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American Association of University Professors. University of Oregon Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 098

Scope and Contents

Records of the local University of Oregon chapter include correspondence, minutes, committee reports, membership lists, programs, office files, salary research materials, and records on the 1952 Loyalty Oath controversy. Records may not be inclusive for all years.

Dates

  • 1925-1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

The American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good. The AAUP is a national organization with chapters at colleges and universities around the country.

Extent

3 linear feet (2 containers) : 2 record storage boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) purpose is to advance academic freedom and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good. Records include correspondence, minutes, committee reports, membership lists, programs, office files, faculty unions and bargaining information, hearings and legal records, salary research materials, and records on the 1952 Loyalty Oath controversy.

Arrangement

Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to the AAUP at Special Collections and University Archives include: University Archives publications, UA Ref 4.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Cassie Schmitt, 2011.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents. Folder titles are based on those created by the creators or previous custodians. Titles have not all been verified against the contents of the folders. In some cases, staff supplied folder titles during initial processing.
Title
Guide to the American Association of University Professors. University of Oregon Chapter records
Status
Complete Description
Author
Cassie Schmitt; updated by staff
Date
2011; updated 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA