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1988 Time Capsule Collection, 1962-1988 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Leonard Martin

Collection Overview

Title: 1988 Time Capsule Collection, 1962-1988Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
Predominant Dates:1988
ID: 02/20/U0588
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This one box collection contains objects from the UNT 1988 Time Capsule (1962-1988). This collection is organized into two series. Series 1 contains documents, letters, and newspapers, which are organized by date into 36 legal-sized folders. Series 2 contains objects and North Texas memorabilia housed inside the series 1 archival box.
Date Acquired: 03/00/2015. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

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Abstract

This collection contains objects from the unearthed 1988 NTSU Time Capsule.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

NTSU students, faculty, and alumni gathered in front of the Hurley Administration building on May 15th, 1988 to bury a time capsule celebrating the renaming of NTSU into the University of North Texas. Contained within the 1988 time capsule are numerous issues of The North Texas Daily, copies of university publications, North Texas memorabilia, NTSU alumni documents, photos, and other objects.

Collection Historical Note

The NTSU 1962 Time Capsule was buried on May 15th, 1988 coinciding with the renaming of the North Texas State University to the University of North Texas. The capsule was buried alongside the NTSU 1962 time capsule in front of the Hurley Administration building. Both capsules were sealed inside 9 x 14 x 11 copper boxes, and the 1988 capsule was sealed within steel reinforced concrete.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 2015-16
Acquisition Source: University of North Texas President's Office
Acquisition Method: Gift
Separated Materials:

Bright lights, big city : A novel / by Jay McInerney <http://iii.library.unt.edu/record=b5412805~S12>

Lonesome dove : A novel / by Larry McMurtry <http://iii.library.unt.edu/record=b1888188~S12>

The closing of the American mind / by Allan Bloom <http://iii.library.unt.edu/record=b2073775~S12>

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1: 1988 Time CapsuleAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641093
Series 1: Documents, Letters, and Photos, 1987-1988Add to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Cowtown Eagles Communiqué, 1988-02-24Add to your cart.
Cowtown Eagles Communiqué (vol. 1, no.1): An Overview of Fall 1987
Folder 2: NTSU New Student Record, 1987Add to your cart.
1987 North Texas State University New Student Record. Sponsored by Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils.
Folder 3: Blood Drive and North Texas Preview, 1987-11-14Add to your cart.

North Texas Preview 1987

Gift of the Blood Drive - report from the Blood Center at Wadley.

Two "Put a Little TEXAN in Everyone" stickers from he Blood Center at Wadley.

Folder 4: NTSU Advancement Advisory Council, 1988Add to your cart.

NTSU Advancement Advisory Council member list.

UNT Alumni Association Constitution and By-Laws.

Green North Texas State University folder.

Folder 5: Dallas Alumni, 1988Add to your cart.
Documents, letters, and business cards from members of the "Big D" NT Alumni, Dallas chapter.
Folder 6: Honors Day Program, 1988-04-29Add to your cart.
NTSU Honors Day Program.
Folder 7: Irving AlumniAdd to your cart.

Documents, letters, newspaper clippings related to the NTSU alumni Irving chapter.

NTSU One O'Clock Lab Band programs and newspaper clippings.

Folder 8: Irving Alumni: Leadership Conference, 1988-04Add to your cart.
Envelope and photographs from the NTSU alumni Irving chapter.
Folder 9: Letter from the Chair of Capsule Committee, 1988-05-06Add to your cart.
Letter from Allan R. Escher Chairman, NTSU Memorabilia/Capsule committee.
Folder 10: Letter from the President of the Student Association, 1988-04-15Add to your cart.
Letter from Donald Griswold, President of the NTSU Student Association, 1987-88.
Folder 11: Letter from Jack D. Wheeler, 1988-05-06Add to your cart.
Letter to "the Students of North Texas" from Jack D. Wheeler, USNT President, 1960-61.
Folder 12: Name Tag and Name Card, 1987-1988Add to your cart.

Blank name tag: NTSU Homecoming '87.

Business card: Mike Koury, Complete video services, Optical Audio Productions.

Folder 13: Proclamation, 1988-05-06Add to your cart.

Proclamation by the Mayor of the City of Denton, Texas, Ray Stephens.

Proclamation from Doug Philips, Managing partner at Ernst & Whinney, and NTSU alumni and friends.

Folder 14: Sticker, 1988Add to your cart.
NTSU centennial sticker.
Folder 15: Time Capsule Activity List, 1988-05-06Add to your cart.
Time Capsule activity schedule.
Folder 16: Undergraduate Application, 1988Add to your cart.
NTSU undergraduate application for new and former students.
Folder 17: UNT Brochure: Classic Learning Core, 1988Add to your cart.
The Classic Learning Core at North Texas State University: Providing a "Picture Perfect" Education.
Folder 18: UNT Brochure: Student Activities Center, 1988Add to your cart.
Student Activities Center brochure.
Folder 19: UNT Brochure: Student Association, 1988Add to your cart.
NTSU Student Association brochure.
Folder 20: UNT Brochure: Texas Academy of Mathematics and ScienceAdd to your cart.
Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science brochure.
Folder 21: UNT Brochure: UNT 40, 1988Add to your cart.
North Texas Fourty brochure from the NTSU student association.
Folder 22: SpectrumAdd to your cart.
Newspaper: Spectrum vol. 1, no. 3; May 22, 1987.
Folder 23: The North Texan, 1987Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texan, Fall 1987.
Folder 24: The North Texas Daily, 1987-10-20Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Tuesday, October 20, 1987.
Folder 25: The North Texas Daily, 1987-12-03Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Thursday, December 3, 1987.
Folder 26: The North Texas Daily, 1988-03-08Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Tuesday, March 8, 1988.
Folder 27: The North Texas Daily, 1988-03-22Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Tuesday, March 22, 1988.
Folder 28: The North Texas Daily, 1988-04-29Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Friday, April 29, 1988.
Folder 29: The North Texas Daily, 1988-04-29Add to your cart.
Newspaper: The North Texas Daily - NT Honors Day: Friday, April 29, 1988.
Series 2: Objects and Memorabilia, 1962-1988Add to your cart.
 
Item 1: President Hurley VHSAdd to your cart.
A VHS taped message from President Hurley to be viewed by the UNT Chancellor in 2015
Item 2: NTSU Cheerleader Uniform, 1962Add to your cart.

1962 male NTSU Cheerleader uniform.

Note: Uniform is being processed by the special collections preservation specialist.

Green and white pompom associated with the uniform was archived separately.

Item 3: NTSU Cheerleader Pom-pom, 1962Add to your cart.
NTSU cheerleader green and white pom-pom.
Item 4: Blood Center ButtonAdd to your cart.

The Blood Center at Wadley button.

Button reads: "I'm a Rare Bird!".

Item 5: Blood Center ButtonAdd to your cart.

The Blood Center at Wadley button.

Button reads: "Rock N' Roll up your sleeve".

Item 6: NTSU Union Plate, 1976Add to your cart.
North Texas State University Union bronze plate.
Item 7: Blood Drive T-shirt, 1988-03Add to your cart.

The Blood Center at Wadley donor medium size, white t-shirt.

Shirt reads: "The Last NTSU Blood Drive", June 1973 - March 1988.

Item 8: UNT Cowtown Eagles Bandana, 1988Add to your cart.

NTSU green and white bandana:

Bandana reads: "University of North Texas - Cowtown Eagles".

Item 9: AIDS buttonAdd to your cart.
Miniature AIDS button.
Item 10: Vampire TeethAdd to your cart.
Pair of white plastic vampire teeth.
Item 11: Blood Center pinAdd to your cart.
The Blood Center at Wadley clothing pin for gallon donors.
Item 12: NTSU Aerie Yearbook, 1988Add to your cart.

NTSU 1988 yearbook, the Aerie.

Note: Object separated for processing by the special collections preservation specialist.

Folder 1: UNT Drum Line, 1988, 1987-10-30Add to your cart.

Color portrait of the 1987 NTSU Indoor Drum line ("A" Line) at the 1987 Percussive Arts Society Conference (PASIC) at Adam's Mark Hotel, St. Louis, MO.

Document with the names and contact information of the NTSU drumline.

Item 2: Time Capsule, 1988Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708166

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