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News Service regular subject morgue inventory

 Collection
Identifier: 80.100-morgue

Content Description

Materials consist of collected background information files on events, conferences, clippings, topics, and current events associated with the university to reference when writing press releases as well as the press releases themselves. Also contains small amount of photographs and digitial media. These files were compiled first by the University News Service, and later added to after their transfer to the University Archives. Inventory organized by box number.

Dates

  • circa 1960s - 2010s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers with some restrictions. Archivist will review information pior to giving access due to potential private personal information contained in the files.

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.

Historical 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

48.91 Linear Feet (45 record cartons (48.75 total), one oversized H container (18 width))

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfered by University News Service, circa 2007.

Accruals

Materials consist of collected background information files on events, conferences, clippings, topics, and current events associated with the university to reference when writing press releases as well as the press releases themselves. These files were compiled first by the University News Service, and later added to after their transfer to the University Archives.

Related Materials

Other morgue file collections include buildings and people, see News Service people morgue inventory (80.100.peoplemorgue).

Title
News Service regular subject morgue inventory
Status
Completed
Author
Nicole Critchley
Date
2020 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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