Libraries

SL: 0/1/1 History of UMSL 1958-1979

 

Series 1: Events leading up to the establishment of Normandy Residence Center
Series 2: Normandy Residence Center
Series 3: Junior College District
Series 4: Normandy Board of Education Meeting Minutes
Series 5: Establishment of UMSL
Series 6: News clippings and Articles on the history of the campus

Series 1: Events leading to the establishment of the Normandy Residence Center

Box 1


1. Bellerive Village Board of Trustees list, c. late 1950s-early 1960s
2. Committee to Study Higher Educational Needs in Normandy School District (Committee of 28), 1959-1960
3. " "
4. " "
5. " "-Recommendation to establish UM Normandy Residence Center, 5/60
6. " "-Correspondence, 1959-1963
7. Committee to Study Higher Educational Needs of St. Louis, 1958-1962
8. Committee to Study Higher Educational Needs of St. Louis, 9/60 & 10/62
9. Committee to Study the Use of Bellerive Country Club, 1959-1960
10. Chronology Leading to Purchase of Bellerive Country Club by Normandy School District, c. 1960
11. Normandy Bond Issue Ballot to purchase Bellerive Country Club, 1958
12. Normandy School District letter of intent to purchase Bellerive Country Club, July 1958
13. Bellerive Country Club articles on its history, c. 1960s
14. Bellerive Country Club Certificates of title and insurance, 1959

Series 2: Normandy Residence Center

Box 2

1. Agreement between Normandy School District and University of Missouri re: establishment of Normandy Residence Center, 5/12/60
2. Award Dinner, 5/12/60, program and honoree descriptions
3. Award Dinner, 5/11/63, program, correspondence, honorees description
4. " ", nominations
5. Convocation, 9/13/60
6. Correspondence-regarding admissions, 1960-1963
7. Correspondence-UMC A&S Dean, Francis English, to NRC administrators, 1960-1961
8. Correspondence-UMC Associate Dean of A&S, Edward Palmquist to NRC, 1962-1963
9. Correspondence-C.E. Potter, chief administrator for Normandy Residence Center, 1959-1963
10. Correspondence-NRC, 1961-1964
11. Course Offerings, 1960-1965

Box 3

1. Enrollment Data, 1960-1968
2. Extension Division, 1960-1964
3. Facility Fees, 9/60-5/63
4. Faculty Library Committee, 1961-1963
5. Faculty Student Affairs Committee, 5/61-2/64
6. Faculty Files-Marvin R. Cain, 1960-1961
7. Faculty Files-Josephine Fagan, 1961-1963
8. Faculty Files-Joseph Gorman
9. Faculty Files-William Hamlin, 1962-1963
10. Faculty/Staff Meeting Minutes, 10/5/60-4/4/63
11. Financial Statements (includes bond information), 1958-1963
12. Finances, 1961-1963
13. Freshman Placement Tests, 1960
14. Grade Distributions, 1961-1963
15. Physical Plant & Expenditures, 1959-1960
16. Staff Directory, 1961-1962
17. Student Association Constitution, 1961

Series 3: Junior College District

18. Letter to Hubert Wheeler, State Commissioner of Education, from Normandy School District regarding status of Normandy Residence Center as a Junior College, 9/7/61
19. Junior College District legislation and correspondence, 1960-1961
20. Legislative Interim Committee on Education, 1961

Box 4

Series 4: Normandy Board of Education Meeting Minutes


1. Minutes of the Board of Education and the PTA Council, 1960
2. " ", 1961
3. " ", 1962
4. " ", 1963
5. " ", 1964-1966

Series 5: Establishment of UMSL

6. Four year college plans, 1960-1962
7. Four year college plans-Ward Barnes, 1962-1963
8. Missouri Supreme Court Ruling on Selling NRC to UM, 1962
9. House Bill 153 (this bill made it possible to transfer the Normandy Residence Center property to the University of Missouri), 1963
10. Establishment of the University of Missouri branch in St. Louis-legal documents, proposals, resolutions, decrees and agreements, 1960-1964

Box 5

1. Dedication Ceremony-Normandy Residence Center becomes UMSL, 9/15/63
2. " "-invitations
3. James L. Bugg-press release announcing his appointment as Dean of Faculty, 7/12/63; correspondence from Bugg to UMC regarding General Education requirements of St. Louis campus, 10/7/64
4. Dedication of Benton Hall, 6/12/66
5. Elmer Ellis, UM President, correspondence, 1959-1962
6. " ", 1962-1966
7. Events-Concert Series, lectures, basketball, 1961-1964
8. Commencement address by Chancellor Bugg, 6/9/67
9. Early campus business forms
10. Master Plan, 1963
10a. Campus unrest, 1969-1971
11. Pamphlets on the university and specific programs. Includes campus map from the 1970
12. Old Administration Building-flyer to save the building from demolition, 2/25/77
13. UMSL Purpose and Philosophy Statement, 1963
14. UMSL Commons Dedication and Normandy School District Bond Retirement Ceremony, 4/29/79
15. 15th Anniversary activities, 1978-1979

Series 6: News clippings, Publications, Articles on the history of the campus

Box 6 News clippings


1. Normandy Residence Center, news clippings, facts
2. News clippings, 1958-1959
3. News clippings, 1960
4. News clippings, 1961
5. News clippings, 1962
6. News clippings, 1963
7. News clippings, 1964
8. News clippings, 1965
9. News clippings, 1966
10. News clippings, 1967
11. News clippings, 1970s-1980s
12. News clippings, n.d.

Box 7 Publications

1. "The Book of UMSL," dedicated to the first graduating class, 1967
2. "Everything You've Always wanted to Know about UMSL, but Didn't Know Who to Ask," 1973
3. MU at UMSL Bulletin, May, July, October, 1965 and Digest of News from UMSL, November 1965-1967
4. Publications referring to UMSL at 10, 15, 20 years old

Articles

5. "A Country Club Goes to College," Mallinckrodt Magazine, 1964
6. "History of the establishment of Normandy Residence Center and UMSL," transcript of interviews by campus archivist, Ralph Havener, with Ward Barnes and Elmer Ellis, 1971
7. "Some Reflections on the Founding and Growth of UMSL," a speech given by Ward Barnes on the occasion of his retirement from UMSL, 1973
8. "The University," by Ward Barnes, 1972
9. "UMSL-The Early Years," by James Neal Primm, 1973
10. "UMSL-The Growth of a Suburban Campus," by Milan Kedro, 1970