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Board of Regents Records, 1911-2004 | University Archives

By Mary Atkins

Collection Overview

Title: Board of Regents Records, 1911-2004Add to your cart.
ID: 02/01/U0268
Extent: 36.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The files are arranged by date.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1975
Languages: English

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Abstract

The Board of Regents records series contains the Board meeting records for the University of North Texas, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and the University of North Texas System.

The first series of records in the Board of Regents collection is comprised of the University of North Texas Board of Regents records from 1911 - 2004 and includes the records for what was then called the State Normal School Board of Regents (sub-series 1, 1911 - 1949). The State Normal School Board of Regents was the governing body for all state normal schools in Texas, not just the University of North Texas.  The series also includes the records for the independent Board of Regents formed in 1949 to govern only the University of North Texas (sub-series 2).

The University was actually called the North Texas State Normal College and the North Texas State Teachers College during the years 1911 - 1949. The name was changed to North Texas State College in 1949 and the shared governing board's name was changed to the Board of Regents of the Texas State Colleges. Also in 1949 a bill was introduced to create a separate Board of Regents for North Texas State College.  The bill was signed by Governor Jester on May 23, 1949. In 1961, the University's name was changed to North Texas State University. The name then changed to the University of North Texas in 1988.

The second series of records contains the Board of Regents meeting records for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, a private college which became a state college and was assigned to the North Texas State University's Board of Regents. The school was renamed the University of Health Science Center in 1993. The third series of records contains the Board of Regents meeting records for that expanded school. The Board continued to hold separate Board meetings for the Health Science Center until the University of North Texas System structure was finalized and Board meetings were combined in 2002.

The fourth series of records contains the Board of Regents meeting records for the University of North Texas System, which includes the University of North Texas, The University of North Texas Health Science Center, and the University of North Texas at Dallas.  These meetings of the Board to govern the entire University system as a whole began in 2002.

Reference:

Rogers, J.L. (2002). The story of North Texas. Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Board of Regents records comprise the records for the University's governing Board from 1911 - 2004.  Series 1 includes 29 boxes of records dated 1911 - 2002.  This series encompasses six boxes of records for the State Normal Colleges board from 1911 - 1949 and 23 boxes of records for the independent University board from 1950 - 2002. Series 2 includes three boxes for the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1975 - 1990.  Series 3 includes two boxes for the Health Science Center, 1990 - 2002.  Series 4 includes 1 box of records for the University of North Texas System for 2002 - 2004.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Portions of this collection are stored off-site and require a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use. Boxes 60-62 are housed in the Research Collections Library.
Acquisition Source: President's Office
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Board of Regents Records, University of North Texas Archives and Rare Books

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Series 4: Board of Regents - University of North Texas System, February 22, 2002 - March 26, 2004Add to your cart.
This series contains the Board of Regents meeting minutes for the University of North Texas System.
Box 36: Board of Regents - University of North Texas System Minutes Transcripts, February 22, 2002 - March 26, 2004Add to your cart.
This box contains the Board of Regents meeting minutes transcripts.
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Folder 1: Minutes, UNT System, February 22, 2002Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 2: Minutes, University of North Texas, February 22, 2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Minutes - UNT System, May 17, 2002Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 4: Minutes - UNT Board of Regents, May 17, 2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Minutes, August 23, 2002Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 6: Minutes - UNT System, August 24, 2002Add to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Minutes - UNT Board of Regents, August 24, 2002Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 8: Minutes, May 22 & 23, 2002Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 9: Minutes, August 21, 2003Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 10: Minutes, November 20, 2003Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 11: Minutes, February 12, 2004Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 12: Minutes, February 27, 2004Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.
Folder 13: Minutes, March 26, 2004Add to your cart.
This folder contains meeting minutes.

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