02/20/U0588 Guide to the 1988 Time Capsule Collection Time Capsule Collection Finding Aid Authors: Leonard Martin.

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Guide to the 1988 Time Capsule Collection 1962/1988 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection 1988 Time Capsule Collection 1962-1988 1988 02/20/U0588 1.00 English University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
This collection contains objects from the unearthed 1988 NTSU Time Capsule.
Administrative History:

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.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material: Audio-Visual materials--United States Brochures Clippings (information artifacts) Correspondence Photographs Programs (documents) Time capsules. Topical Term: Blood donations
Title:

The Aerie, Yearbook of North Texas State University, 1988

Title:

UNT Drum Line, 1988

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Accruals:

2015-16

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>

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation:

1988 Time Capsule Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Arrangement of Materials:

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.

Scope and Contents

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.

Detailed List of Contents id139711 1 1988 Time Capsule 641093 id134635 1 Documents, Letters, and Photos 1987-1988 id134637 1 1 Cowtown Eagles Communiqué 1988-02-24 Scope and Contents

Cowtown Eagles Communiqué (vol. 1, no.1): An Overview of Fall 1987

id134638 1 2 NTSU New Student Record 1987 Scope and Contents

1987 North Texas State University New Student Record. Sponsored by Panhellenic and Interfraternity Councils.

id134641 1 3 Blood Drive and North Texas Preview 1987-11-14 Scope and Contents

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.

id134639 1 4 NTSU Advancement Advisory Council 1988 Scope and Contents

NTSU Advancement Advisory Council member list. UNT Alumni Association Constitution and By-Laws. Green North Texas State University folder.

id134642 1 5 Dallas Alumni 1988 Scope and Contents

Documents, letters, and business cards from members of the "Big D" NT Alumni, Dallas chapter.

id134643 1 6 Honors Day Program 1988-04-29 Scope and Contents

NTSU Honors Day Program.

id134644 1 7 Irving Alumni Scope and Contents

Documents, letters, newspaper clippings related to the NTSU alumni Irving chapter. NTSU One O'Clock Lab Band programs and newspaper clippings.

id134645 1 8 Irving Alumni: Leadership Conference 1988-04 Scope and Contents

Envelope and photographs from the NTSU alumni Irving chapter.

id134646 1 9 Letter from the Chair of Capsule Committee 1988-05-06 Scope and Contents

Letter from Allan R. Escher Chairman, NTSU Memorabilia/Capsule committee.

id134647 1 10 Letter from the President of the Student Association 1988-04-15 Scope and Contents

Letter from Donald Griswold, President of the NTSU Student Association, 1987-88.

id134648 1 11 Letter from Jack D. Wheeler 1988-05-06 Scope and Contents

Letter to "the Students of North Texas" from Jack D. Wheeler, USNT President, 1960-61.

id134649 1 12 Name Tag and Name Card 1987-1988 Scope and Contents

Blank name tag: NTSU Homecoming '87. Business card: Mike Koury, Complete video services, Optical Audio Productions.

id134650 1 13 Proclamation 1988-05-06 Scope and Contents

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.

id134651 1 14 Sticker 1988 Scope and Contents

NTSU centennial sticker.

id134652 1 15 Time Capsule Activity List 1988-05-06 Scope and Contents

Time Capsule activity schedule.

id134653 1 16 Undergraduate Application 1988 Scope and Contents

NTSU undergraduate application for new and former students.

id134654 1 17 UNT Brochure: Classic Learning Core 1988 Scope and Contents

The Classic Learning Core at North Texas State University: Providing a "Picture Perfect" Education.

id134655 1 18 UNT Brochure: Student Activities Center 1988 Scope and Contents

Student Activities Center brochure.

id134656 1 19 UNT Brochure: Student Association 1988 Scope and Contents

NTSU Student Association brochure.

id134657 1 20 UNT Brochure: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science Scope and Contents

Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science brochure.

id134658 1 21 UNT Brochure: UNT 40 1988 Scope and Contents

North Texas Fourty brochure from the NTSU student association.

id134659 1 22 Spectrum Scope and Contents

Newspaper: Spectrum vol. 1, no. 3; May 22, 1987.

id134660 1 23 The North Texan 1987 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texan, Fall 1987.

id134661 1 24 The North Texas Daily 1987-10-20 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Tuesday, October 20, 1987.

id134662 1 25 The North Texas Daily 1987-12-03 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Thursday, December 3, 1987.

id134663 1 26 The North Texas Daily 1988-03-08 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Tuesday, March 8, 1988.

id134664 1 27 The North Texas Daily 1988-03-22 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Tuesday, March 22, 1988.

id134665 1 28 The North Texas Daily 1988-04-29 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texas Daily, Friday, April 29, 1988.

id134666 1 29 The North Texas Daily 1988-04-29 Scope and Contents

Newspaper: The North Texas Daily - NT Honors Day: Friday, April 29, 1988.

id134636 1 Objects and Memorabilia 1962-1988 id134668 1 1 President Hurley VHS Scope and Contents

A VHS taped message from President Hurley to be viewed by the UNT Chancellor in 2015

id134675 1 2 NTSU Cheerleader Pom-pom 1962 Scope and Contents

NTSU cheerleader green and white pom-pom.

id134678 1 3 Blood Center Button Scope and Contents

The Blood Center at Wadley button. Button reads: "I'm a Rare Bird!".

id134679 1 4 Blood Center Button Scope and Contents

The Blood Center at Wadley button. Button reads: "Rock N' Roll up your sleeve".

id134680 1 5 NTSU Union Plate 1976 Scope and Contents

North Texas State University Union bronze plate.

id134690 1 6 Blood Drive T-shirt 1988-03 Scope and Contents

The Blood Center at Wadley donor medium size, white t-shirt. Shirt reads: "The Last NTSU Blood Drive", June 1973 - March 1988.

id134691 1 7 UNT Cowtown Eagles Bandana 1988 Scope and Contents

NTSU green and white bandana: Bandana reads: "University of North Texas - Cowtown Eagles".

id134692 1 8 AIDS button Scope and Contents

Miniature AIDS button.

id134693 1 9 Vampire Teeth Scope and Contents

Pair of white plastic vampire teeth.

id134694 1 10 Blood Center pin Scope and Contents

The Blood Center at Wadley clothing pin for gallon donors.

id134695 1 11 NTSU Aerie Yearbook 1988 Scope and Contents

NTSU 1988 yearbook, the Aerie. Note: Object separated for processing by the special collections preservation specialist.

id134696 1 12 UNT Drum Line, 1988 1987-10-30 Scope and Contents

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.

id173037 2 Time Capsule 1988 708166 id250824 3 Cheerleader Uniform id250825 3 1 NTSU Cheerleader Uniform 1962 708206 Scope and Contents

1962 male North Texas State University Cheerleader uniform. "David" is embroidered above the left pocket in green.  The uniform is white.