President (Acting) Howard W. Smith Jr. Records, 1980-1982Add to your cart.

Collection Overview

Title: President (Acting) Howard W. Smith Jr. Records, 1980-1982Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1981
ID: 02/02/ UP0014
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.
Languages: English

Abstract

The office records of UNT ad interim chancellor and president, Howard W. Smith, Jr. (1929-2017).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains material from Howard W. Smith, Jr.'s time as interm president of UNT from 1981-1982. Items include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, telephone logs, foundation documents, alumni letters, publications, and meeting minutes from various departments, such as Academic Affairs, Athletics, Finance, Legal, the various colleges, education associations, and the city council.

Collection Historical Note

Howard Welling Smith, Jr. was born on January 19, 1929 in Granby, Missouri. He attend Southern Missouri University and earned his bachelor's degree, before enlisting in the Air Force. He then earned his Ed.D from Missouri State in 1959 and moved to Richardson, Texas with his wife Margaret and son Christopher for his new position at SMU as an education professor. In 1961, the family moved again for Smith's next job at North Texas State College (NTSC, now UNT). There, Smith served as ad interim chancellor and president after serving as associate vice president and vice president for academic affairs. He led the College of Education twice, as acting dean and as interim dean, and was the college’s first associate dean from 1969 to 1976. He was nationally recognized for his work in the improvement of teacher education and higher education. After his retirement in 1997, Smith remained in Denton, where he was an active member of the community in both local arts and his church. He passed away on December 29, 2017.

[Sources: Smith's obituary and the UNT President site]

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

Selected items in this collection are restricted.  Please contact the UNT Archives for more information.

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:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Acquisition Source: President's Office
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: President (Acting) Howard W. Smith Jr. Records, University of North Texas Special Collections
Finding Aid Revision History: May 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - added Abstract, Scope/Content, Historical Note, and described all boxes

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  • Box 1Add to your cart.

    Barcode: 628502
    • Folder 1: Academic Affairs, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 2: Academic Calendar, August 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 3: Acknowledgements, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 4: Administrative Affairs, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 5: Admissions, August 1981 - January 19852Add to your cart.

    • Folder 6: Advancement, 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 7: Aerospace, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 8: Agreements and Contracts, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 9: Alumni - Distinguished, September 1981 - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 10: Alumni - Letters, October 1981 - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 11: American Association for the Advancement of the Humanities (AAAH), October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 12: American Association for Higher Education (AAHE), September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 13: American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 14: AASCU - Colorado Springs Meeting, November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 15: AASCU - Miscellaneous, 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 16: AASCU - Publications, Memo to the President, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 17: AASCU - Publications, Policies, November - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 18: AASCU - Washington Workshop, November 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 19: American Association of University Professors (AAUP), October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 20: American Council on Education (ACE), August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 21: ACE - Publications, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 22: ACE - Washington Workshop, September - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 23: Applied Sciences, Institute of, September - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 24: Art, Department of, August - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 25: Arts and Sciences, College of, September 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 26: AAC, 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 27: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB), January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 28: Association for Higher Education (AHE), August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 29: Association of Texas Collges and Universities (ATCU), September - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 30: Athletics (1 of 2), August - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 31: Athletics (2 of 2), November 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 32: Athletics - Football - Honor America Day, September - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 33: Athletics - Football - Honor America Day, undatedAdd to your cart.

    • Folder 34: Attorney General of Texas, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 35: Attorney, University, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 36: Biological Sciences, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 37: Board of Regents, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 38: Board of Regents - Report, November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 39: Board of Regents - Study of Organizational Relationships, September 1978Add to your cart.

    • Folder 40: Business, College of, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 41: Cartoons, 1981-1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 42: The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 43: Civic Clubs, September 1981 and December 1981Add to your cart.

  • Box 2Add to your cart.

    Barcode: 628503
    • Folder 1: Coliseum, December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 2: Community Services, School of, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 3: Computing Center, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 4: Coordinating Board, August 1981 - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 5: Coordinating Board, November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 6: Coordinating Board, December 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 7: Coordinating Board - Agenda, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 8: Coordinating Board - Meeting, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 9: Coordinating Board - Meeting, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 10: Correspondence, August 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 11: Correspondence, September 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 12: Correspondence, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 13: Correspondence, November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 14: Correspondence, December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 15: Correspondence, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 16: Council of Presidents, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 17: Dallas Colleges and Schools, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 18: Debit Vouchers, September 1981 - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 19: Denton, City of, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 20: Denton, City of - Continental Breakfast, October - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 21: Denton County Day, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 22: Denton Record-Chronicle, December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 23: Denton Record-Chronicle - Clippings (1 of 2), August - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 24: Denton Record-Chronicle - Clippings (2 of 2), November 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 25: Education, College of, September - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 26: Education, College of, November 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 27: English, Department of, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 28: Equal Opportunity, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 29: Executive Assistant, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 30: External Affairs, September - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 31: Faculty Senate, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 32: Faculty / Staff - Retired, December 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 33: Federation of NT Area Universities, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 34: Financial Aid, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 35: Fiscal Affairs, August - September 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 36: Fiscal Affairs, October - November 1981Add to your cart.

  • Box 3Add to your cart.

    Barcode: 628504
    • Folder 1: Fiscal Affairs, December 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 2: Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 3: Fort Worth, City of, October 1981 / January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 4: Foundations, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 5: Gaylord - Hughes, November 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 6: General Telephone (GTE), November 1981 / January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 7: Geography, Department of, September - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 8: Glasgow, Bob, September - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 9: Governor of Texas, August 1981 - January 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 10: Governor's Task Force on Higher Education, October - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 11: Graduate Office, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 12: Grant Administration, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 13: Grants, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 14: Hall, U.S. Representative Ralph, September - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 15: Health Center, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 16: Historical Collection, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 17: History, Department of, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 18: Home Economics, Department of, August - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 19: Homecoming - Cocktail Party and Buffet, November 1980Add to your cart.

    • Folder 20: Honorary Degrees, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 21: Honors Committee, September 1981, December 1981, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 22: Housing Office, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 23: Institutional Advancement, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 24: Interdepartmental Orders and Transfers, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 25: International Association of University Presidents (IAUP), August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 26: International Education, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 27: International Programs, August 1981 - February 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 28: Journalism, Department of, September / November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 29: Letters - Recommendations, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 30: Libraries, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 31: Marketing and Design, Center for, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 32: Mathematics, Department of, October - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 33: Miss Texas, September - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 34: Murchison Reception - Pending, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 35: Music, School of, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 36: National Endowment of the Humanities, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 37: North Texas Daily, August 1981 - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 38: Personnel Office, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 39: Physics, Department of, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 40: Plan for Re-Organization, October - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 41: Planning and Analysis, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 42: Political Science, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 43: President's Office - Artist Brochure, undatedAdd to your cart.

    • Folder 44: Professional Development Institute (PDI), August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 45: Psychology Department, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 46: Public Affairs Office, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 47: Sociology and Anthropology, Department of, October - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 48: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), October - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 49: Speech, Communications, and Drama, Department of, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 50: Staff Meeting, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 51: Stephen F. Austin State University, November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 52: Student Association, September - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 53: Telephone Log, September 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 54: Telephone Log, September - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 55: Telephone Log, September - November 1981Add to your cart.

  • Box 4Add to your cart.

    Barcode: 628505
    • Folder 1: Telephone Log, November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 2: Telephone Log, November - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 3: Telephone Log, December 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 4: Telephone Log, January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 5: Texas A&M University, August - October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 6: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) - News and Information Service, July 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 7: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM) - Willard Correspondence, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 8: Texas Education Agency, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 9: Texas Historical Commission, October 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 10: Union, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 11: United States Congress, September 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 12: University of Texas - Austin, September - November 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 13: University of Texas System, September - December 1981Add to your cart.

    • Folder 14: Welch Foundation, August 1981 - January 1982Add to your cart.

    • Folder 15: Western Union - Debit Vouchers, October 1981 / December 1981Add to your cart.

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