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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>

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