores, and comments on outstanding plays and other notable occurrences.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, C2, 2)

Series 3. - C:31/1/NP (A91-41)
This Series consists of Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director's Office records, (1985). Included in this Series are letters of intent, award letters, team rosters, and records related to the W. Powers Fund, the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, and the MU Provost's Office. Also included are women's sports award lists, men's sports scholarship books, and "green slips."
(3 c.f., 001528, 001529, 009868)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 4. - C:31/1/NP (A93-29)
This Series contains Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director's Office records, (ca. 1986-1987). Included in the Series are general correspondence, awards and scholarships records, men's football and basketball records, women's basketball records, and budget and income records.
(3 c.f., 000783, 003865, 009664)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 5. - C:31/1/NP (A96-22)
This Series contains Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director's Office general correspondence, (1990). Also included in this Series are records pertaining to meetings of the "Big Eight" conference athletic directors, coaches, and chief executive officers.
(2 c.f., 019870, 043140)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 6. - C:31/1/NP (A92-14)
This Series contains Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director's Office records pertaining to awards, honors, fellowships, and scholarships given to student athletes, (ca. 1983-1986). Included in the Series are files covering Summer Semester Scholarships awarded in both women's and men's athletics.
(1 c.f., 009832)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 7. - C:31/1/NP (A97-34; A98-46)
This Series contains Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Director's Office records dealing with the 1991-1992 NCAA investigation of men's intercollegiate basketball. Included in this Series are correspondence, search records, banquet records, a 1988 alumni list, applications for assistance, a 1992 men's basketball compliance report, and an NCAA review of rules and regulations.
(4 c.f., 012436, 019871, 043139, 043676)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be available for public use. Some of the records included in Series 7 are restricted and can not be made available to the public.

Series 8. - C:31/1/NP (A99-37)
This Series contains recruiting records including the Master Recruiting Books and academic records, (1992-1993). The Series also includes cross country and track records (1990-1993).
(4 c.f., 006177, 043677, 108323, 108324)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until thoroughly processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Some of the records included in Series 8 are restricted and can not be made available to the public.

Series 9. - C:31/1/NP (A00-99)
This Series contains records of the UMC Intercollegiate Athletic Department, (1989-1994). It contains football recruiting and conditioning records along with baseball and other sports recruiting logs, recruiting tests (1991), and the rules test for the Bylaw 17 playing season including a notebook of materials for sports sponsorship reports (1989-1990). Also included are minutes of the Faculty Athletics Representatives meeting(1993); recruiting guides from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (1993-1994); summaries of official visits; lists of prospects; certification of coaches (1989-1991, 1993-1994); rules education, interpretation and compliance; countable athletic hours for men's and women's sports as well as off-season countable hours; and reports of individual scholarship awards for both men's and women's sports. Some of these reports, which are bound in notebooks, are handwritten while others are computer generated (1991-1994).
(3 c.f., 037613, 037614, 071051)
Note to Researcher: Some of the records included in Series 9 are restricted and can not be made available to the public. In addition, this Series is currently unprocessed. Until it is completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 10. - C:31/1/NP (A00-169)
This Series contains materials received by the Office of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, (1989-1990). The Series consists of records created by Neff Productions of St. Louis during the production of 100 Years of Missouri Football and includes proposals, press releases, interviews, correspondence, memoranda, budget worksheets, and various production logs, lists, and scripts. It also includes a color slide of the 100 Years of Missouri Football logo, an Eva-Tone sound-sheet of the 1973 Marching Mizzou and a 1990 Prospectus autographed by Johnny Roland.
(1/3 c.f., 127, 3)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until fully processed, portions may not be fully available to researchers. Additionally, some of the video materials used and created during the production of this project may be found in:
Record Group 31 C; Sub-Group 1; Intercollegiate Athletics; Miscellaneous Films; Series 4.

Series 11. - C:31/1/5 (A03-08)
This Series contains records created by the Office of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, (1995-2002). The records consist of completed "Reporting of Institutional Data for the NCAA Gender Equity Survey" forms produced in compliance with the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA). Items addressed by the surveys include scholarship distribution and amounts, coaching salaries, and revenue by sport.
(1 FF, 725, 1, 3 Small Holdings Box 1)

Series 12 - C:31/1/6 (A04-34)
This Series contains records created or received by the Office of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, (1992-1998). The records consist of building project files, including plans, schematics, and architectural submittals by Ellerbe Becket Architects for the following: the basketball arena, (1997), renovation of Memorial Stadium, (1996), and the Tom Taylor Building, (1992). Also included in the Series are Norm Stewart basketball recruiting materials [RESTRICTED], (1993-1994), and Athletic Department correspondence and memoranda regarding in-state residency for athletes, non-resident scholarships, and Big 12 amateur deregulation.
(2 c.f., 109680, 109681)
Note to Researcher: Some of the records included in Series 12 are restricted and can not be made available to the public. In addition, this Series is currently unprocessed. Until it is completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

Series 13. - C:31/1/7 (A07-68; A09-25)
This Series contains administrative records created or received by the Office of the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, (1959-2001). The records consist of the following types and topics: financial reports, (1959-1972); NCAA Certification, (1998), including timetables, self-study material, and correspondence; NCAA constitution and by-laws interpretation; certificates of eligibility, (1976-1984) [RESTRICTED]; student-athlete statements, (1975-1981); internal review of the Total Person Program, (1990); Report to the Chancellor regarding academic performance for all sports, (1986-1988); recruiting books [RESTRICTED] for football and other sports, (1982-1988, 1993-1996); and women's basketball game scorebooks. This Series also includes portions of a season scrapbook for women's soccer, (2001).
(14 c.f., 005763, 039240, 039243, 039244, 041512, 046093, 105930, 105931, 105932, 105934, 105936, 105940, 131722, 009519)
Note to Researcher: Series 13 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

Series 14. - C:31/1/8 (A08-18)
This Series contains administrative records of the University of Missouri-Columbia's Intercollegiate Athletic Department created and received by Associate Athletic Director of Business Operations Peter Fields, (1996-2000, bulk 1999-2000). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, Intercollegiate Athletic Committee, private suite operations, ticket sales reports, sports budgets, plans and drawings for press box expansion, bowl tickets, compensation survey, dining hall agreements, and policies and procedures manuals.
(3 c.f., 066213, 066214, 066215)
Note to Researcher: Series 14 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 15. - C:31/1/9 (A20-33)
This Series contains administrative and other records created and received by the Compliance Office in the University of Missouri's Intercollegiate Athletic Department, (1986-2011). The records consists of the following types and topics: reports, financial aid, letters of intent, Total Person Program, graduation rates, NCAA enforcement, infractions, and interviews, and the Student Athlete Special Assistance Fund.
(8 c.f., 107704, 107487, 107699, 107701, 107772, 122835, 013258, 016294)
Note to Researcher: Series 15 contains records which are confidential and restricted. See the restrictions note at the end of this finding aid.

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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