University of Texas Arlington

Donald W. Cantwell Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Cantwell, Donald W.
Title: Donald W. Cantwell Papers
Dates: 1964-1974
Abstract: Donald W. Cantwell was an Associate Professor in the School of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington. He also served as chairman of the UTA Tenure and Academic Freedom and Responsibilities Committee, the Rules and Elections Committee, the Teaching Effectiveness Committee, and of the Arlington State College Board on Student Organizations (1964-1974). Papers contain correspondence, minutes, reports, constitutions, newspaper clippings, and printed material. Included are materials on the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organization's attempts to gain approval from the Board on Student Organizations to form a chaper on the UTA campus. Printed material is included relating to campus unrest, draft resisters, civil liberties of students, the SDS, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and related topics.
Identification: AR249
Extent: 3 Boxes (1.25 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Biographical Note

Donald Webb Cantwell was an Associate Professor in the School of Business at The University of Texas at Arlington. He also served as chairman of the UTA Tenure and Academic Freedom and Responsibilities Committee, the Rules and Elections Committee, the Teaching Effectiveness Committee, and of the Arlington State College Board on Student Organizations (1964-1974). Cantwell was born in 1931, served in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserve. He joined the faculty of the Arlington State College in 1959, retiring in 2002 from his professorship at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2002. He was named Professor Emeritus (Law) in 2002. He died in 2014.

Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram Obituaries, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dfw/obituary.aspx?pid=171012267 accessed February 23, 2016.


Scope and Contents

Papers contain correspondence, minutes, reports, constitutions, newspaper clippings, and printed material. Included are materials on the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) organization's attempts to gain approval from the Board on Student Organizations to form a chaper on the UTA campus. Printed material is included relating to campus unrest, draft resisters, civil liberties of students, the SDS, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and related topics.


Organization

Papers consist of 25 folders arranged alphabetically by organization name.

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
Cantwell, Donald W.--Archives.
Organizations
University of Texas at Arlington--College of Business Administration--Faculty--Records and correspondence.
Arlington State College. Board on Student Organizations--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas at Arlington. Tenure and Academic Freedom and Responsibilities Committee--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas at Arlington. Rules and Elections Committee--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas at Arlington. Teaching Effectiveness Committee--Records and correspondence.
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.). Arlington State College Chapter--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Student activities--Texas--Arlington--History--Sources.
Student movements--United States--History--Sources.
College students--Texas--Arlington--Political activity--History--Sources.
Places
Arlington (Tex.)--Politics and government--History--Sources
Alternate Titles
University Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Donald W. Cantwell Papers, AR249, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1977.


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 Board on Student Organizations - Correspondence, guidelines, constitutions, lists of organizations, 1965-1969
2 Board on Student Organizations - Correspondence, minutes, constitutions, policies and procedures, printed material, 1966-1969
3 Board on Student Organizations - Newspaper clippings, 1967-1969
4 Board on Student Organizations (Polictical Clubs) - Correspondence, constitutions, list of procedures, printed material on campus unrest, the new radicals, civil rights, 1965-1967
5 Board on Student Organizations (Political Clubs) - Newspaper clippings, 1966-1969
6 Civil Liberties of Students - Appendix of court decisions, statements, rules and regulations, printed materials, newspaper clippings, 1968-1969
7 Committee on Student Organizations - Memoranda, applications, annual reports, constitution, policies and procedures, 1969-1970
8 Committee on Student Organizations - Correspondence, reports, complaints, 1969-1970
9 S.D.S. (Students for a Democratic Society) 1967 - Memoranda, statements, constitutions, minutes, newspaper clippings, printed material, poster, notes, 1965-1968
Box Folder
2 1 S.D.S. (Students for a Democratic Society) 1969 - Memorandum, constitutions, guidelines, applications, "New Left Notes," newspaper clippings , 1968-1970
2 Students Organizations - Minutes, news release, annual reports, institutional supplement, statement, 1964-1970
(material was removed from a notebook and remains in its original order)
3 University Committee on Tenure, Academic Freedom, and Responsibilities - Memoranda, Regents' Rules, notes, statements, newspaper clippings, minutes, proposals, printed material, 1973-1976
4 University Rules and Elections Committee - Memoranda, minutes, 1967-1968
5 University Rules and Elections Committee - Memoranda, minutes, annual report, 1969-1971
6 University Rules and Elections Committee (Institutional Supplement) - Memoranda, draft, 1965-1968
Box Folder
3 1 University Rules and Elections Committee (Institutional Supplement) - Draft , January 1969
2 University Rules and Elections Committee (Institutional Supplement) - Draft, September 1969
3 University Rules and Elections Committee (Institutional Supplement) - Draft, memorandum, December 1969
4 University Rules and Elections Committee (Institutional Supplement) - Drafts, memorandum, 1970
5 University Rules and Elections Committee (Handbook of Operating Procedures) - Drafts, memorandum, 1972
6 University Rules and Elections Committee (History - Institutional Supplement, New Handbook of Operating Procedures) - Memoranda, recommendations and proposals, 1966-1968
7 University Teaching Effectiveness Committee - Memoranda, minutes, annual report, teacher evaluation survey, article, "Student Evaluations of Teachers," resolution, newspaper clipping, 1970, 1972
8 University Teaching Effectiveness Committee - Memoranda, minutes, teacher effectiveness reports, January 1973 - July 1973
9 University Teaching Effectiveness Committee - Paper, list, newspaper clippings, minutes, memoranda, printed material, September 1973 - October 1974
Box Folder
OS147 8 Magazine articles and newspaper clippings on various topics from campus dissent and draft resisters to SNCC, 1965-1969
(These oversize materials were taken from the Folders in the collection.)