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Record Group: 6 C
Record Sub-Group: 31
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Department of Sociology
Dates: 1950-2000, bulk 1967-1982
Volume: 4 and 1/6 cubic feet, 5.21 linear feet; 1 Env; 1 FF

Scope and Content Note

This Sub-Group contains records of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Arts and Science's Department of Sociology. Included in the Sub-Group are correspondence files, grant applications, studies, reports, faculty publications and manuscripts, budget materials, faculty meeting minutes, student handbooks, memoranda, and a group photograph of departmental faculty and staff.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:6/37/4 (A88-76; A90-21; A93-95)
This Series includes administrative records of the UMC Department of Sociology (ca. 1969-1982). Included in the Series are correspondence files, grant applications, faculty project reports, budget materials, faculty meeting minutes, student handbooks, and memoranda.
(2 c.f., 032023, 032024)

Series 2. - C:6/37/2
This Series contains records of the UMC Department of Sociology (ca. 1968). Included in the Series are copies of a report entitled "Social Participation of Older People in the Small Town: an Interim Report," by Professors H.A. Rosencranz, C.T. Pihlblad, and T.E. McNevin. Also included in the Series are forms to be used in a follow-up study to be entitled, "The Older Person in the Small Town: a Seven Year Follow-Up Study."
(1 Env., B3A, C1, 3)
Note to Researcher: For more on the sociology of rural populations, see
Record Group 16 C, Sub-Group 7.

Series 3. - C:6/37/1 (A77-9)
This Series holds a black-and-white photograph of staff members of the MU Department of Sociology with MU president Frederick A. Middlebush and Department of Sociology Chair, Professor Noel P. Gist (ca. 1950). This photograph was made in President Middlebush's office on the occasion of the publication of a work entitled, Missouri: Its Resources, People, and Institutions, 1950. All staff members pictured had contributed to the work. Also included in this Series is a copy of the above mentioned publication.
(1/6 c.f., B3A, C1, 2)

Series 4 - C:6/37/5 (A01-01)
This Series contains records of the Celebrating 100 Years of MU Sociology, 1900-2000, Centennial Symposium sponsored by the UMC College of Arts and Science Sociology Department (September 2000). Included in the Series are a program, a timeline of the MU Divestment movement, which involved many Sociology Department faculty and student members (1978-1987), and faculty biographical sketches. Biographical sketches include: Barbara J. Bank, Bob Beasley, Ken Benson, Bruce J. Biddle, Barbara Brents, Al DiChiara, Irwin Deutscher, Craig Eckert, John Galliher, Donald Granberg, Helgi Gunnlaugsson, Allen Grimshaw, Robert Habenstein, Peter M. Hall, Richard Hessler, Daryl Hobbs, Musa Ilu, James L. McCartney, David Maines, Mary Jo Neitz, Ibitola Pearce, Richard B. Schwartz, Stephen P. Turner, Bill Wickersham, Roy Dean Wright, Susan E. Wright, E. L. Morgan, Charles A. Ellwood, and Arthur W. Nebel.
(1 FF [within 1/6 box], B3A, C2, 3)

Series 5 - C:6/37/6 (A02-126)
This Series contains the original copy-edited manuscript of Small Property Versus Big Government: Social Origins of the Property Tax Revolt by Clarence Y. H. Lo, Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. The manuscript is about 550 pages in length and dates from ca. 1990. A copy of the book, published by the University of California Press, Berkeley in 1990, is held by Ellis Library, University of Missouri-Columbia. A copy of the paperback edition (1995) of the book is part of the Series. The Series also includes a cover letter from the University of California Press.
(1 c.f., 003938)
Note to Archivist: See Deed of Donation for information on copyright.

Series 6 - C:6/37/7 (A02-164)
This Series contains administrative records of the Department of Sociology. Included in the Series are memoranda and correspondence (1984-1991), enrollment, course and textbook information (1968-1972), and departmental grade distributions (1971-1972).
(1 c.f., 110543)
Note to Researcher: This Series is currently unprocessed. Until completely processed and inventoried, portions may not be fully available to researchers.

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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