Board of Regents Records
Scope and Contents
The collection includes the meeting records of the Board of Regents of Tyler State College (1971-1975), Texas Eastern University (1975-1979), and The University of Texas at Tyler (1979-Present). The University changed names before becoming part of the UT System in 1979. Collection includes meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, administrative notes, and audio cassettes of meetings (1973-1979). Records are primarily from the Office of the President during the administrations of James H. Stewart, George F. Hamm, and Rodney H. Mabry. Collection contains materials from nearly every Board of Regents meeting, but there are significant gaps in the years 2001-2005.
- Creation: 1971-2006
- The University of Texas at Tyler (Organization)
- Texas Eastern University (Organization)
- Tyler State College (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
The majority of this collection is open for research use. Administrative records of the president still in office are restricted. Please contact University Archivist for more information.
Language of Materials
The records are arranged in three series, each of which are further arranged into a subseries level. Each series and subseries are arranged chronologically as well as according to University name at the time the records were created. Audio files associated with meetings are listed with corresponding meeting dates. Series I, Tyler State College, 1971-1975 Subseries A, Board of Regents Meeting Minutes Subseries B, Administrative Notes Series II, Texas Eastern University, 1975-1979 Subseries A, Board of Regents Meeting Minutes Subseries B, Administrative Notes Series III, UT System, 1979-2006 Subseries A, Board of Regents Meeting Minutes Subseries B, Materials Supporting Agenda Subseries C, Administrative Notes
Technical Access Requirements
Audio cassettes require conversion before use.
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