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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

University Serials and Journals, 1973-2009

Directories, 1973-2000

Course Catalogs, 1973-2009

Class Schedules, 1973-2003

Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP)

Faculty Handbooks, 1975-1998

Information Bulletins, 2000-2007

Student Guides and Graduate Bulletins, 1992-1994

Brochures and Other Promotional Materials, 1985-2008

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the UTSA University Publications Collection, 1973-2010



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio
Title: UTSA University Publications Collection
Dates: 1973-2010
Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2009, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the HemisFair Park Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1973 through 2008 and includes University of Texas at San Antonio serials, faculty and staff directories, graduate and undergraduate course catalogs, class schedules, brochures, invitations, a student handbook, a faculty handbook, information bulletins, student guides, and a graduate bulletin. Serials include the newsletters and magazines UTSA Bulletin, Discourse, Quarterly, Roadrunner, Sombrilla, Discovery, UTSA Update, and @UTSA.
Identification: UA 1.02
Extent: 24 linear feet + 3 computer files (2.95 MB)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

The collection spans the years 1973 through 2010 and includes UTSA serials, faculty and staff directories, graduate and undergraduate course catalogs, class schedules, brochures, invitations, a student handbook, and a faculty handbook.

The University Serials and Journals Collection (UA 1.02.01) includes the newsletters and magazines UTSA Bulletin (entitled The Discourse for its first two issues), Roadrunner, Quarterly, Sombrilla , Discovery, and printouts of the online newsletters UTSA Update and @UTSA. Note: Serials and journals produced by students (e.g., the Paisano and student telephone directories) are maintained as part of the Student-produced Publications and Newsletters Collection (UA 2.02).

Directories (UA 1.02.02) includes faculty and staff directories, as well as some faculty/staff/student directories. Directories vary from year to year, but typically include an academic calendar, a list of executive officers, deans, and division directors, and an alphabetical list of all faculty and staff of the University. Also included are departmental directories, which are alphabetical directories of all the university's departments.

Course Catalogs (UA 1.02.03) includes graduate course catalogs and undergraduate course catalogs.

Class Schedules (UA 1.02.04) includes class schedules for UTSA classes. Beginning in 1976, class schedules also included registration instructions. Includes copies of the Schedule of Downtown Course Offerings, Spring and Fall 1993, when classes were offered in downtown San Antonio at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Also includes a course schedule for classes held at the Cypress Tower Building in 1994.

Faculty Handbooks (UA 1.02.05) includes four UTSA faculty handbooks. The 1990s handbook is comprised of 12 sections: I. History, Mission, Organization and Governance; II. Faculty Personnel Policies; III. Faculty Rights, Responsibilities and Workload; IV. Teaching and Faculty-Student Relationships; V. Services Available to Faculty; VI. Library and Information Technology; VII. Research; VIII. Compensation and Benefits; IX. Public Relations and Speakers; X. University-Related Organizations; XI. Recreational Activities; and XII. Campus Map.

Information Bulletins (UA 1.02.06) includes the publication Bulletin of the University of Texas at San Antonio, alternately titled UTSA Information, from 2000 to 2007. This publication contains information formerly included in undergraduate and graduate course catalogs. Hard copies are available for the 2000-2001 to 2005-2006 publications, at which point the publication was no longer printed. Electronic copies are available for the 2005-2006 to 2007-2008 publications.

Student Guides and Graduate Bulletins (UA 1.02.07) includes the publication Student Guide, which contains information pertaining to the University's alma mater, mascot, school colors, academic programs, student services, campus activities, and policies; as well as the Graduate Bulletin, a similar publication.

Brochures and Other Promotional Materials (UA 1.02.08) includes brochures advertising UTSA and other promotional materials used to advertise the university and its functions. These brochures are not attributed to particular university departments.

This collection is housed at UTSA's HemisFair Park Campus and must be accessed via the Institute of Texan Cultures Special Collections Reading Room. To request access, please use our Collections Request Form.

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Organization of Collection

University Serials and Journals Collection, 1973-2009
Directories, 1973-2000
Course Catalogs, 1973-2013
Class Schedules, 1973-2003
Handbook of Operating Procedures, 1975-2010
Faculty Handbooks, 1973-1998
Information Bulletins, 2000-2007
Student Guides and Graduate Bulletins, 1992-1994
Brochures and Other Promotional Materials, 1985-2008

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Organizations
University of Texas at San Antonio--Directories.
University of Texas at San Antonio--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
University of Texas at San Antonio--Periodicals.
Subjects
Universities and colleges--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--History--20th century.
Genres/Formats
Directories.
Newsletters.
Magazines (periodicals).
Telephone directories.
Course catalogs.
Course schedules.
Brochures.
Electronic records.
Faculty handbooks.
Student handbooks.
Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Local Subjects
UTSA History
UTSA Records

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Related Material

Material related to this collection may be found in the UTSA Office of University Communications Records (UA 16.01).

Other publications will be found throughout most University Archives collections; however, when looking for a specific publication, see also both the University Archives Vertical File (UA 01.03) and the General Information and University History Collection (UA 01.01).

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UTSA University Publications Collection, UA 1.02, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Some serials transferred from the Office of University Publications in February 2009 (Acc. 2009-011). Some information bulletins transferred from the Academic Publications Department in July 2009 (Acc. 2009-045). Otherwise, the materials in this collection have been separated from other University Archives collections or collected by Archives and Special Collections staff, 1993-2009.

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Angela McClendon Ossar, University Archivist, February 2009, July 2009.

Additions encoded by Tatina Wulzer, Collections Assistant, November 2009.

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Inventory of the UTSA University Publications Collection

 

University Serials and Journals, 1973-2009

Includes issues of the UTSA Bulletin (entitled The Discourse for its first two issues in 1973), Quarterly, Roadrunner, Sombrilla, Discovery, UTSA Update and @UTSA. Please note that dates listed are inclusive dates; for more information about specific holdings, please contact the Archives.
Arranged chronologically by initial publication date.
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1 The Discourse, 1973
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UTSA Bulletin,
1973
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1974
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1975
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1976
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1977
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1978
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1979
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1980
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1981
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Roadrunner
1973
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1974
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1975
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1976
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1977
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1978
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1979
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1980
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1981
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1982
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1984
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1985
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1986
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1987
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2 1988
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1989
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1990
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3 1991
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1992
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4 1993
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1994
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1995
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5 1996
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1997
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6 1998
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1999
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Box Folder
1 6 Quarterly, 1982-1984
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5 Sombrilla
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7 1984
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1985
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1986
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1987
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1988
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1989
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1990
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8 1991
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1992
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1993
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1994
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9 1995
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1996
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1997
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1998
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1999
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2000
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10 2001
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2002
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11 2003
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2004
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2005
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2006
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12 2007
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2008
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2009
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26 2010
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2011
2012
Box
12 Discovery, 2007-2010
Ovations
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Catalyst
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UTSA Update
Box
13 September 1999-May 2007
2004-2010
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UTSA Today, 2004-present
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13 @UTSA e-newsletter, 2004-2007
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Directories, 1973-2000

Includes faculty and staff directories, as well as some faculty/staff/student directories. Directories vary from year to year, but typically include an academic calendar, a list of executive officers, deans, and division directors, and an alphabetical list of all faculty and staff of the University. Also included are departmental directories, which are alphabetical directories of all the university's departments, and an alumni directory of former UTSA students.
Arranged chronologically.
Faculty and Staff Directories
Box
14 Staff and Faculty Directory, 1973
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Telephone Directory for the University of Texas at San Antonio, Institute of Texan Cultures, Lutcher Center [faculty and staff], 1973 October and 1974 January
Faculty and staff directories, 1974-1992
Box
15 Faculty and staff directories, 1993-1994
Cypress Tower faculty and staff directory, 1994
UTSA Downtown faculty and staff directory (internal list), 1997
Faculty, Staff, and Student Directories
Box
15 Student telephone directory, 1987-1988
Student telephone directory, 1993
Faculty, staff, and student directories, 1995-1996
Faculty, staff, and student directories, 1997-2000
Box
16 Student telephone directory, 1988-1989
Departmental Directory
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16 Departmental directory, 1992-1993
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Departmental directory, 1993-1994
Alumni directories
1989
Box
25 2000

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Course Catalogs, 1973-2009

Includes graduate course catalogs and undergraduate course catalogs.
Undergraduate course catalogs
Box
25 Bulletin of the University of Texas at San Antonio, 1975-1976, Volume II, Number 10, October, 1974
Bulletin of the University of Texas at San Antonio, 1976-1978, Volume IV, Number 5, May, 1976
Box
17/22 1975-1976
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1976-1978
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1978-1980
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1980-1982
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1982-1984
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1984-1986
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1986-1987
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1987-1989
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1989-1991
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1991-1993
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1993-1994
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1994-1996
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1996-1998
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1998-1999
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1999-2000
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2000-2002
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2002-2004
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2004-2006
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2006-2008
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2008-2010
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Graduate course catalogs
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17/22 1973-1974
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1974-1975
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1975-1977
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1977-1978
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1978-1980
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1980-1982
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1982-1984
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1984-1986
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1986-1987
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1987-1989
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1989-1991
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1991-1993
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1993-1995
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1995-1997
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1997-1999
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1999-2001
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2001-2003
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2003-2005
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2005-2007
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2007-2009
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2009-2011
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2011-2012
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2011-2013
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Class Schedules, 1973-2003

Includes class schedules for UTSA classes. Beginning in 1976, class schedules also included registration instructions. Includes copies of the Schedule of Downtown Course Offerings, Spring and Fall 1993, when classes were offered in downtown San Antonio at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Also includes a course schedule for classes held at the Cypress Tower Building in 1994.
Box
19 Class schedules, 1973-2003
Downtown [Institute of Texan Cultures and Cypress Tower Building] class schedules, 1993-1994

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Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP)

Box
23 1974
1979
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1998-2000
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2001-2003
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2001; 2004-2010
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Faculty Handbooks, 1975-1998

Box
23 Faculty handbook, circa 1973
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Faculty handbook, 1975 June
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Faculty handbook, 1976
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Faculty handbook, undated
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Faculty handbook, 1992-1995, Revised, 1995-09-15
Faculty orientation guide, 1996
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23/OM1 Faculty handbook, 1992-1998, Revised, 1998-02-12
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Information Bulletins, 2000-2007

Includes the publication Bulletin of the University of Texas at San Antonio, alternately titled UTSA Information beginning in 2001. This publication contains information formerly included in undergraduate and graduate course catalogs.
Arranged chronologically.
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21 UTSA Information Bulletin
2000-2001
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21 2001-2002
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2002-2003
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2003-2004
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2004-2005
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2005-2006
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2006-2007
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2007-2008
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2008-2009
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2009-2010
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Student Guides and Graduate Bulletins, 1992-1994

Includes the publication Student Guide, which contains information pertaining to the University's alma mater, mascot, school colors, academic programs, student services, campus activities, and policies; as well as the Graduate Bulletin, a similar publication.
Box
21 Student guide, 1992-1993
Student guide, 1994-1995
Student guide, 1996-1997
Student guide, undated
Graduate bulletin, 1993-1994
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Brochures and Other Promotional Materials, 1985-2008

Includes brochures advertising UTSA and other promotional materials used to advertise the university and its functions. These brochures are not attributed to particular university departments.
Arranged chronologically.
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20 Brochure,Introducing the University of Texas at San Antonio, 1978
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Brochure, The University of Texas at San Antonio, circa 1980s
Brochure, An Introduction to UTSA, 1985
Brochure, The Birth of a New Institution..., undated
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UTSA Profile, circa 1988
Brochure, UTSA Your Best Choice, circa 1989
Box
24 Administrative calendar, 1989-1990
Administrative calendar, 1990-1991
Box
20 Brochure, UTSA Highlights, 1991
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24 Administrative calendar, 1992-1993
Box
20 Brochure, Transforming students...transforming lives, circa 1993
Brochure, 1993-1994 Highlights, 1993
Box
24 Administrative calendar, 1993-1994
Box
20 Calendar, UTSA Events, 1994 Fall Semester
Brochure, 1995 Highlights, 1995
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24 Administrative calendar, 1995-1996
Box
20 The University of Texas at San Antonio: We've Got You Covered: 1995 Viewbook, 1995
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1995-96 Media Resource Guide, circa 1995
Calendar, Fall Semester Events, 1995
Calendar, Spring Semester Events, 1996
Flyer, UTSA at a Glance, 1996
Brochure, UTSA Downtown: Growing to Meet the City's Needs, circa 1996
Postcard depicting the University Center [sketch], circa 1996
Brochure, 1997 Highlights, 1997
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24 Administrative calendar, 1997-1998
Box
20 Calendar, Spring Semester Events, 1997
Booklet, What's New at UTSA 1997-98, circa 1997
Brochure, Welcome to the UTSA Downtown Campus, circa 1997
Booklet, What's New at UTSA 1998-99, 1998
Brochure, 1998 Highlights, 1998
Postcard advertising UTSA Today website, circa 1998
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24 Administrative calendar, 1998-1999
Box
20 Brochure, 1999 Highlights, 1999
Box
24 Administrative calendar, 1999-2000
Administrative calendar, 2000-2001
Box
20 Brochure, 2000 Highlights, 2000
Brochure,What Students Need to Know/What Transfer Students Need to Know, circa 2000s
Brochure depicting three campuses (UTSA 1604 Campus, UTSA Downtown Campus, The Institute of Texan Cultures) with UTSA statistics, quick facts, and a message from President Ricardo Romo, circa 2000
Brochure, Waste not, watt not: Help UTSA conserve energy, circa 2001
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24 Administrative calendar, 2001-2002
Box
20 UTSA 2000 Highlights [website printout], 2002
UTSA: About our Campuses [map of 1604 Campus and brochure], circa 2002
UTSA: About our Downtown Campus [map and brochure], circa 2002
Brochure, UTSA: The University of Texas at San Antonio: The Rising Star of Texas, circa 2003
Brochure depicting three campuses (UTSA 1604 Campus, UTSA Downtown Campus, The Institute of Texan Cultures) with UTSA statistics, quick facts, and a message from President Ricardo Romo.
The University of Texas at San Antonio: Get to Know the 1604 Campus [map and brochure], circa 2004
The University of Texas at San Antonio: Get to Know the Downtown Campus [map and brochure], circa 2004
Folders containing miscellaneous publications, circa 2004-2005
Campus map, circa 2005
UTSA Fast Facts 2008-2009, 2008

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