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Southwest Texas operating letters

 Collection
Identifier: 04.100-SWTOL

Scope and Contents

Official records of the creation and maintenance of university policy files. Materials consist of the first university policies called Southwest Texas operating letters (SWTOL) which were superseded by UPPS (University policy and procedure statements). Arranged numerically by SWTOL number.

Dates

  • 1970s - 1980s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Patrons requesting official policies should contact University Planning and Assessment. University Archives houses the cancelled and older iterations of policies for historical/preservation purposes, and maintains older working files for current policies per the RRS. It's preferable for those doing research to start with the owing department to ensure all resources are available for review and research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by Texas State University. Educational reproduction is allowed without permission. Authorization to publish must be obtained from the University Archives. Please contact univarchives@txstate.edu.

Biographical note

Texas State University was established by the 26th Legislature in 1899 as the Southwest Texas State Normal School; 313 pupils were enrolled in 1903-04, the first year classes were held. The school name changed to Southwest Texas State Normal College in 1918, to Southwest Texas State Teachers College in 1925, to Southwest Texas State College in 1959, to Southwest Texas State University in 1969, to Texas State University-San Marcos in 2003, and to Texas State University in 2013.

Extent

13 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Materials consist of the first university wide policies called Southwest Texas operating letters (SWTOL) which were superseded by UPPS (University policy and procedure statements). University Archives houses the cancelled and older iterations of policies for historical/preservation purposes, and maintains older working files for current policies. Patrons requesting official policies should contact University Planning and Assessment.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site. Advance notice may be required for use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance information is unknown at this time.

Related Materials

Policy statements continue in University policy and procedure statement records (04.100.UPPS).

Title
Southwest Texas operating letters
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 August: Revised for DACS compliance, Nicole Critchley

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Alkek Library Room 580
601 University Drive
San Marcos Texas 78666 USA