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Business Affairs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UASC.UA.019

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activitites of the Department of Business Affairs at the University of Texas at Tyler. Materials include budgets, audits, correspondence, and construction and renovation plans between 1996 and 2013.


  • Creation: 1997-2013
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 2005-2010
  • Other: Date acquired: 2013-07-12


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on use.

Biographical or Historical Information

The University of Texas at Tyler Department of Business Affairs is comprised of a multitude of departments which fall into five major divisions, all supporting the academic mission of the campus: Business Operations, Enrollment Management, Facilities Managemet, Financial Management, Marketing & Public Affairs, and Auxiliary Services. The Department of Business Affairs first appeared as the Department of Fiscal Affairs with the creation of Tyler State College in 1971. John R. Sawyer served as Vice President for Fiscal Affairs for all three incarnations of the university, working from 1973 through 1981.  In 1982 the department name was changed to the Department of Business Affairs.Note written by Aaron Ramirez


16.00 Boxes

5 linear feet Linear Feet

11.00 Boxes

1.00 Folders

Language of Materials



Documents in this collection were collected or created by the Department of Business Affairs, University of Texas at Tyler. Materials include but are not limited to operating budgets for UT Tyler and the University of Texas System, audits conducted by UT Tyler, the UT System, and the State of Texas, correspondence regarding the UT Master Plan, and renovation and construction plans for the UT Tyler University Center, Barnes & Nobles bookstore, Art Studio, Ratliff Engineering Building, and the UT Tyler Palestine Campus expansion. Included with final accepted project plans are bids and plans from contractors and architects competing for these jobs.


Materials are arranged by subject, then topically and chronologically. Series are as follows: Series I: Budgets Series II: Audits Series III: Construction Plans

Physical Location

K.6.d - K.6.f

Method of Acquisition

Materials were sent to the UASC by Kay Smith, Business Affairs Department Senior Administration Associate.

Separated Materials

A Spring 2007 issue of UT Tyler Magazine was placed in Box 18 Folder 1 of  the Marketing and Communications Collection and a Planned Giving Department brochure was moved to Box 5 Folder 3 of the University Advancement Collection.

Processing Information

Materials were found in four "banker's boxes" and organized into eleven archival boxes, topically and chronologically.

Aaron Ramirez
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Script of description
Code for undetermined script
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Texas at Tyler University Archives and Special Collections Department Repository