Student Union and Activities Records

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Collection Summary

Identifier

UA 32

Title

Student Union and Activities Records

Creator

Student Union and Activities, South Dakota State University

Dates

1915-2006

Extent

0.21 linear feet (1 small document case) photograph

Language

English

Repository

South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Access note

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Preferred Citation

Name of item . Student Union and Activities Records. UA 32. South Dakota State University Archives and Special Collections, Hilton M. Briggs Library, Brookings, South Dakota.

Abstract

The Student Union and Activities office manages the University Student Union and co-curricular programming for students to develop leadership abilities, increase cultural awareness, and provide recreational activities. This collection is composed of handbooks, pamphlets, and material related to Pugsley Union and the University Student Union.

Historical Note

The Student Union and Activities office manages the University Student Union and co-curricular programming for students to develop leadership abilities, increase cultural awareness, and provide recreational activities.

Services provided by the department include the Leisure Skills Center (billiards, video arcade, banner making, rental of camping and cross country ski equipment, off-campus housing), Information Exchange (check cashing, fax service, ticket sales), Technical Services (lighting, staging, and sound for events), and Central Reservations. The Student Enrichment Programs office provides advisement and support for the University Program Council, which includes arts, community service, concerts, Hobo Day, lectures and forums, publicity and graphics, recreation and travel, Showcase, and special events, the Greek system, and all student organizations; as well as the coordination of the New Student Orientation Program.

Other student organizations and services housed in the Union are the Collegian / Jackrabbit publications, Students' Association, the campus radio station (KSDJ 90.7), and Student Legal Services.

Contents Note

This collection is composed of items published by the Office of Student Activities. Included are handbooks, pamphlets, and material relating to Pugsley Union and the University Student Union.

Key Words

South Dakota State University. Department of Student Activities.

South Dakota State University. Department of Student Union and Activities.

South Dakota State University. Pugsley Student Union.

South Dakota State University. University Student Center.

South Dakota State University. University Student Union.

Student activities

Student unions

Container List

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Student Union and Activities Records Container List

BoxFolderDescriptionDate(s)
11College Life (pamphlet)1915
12Collegiate Way, Theundated
13Correspondence2003
14Cultural Entertainment calendar1971-1972, 1981
15Department of Student Union and Activities: Central reservations, public announcement systemundated
16Freshmen Days speakersundated
117Images 0001-0143: Photos, Negatives, & Slides of Student OrganizationsVarious
17Information exchange2000
18Minority students1999
19New student orientation1994, 1999, 2003
110Parents Day1954-1970
111Posters2000-2005
112Student enrichmentundated
114Student Organization Directory2002-2003
115Student Organization Handbook2000-2006
113Student's Handbook1922-1923, 1990-1991
116University Typing Serviceundated

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.

Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

Copyright note

Copyright restrictions apply in different ways to different materials. Many of the documents and other historical materials in the Archives are in the public domain and may be reproduced and used in any way. There are other materials in the Archive carrying a copyright interest and must be used according to the provisions of Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The Archive issues a warning concerning copyright restrictions to every researcher who requests copies of documents. Although the copyright law is under constant redefinition in the courts, it is ultimately the responsibility of the researcher to properly use copyrighted material.

Arranged and Described by

Crystal J. Gamradt, 1998 May 14, additions made 2008 October 7.