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Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center Photographs and News Clippings

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Collection Overview

Title: Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center Photographs and News Clippings, 1951-1958Add to your cart.

ID: 2/3/UAPH 14

Primary Creator: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Extent: 0.5 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: The materials are grouped by subject and organized chronologically by date.

Subjects: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Student activities - Illinois - Carbondale, Student unions - Illinois - Carbondale

Forms of Material: Photographs, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale - Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of photographs and news clippings document the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center activities from 1951-1958.  These materials were removed from two deteriorating scrapbooks.  The documented Student Center activities include dances, game tournaments, coffee hours, Christmas parties and caroling, and activities pertaining to New Student Week.  Also depicted are members of the Student Center Union Board and Council.  Some clippings discuss fundraising for a new student center and issues regarding raising activity fees.

Biographical Note

Southern Illinois University was chartered in 1869 and opened its doors to the first class of entering students in 1874.  Originally, the university was called Southern Illinois Normal University.  "Normal" Universities in 1874 were teacher's colleges, aimed at standardizing and improving public education in the state by providing more accessible college-level instruction to teachers.  Southern Illinois Normal University was the second such university to be established in Illinois.  Its first president in 1874 was Robert Allyn.

Subject/Index Terms

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Student activities - Illinois - Carbondale
Student unions - Illinois - Carbondale

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders  for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center Photographs and News Clippings, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: The collection was first inventoried in September 1982 and reinventoried in November 2003.

Finding Aid Revision History: Arrangement and description were revised to incorporate more specific photograph identifications and collection context by Matt Gorzalski in February 2013.


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Folder 1: Student Center Shots, 1952 May 13Add to your cart.
Students inside the kitchen and students listening to a record.
Folder 2: Tournaments and Winners, 1953Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Publicity Committee, 1954Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Publicity Committee, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Dance Instruction, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Tournament Week Winners, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Girls' Rally Gift to Student Union Building Fund, 1955 December 11Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Student Center Union Council Dances, 1951, 1955-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Student Center Union Board and Council, 1955-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Christmas Events, 1955-1958Add to your cart.
Deck the Halls Party, Christmas caroling, cider and doughnuts party, Santa Claus.
Folder 11: Coffee Hour - Business Administration Students and Faculty, 1956 January 25Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Photographs of Student Unions at Other Universities, 1956 February 22Add to your cart.
Pennsylvania State University, State College of Washington, University of Colorado.
Folder 13: Coke Dance with Theta Xi, 1956 March 2Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Coffee Hour - Mail Department, 1956 April 5Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Freshmen Week Displays, 1956 September 21Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Coke Dance, 1956 November 3Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Student Union Art Exhibit, 1956 December 12Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Student Center Interiors and Exteriors, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Tournament Week, 1957 January 19Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Photo Service, 1957 February 19Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Crazy Hats - Dames Club, 1957 March 10Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Tournament Winners, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Scenic Bus Tours of Southern Illinois, 1957 SummerAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Tournament Week Winners, 1957 June 8Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Trip to St. Louis for "Damn Yankees" Opera, 1957 June 28Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Graduate Student Coffee Hour, 1957 October 9Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Card Playing at Student Union, 1957 November 18Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Student Center General, 1957Add to your cart.
Kitchen, union officers, card room, House Committee, Program Committee
Folder 29: Tournament Week Award Dinner, circa 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Dancing at the Eaves, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Folder 31: New Student Week and Student Union Activities, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Billiards, student meetings, and students socializing.
Folder 32: Student Union Awards Banquet, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Clippings - Student Center Activities, 1951-1955Add to your cart.
Dances, movies, speakers, game tournaments, picnics and other activities.
Folder 34: Clippings - Student Center Activities, 1956Add to your cart.
Dances, game tournaments, officer meetings, commentary on fee increases, coffee hour, and other activities.
Folder 35: Clippings - Student Center Activities, 1957-1958Add to your cart.
Movies, game tournaments, and other activities.
Folder 36: Clippings - Christmas Activities, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Clippings - New Student Week, 1956Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Clippings - Game Tournaments and Winners, 1953-1956Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Clippings - New Student Center Planning, 1958-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Student Center Ephemera, 1956-1958Add to your cart.
Fliers and activity schedules.

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