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Educational Activities Board records

 Collection — Box: 2
Identifier: UA 173

Scope and Contents

The collection is organized by accession and includes (but is not limited to) the following material:

Accession 00067.A: correspondence, financial records, a write-up of the history of the Board and the ASUO, annual reports, Board meeting minutes, Oregana and ASUO information, 1939-1948.

Accession 10.084.A: an index to meetings (with meeting descriptions and notes but not with full minutes), 1936-1948.

Accession 1996.191.A: Oregon Daily Emerald files, Oregana production, concerts and performances, Women's Athletic association, Associated Women Students, A.W.S (women's) Carnival, band and orchestra, administrative files, radio programs, student handbooks and directories, and reception committee files., 1932-1938.


  • 1932-1948


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 Educational Activities Board at the University of Oregon was comprised up alumni and students and it administered student activities and clubs at UO, except sports. Activities under the Board's purview included the Oregon Daily Emerald newspaper and the Oregana. Later, administration duties for activities and clubs were taken over by the Associated Students of University of Oregon (ASUO), the student government of the University of Oregon.


1 linear feet (2 containers)

Language of Materials



The Educational Activities Board at the University of Oregon comprised alumni and students and administered student activities and clubs at the university, except sports. The collection (1932-1948) contains records from the multitude of groups, programs, and clubs it oversaw including the Oregon Daily Emerald, Oregana, women's clubs, concerts and performances, and UO band and orchestra, among many others.


Material within this collection has been organized by accession. This organization reflects the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. This organization is also based on the decision not to merge the various accessions and organize them as a whole at this point in time, give the fact that future accruals are anticipated and/or that this organization is deemed sufficient for access.

Researchers should note that materials within a series or accession may overlap and/or relate to materials found in other accessions or initially processed materials. For example, correspondence may be found in all or only some groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers may need to consult each accession.

Researchers should also note that similar materials can be arranged differently in each accession, depending on how the material is organized upon receipt or during initial processing. For instance, correspondence is one accession may be arranged alphabetically, while correspondence in another accession is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records have been acquired through occasional transfers from the Educational Activities Board.

Physical Description

2 manuscript boxes.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Tanya Parlet, 2013.

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. Multiple accession(s) for the collection have not been merged or organized as a whole. Each accession is described separately.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the Educational Activities Board Records
Complete Description
Tanya Parlet
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English
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

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA