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Record Group: 6 C
Record Sub-Group: 59
Records Title: UMC; College of Arts and Science; Division of Biological Sciences; Tucker Prairie Administrative and Other Records
Dates: 1953-2013
Volume: 2/3 cubic foot, 0.84 linear foot

Scope and Content Note

This Record Sub-Group contains records pertaining to Tucker Prairie. The records include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, publications, and photographic material.

Series Descriptions:

Series 1. - C:6/36/3 (A13-118)
This Series contains administrative and other records created by and for the management of Tucker Prairie by the University of Missouri, (1953-2013). The records consist of the following types and topics: correspondence, photographic prints, slides, and negatives, reports, scientific publications, news clippings, the Tucker Prairie Symposium, the Tucker Prairie Research Center, flora lists, and committee files. The Series includes slides taken by Deborah Rabinowitz of Tucker Prairie as well as other prairie sites in the United States.
(2/3 c.f., UMLD1)
Note to Researcher: Tucker Prairie was purchased by the University of Missouri in 1957 and the Tucker Prairie Research Area was established under the leadership of Professor Clair L. Kucera in September of 1958. Tucker Prairie became a Natural Landmark in 1978. Following the tenure of Kucera, the administration of Tucker Prairie was overseen by Professor James Carell and Professor John Faaborg.
Additional records relating to Tucker Prairie can be found in
Note to Archivist: The box lists for this Series are available online. They 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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