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University of New Mexico Student Publications Board Records,

Identifier: UNMA-146

Scope and Content Note

The contents, correspondence, agendas, meeting minutes, charter, etc. generally cover the period 1950 through 1981, although there are scattered documents both before and after those dates. The collection is generally arranged first by items pertaining to the Student Publications Board and then by divisions pertaining to the various publications under the control of the Board. In some cases the materials are noted as being "mixed," e.g., "Financial Data, Mixed." In these cases the materials will include two or more publications and/or materials concerning various administrative data that does not specifically pertain to a given publication, e.g., administrative office expenses and payrolls. Throughout the collection here may be scattered data missing and no claim is made that the collection is a complete written record for the period covered. The collection includes photographs from 1966-1970 for use in the University yearbook, Mirage. The photographs are of people, University sports, buildings, etc. There are copies of various student publications, such as the Thunderbird, Juggler, Gadfly, and the Roadrunner. Also included is information from 1955-1974 concerning the Journalism Building addition.


  • 1895-1987
  • Majority of material found within 1950-1981

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Historical Note

The Board itself is a constitutionally mandated board (originally being in both the constitutions of the University Faculty and the two Student governing bodies, though in latter years the membership of the board has been removed from the constitutions themselves) with the authority to appoint editors and in general oversee the publications.


18 Cubic Feet (20 Boxes)

Photographs Available Online

Selected photographs from this collection are available online at the Center for Southwest Research's University Archives digital collections. Search for "Publications" in "Title" to find them there.
Finding Aid of the University of New Mexico Student Publications Board Records, 1895-1987
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Language of description note
Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • June 28, 2004: PUBLIC "-//University of New Mexico::Center for Southwest Research//TEXT (US::NmU::UNMA 146::University of New Mexico Student Publications Board Records)//EN" "nmu1unma146.sgml" converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15).

Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131