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Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Alphabetical files

Series II: Memorabilia

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Black Student Association records, 1972-2016 UA 370



Title: Rice University Black Student Association records
Dates: 1972-2016
Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, and memorabilia created by the Black Students' Union and the Black Student Association.
Identification: UA 370
Quantity: 1.5 Linear Feet(2 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical / Historical

Founded at Rice University in the early 1970s, the Black Students’ Union created a safe, welcoming environment for black students at Rice.

Starting in 1972, the Black Students’ Union worked with the administration to start a B.S.U. Center. This morphed into the Office of Multicultural Affairs, which housed the center.

By 1989, the Black Student Association provided another club for black students on campus. In the mid 1990s, the Black Students’ Union combined with the Black Student Association.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of items created by the Black Students' Union and the Black Student Association, more specifically, minutes, histories, correspondence, and memorabilia.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research. Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Rice Univeristy Black Student Association records, 1972-2016, UA 370, Rice University Archives, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Catherine E. Clack donated materials in 2012. Renita King and Akilah Mance donated materials in 2016.

Accruals

Additional materials are expected for this collection.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Alphabetical files

Box Folder
1 1 "Black Profile" 1972
3 Black Students' Union Center 1972
3 Correspondence 1972-1999
4 Constitution 2013/2014
5 Events 2011, n.d.
6 Funding 1973-1974
7 History of Black Students at Rice ca. 1974
8 Membership Policy 2013/2014
9 Minutes 2013/2014
10 Photographs 1982-1984

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Series II: Memorabilia

Box
2 Graduation stole 2000s
50 Years of Black Undergraduate Life T-shirt 2016
Black Student Union blue T-shirt n.d.
Harambe: Working Together in Unity T-shirt n.d.

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