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African-American presence at SWT, celebrating 40 years records

 Collection
Identifier: 35.300-LibArt-CMGS-AfAm40

Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection include meeting agendas, minutes and notes, progress reports and correspondence. Printed or published materials related to the celebration, such as programs, posters, and a commemorative booklet are also included. Of potential interest are research materials such as news clippings related to the integration of Southwest Texas State College in 1963. Materials are arranged by function into three series: Planning, Event, and Research.

Dates

  • 1963-2003
  • Majority of material found within 2002-2003

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

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

African-American Presence at SWT: Celebrating 40 Years was a series of events in 2003 led by the College of Liberal Arts and the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies. The purpose was to highlight and celebrate the contributions to the campus community by African-American students, alumni, faculty, and staff over the previous 40 years, beginning with the integration of the college in 1963. Events included a reception and exhibition held at the Alkek Library, a history symposium, and publication of a special booklet on the African American presence at Texas State, all of which coincided with Black History Month, February 2003.

Extent

0.35 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

African-American Presence at SWT: Celebrating 40 Years was a series of events in 2003 led by the College of Liberal Arts and the Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies. The purpose was to highlight and celebrate the contributions to the campus community by African-American students, alumni, faculty, and staff over the previous 40 years, beginning with the integration of the college in 1963. Materials in this collection include meeting agendas, minutes and notes, progress reports and correspondence.

Physical Location

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by Dr. Sandra Mayo, former Director of Center for Multicultural and Gender Studies, and Chair of Black History Month Exhibit Committee.

Title
African-American presence at SWT, celebrating 40 years records
Status
Completed
Author
Tracey Howerton
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2021 May: Revised for ArchivesSpace, brought up to 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