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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Oversized

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

American Association of University Professors:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1946-2006, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator American Association of University Professors
Title: American Association of University Professors Records,
Dates: 1946-2006
Abstract: The collection contains the records of the Texas Tech University chapter of the American Association of University Professors dated between 1946-2006.
Collection # U 16.1
Quantity: 3 Boxes and 1 oversized Box (2.3 linear foot)
Language English.
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The nation’s principal organization for college professors, the aim of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is to encourage growth of faculty participation in university governance, strive for economic benefits, and to uphold academic freedom. The Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (TTU-AAUP) serves both campuses in the TTU System.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, reports, and associated printed materials from 1940 to 1970. It includes newspaper articles and references to Texas Tech’s censure by the AAUP from 1958-1967 for the improper dismissal of three faculty members and an AAUP Bulletin about the censure from 1958. Also included are 4 oversized posters.

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Organization

The collection is organized alphabetically into two series: manuscripts and oversized items.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.

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Related Materials in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

Censure Records, 1957-1999

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

American Association of University Professors Records, 1946-2006, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Acquisition

Donated, undated

Processed by

Molly Lieb, 2016

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Collection Inventory

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Correspondence, 1946-1967
2 Membership Lists, 1946-1967
3 Form Letters, 1946-1966
4 Minutes, 1946-1966
5 Correspondence from National Organization, 1947-1963
6 Newspaper Articles, 1948-1967
7 Economic Status Records and Reports, 1948-1966
8 Miscellaneous, 1948-1967
9 Financial Reports, 1949-1962
10 Texas and Southwestern Regional Conferences, 1952-1967
11 Brochures and Printed Material, 1953-1968
12 AAUP Repost on Texas Tech and Salary Data, 1958 and 1966
13 Reports and Resolutions, 1961-1965
14 Tenure and Privileges, 1963-1965
15 Academic Freedom Bulletins, 1963-1966
16 Correspondence from National Organization, 1964-1967
17 Annual Meeting Records, 1965-1966
18 Financial Reports, 1965-1966
19 Resolutions, 1965-1966
20 Membership Lists, 1965-1970
21 Poster, 1966
22 St. John’s Strike Records, 1966
23 Compensation Surveys and Reports, 1966-1970
24 Treasurer’s Reports, 1966-1970
25 Printed Material and Resolutions, 1967
26 Investment Fund Repot, 1967
27 Newspaper Articles, 1967-1969
28 Minutes and Agendas, 1967-1970
29 Reports and Resolutions, 1967-1970
30 Constitution, 1968-1970
31 Correspondence, 1969
32 Report of AAUP Committee on Equis, 1978
33 Constitutions, undated
box folder
2 1 Articles on Texas Tech censor, 1933, 1958, 1967
2 Articles on Texas Tech censor, 1933, 1958, 1967
3 Correspondence from National Organization, 1966-1970
4 Correspondence with Local Chapter, 1967-1970
5 Correspondence, 1967-1970
6 Faruki Case, 1967
7 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, 1967-1968
8 Texas and Southwestern Regional Conference, 1967-1969
9 Study Committee Reports and Resolutions, 1967-1968
10 Correspondence to Local Chapter about Concerns, 1968-1970
11 Virginia Casey Case, 1968
12 Articles on Tenure, 1972-1995
13 Texas Tech Academe, 1984-1996
14 Tenure Policy Revision, 1984-1990
15 Membership Records, 1988-1995
16 AAUP Chapter President Records – Collins, 1988-1990
17 AAUP Publications, 1989-2000
18 Local Chapter Records, Fall 1990
19 AAUP Chapter President Records – Hurst, 1992-1993
20 Women’s Issues, 1993
21 Library Figures, 1993
22 Athletics Case, 1993
23 Service Plus Material, 1993-1994
24 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1993-1995
25 Minutes, 1993-1995
26 Local Chapter Records, 1993-1996
27 Kenya Issue, 1994
28 Texas Faculty Association, 1994
29 High Rider Issue, 1994
30 Texas State Employees Union, 1994-1995
31 AAUP National News Releases, 1994-1995
32 Lawless Letter Case, 1994
33 Newsletter, 1995
34 AAUP Spring Conference, 1995
35 Local Chapter Records, 1995-1996
36 Local Chapter Records, 1996-1997
37 State Education Committee, 1997
38 Local Chapter Records, 1997-1998
39 Executive Council, 1997-1998
40 Local Chapter Records, 1998-1998
41 Newsletter, 1999-2000
42 Local Chapter Records, 1999-2000
43 Working Paper on Managerial Implications of Faculty Merit, undated
box folder
3 1 AAUP Bulletin, Spring 1958
2 AAUP Records of Edward Steinhart, 1990-1996
3 Chapter Records and Correspondence, 1997-1999
4 Miscellaneous, 1997-1998
5 National and State AAUP Records, 1997-1998
6 Honors College Proposal, 1997
7 The International Center for Informatics Research Audit, 1997
8 Local Chapter Records, 2001
9 Texas Conference, 2006

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Oversized

item
1 Academic Freedom at Texas Tech forum poster (2 copies), April 22, 1964
item
2 Open meeting with Grover Murray poster (2 copies), March 13, 1967

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