Accession 1991:105 includes Memorial Union handbooks for 1968/1969, 1970/1971, and 1975/1976; lists of MU Activities committees (1949/1950); annual auditor's reports (1938-1940); manager's monthly statements to the Board of Governors (1960-1961); building renovations by Acoustical and Flooring Sales, Co. (1940-1941); and an announcement of a special membership meeting (1964).
Accession 1991:133 includes annual reports, financial reports and budgets, Program Council minutes and handbook, Student Activities and Student Life Committees, Student Activities Center, and Memorial Union handbook.
Accession 1992:075 includes pledge and payment record cards for the fundraising campaign to build and furnish the Memorial Union; account journals for part of the period when the Memorial Union was an independent corporation (1940-1963); and audit reports (1956/57-1961/62).
Accession 1992:076 includes the minutes of the Memorial Union Board of Governors for 1924-1965 (2 vol.) and of the Memorial Union Board of Directors for 1926-1951 (1 vol.).
Accession 1993:007 includes Memorial Union and Student Activities Annual Reports for 1981/82, 1982/83, 1984/85, 1985/86, 1987/88, 1989/90, and 1990/91; Memorial Union articles of incorporation (1924 and 1939); a "Barometer" newsroom policy and procedure manual as well as records of Memorial Union operations, Memorial Union Program Council, and Recreational Sports.
Accession 1993:060 includes Memorial Union Program Council Handbooks (1970/71-1988/89); Educational Activities Board minutes and reports (1936/37-1959/60); the Memorial Union and Student Activities annual report (1988/89); publications and memorabilia; brochures and catalogs for construction of the Memorial Union building and subsequent modifications; and materials pertaining to the Memorial Union fundraising campaign.
Accession 1993:067 includes committee minutes and records; handbooks; annual reports; student publications; correspondence; and related documentation pertaining to student activities and the Memorial Union Program Council.
Accession 1995:009 includes various records of Memorial Union and Student Activities including Board of Physical Recreation minutes and project reports; Student Activities Committee meeting minutes, correspondence and by-laws; Memorial Union Board of Directors minutes, President's reports, and by-laws; a mission statement for the Memorial Union and Student Activities; as well as materials pertaining to senior class gifts, OSU songs, and Iota Delta Phi.
Accession 1995:024 includes annual reports of the Memorial Union and Student Activities for 1977/78, 1978/79, 1980/81, 1983/84, 1986/87, and 1988/89.
Accession 1995:072 includes records of student membership on university committees. The records include lists of all committee members (students, faculty, staff, and administrators); standing rules and other information about the committee's function; and related documentation and correspondence.
Accession 1996:080 includes subject files pertaining to a variety of Memorial Union functions and activities, including the Cultural Centers, food service, exhibits, Peavy Lodge, the Dixon Recreation Center, alcohol on campus, student media, the Craft Center, and anniversaries and special events.
Accession 1998:037 includes student organization administrative records for recognized student groups that have been inactive for 5 or more years. Records include annual review forms, constitutions and by-laws, financial reports, member rosters and officer lists, event registration forms, and related documentation and correspondence. The accession also includes records for OSU Bike Day in 1991.
Accession 1998:087 includes scrapbooks and several loose items documenting the 50th anniversary celebration of the incorporation of the Memorial Union in 1924 and of the dedication of the Memorial Union building in 1928 as well as the dedication of the Memorial Union East in 1977. The Scrapbooks include photographs, schedules of events, brochures, speeches, congratulatory letters, memorabilia, and publications.
Accession 1999:066 includes student organization administrative records for recognized student groups. Records include annual review forms, constitutions and by-laws, financial reports, member rosters and officer lists, event registration forms, and related documentation and correspondence.
Accession 2000:001 includes two e-mail announcements sent to various OSU managers, deans, and department heads relating to the OSU Women's Center Women of Achievement Awards.
Accession 2001:001 includes an announcement sent to various OSU managers, deans, and department heads concerning nomination guidelines for the Jo Anne J. Trow "Woman of Distinction Award".
Accession 2001:067 includes records generated by the International Students of OSU (ISOSU) Office and primarily pertains to the management of social events and budgets of International Student Associations on campus. Among the materials included in this accession are: budgetary records, certificates and awards, correspondence, evaluations and surveys, flyers and programs for student association events, meeting minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and posters.
Accession 2001:103 consists of records generated by the Associated Students of OSU (ASOSU) and includes correspondence, handbooks, memoranda, minutes, newspaper clippings, and reports. Most of these records document ASOSU's information-gathering role and include clippings and memoranda pertaining to campus procedures and student concerns and controversies. Also reflected in these materials is ASOSU's work in student advocacy, legal involvement, and committee participation.
Accession 2002:019 includes records generated by the Recreational Sports Department which pertain to the administration of student sport clubs. Included in this accession are annual club review reports, correspondence, event flyers, a match schedule ledger, meeting minutes, membership rosters, memoranda, newspaper clippings, procedure handbooks, and a scrapbook.
Accession 2002:069 includes Memorial Union Student Activities and Media annual reports for the 1995/96 and 1998/99.
Accession 2003:001 includes two announcements sent by Memorial Union staff concerning the establishment of a fee schedule for the use of Memorial Union meeting rooms by OSU administrative units (which includes a brochure with the rates) and selection criteria for the Jo Anne J. Trow Woman of Distinction Award.
Accession 2003:045 includes comments about the Iraqi War on 5x8 cards and handmade posters that were displayed in the Memorial Union concourse from the beginning of the war in April until June 16, 2003. The comments were solicited by the Memorial Union, which provided cards for that purpose. In addition to the cards and posters there are also other items that were included in the display, such as a bumpersticker and letters from Senator Gordon Smith and Michael Moore about the war.
Accession 2003:074 includes a proposal from the OSU Educational Media Services Committee to develop the faculty training project "Methods to improve instructor utilization of independent learning processes." In addition to a summary and schedule for the project, there are also application forms completed by faculty in various departments and colleges which outline plans for participation in the project.
Accession 2004:028 includes index cards tracking student pledges to the Memorial Union Capital Campaign. In addition to documenting the original amount pledged, these cards also contain handwritten notations of payments made as well as occasionally noting address changes.
Accession 2005:022 includes two carillonic bell rolls used in the playing of chimes at the Memorial Union. The tunes featured on the rolls are the OSU Alma Mater and the "Fight Song." Installed in 1959, the carillon bell system was dismantled in the mid 1990s and replaced by a digital sound system.
Accession 2005:035 includes materials generated and collected by Memorial Union committees and staff and includes annual reports, correspondence, constitutions/bylaws, handbooks, meeting minutes, notes, publications, student research papers, and survey reports. In addition to records from the Student Activities Committee and the Student Activities Space Assignment Committee, this transfer contains general office files documenting various administrative activities such as budget preparation and procedure development. Collected and bound into 4 volumes by Educational Activities Director Donald Sanderson, the student research papers were written for various education and political science classes and examine programs and student life at OSU. Among the topics explored in these papers include: the OSU physical recreation program, African-American involvement in student activities, Students for a Democratic Society activity at OSU, Memorial Union operation structure, and an analysis of the history and legal foundation of incidental fees.
Accession 2005:063 includes materials documenting the Ceramics 80 Conference and includes biographical sketches, correspondence, essays, evaluation forms, a flyer, participant lists, publications, speech transcripts, and a packet assembled by a sponsoring vendor of the conference. Held in Snell Hall in June 1980, the Ceramics 80 Conference was organized by Craft Center Manager Don Johnson and three others in the ceramic community. The conference featured presentations and workshops by 9 nationally known ceramicists, among whom included F. Carlton Ball, Paul Soldner, Daniel Rhodes, Dorothy Bearnson, and Rudy Autio.
Accession 2006:001 includes two announcements e-mailed to the OSU community through various listservs by the Student Affairs office regarding the OSU enrollment plan and campus events highlighting the Rita Project (to combat student suicide). Attached to the message about enrollment are data comparing Fall 2005 and 2006 enrollment figures and summaries of overall trends in registration.
Accession 2007:001 includes two announcements sent to OSU employees via various listservs and campus mail by the Memorial Union Programs Council. One of the messages pertains to the Jo Anne J. Trow "Woman of Distinction Award" and the other relates to the Community and University Service Effort (CAUSE) volunteer initiative.
Accession 2006:061 includes materials collected by the Office of Student Involvement and later, the Memorial Union, which pertain to the registration of student organizations. Primarily made up of annual recognition and information update forms, these records also include constitutions, bylaws, and correspondence.
Accession 2007:023 includes materials generated and collected by the MU Commons Design Committee and consists of correspondence, floor plans, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings. Comprised of OSU faculty and students, the design team reviewed various concepts and ideas for extensive renovations that were undertaken in the Memorial Union building in 1995.
Accession 2007:088 includes materials generated by the Memorial Union and the Department of Recreational Sports that were collected by OSU Women's Center Director Beth Rietveld. (Before serving as the Director of the Women's Center, Rietveld worked as Assistant Director of Educational Activities in the Student Involvement Office.) In addition to a survey regarding student use of the Memorial Union, the other items relating to the Memorial Union consist of annual reports covering the years 1994/95 through 1999/2000. Materials pertaining to the Recreational Sports Department include newsletters, event flyers, a report, a strategic planning document, newspaper clippings, and historical essays/notes about the Dixon Recreational Building and the McAlexander Fieldhouse. Publications generated by the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association, which is headquartered at OSU, were also found in this transfer.
Accession 2008:001 includes an announcement with survey questions e-mailed by the University ID Center to OSU faculty and staff through various listservs about the idea of accessing banking services through the OSU id card.
Accession 2010:001 includes materials pertaining to the campaign to plan and build the Student Experience Center annex to the Memorial Union. Made up mostly of reports assessing development concepts for a new student union building as well as campus opinions about the construction of a new structure funded by student fees, these materials also include buttons, committee records, flyers, and news stories featured in the "Barometer" newspaper about the project. With Snell Hall slated for demolition, the center has been promoted as a replacement office space for ASOSU, KBVR, Greek Life, and other student run organizations. Through a vote in May 2010, students decided to dedicate student fee monies to the construction of the center, which is expected to be in place by 2013.
Accession 2010:073 includes annual reports documenting Memorial Union offices, activities, and administration. The following are the years reflected in these reports: 1991/92; 1992/93; 1993/94; 2000/01; 2001/02; 2002/03; 2003/04; 2004/05; 2005/06; 2007/08; 2007; 2008/09.
Accession 2011:001 includes a copy of the Memorial Union Assessment Report and Plan: 2005-2006; 2006-2007.
Accession 2011:047 includes materials generated by the Memorial Union Program Council (MUPC) that primarily document the organization and publicity of annual events that include Mom's Weekend, Dad's Weekend, and the Women's Leadership Conference. Made up of budget information, correspondence, feedback forms, flyers, invoices, newspaper clippings, posters, reports, and sign-up sheets, these event planning files include handbooks/informational packets that served as guides for event organizing. Also found among these records are two scrapbooks, posters, 2 portfolio notebooks with MUPC logos, and a VHS videotape. The scrapbooks mostly contain newspaper clippings pertaining to campus events sponsored by the MUPC which include performances by well known musicians and comedians brought to campus.The videotape documents Mom's Weekend activities from 1995.
Accession 2015:003 consists of materials generated and collected by Memorial Union staff and is made up of architectural drawings, budgetary records, constitutions, correspondence, floppy diskettes, a medallion, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, a plaque, reports, sound recordings, speeches, and student papers. In addition to the work of the MU Board of Directors, these records also pertain to art collections managed by the MU, legal cases brought against the MU, building expansion projects, MU director George Stevens, OSU cultural centers, art exhibits at the MU, the 50th anniversary of the MU, and broadcast media at OSU. Most of the student papers were part of a class assignment on potential designs for MU eateries. Other papers examine African- Americans at OSU and a proposal to establish a MU "crafts facility." Made up of 4 reelto- reel tapes and 8 cassette tapes, the sound recordings document a combination of oral history interviews and events. The events captured on the recordings include ceremonies for the 50th anniversary of the Memorial Union and the dedication of the Henk Pander mural. The interviews feature the following OSU staff and alumni: MU Director George Stevens, Henderson "Scram" Graham, Jack Porter, Duane Fitzgerald, Peggy Allworth, Leone Johnson, and Dan Poling.