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Almaráz, Félix D. (Félix Diaz), 1933-

Creator Abstract: Dr. Félix D. Almaráz, Jr., is a professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). He began teaching at UTSA in 1973, the first year the university offered classes. Working in the UTSA History Department, Almaráz has taught classes on the Spanish Borderlands, Spanish Colonial Texas, Imperial Spain, Modern Spain, history of South Texas, Modern Texas history, and the cultural origins of San Antonio. Books published by Almaráz include Knight Without Armor: Carlos Eduardo Castañeda, 1896-1958 and Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Salcedo of Texas, 1808-1813.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1963 through 2002 and documents the teaching, research, writing, and service of Dr. Félix D. Almaráz, professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Materials documenting Almaráz's teaching career include syllabi, exams, notes, and teaching aids. Research and writing materials include corrected typescripts, research notes, and other materials. Service materials document Almaraz's relationship with the Texas State Historical Association and the Southwest Council of Latin American Studies, among other professional societies.

Barrera, Gil, 1932-2007

Creator Abstract: Gilbert C. (Gil) Barrera was a freelance photographer who was employed by the University of Texas at San Antonio to photograph its building and organization from 1972 to 1978.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of photographic negatives and contact sheets created by Gil Barrera from 1972 through 1978 while employed to photograph the physical complex and activities of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Among the subjects represented in the collection are construction projects, ceremonies, graduating classes, concerts, distinguished visitors, conference participants, students, professors, and members of the University of Texas administration and Board of Regents.

Flawn, Peter Tyrell

Creator Abstract: Dr. Peter T. Flawn was the second president of the University of Texas at San Antonio, serving from 1973 to 1977. Flawn oversaw many milestones during his five-year tenure including the first classes held at the Koger Executive Center, receiving the first shipment of 120,000 books for the UTSA Library, presiding over the first commencement ceremony, and being instrumental in the University's receiving full accreditation for graduate programs by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. He also served as the president of the University of Texas at Austin from 1979 to 1985 and as interim president from 1997 to 1998.
Content Abstract: The collection comprises a manuscript, written by second University of Texas at San Antonio President Peter T. Flawn, entitled The University of Texas at San Antonio: An Account of Its Early Years.

Gelo, Daniel J., 1957-.

Creator Abstract: Daniel J. Gelo is Professor of Anthropology, Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences and Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and since 2004 has served as dean of UTSA’s College of Liberal and Fine Arts (COLFA).
Content Abstract: The Daniel Gelo Papers include manuscript drafts, correspondence, committee files, grant files, documentary footage, and lectures related to Gelo's career at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Henderson, Dwight F.

Creator Abstract: Dr. Dwight F. Henderson is a former Professor of history who served as the Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which later became part of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, from 1980 to 2006 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is a Fulbright Scholar and a member of the Texas Association of Deans of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Board of Directors.
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Hester, Thomas R.

Creator Abstract: Thomas R. Hester was Professor of Anthropology, Division of Social Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio from 1973-1987 and created and served as Director of UTSA’s Center for Archaeological Research from 1974-1987. From 1987 until his retirement, Dr. Hester taught at The University of Texas at Austin.
Content Abstract: The Thomas R. Hester Papers include manuscript drafts, correspondence, committee files, grant files, and lectures related to Hester’s career at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Hieronymus, Bess, 1922-2008

Creator Abstract: Bess Hieronymus was a professor emeritus in the UTSA Department of Music. Hieronymus was the first woman appointed to full professor at UTSA and the first person to receive a doctor of musical arts degree in organ performance and musicology from the University of Texas at Austin.
Content Abstract: The collection includes books, audiocassettes, compact discs, magazines, slides from a lecture series, and materials related to The Einstein I Knew including the manuscript, research material, correspondence, and photographs.

Hollomon, John W.

Creator Abstract: John Wesley Hollomon was an Associate Professor of Education, then Professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) from 1974 to 1995. He taught in the areas of curriculum, early childhood education, Spanish and French education, Latin American area studies, developmental psychology, bilingual/cross-cultural/multicultural education, and psycho-sociolinguistics.
Content Abstract: The collection includes course syllabi, teaching materials, articles by Hollomon, manuscripts for publication, correspondence, and other materials.

Joseph, Margaret

Creator Abstract: Margaret Joseph was the Assistant Director for Public Services at the University of Texas at San Antonio Library from 1973 until her retirement in 2001. She was one of the first librarians hired in the UTSA Library. From 1987 through 1996, Joseph served on the Women's History Week Organizing Committee, producing library exhibits and bibliographies on various topics in women's history. She also worked on the Women's Walk for Athletics from 1992-1993.
Content Abstract: The papers span the years 1987 through 1996 and comprise documentation of Margaret Joseph's involvement with UTSA Women's History Week and Women's Walk for Athletics. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, programs, flyers and brochures, bibliographies of women's history subjects, captions for exhibit materials, issues of the Roadrunner newsletter, and handwritten notes.

Lombardino, Frank, 1929-1992

Creator Abstract: Frank Lombardino (1929-1992), conservative Democrat and the self-proclaimed “father of the University of Texas at San Antonio,” served in the Texas State House of Representatives from 1967-1975 and in the Texas State Senate from 1975-1979.
Content Abstract: House and Senate bills supported or initiated by, or of interest to, Frank Lombardino are at the core of this collection. The bills are in many forms (engrossed, enrolled, etc.) and constitute the largest portion of the collection. Some folders contain only copies of bills or other legislative materials, but other folders include relevant non-legislative materials, such as correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, reports, magazine articles, and other printed materials.

Martinello, Marian L., 1935-2015.

Creator Abstract: Marian Martinello was a Professor Emeritus of the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in the College of Education and Human Development and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
Content Abstract: The Martinello papers include degree and award certificates, photographs, and research files.

Michel, Joseph, 1922-2003

Creator Abstract: Dr. Joseph Michel was the first Dean of Multidisciplinary Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He was a Fulbright Scholar and lectured and contributed to programs in Chile, Denmark, England, Mexico, Peru, and Spain. He became UTSA's Dean of Multidisciplinary Studies in 1973, where he remained until his retirement in 1986. Before coming to UTSA, Michel served as the director of the Foreign Language Education Center at the University of Texas at Austin from 1962-1973.
Content Abstract: The collection includes class notes and articles, videos, college papers written by Michel, syllabi, bibliographies, notes on lectures, photographs, clippings, correspondence, awards and other certificates of accomplishment, a gavel, and the blueprints of Michel's house.

Milk, Robert D.

Creator Abstract: Robert D. Milk was Professor and Department Chair of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Department of Bilingual-Bicultural Studies.
Content Abstract: The Robert D. Milk Papers include correspondence, administrative documents, teaching materials, grant proposals, conference materials, research files, subject files, reports, and publications.

Peña, Albar

Creator Abstract: Albar Peña served as a professor in the Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at UTSA beginning in 1973 until his death in 1993. He was the first president of the National Association for Bilingual Education, twice served as the president of the Texas Association for Bilingual Education, he was selected as U.S. representative at the International Colloquium in Bilingualism and Biculturalism, Paris, France, and he was also selected as chairman of the National Advisory Panel to the National Clearinghouse on Bilingual Education. The Albar Peña Papers consist of 16.2 feet of archival materials spanning the years 1952-1997 and includes correspondence, teaching materials, research files, awards, publications, and conference materials that document the professional activities of Albar Peña.
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Perry, Carmen

Creator Abstract: Carmen Perry was the first Special Collections Librarian in the Library of the University of Texas at San Antonio. She held this position from 1974 until her retirement in 1981. She was named a fellow by the Texas State Historical Association subsequent to the 1975 publication of With Santa Anna in Texas: A Personal Narrative of the Revolution, her translation of the De la Peña diary (La Rebelión de Texas).
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1973 through 1988 and documents Perry's tenure as Special Collections Librarian at the University of Texas at San Antonio Library, the publication of Perry's With Santa Anna in Texas: A Personal Narrative of the Revolution, and subsequent primary source research in Spain. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, manuscripts for publication, photographs, clippings, and other materials.

Perry, George, 1953-.

Creator Abstract: George Perry is a neuroscientist and Dean of the College of Sciences and Professor of Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a leading researcher in the field of Alzheimer's disease.
Content Abstract: The George Perry Papers include correspondence, email, grant files, committee files, drafts, laboratory notes, conference files, and slides that document his academic career and research activities primarily related to the cytopathology of Alzheimer's disease.

Phi Sigma Society. Beta Upsilon Chapter (University of Texas at San Antonio)

Creator Abstract: The Beta Upsilon Chapter of the Phi Sigma Society, a national honorary science fraternity, was established at the University of Texas at San Antonio in October 1974. The chapter was the first registered student organization at the University of Texas at San Antonio and included 36 faculty members and students. The chapter's first president was Dennis Perrota.
Content Abstract: The collection comprises a spiral-bound booklet prepared by the Beta Upsilon Chapter of the Phi Sigma Society. The materials in the booklet document the establishment, development, and activities of the student chapter from 1974 through 1975. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, a written history, an application to the society, a petition for the establishment of the chapter, by-laws, a registration form for student organizations at UTSA, a list of officers, photographs of the initiation and installation ceremony, a press release and news coverage of the establishment of the chapter, and flyers advertising the chapter's events.

Pritchard, Linda

Creator Abstract: From 1980 to 1993, Linda Pritchard was Assistant Professor of History in the Division of Behavioral and Cultural Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio. From 1993-1998, she served as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Content Abstract: The Linda Pritchard Papers pertain to her academic career at UTSA and her research on women in relation to economic development and to religion in the United States. The collection includes administrative records, correspondence, committee files, planning materials, and research articles.

Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-2012

Creator Abstract: Jacinto Quirarte was a professor emeritus and former dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). As an art historian, he concentrated on Pre-Columbian and Chicano art history. In addition to numerous articles, Quirarte wrote The Art and Architecture of the Texas Missions, which was published by the University of Texas Press in 2002. He was also the author of Mexican American Artists, A History and Appreciation of Chicano Art, How to Look at a Masterpiece, and Izapan Style Art: A Study of Its Form and Meaning.
Content Abstract: The Jacinto Quirarte Papers span the years 1944 through 2009 and include correspondence, speeches, administrative records, articles, manuscripts for publication, newsletters, posters, and photographs. The bulk of the materials date from the 1970s to the 1990s. The collection documents Quirarte’s career at UTSA as founding dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts (now the College of Liberal and Fine Arts) and a professor emeritus. As an art historian, Quirarte focused on Pre-Columbian and Chicano art; his research on these topics is well represented in the papers, in addition to research on the Spanish Missions in Texas, Mesoamerican art, and Mayan art.

Schott, Linda.

Creator Abstract: Linda Kay Schott was an Associate Professor of History and American Studies, and Director of the Center for the Study of Women and Gender, at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Schott was the driving force behind the establishment of the Archives for Research on Women and Gender at UTSA, now the UTSA Library's Archives and Special Collections Department. Before coming to UTSA, Schott worked as a history and humanities instructor at Southwest Texas State University and Texas Lutheran University. She is the author of Reconstructing Women's Thoughts: the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom before World War II.
Content Abstract: The collection chiefly includes writings and teaching materials, with some personal items. Writings include Schott's dissertation, as well as numerous scholarly articles and a book manuscript pertaining to American history, with an emphasis on women's history. Teaching materials primarily document Schott's positions at Texas Lutheran University and Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) and include Schott's notes, syllabi, articles, and general curriculum information. Personal items comprise correspondence, school papers, and newspaper clippings.

Templeton, Arleigh B.

Creator Abstract: Arleigh B. Templeton was the first President of the University of Texas at San Antonio. He served as President from 1970 through December 1972. Before coming to UTSA, he was President of Sam Houston State University, 1963-1970, and later served as President of the University of Texas at El Paso, retiring in 1980. Templeton began his career in education as a high school principal, school district superintendent, and President of Alvin Junior College.
Content Abstract: The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and scrapbooks documenting Arleigh B. Templeton's tenure as President of the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well as some documentation of his presidencies at Sam Houston State University and the University of Texas at El Paso.

University of Texas at San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2017, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1967 through 2017 and includes general materials documenting the history and development of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Materials include correspondence and memoranda, programs and invitations, speeches and presentations, organizational charts, meeting minutes, self-study reports and accreditation files, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, booklets on the establishment of the university, a copy of the legislative bill that established the UTSA, a Faculty Handbook, audiotapes, audiocassettes, and other materials. Materials seem to have emanated primarily from the office of the second UTSA President, Peter T. Flawn, but the collection also includes material from the offices of Presidents Arleigh Templeton, James Wagener, Samuel Kirkpatrick, and Ricardo Romo.

University of Texas at San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2017, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1973 through 2017 and includes University of Texas at San Antonio serials, faculty and staff directories, graduate and undergraduate course catalogs, class schedules, brochures, invitations, a student handbook, a faculty handbook, information bulletins, student guides, and a graduate bulletin. Serials include the newsletters and magazines UTSA Bulletin, Discourse, Discovery, Ovations, Quarterly, Roadrunner, Rowdy, Sombrilla, UTSA Update, and @UTSA.

University of Texas at San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2009, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum. The Yearbook Organization, responsible for the production of UTSA's first yearbook, Horizons, originated in 1989 as the Yearbook Committee of the Student Representative Assembly. The final yearbook, produced in 1998, was created by a single student.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1990 through 1998 and includes school yearbooks of the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The yearbooks were created by students and document each year's activities at the university, with an emphasis on student life.

University of Texas at San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2016, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1969 through 2016 and includes assorted materials collected by UTSA Libraries Special Collections staff pertaining to the history of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Materials include brochures, newsletters, promotional and publicity materials, correspondence and memoranda, reports, printouts of web pages, degree program descriptions, exhibition catalogs, organizational charts, greeting cards, and other materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2016, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection comprises artifacts and memorabilia of the University of Texas at San Antonio. Items include pins, buttons, stickers, ceramic letters, bookmarks, a luggage tag, a magnet, a handmade poster (media: paper and pastels), and a cut-out of an armadillo. Some items in the collection pertain to specific events, such as the election of a school mascot in 1977, Fiesta UTSA, the Institute of Texan Cultures' Texas Folklife Festival and Asian Festival, and others.

University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Creator Abstract: This is the general oral history collection of University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, release forms, oral history recordings on audiocassette and interview transcripts.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Art Collection

Creator Abstract: The UTSA Art Collection is composed of over 1500 pieces representing more than 500 individual artists. The fine art pieces have been acquired through both gifts and purchases, and include mostly contemporary paintings, sculptures, works on paper, and mixed media by South Texas artists, some of whom are alumni of UTSA.
Content Abstract: The records span the years 1995 to 2015 and include planning, research, inventory, and other administrative files related to management of the UTSA Art Collection. The records also contain postcards, photographs, and posters related to events and artists represented in the collection.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Athletic Department

Creator Abstract: UTSA Athletics participates in eight NCAA Division I women's sports and seven men's sports including basketball, cross country, football, golf, softball, track and field, and tennis, volleyball.
Content Abstract: Collection includes athletic programs, departmental reports, and memorabilia related to the University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics department.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Campus Activity Board

Creator Abstract: The Campus Activities Board is a student-led organization that organizes campus activities and events for UTSA students.The records of the Campus Activities Board span the years 1978 through 2006 and document the planning and implementation of campus programs aimed at providing an active campus life for the campus community.
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University of Texas at San Antonio. Center for Research and Training in the Sciences

Creator Abstract: Previously known as Center for the Advancement of Life Sciences (CAS), the Center for Research and Training in the Sciences (CRTS) was established under UTSA’s College of Sciences in 2005 to promote science, research, and education.
Content Abstract: The collection includes records related to the establishment of the Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) program at UTSA.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Center for the Study of Women and Gender

Creator Abstract: The Center for the Study of Women and Gender was an educational and research component of the University of Texas at San Antonio from 1993-2001. The Center was responsible for planning and executing Women's History Week, holding conferences on women's history topics, developing degree programs in women and gender studies, and administering grants. The Center's faculty was also integral in the establishment of the Archives for Research on Women and Gender. Professor Linda Schott was the Center's Director. The Center was overseen by the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences until that college's dissolution in 2000. Due to budgetary reallocations, the Center was reclassified as a program within the history department in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts in 2001.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1993 through 2001 and includes the administrative, operating, and planning files of the Center for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Administrative files include annual reports and strategic plans; operating files document the day-to-day operations of the Center through correspondence, publications, fiscal records, newsletters, and other materials; and planning files pertain to Women's History Week, various conferences hosted by the Center, and other projects and include correspondence, brochures, posters, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, and other materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Collection Development Department

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Library was established in 1973, the first year students were admitted to the new university. As of 2009, the Library has three locations: the John Peace Library on UTSA's Main Campus, the Downtown Library at UTSA's Downtown Campus, and the Archives unit of the Archives and Special Collections department at the Hemisfair Campus. The Collection Development Department is responsible for building and preserving the UTSA Library's collections through the selection and management of library materials, as well as promoting their utilization through outreach activities.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1986 through 2002 and includes meeting agendas and minutes, as well as related memoranda. Library groups and divisions documented in the collection include the Collection Development Department, Department Heads Meeting, Librarians' Meetings, Library Management Group, and various subcommittees.

University of Texas at San Antonio. College of Business

Creator Abstract: The College of Business was one of the first five colleges established at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Its first dean was E. D. Hodo, with subsequent deans including James F. Gaertner, Bruce Bublitz, Lynda Y. de la Viña, and Wm. Gerard (Gerry) Sanders. The College of Business has overseen a number of research institutes, including the Institute for Studies in Business (ISB), the Center for Studies in Business, Economics, and Human Resources, the Human Resources and Development Program, Center for Global Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE).
Content Abstract: This collection contains two accessions: 2002-003 and 2015-008. The 2002-003 accession contains reports created by various research institutes of the College of Business, including the Institute for Studies in Business (ISB), the Center for Studies in Business, Economics, and Human Resources, and the Human Resources and Development Program. The reports primarily concern the social sciences, including research reports on commerce, labor, industry, economic history and conditions, and finance. Other topics include American and Texas history, technology, psychology, and special aspects of education. The 2015-008 accession contains materials related to the college’s study abroad programs in the 1990s.

University of Texas at San Antonio. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Creator Abstract: The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1982 and dissolved in 2000. The college comprised four divisions: Behavioral and Cultural Sciences, Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, Education, and Social and Policy Sciences. The Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences was Dwight F. Henderson.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1973 through 2000 and includes correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, organizational charts, departmental meeting minutes, meeting minutes of and other materials pertaining to the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences' Advisory Council, an internal newsletter entitled the Tuesday Irregular, an external publication produced by the college entitled Ventanas, materials pertaining to university governance, photographs, negatives, a scrapbook, and other materials. The materials emanate from the office of Dean Dwight F. Henderson.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Department of Art and Art History

Creator Abstract: The UTSA Art Gallery was formed at the UTSA Main Campus in September 1982.
Content Abstract: The UTSA Art Gallery Exhibition Catalogs document the exhibitions held in the gallery from 1985-2017, including juried competitions as well as curated exhibitions.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Department of Art and Art History

Creator Abstract: The Department of Art and Art History dates back to the earliest years of the University of Texas at San Antonio. The studio art curriculum was designed to prepare students for either professional careers in studio art or for teaching. The main fields of concentration have included painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, and ceramics.
Content Abstract: The UTSA. Department of Art and Art History Printmaking Collection consists of 100 fine art prints in five suites. These prints were either collected or produced by members of the Art Department, and were created using a variety of printmaking techniques, including lithography, intaglio, etching, and serigraphy.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Department of Computer Science

Creator Abstract: Established in 1995, the University of Texas at San Antonio's Department of Computer Science offers courses and degree programs that provide students with the knowledge of computer science with degree programs leading towards the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D.
Content Abstract: Collection includes 31 technical reports written by faculty and students from the UTSA Department of Computer Science between 1994-1999.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Dept. of Communication

Creator Abstract: Communication courses were offered under the Division of English, Classics, and Philosophy until the Department of Communication was formed in 2002.
Content Abstract: The collection is composed of 0.2 linear feet of syllabi from English and communication courses taught by Quinton Dale Davis, Roy (Skip) Eno, Barbara Imboden, and Nelda Pisors.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Faculty Senate

Creator Abstract: In 1993, the organization known as the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) General Faculty became the UTSA Faculty Senate. The Faculty Senate of UTSA is composed of all personnel holding an academic title as Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Visiting Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, Visiting Assistant Professor, Adjunct academic titles, Emeritus academic titles, Teaching Associate, and Specialist.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1993 through 2007 and comprises meeting minutes and sound recordings of the meetings of the University of Texas at San Antonio Faculty Senate.

University of Texas at San Antonio. General Faculty

Creator Abstract: The General Faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio was composed of all personnel holding an academic title as Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Visiting Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, Visiting Assistant Professor, Adjunct academic titles, Emeritus academic titles, Teaching Associate, and Specialist. The General Faculty established its own rules of procedure and generally met twice a year. The General Faculty was succeeded by the Faculty Senate in 1993.
Content Abstract: The collection comprises audiocassette recordings of meetings of the General Faculty from 1974 through 1993.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Graduate Council

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio Graduate Council is the faculty body responsible for providing advice and counsel on graduate education to the President. It was established circa 1976 as the Council on Graduate Education; its named changed to the Graduate Council in 1993.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1976 through 2009 and comprises bylaws, meeting minutes, and membership lists of the University of Texas at San Antonio Graduate Council.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Hispanic Research Center

Creator Abstract: The Hispanic Research Center was formed at UTSA in 1989 with the mission to serve as a locus for interdisciplinary research focusing on Hispanic populations across the United States, concentrating on Texas and South Texas.
Content Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio Hispanic Research Center Records include reports and surveys that document the research activities of the Center between 1990-1999.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Human Resources

Creator Abstract: University of Texas at San Antonio' Human Resources department manages all employee hiring, training, compensation, benefits, employee relations, and leave administration for the university.
Content Abstract: Collection consists subject files, brochures, presentations, and the university liaison handbook and mediation training manual and document the university's conflict resolution and mediation program between 1992-2005.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures

Creator Abstract: Collection includes the records pertaining to the Student Intern Research Project that began at the Institute of Texan Cultures in 1983.
Content Abstract: The records of Student Intern Research Collection are comprised of 11 linear feet and include memoranda, personal and administrative correspondence, oral history recordings and transcripts, research files, research reports and photographic materials pertaining to independent student research conducted for the Institute of Texan Cultures from 1983-1992.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures.

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum and campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. Its first director was R. Henderson Shuffler, who served as director from 1965-1975. Originally housing the Texas Pavilion at HemisFair '68, it was designed to study the ethnic groups that settled in Texas. In addition to its 50,000 square feet of exhibits featuring twenty-seven cultures and ethnic groups, the institute hosts the Texas Children's Festival, Pioneer Sunday, the Texas Folklife Festival, and other events.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1941 through 2003 and includes the administrative records of various Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) departments. The records document the history of the ITC and its relationship with HemisFair '68, as well as exhibit planning, instructional programs, and projects planned by or proposed to the ITC. These materials were transferred to the Institute of Texan Cultures Library to be stored temporarily; the origin of most of these materials is unclear.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. A-Team

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) A-Team was a group of administrative assistants, formed circa 1993, to aid ITC departments in clerical tasks or special projects. The group, part of the Executive Director's office, would help out departments without administrative support staff. The A-Team was named and established by Senior Executive Assistant Barbara Harp and comprised about 4-5 members. The group dissolved around 2000.
Content Abstract: Collection documents Texas sesquicentennial celebrations in 1986 and 1995, HemisFair Park redevelopment, local public television station KLRN, UTSA's establishment of a campus in downtown San Antonio, the San Antonio River Walk, and assorted other topics. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes, proposals, and maps.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Audiovisual Production Department

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. The ITC's Audiovisual Production Department, a unit of the Production Division, was the creative agency responsible for the production of slideshows, filmstrips, video documentaries, and multimedia presentations for educational purposes. Productions included training slideshows for ITC volunteers and new employees, films for museum exhibits, and public service announcements advertising the ITC's annual Texas Folklife Festival and other events.
Content Abstract: The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, newsletters and other publications, procedures manuals, instructional slideshows, some photographic negatives, a videocassette demonstrating the functions of the Audiovisual Production Department, and other materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Curator of Exhibits

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. The ITC's Curator of Exhibits was responsible for collecting materials to display in exhibits, researching exhibits, and maintaining exhibits.
Content Abstract: Comprises the files of museum exhibit curator Susan Harwell from 1987-1989 and records of the Tejano Task Force. Includes administrative correspondence and memoranda pertaining to the functions of exhibit preparation and maintenance, as well as files pertaining to the curation of specific exhibits.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Educational Programs Department

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. The ITC's Educational Programs Department, established as the Educational Services Department circa 1975, was responsible for creating and administering programs for visitors to the Institute of Texan Cultures museum, as well as for educational outreach programs for students and faculty. The department oversaw school group tours, teacher inservice workshops on Texas history and folk culture, and outreach initiatives.
Content Abstract: The collection includes instructional materials for K-12 students, departmental planning files, inter-office correspondence and memoranda, handbooks for Institute of Texan Cultures docents, letters from students and teachers, materials pertaining to teacher workshops hosted by the department, and assorted other materials. Also included are materials pertaining to the University of Texas at San Antonio's establishment of a downtown presence.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Exhibit Floor Task Group

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. The Exhibit Floor Task Group formed circa 1993 and was a long range, cross-departmental planning committee charged with developing a master plan for the renovation of the ITC's Exhibit Floor. Their work involved benchmarking, developing a philosophy of exhibits, conducting research and user surveys, and visiting other museum sites.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1992 through 1998 and includes meeting minutes, reports, correspondence, notes, and electronic documents of the Institute of Texan Cultures Exhibit Floor Task Group. Also included are blueprints of the Institute of Texan Cultures exhibit floor and exhibits, as well as exhibits of other museums.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Library

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum and campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. Originally housing the Texas Pavilion at HemisFair '68, it was designed to study the ethnic groups that settled in Texas. The ITC Library was established in 1965 as a repository for books and images of artifacts being collected by researchers preparing exhibits for the Texas Pavilion.
Content Abstract: Collection includes reports, accession books, donor files, correspondence, grant files, and policies and procedures manuals created by the Institute of Texan Cultures' Library between 1965-2010.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Office of Communications and Marketing

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. The Office of Communications and Marketing was responsible for the publication of the ITC's newsletter The Texican as well as the creation of press releases reporting on news of the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1979 through 2004 and includes annual reports of the Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), ITC newsletter The Texican, press releases and publication files, and photographs, slides, and negatives of the ITC and its annual Texas Folklife Festival.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Office of the Executive Director

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. Its first director was R. Henderson Shuffler, who served as director from 1965-1975.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1966 through 2006 (bulk 1966-1979) and includes the administrative records of the UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures' Office of the Executive Director. The collection is comprised of the office files of first Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC) Executive Director R. Henderson Shuffler, as well as a history of the ITC, compiled by a staff member in the Office of the Executive Director.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Production Division

Creator Abstract: The Institute of Texan Cultures (ITC), a museum located on the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio, was established in 1965 by the 59th Texas Legislature. The ITC's Production Division was the creative agency responsible for the production of educational books, study guides, promotional materials, publications, exhibits, stage sets, audiovisual and multimedia pieces, and demonstration materials.
Content Abstract: The collection includes manuscripts, publication files, pamphlets, study guides, and other publications produced by the Production Division of the Institute of Texan Cultures. Production Division projects included the Ethnic Series, a series of Institute of Texan Cultures publications pertaining to individual ethnic/cultural groups in Texas. Also included in the collection are materials produced as part of books for other entities outside the Institute of Texan Cultures.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Institute of Texan Cultures. Texas Folklife Festival Department

Creator Abstract: The Texas Folklife Festival was first held in 1972 as an extension of the educational programs of the Institute of Texan Cultures museum. A major thrust of the Festival was to preserve and display the ethnic traditions and pioneer skills that had helped to form the state. The Festival features entertainment, skill demonstrations, local and ethnic food and beverages, music, and other programs. The Festival is held annually on the Institute of Texan Cultures grounds at the Hemisfair Campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1970 through 2008 and contains correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, press releases, financial records, photographs, posters, and other materials documenting the Texas Folklife Festival.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Archives and Special Collections Department

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Library was established in 1973, the first year students were admitted to the new university. As of 2009, the Library has three locations: the John Peace Library on UTSA's Main Campus, the Downtown Library at UTSA's Downtown Campus, and the Archives unit of the Archives and Special Collections department at the Hemisfair Campus. The Archives and Special Collections Department acquires, catalogs and preserves special collections of rare books and manuscripts chiefly documenting the history of San Antonio and South Central Texas, and additionally holds UTSA's University Archives.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1979 through 2009 and includes the correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, printouts of Web pages, planning documents, histories of the Archives for Research on Women and Gender, outreach material such as brochures and speeches, photographs, negatives, and other materials recorded in the operations of University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Classified Staff Affairs Committee

Creator Abstract: The Classified Staff Affairs Committee of the University of Texas at San Antonio Library formed in 2004 to advocate for the library's classified employees (at-will employees who serve without tenure) and to act as a liaison between the classified employees and the library's administration. The committee also sponsored events, forums, and meetings of interest to library staff, as well as other functions. The committee met approximately monthly.
Content Abstract: The collection includes the committee's charge, minutes, bylaws, and printouts of digital photographs of meet and greet events.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management Records.

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University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Office of the Assistant Dean for Computer Systems

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Library was established in 1973, the first year students were admitted to the new university. The Assistant Dean for Computer Systems, Sue Tyner, oversaw the Library's computer systems.
Content Abstract: The collection includes correspondence and memoranda; minutes of the Technical Services division meetings, Librarians' meetings, and University Assembly meetings; strategic planning documents; Library newsletters including Library Focus and UTSA Library News; documents of the Salary Committee; materials pertaining to Library renovations, reports, position descriptions, and other materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Office of the Dean

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Library was established in 1973, the first year students were admitted to the new university. As of 2017, the Library has four locations: the John Peace Library and the Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) Library, both on UTSA's 1604 Campus; the Downtown Library at UTSA's Downtown Campus; and the Special Collections Reading Room located at the HemisFair Campus-Institute of Texan Cultures. The first Dean of Libraries was Dr. Michael Kelly, who served from 1973 until his retirement in 2005. After several years with interim leadership, Krisellen Maloney served as the second Dean of Libraries from 2009 to 2015. After her departure, Dean Hendrix became Dean of Libraries in 2016.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1976 through 2016 and documents the administration of the University of Texas at San Antonio Library, chiefly while directed by Dean of the Library Michael Kelly. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, strategic plans, job descriptions, financial records, minutes and agendas of various faculty/staff organizations and advisory boards, newsletters, and files documenting library exhibits, library services, library committees, library programs and activities, associations with professional organizations, and other topics.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Library. Public Services Department

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Library was established in 1973, the first year students were admitted to the new university. As of 2017, the Library has four locations: the John Peace Library and the Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) Library, both on UTSA's 1604 Campus; the Downtown Library at UTSA's Downtown Campus; and the Special Collections Reading Room located at the HemisFair Campus-Institute of Texan Cultures. The Public Services Department oversaw reference, instruction, outreach, and other functions related to aiding UTSA faculty, staff, and students in library research.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the 1970s through the early 2000s and documents the operations of the Public Services Department of the University of Texas at San Antonio Library. Materials appear to emanate primarily from Margaret Joseph, Assistant Director for Public Services. Materials include annual reports, meeting minutes, correspondence and memoranda, budgets, surveys, statistical reports, policies and procedures, press releases, calendars, brochures, maps, and instructional materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Music Department

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio Music Department was established in 1975, one year after music courses were added to the University's curriculum. It was known as the Division of Music under various colleges from 1975-2002, when it was renamed the Department of Music (or Music Department) under the College of Liberal and Fine Arts. As of 2009, the Music Department offers Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees. Additionally, the department hosts frequent events throughout the year, including concerts and recitals of faculty and staff, as well as the annual Madrigal Dinner.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1975 through 2006 and includes programs of recitals and concerts of the faculty and students of the UTSA Music Department. Also included are black-and-white photographs of various performances and events.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of Admissions and Registrar

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio Office of Admissions and Registrar administered applications to the university; counseled students needing information about the university, transfer of credit, admission requirements, degree requirements, and related topics; announced new graduate and undergraduate programs and news about admissions; and other functions.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1970 through 1995 and includes drafts of course catalogs, a departmental directory, issues of the office's newsletters The UTSA Expeditor and The OAR, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials pertaining to academic programs at UTSA.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of Facilities.

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio Office of Facilities is a division of the Vice President for Business Affairs that oversees building construction, planning, and maintenance on UTSA campuses.
Content Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio: Office of Facilities Records consists of campus planning files, architectural drawings, construction records, reports, surveys, correspondence, and project files that document the planning, design, construction and maintenance of the University of Texas at San Antonio campus.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of Information Technology

Creator Abstract: The Office of Information Technology is headed by the Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer who is responsible for all administrative computing at UTSA and reports to the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The University of Texas at San Antonio Office of Information Technology (OIT) Records, 1974-2010 contain subject files, memoranda, surveys, reports, and planning materials that document the activities of UTSA's Office of Information Technology.
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University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of Institutional Effectiveness

Creator Abstract: The Office of Institutional Effectiveness, a division of the Vice Provost for Accountability and Institutional Effectiveness, provides logistical support and information for institutional planning, accreditation, assessment, and accountability. The records of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness include reports, surveys, data sets, correspondence, administrative files, and assorted subject files from 1973-2005.
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University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of Public Affairs

Creator Abstract: The UTSA Office of Public Affairs is the division of the Office of University Communications responsible for working with the news media. The office works with local, regional, statewide, and national news reporters. Public Affairs produces several publications, including the University's news Web site, UTSA Today, its internal email newsletter (distributed semi-monthly or as needed), @UTSA, and its external email newsletter (distributed quarterly), UTSA Update.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 2005 through 2006 and contains press releases, media advisories, and news release distribution records.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of the President

Creator Abstract: The President of the University of Texas at San Antonio is the University's Chief Administrative Officer, and has general authority and responsibility for the administration of the University. The President is selected by the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System.
Content Abstract: The records include alphabetical office files transferred to the Archives by the President's Office. The records reflect various aspects of planning and administering University programs and policies.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs

Creator Abstract: The Vice President for Business Affairs is the chief business officer of the University of Texas at San Antonio. The UTSA Office of the Vice President for Business Affairs was established in 1974, formerly titled the Office of the Vice President for Fiscal Affairs. The first Vice President for Business Affairs was Everitt M. Mahon. According to the UTSA Handbook of Operating Procedures, the VPBA provides the President with advice and counsel on fiscal affairs and has direct responsibility for the business operations of the university including facilities maintenance, operations, and capital construction, accounting, disbursements, bursar operations, budgeting, payroll, human resource management and development, security and emergency preparedness, environmental health and safety, business contracts processing, procurement, and business auxiliary services.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1990 through 2008 and includes preparatory and supporting materials for University of Texas Board of Regents meetings, and planning documents for the construction of the student dormitory, University Heights, UTSA Sports Complex, and assorted aerial photographs of the university's 1604 Campus. The collection includes correspondence, agenda items, dockets, budget request forms, reporting packages, and oversized maps and architectural drawings.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of the Vice President for Downtown Operations

Creator Abstract: The Office of the Vice President for Downtown Operations, established in 1991, oversaw the establishment of a second campus of the University of Texas at San Antonio. The Vice President of Downtown Operations reported to the President and directly supervised four offices: Assistant Vice President for Administrative Services - Downtown, UTSA Economic Development Centers, UTSA Alliance for Education, and Educational Outreach. The office, as well as downtown classes, were located at the Institute of Texan Cultures from September 1991 until 1993, when classes moved to Cypress Tower. Dr. Jude Valdez was the first and only Vice President for Downtown Operations. The office was dissolved in approximately 1995.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1988 through 1998 and includes correspondence, organizational charts, drafts of strategic plans and related notes and correspondence, planning documents relating to the downtown campus's move from the Institute of Texan Cultures to Cypress Tower, news clippings documenting media coverage of UTSA Downtown, brochures, pamphlets, event programs, course catalogs, and other materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of University Communications

Creator Abstract: The Office of University Communications at the University of Texas at San Antonio was formed following the dissolution of the News and Information Office circa 1988. The News and Information Office, and later the Office of University Communications, was responsible for all official UTSA photography, with contract photographer Gil Barrera also taking photographs for the University from 1972-1978. University photographers from 1973-2008 were John R. Poindexter, Mark McClendon, and Patrick R. Dunn. As of February 2008, University Communications is overseen by the Office of the Vice President for University Advancement and comprises three departments: University Publications, Public Affairs, and Web and Multimedia Services.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1972 through 2001 and includes photographs, negatives, contact prints, and slides depicting the University of Texas at San Antonio. Included in the collection are photographs of people (students, faculty, and staff), buildings and campus grounds, colleges, events, and objects.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of University Communications

Creator Abstract: The Office of University Communications at the University of Texas at San Antonio was formed following the dissolution of the News and Information Office circa 1988. The News Information Office, and later the Office of University Communications, was responsible for all official UTSA news reporting and photography. As of October 2008, University Communications is overseen by the Office of the Vice President for University Advancement and comprises three departments: University Publications, Public Affairs, and Web and Multimedia Services.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1972 through 2003 and comprises news releases generated by the UTSA Office of University Communications, daily newspaper clippings collected by University Communications documenting news coverage of UTSA, and institutional commercials for UTSA from 1977. Also included is a memorandum regarding the placement of a time capsule.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Office of University Publications

Creator Abstract: The Office of University Publications at the University of Texas at San Antonio, overseen by the Vice President for University Advancement, is the unit of the University Communications responsible for the publications of the university. The department offers services including graphics and web design; multimedia, programming, and printing services; and editorial services including copyediting, budget estimates and consultations.
Content Abstract: The records comprise clippings, speeches, correspondence, and publication files primarily pertaining to the presidency of the University of Texas at San Antonio's fourth president, Samuel A. Kirkpatrick and the search for Kirkpatrick's successor, Ricardo Romo.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Student Groups

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio was established in 1969. As of 2010, the University comprises three campuses: UTSA's Main Campus in northwest San Antonio, its Downtown Campus, and the Hemisfair Campus, which includes the Institute of Texan Cultures museum.
Content Abstract: The collection consists of 5 linear feet and 77.9 gigabytes of files of publications by independent student groups (those not sponsored by the University) published between 1980 and 1998. It includes 16 issues (.5 linear feet) of Cactus Alley published between 1980 and 1996; 390 digitized issues (4.5 linear feet and 4,209 .tif images) of The Paisano published between January 27, 1981 and November 3, 1998; and 4 issues (.25 linear feet) of Sagebrush Review published between 2006 and 2009.

University of Texas at San Antonio. University Assembly

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio University Assembly is the legislative body of the General Faculty in most matters. The University Assembly includes UTSA faculty, staff, students, and administration. During the academic year, University Assembly meetings are typically held once a month, with additional meetings for special purposes.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1974 through 2004 and comprises meeting minutes and audiocassette recordings of the meetings of the University of Texas at San Antonio University Assembly.

University of Texas at San Antonio. University Center

Creator Abstract: The University Center is the student union of the University of Texas at San Antonio. The building opened in 1986, undergoing major expansion projects in 1993-1996, and again in 2003-2008. As of 2008, the University Center houses a bookstore, student activities complex, gameroom, auditorium, meeting rooms, and the offices of the University Center Department, Student Life, Student Housing, Alumni Programs, Campus Activities Board, Student Government Association, Career Services, and other departments. It also houses the Tomás Rivera Center for Student Success.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1978 through 2007 and includes correspondence, memoranda, blueprints, photographs, and other materials documenting the history, development, and operations of the University Center at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Many records are the office files of the Director of Student Activities.

University of Texas at San Antonio. University Restructuring Committee

Creator Abstract: Formed in October, 1999, UTSA's University Restructuring Committee was created to solicit proposals and recommendations from faculty for possible restructuring of the university's colleges and academic departments. The records consists of committee files, reports, faculty proposals, memoranda and correspondence related to the activities of the University Restructuring and University Restructuring Implementation committees.
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University of Texas at San Antonio. Women's Studies Institute

Creator Abstract: The Women's Studies Institute at the University of Texas at San Antonio opened in January 2003. The Institute functions as a research center, also developing curricula in women's studies and performing community outreach activities. In 2007, the Institute established the Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies degree program. The Institute sponsors lectures and conferences, hosts Women’s History Month celebrations, and works toward the furthering of Women's Studies curriculum development.
Content Abstract: This collection spans the years 1986 through 2017 and includes records of the Women's Studies Institute at the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well records created by the UTSA Center for the Study of Women and Gender. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, posters, and other materials.

University of Texas at San Antonio. Writing Program

Creator Abstract: The University of Texas at San Antonio Writing Program offers core writing programs to students at the university. Originally part of the English Department, the program became a part of the Freshman Initiative and later a standalone program. The Writing Program publishes the annual Writing Program Student Handbook, proceeds of which help fund numerous scholarships. The Judith G. Gardner Center for Writing Excellence is part of the Writing Program and provides tutoring and other services for the students.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the dates 1989 through 2013 and consists of syllabi for the University of Texas at San Antonio Writing Program courses ENG/WRC 0103 (Developmental Writing), ENG/WRC 1013 (Freshman Composition I), ENG/WRC 1023 (Freshman Composition II), Communication 1043 (Introduction to Communication), and ENG 2413 (Technical Writing) and student handbooks published by the Division of English, Classics, and Philosophy and the Writing Program between 1989-2013.

Wayner, Matthew J.

Creator Abstract: Matthew J. Wayner was a professor of neurobiology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He became a faculty member with UTSA in 1983 and taught in the Biology Department until 2008.
Content Abstract: The collection contains general correspondence, correspondence documenting Wayner's position as editor-in-chief of academic journals, dissertations of students Wayner supervised, materials related to biomedical research support grants, research files, articles, conference files, materials pertaining to the establishment of a doctoral program in biology, appointment books, teaching notes, publications, and other materials.