University of Texas Arlington

Pierce L. Chandler, Jr., Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Chandler, Pierce L., Jr., 1944-
Title: Pierce L. Chandler, Jr., Papers
Dates: 1966-1967
Abstract: Pierce L. Chandler, Jr., was a student at the University of Texas at Arlington active in Student Government and the Model United Nations in 1966 and 1967. This collection contains minutes, resolutions, rules of procedure, schedules, seating assignments, outlines of international issues, draft resolutions, brochures, Charter of the United Nations, and handwritten notes documenting Chandler's participation in both organizations. The bulk of the material concerns the Sixth and Seventh Annual Model United Nations General Assembly held at the University of Texas at Austin, 1966-1967.
Identification: AR191
Extent: 4 folders (0.21 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Biographical Note

Pierce Leon Chandler, Jr., received a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from Arlington State College, now the University of Texas at Arlington, in 1967. As a student at the college, he was active in Student Government and served as a delegate to the Sixth and Seventh Annual Model United Nations General Assembly held at the University of Texas at Austin in 1966 and 1967. The Model United Nations was a student organization that sponsored mock United Nations Assemblies in which students represented different countries and interests in order to gain a better understanding of international affairs.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains minutes and resolutions of meetings of the Arlington State College Student Government, 1966-1967. The bulk of the material is materials pertaining to the Sixth and Seventh Annual Model United Nations General Assembly held at the University of Texas at Austin, 1966-1967. These materials include rules of procedure, schedules, seating assignments, outlines of international issues, draft resolutions, brochures, Charter of the United Nations, and handwritten notes of participants.


Organization

Materials are arranged according to subject in 4 folders.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Chandler, Pierce L., Jr., 1944---Archives.
Organizations
Arlington State College. Student government--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas. Model United Nations--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
College student government--Texas--Arlington--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
University Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Pierce L. Chandler, Jr., Papers, AR191, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1975. Accessioned as number UA75-1.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Arlington State College and University of Texas at Arlington Student Government- Minutes, May 10, 1966- March 28, 1967
2 Sixth Annual Model United Nations; Misc. Rec., 1966
3 Seventh Annual Model United Nations; Misc. Rec., 1967
4 Miscellaneous, undated