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Collection ID: UA100A
Florida Solar Energy Center Collection, 1974-2012, bulk 1977-2009
The Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) does research and develops energy technologies that enhance Florida's economy and environment as well as educates the public, students, and practitioners on the results of the research. This collection of records contains the findings of FSEC's many research projects as well as grant proposals, yearly and mid-term reports, newsletters, newspapers, printed PowerPoint presentations, emails and memos.
Collection ID: UA24E
University of Central Florida Poster Collection, 1970-2008
This collection of posters illustrates events at the University of Central Florida since its inception as Florida Technological University to the present. It holds materials published by both student and university organizations pertaining to university events, schedules, calendars, and promotions.
Collection ID: UA27C
UCF Board of Trustees Records, 2001 - 2012
The UCF Board of Trustees was created in 2001 after the Board of Regents was terminated. This collection contains the agendas, minutes, and supporting documents that pertain to the UCF Board of Trustees meetings. These documents include general reports, changes in policy, actions and motions.
Collection ID: UA01A
H. Trevor Colbourn Oral History Collection, 1987-2006, bulk 1991-2002
H. Trevor Colbourn was the second president of the University of Central Florida. After retirement from the presidency in 1989 he became the University Historian. As University Historian, Colbourn constructed many oral histories with alumni, founders, faculty, staff, and others that contributed to the University. The collection consists of final transcripts of the interviews.
Collection ID: UA26A
University of Central Florida Office of the President Records, 1968-2008
The University of Central Florida is a public multi-campus, metropolitan research university that not only educates the local community but also partners with technological companies and with educational facilities abroad. As Chief Executive Officer of the University, the president has support from a large team; therefore, the Records of the Office of the President document the University's major interests. Nevertheless, correspondence, reports, minutes, leaflets and news clippings also show the breadth and depth of the president's work and his personal interests.
Collection ID: UA02A
University of Central Florida Photograph Collection, 1963-2012
The basis for this record group are photographs that were taken for use as publicity material for the University of Central Florida. The images document all aspects of university life, including annual events such as commencement and homecoming, portraits of faculty, students, alumni, and visitors to the university including speakers, performers, and government officials. Buildings on both the main campus and regional campuses are shown during construction and after completion. Instructors are shown teaching and researching and students are shown studying in laboratories and classrooms.
Collection ID: UA27B
University of Central Florida Memorabilia Collection, 1965-2010
This collection holds mainly objects but also some paper-based materials suitable for exhibiting. T-shirts, key fobs, mugs, plaques, framed items, shovels, and similar materials provide a visual history of the University of Central Florida. The Pegasus Seal, which is the university's emblem, is featured on many objects including those created when the university was named Florida technological University.
Collection ID: UA27F
University Marketing Office Publications Collection, 1967-2009
The University Marketing Office Collection holds materials that were created by the university for marketing purposes. These materials are comprised of pamphlets, brochures, calendars, informational handouts, event programs, news clippings, photographs and book inserts. All of these materials provide information on a wide variety of clubs, colleges, and organizations affiliated with the university.
Collection ID: UA07B
Florida Technological University Self Study Collection, 1966-1973
The documents in this collection contain statements relative to questions concerning the structures and developments of departments and colleges within Florida Technological University, now the University of Central Florida, within a five year timespan between the years of 1966 through 1973.
Collection ID: UA28E
James "Jim" Robinson Collection, c. 1930 - 2016
James "Jim" Robinson was the County Attorney in Orange County during the initial construction and early foundations of Florida Technological University, now known as the University of Central Florida. This collection serves to preserve documents concerning his early life, career, and influence on the Orlando area.
Collection ID: UA28F
University of Central Florida Audio, Visual, and Multi-Media Collection, 1967-2007
This collection contains a wide variety of media used to document, promote, or analyze the University of Central Florida. While the bulk of the collection is video, the collection also contains audio and multi-media. News footage from around Central Florida pertaining to the University can be found here as well as historic media that chronicles the growth of both FTU and UCF. University advertising campaigns as well as University produced media highlight the many academic and athletic organizations that can be found on campus.
Collection ID: UA27A
University of Central Florida Office of the President: H. Trevor Colbourn Presidential Papers, 1948-2006
H. Trevor Colbourn was the second president of Florida Technological University and the first president of the University of Central Florida because he was responsible for the name change. Dr. Colbourn served from 1978 to 1989, and during that time, he established the football program, honors program, Institute of Simulation and Training, and Central Florida Research Park. The collection of correspondence, reports, memoranda, photographs and pamphlets not only covers the period of his presidency but also his earlier research interests and subsequent service to the university as Professor of History and University Historian. Included in these materials are earlier documents created by Dr. Colbourn's predecessor, Dr. Charles N. Millican.
Collection ID: UA02C
University of Central Florida Office of the President: Steven Altman Records, 1984-1991
Steven Altman was the third President of the University of Central Florida. He only occupied the position from 1989 until 1991; therefore the quantity of documentation is limited. Series I contains about 1.5 linear feet of materials pertaining to arrangements for his inauguration with a substantial amount consisting of congratulatory messages from other universities. Series II holds strategic planning materials most of which are Academic and Administrative Audits that provide a snapshot of the University at the time and which ultimately led to a strategic plan being formulated.
Collection ID: UA02D
University of Central Florida Brown, Black & White Collection, 1940-2006
The Brown, Black, & White collection documents the creation, planning and execution of commemorative events in Central Florida which reflected on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision on Brown v. Board of Education. Materials in this collection include correspondence, event planning notes, flyers, programs, articles, newspaper clippings, and DVDs.
Collection ID: UA28C
University of Central Florida Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers (CREOL) Office Records, 1985-1999, bulk 1994-1998
The Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers was founded in 1986 and is currently recognized as a center for excellence regarding research in a wide range of optics and photonics technologies. This collection contains conference materials and correspondence related to CREOL and its first director M. J. Soileau.
Collection ID: UA18H
Michael Berman Negatives and Contact Sheets, circa 1970s
In the 1970s, Michael Berman was taking photographs for the Theatre Department of the Florida Technological University (now, University of Central Florida) and the campus newspaper, the Central Florida Future. Taken while attending and then working at the university, the collection contains black and white and color negatives that depict moments of the everyday life at the university, theatrical acts, various events both on and outside of campus, portraits, as well as nature scenes.
Collection ID: UA23B
University of Central Florida Office of the President: John C. Hitt Presidential Inauguration Collection, 1992-1993
The collection contains materials created and used by the UCF Presidential Inauguration Committee for the inauguration celebration of UCF's fourth president, John C. Hitt. Event maps, brochures, correspondence, budgets, inauguration day materials, President Hitt's inauguration speech, and letters of congratulation from academic institutions world wide are found here.
Collection ID: UA02F
University of Central Florida Campus Activities Board Collection, 1993-2006
The Campus Activities Board is a student-run organization that organizes educational and entertainment activities funded by the Activity and Service Fee. This collection includes informational brochures, event calendars and advertisements for the Campus Activities Board and related university offices.
Collection ID: UA16D
History of the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Laser (CREOL) Records, 1984-1991
A collection of letters, memoranda, reports and news releases, which documents the establishment of CREOL.
Collection ID: UA18G
University of Central Florida Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs: Leslie L. Ellis Papers, 1967-1986, bulk 1978-1980
This collection encompasses the professional files of Leslie Ellis, who served the University of Central Florida in a variety of positions, including professor, Dean and Associate Vice President of Graduate Studies and Research, director of Research Park and interim Dean of the College of Health and Public Affairs. These files represent his tenure as acting President and Vice President for Academic Affairs for the University, and come largely from the years 1978 to 1980. The collection contain correspondence, reports, meeting minutes and other materials related to Ellis' wide range of responsibilities as acting President and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Collection ID: UA03A
University of Central Florida Assistant Director of Maintenance Records, 1964-2000
The Assistant Director of Maintenance Records contain information concerning the growth of UCF since its inception. Among the documents in the collection are building blueprints, memos, work orders, photographs, letters, and official correspondence that detail UCF's physical growth.
Collection ID: UA04A
University of Central Florida Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Records, 1969-2008
This collection contains booklets, magazines, pamphlets, and invitations relating to the fraternity and sorority life at UCF.
Collection ID: UA16C
University of Central Florida Finance and Accounting Office Records, 1983-2003, bulk 1988-1996
This collection contains audits and associated materials created by the University of Central Florida's Office of Finance and Accounting.
Collection ID: UA04B
University of Central Florida Equal Opportunity Office Records, 1969-1988
The face of the American workforce changed when the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed. Thus, when Florida Technological University opened in 1968, the university employed J. Phillip Goree, Vice President for Administration and Finance as the Equal Opportunity Officer. From its beginning, the Equal Opportunity Office has facilitated campus policies and programs for students, faculty, staff, applicants, visitors, and community members in accordance with statutes and guidelines. The collection holds materials concerning the University's implementation of federal affirmative action programs and civil rights regulations during the 1970s as well as the effect on faculty, staff, students, recruitment practices, and federal funding to the University.
Collection ID: UA09B
University of Central Florida Arboretum Collection, 1984-2011
This collection contains scrapbooks, loose materials, and publications related to the UCF Arboretum. Comprised mostly of photographs, the collection also contains pamphlets, articles, and concept drawings.
Collection ID: UA18F
Steven Stein Collection, 1968-1972
The collection contains material from Steven Stein's time as a student, as a member of the student government, and as a resident supervisor at Florida Technological University, now University of Central Florida.
Collection ID: UA23I
Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government Collection, 2003-2008
These materials consist of DVDs and advertising materials for the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government symposia at the University of Central Florida.
Collection ID: UA24C
University of Central Florida Patrick Cucci Wrestling Collection, 1983-1986
Patrick Cucci, was a UCF wrestling coach in the 1980s. His collection of memorabilia, news clippings, and correspondence documents the team's history during that period.
Collection ID: UA23D
Orlando Shakespeare Theater Collection, 1974-2013, bulk 1986-2009
The Orlando Shakespeare Theater Collection contains playbills, programs, reviews, newspaper clippings, films, cassettes, reels, and schedules. It also includes items relating to the Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival Partnership (OSF) such as Simply Shakespeare, Central Florida's first Shakespearean troupe, and the UCF Shakespeare Summer Institute as well as the NEH grant funded faculty study project "Hamlet: Exploring the Renaissance Mind in Action" which was presented in the Summer 1991.
Collection ID: UA24D
University of Central Florida Sociology Department: Dr. James Wright Papers, 1949-2015, bulk 1995-2010
Since his arrival at the University of Central Florida in 2001, Dr. James Wright worked on several publications, was directly involved in community organizations, and worked on the development of the University of Central Florida Sociology department. This collection of his papers contains documents related to these subjects.
Collection ID: UA21B
Michael O'Shaughnessy Collection, 1973-2009, bulk 1979-1998
The collection holds footage of primarily the UCF Knights Football team in various media formats, photographs, newspaper articles, journal articles, posters, ephemera, as well as those relating to Michael O'Shaughnessy.
Collection ID: UA23H
University of Central Florida Black Faculty and Staff Association Records, 1978-2014, bulk 1996-2013
Since its establishment in 1994, the Black Faculty and Staff Association works to provide mentoring and opportunities for students at the University of Central Florida. This collection of records contains documents related to these subjects.
Collection ID: UA20A
Ed Gantner Collection, 1979-1981, bulk 1979
The collection houses items that belonged to Edward J. Gantner, Jr., a starter in the University of Central Florida Fighting Knights football team from 1979 to 1981, a professional football player in United States Football League and played for the Tampa Bay Bandits as Defensive Tackle and Jacksonville Bulls as an Offensive Lineman, and became a professional wrestler in 1985 until 1987.
Collection ID: UA23E
University of Central Florida Faculty Senate Papers, 1968-2008, bulk 1990-2003
This collection is organized in one chronological series and seven subseries that includes items such as constitutional revisions, meeting minutes, surveys, analyses, reports and correspondence as well as many other miscellaneous senate documents.
Collection ID: UA20C
University of Central Florida Brevard Regional Campuses Collection, 1991-2014, bulk 2002-2009
The vision of the UCF Regional Campuses is to create an innovative approach to provide access and opportunity in the lives of students, faculty, and staff through the university's expanding partnerships to maintain a commitment to excellence. This collection of records contains documents, photographs, and media relating to UCF's partnership with Brevard Community College and the university's campus locations, including Cocoa and Palm Bay both of which are in Brevard County.
Collection ID: UA19B
University of Central Florida Office of the General Counsel Records, 1964-2002, bulk 1964-2000
The Office of the General Counsel strives to protect the University of Central Florida from adverse legal and financial consequences and to provide counseling to university units and departments by using the foundational principles that guide the conduct, performance, and decisions of the university. This collection of records contains documents relating to the General Counsel's dealings with the legal advice and cases the university has been involved in the past.
Collection ID: UA10A
University of Central Florida Commencement Video Collection, 1998-2005
The collection contains video cassettes and DVD copies of graduation ceremonies for UCF undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students.
Collection ID: UA27D
University of Central Florida 25th Anniversary Records, 1967-1989, bulk 1987-1989
In 1988 the University of Central Florida celebrated the 25th anniversary of its founding in 1963. This collection contains documents, correspondence, invitations, and programs from the events held to celebrate the university's anniversary.
Collection ID: UA25A
University of Central Florida Academic Advising Council Records, 1989-2007
This collection includes documents pertaining to the formation of the University of Central Florida's Academic Advising Council as well as its administration, initiatives, and achievements. There is also an official Academic Advising Statement and the Academic Advising handbook created for faculty.
Collection ID: UA16B
Latino Legacy at UCF: Dr. Cyndia Morales Muñiz's Collection, 2006-2018, bulk 2017-2018
Dr. Cyndia Morales Muñiz is a UCF Alumna who works as UCF's Director of HSI Culture and Partnerships. Her collection contains information regarding several organizations, programs, and events tailored towards the Latino and Hispanic population at the University of Central Florida.
Collection ID: UA21C
University of Central Florida Alumni Association Records, 1964-2000
Originally a volunteer organization, the UCF Alumni Association was founded in 1971 to foster relationships between the university and its alumni. Included in this collection are minutes, correspondence, brochures and related materials detailing the association's administration and outreach programs.
Collection ID: UA05A
Archival Collection of Dr. Charles N. Millican from the Collection of Norman Van Meter, 1900s-2000s
The collection contains photographs, news clippings, and personal letters that are about Charles Millican. The photographs range from social events to private family photos.
Collection ID: UA28D
University of Central Florida College of Health and Public Affairs Records, 1976-2014, bulk 1985-1999
This collection contains documents, correspondence, newsletters and ephemera relating to the College of Health and Public Affairs (COHPA) and its School of Public Administration. The majority of the collection was given by Dr. Wendell Lawther, who began teaching at UCF in 1984 and was a professor for the COHPA Department of Public Administration (later School of Public Administration) for thirty years.
Collection ID: UA18J
University of Central Florida Office of Diversity and Inclusion Records, 1977-2018, bulk 1992-2013
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) strives to build an inclusive culture for all students, faculty and staff by promoting diversity and inclusion practices and policies. This collection of records contains documents and media relating to ODI's beginning, programs, and goals.
Collection ID: UA09A
University of Central Florida Student Development and Enrollment Services Records, 1968-2008
The division of Student Development and Enrollment Services began as the Office of Student Affairs when Florida Technological University opened to students in 1968. Since that time the division has overseen the work of various offices and departments on campus dedicated to enhancing the quality of the university as a whole and the quality of the student experience. This collection contains materials about the activities of many of the offices, departments, and programs contained within SDES.
Collection ID: UA16A
University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management Collection, 1986-2013, bulk 1990-2011
The Rosen School of Hospitality Management began as a program within the College of Business Administration in 1983 and later became its own school in 2000, called the Rosen School of Hospitality Management. In 2004, it received a new building and later changed to Rosen College of Hospitality Management. This collection of records contains brochures, viewbooks, correspondence and visual materials such as photographs, slides and a scrapbook.
Collection ID: UA18M
Mary Monroe Theatre Collection, 1973-2016, bulk 1973-1976
Mary Monroe was a theatre student at FTU in the 1970s. Her collection of photographs, news clippings, and programs document the theatre performances during that time.
Collection ID: UA23A
University of Central Florida Building Renderings Collection, 1966-1968
The University of Central Florida Building Renderings Collection is comprised of both original and printed artwork that was created to give its audience a glimpse of what a potential building on the campus of Florida Technological University would look like before it was constructed. While all of the buildings featured in this collection were eventually constructed, some features of the buildings are different than what the renderings depict. The majority of the artwork was created in 1966, before major construction on the campus was started; however, there are a few pieces that date through to 1968.
Collection ID: UA27E
University of Central Florida Office of the President: Robert A. Bryan Collected Materials, 1991-1997
This small quantity of materials briefly documents the appointment and retirement of Robert A. Bryan who served as interim president of the University of Central Florida from 1991-1992. The material includes news clippings, photographs, certificates, programs and invitations.
Collection ID: UA02E
Craig Linton, Jr. FTU Blanket, undated
The early foundations of the Florida Technological University tennis team finds its roots in four key players recruited by Dr. Alexander Wood. One of these players, Craig Linton, Jr. had a successful career in the sport. He received the blanket for his strong record.
Collection ID: UA23G
Art History Club at UCF, 2011-2015
The Art History Club at UCF collection documents the history of the club from 2011 to 2015. Materials in this collection include officer files of the club's president, such as meeting agendas, event fliers, and memorabilia.
Collection ID: UA22B
University of Central Florida Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs: Carroll B. Gambrell, Jr. Records, 1964-1984, bulk 1967-1978
Carroll B. Gambrell, Jr., was the first Vice-President for Academic Affairs of Florida Technological University (FTU) serving from 1967 until 1978. This collection of his administrative records documents his contributions to the academic field at FTU/UCF. It includes important information on the accreditation of academic programs such as engineering, and also includes material from conferences and board meetings throughout the Florida State university system.
Collection ID: UA03B
University of Central Florida Staff Council Papers, 1971-2010, bulk 1980-1988
The UCF Staff Council laid its groundwork in 1971 with its first chairman Richard V. Neuhaus. Since then the council has been involved in numerous activities including fund raisers, meetings, charter revisions, elections, and award dinners. This collection is the written records along with a few audio records of the staff council's accomplishments and undertakings from 1971-2010.
Collection ID: UA20D
University of Central Florida Office of Vice President for University Relations Records, 1968-1992
This collection contains correspondence, documents, pamphlets, and photographs documenting the work of the Office of Vice President for University Relations.
Collection ID: UA17A
University of Central Florida Library Exhibits Records, 1969-1979
The University of Central Florida Library Exhibits Collection contains slides of the University of Central Florida Library Exhibits from 1970-1979. However, many of the materials contained within this collection date back to as early as 1969. In many cases, local newspaper articles advertising and critiquing the exhibits are included as well as programs, pamphlets, and patron comment sheets. The library was the first building to be built on the campus, thus making the library's entryway primary space for all university departments to showcase various presentations or projects where they otherwise could not. This collection highlights the many varied campus exhibits, while showing how the library functioned as a multi-use building in the university's early years.
Collection ID: UA13A
University of Central Florida Office of Graduate Studies Records, 1969-1991
This collection encompasses the Office of Graduate Studies at Florida Technological University and the University of Central Florida from 1970 until 1991. Although the Office changed names and directors numerous times throughout the twenty year time span of the collection, it collected the same information on how various graduate programs at the University were initiated and information about the programs once they were begun.
Collection ID: UA18I
University of Central Florida Office of Research and Graduate Studies Records, 1980-1987, bulk 1985-1987
Files of the Division of Sponsored Research in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.
Collection ID: UA15B
"UCF Metro with Linda Chapin" Television Series Collection, 2001-2006
The University of Central Florida Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies was created in January 2001 to help foster cooperation between the University and the Central Florida community to promote regional growth. Former Orange County Chairman Linda Chapin became the director of the center as well as the host of the show "UCF Metro with Linda Chapin". The television show was produced in cooperation with the UCF Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies, WMFE Channel 24, and the UCF Nicholson School of Communications. The show began in November 2001 and currently production continues.
Collection ID: UA15C
University of Central Florida Music Department Graduate Student Recital Collection, 2008-2018
Audio recordings and programs of graduate student recitals from UCF Music Department.
Collection ID: UA18B
History of the University of Central Florida Seal Collection, 1966-1968
The seal of the University of Central Florida was one of the first items created for Florida Technological University. In 1966, a local citizen wrote a letter to the Florida Governor asking to take into consideration some thoughts he had as to what the new seal should look like. Within a few months, the staff at the newly formed Florida Technological University, with the help of the Board of Regents, began to collect information and designer input as to what the new seal should be. In a twenty-two month long process, the seal was finally chosen and unveiled to the public on April 5th, 1968. The final seal is made up of the Pegasus, designed to "bridge the gap between the humanities and space technology" and was chosen to keep with the university's goal of moving forward and making a "rendezvous with space and the stars". This collection highlights the initial correspondence between the community and the university and the task undertaken by the staff at FTU to create the new university seal.
Collection ID: UA00A
University of Central Florida Registrar's Office Records, 1972-1987
The Registrar's Office maintains student records and provides important services, such as transcript requests, enrollment verification, and veteran services. This collection includes memoranda from university departments, correspondence, employment information, registration information, and operation manuals.
Collection ID: UA03C
University of Central Florida Brevard Branch Campus History, 1966-1995
A history of the Brevard campus from 1966 to 1983 with an appendix consisting of photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, news clippings, news releases and pamphlets which documents the establishment of the Brevard campus and the 2+2 program as well as the career of Anthony P. Tesori.
Collection ID: UA19A
University of Central Florida News and Information Collection, 1968-2003
Contains materials regarding the University of Central Florida press releases and other University news related information. The collection is an alphabetical subject file containing the collected materials of the News and Information Office. Topics include information on UCF departments, organizations, events and building projects. Folders primarily contain information used for research to develop press releases and contacts with the media.
Collection ID: UA07A
University of Central Florida Scrapbook Collection, 1960-2009
These materials were collected by various unknown individuals as a way to chronicle the history of the University of Central Florida since its creation as Florida Technological University. The collection is divided into four series to delineate between general University history and organizational history. The vast majority of this collection is made up of news articles cut from local newspapers, however there are other materials such as office notes, pictures, brochures, and pamphlets.
Collection ID: UA27G
University of Central Florida Office of the Vice President for Research Records, 1989-1993
This collection encompasses the file archives of the Office of the Vice President for Research for the University of Central Florida, Michael Bass. It includes read files, or a description of University events in a given month, correspondence files, information regarding partnerships with outside institutions, collaboration with University institutions and general administrative files.
Collection ID: UA15A
University of Central Florida Small Business Development Center Records, 1998-2002
The UCF Small Business Development Center was founded in 1980-81 to foster the growth of small businesses throughout the Central Florida area. The following are documents encompassing the four branches (Main, Brevard, Daytona, and Seminole) of the SBDC. The collection contains quarterly reports and training course records from the years 1998-2002.
Collection ID: UA24B
University of Central Florida Office of the President: Charles Norman Millican Presidential Papers, 1963-2008
Charles N. Millican was the first President of Florida Technological University, serving from 1 December 1965 until 31 January 1978. This collection of his administrative papers documents the organization of Florida's university system during those years with particular reference to the decision to found a new university in Central Florida and the physical and philosophical construction of the university that would become the University of Central Florida. Millican's papers include his correspondence, speeches and reports, State University System reports, as well as minutes of the Board of Regents and the Council of Presidents meetings. Of particular interest are documents that were written before his appointment, which concern the establishment of the University, initial planning conferences, site selection and legislative lobbying. After his appointment, topics of historical significance include construction, five-year plan, groundbreaking, dedication and presidential inauguration. Photographs are distributed throughout the record group and show faculty, students, staff, administrators, buildings and dignitaries who had any involvement with the University or its president. All aspects of university life are represented in these papers, academic affairs and faculty achievements, student affairs, and administrative decisions. Commencement ceremonies are well documented especially President Richard M. Nixon's speech at the 1973 commencement. Other topics in the collection include evaluation of the president, college housing program, faculty opinions and regional campuses.
Collection ID: UA02B
University of Central Florida Women's Club Papers, 1968-2007
The UCF Women's Club Papers documents the history of the University's organization for women from its inception in 1969 until the present day. Materials in the collection include officer files of the president, secretary and treasurer, the club's publications, such as newsletters and yearbooks, and special event files documenting the different programs of the club. The collection also includes the scrapbooks created each year by the Club's historian, as well as other photographs and memorabilia.
Collection ID: UA20F
University of Central Florida Retirement Association Collection, 1989-2012, bulk 1989-2003
The UCF Retirement Association, Inc. was organized in 1989 to promote the general welfare of UCF retirees and the university community. This collection consists of photographs, newsletters, and correspondence that document the association's activities.
Collection ID: UA20B
University of Central Florida Foundation, Inc. Records, 1968-2002
Initially founded as the FTU Foundation, Inc. in 1969, the UCF Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that performs a multitude of services for the University of Central Florida, including acting as financial advisors, real estate consultants, and the university's primary fund-raising arm. This collection contains materials pertaining to the FTU/UCF Foundation, its creation, operation and fund-raising projects.
Collection ID: UA05B
University of Central Florida Town and Gown Council Collection, 1982-2004
This collection contains correspondence, newsletters, meeting minutes, invitations to events, and photographs documenting the activities of the UCF Town and Gown Council, an organization committed to building bridges between the university and the Orlando community. Records from the Council's creation in 1982 until 2004 are included.
Collection ID: UA20E
WUCF Jewish Radio Hour Records, 1992-1997
Audiocassettes, drafts of manuscripts, and final scripts of the WUCF Jewish Radio Hour program.
Collection ID: UA24A
University of Central Florida Judaic Studies Program, Distinguished Lecturers Series Records, 1985-2004, bulk 1985-1995
Correspondences, news clippings, photographs and advertisements document the Distinguished Lecturers series sponsored by the Judaic Studies Program. Lecture subjects range from the Holocaust to Modern Israeli issues.
Collection ID: UA18D
University of Central Florida Department of Nursing Records, 1968-2006, bulk 1976-1984
Florida Technological University, now the University of Central Florida, set out in 1968 to create a program of nursing that would be accessible to students in Central Florida. This collection contains the correspondence, minutes, and curriculum pertaining to the creation and implementation of the Department of Nursing at UCF. In 1995, the Department of Nursing became the School of Nursing and in 2007, the school became the College of Nursing, which is the university's eleventh college.
Collection ID: UA18L
University of Central Florida Music Department Programs Collection, 1981-2011
Academic year programs for faculty, student, and guest artist performances from the UCF Music Department.
Collection ID: UA18C
Florida Technological University Medicine and Morality Audio-Visual Collection, 1974-1975
In 1974 and 1975 the FTU College of Arts and Humanities, in cooperation with the Florida Endowment for the Humanities, sponsored two series of lectures targeting moral issues resulting from medical advancement. This collection comprises the audio and video records of those lectures.
Collection ID: UA18A
Ron Johnson Football Films, 1981
This collection contains twenty reels of 16mm film showing six games from the UCF Football team's third season in 1981. The games include Elizabeth City State University, Savannah State, Alabama A&M, West Georgia, Hampden-Syndey, and Bethune Cookman.
Collection ID: UA23F
University of Central Florida Medical Record Administration Program Records, 1971-1990, bulk 1971-1974
The Medical Record Administration program, now known as Health Information Management program, was founded in 1969 to assist students in learning medical record-keeping. This collection includes accreditation documents, correspondence, and meeting minutes.
Collection ID: UA18K
University of Central Florida Police Department Records, 1977-1998, bulk 1985-1995
This collection contains documents related to the UCF Police Department. Included are a number of training and evaluation manuals, memoranda, related UCF memorabilia and newspaper clippings that highlight police activities both on campus and in the community.
Collection ID: UA04C
University of Central Florida Libraries Promotion Coordinating Committee Records, 2012
The mission of the Library Promotion Coordinating Committee (PCC) is to recommend initial rank for new hires, and to coordinate the faculty promotion and Cumulative Progress Evaluation (CPE) processes. The purpose of the CPE is to provide evaluative feedback and guidance on the appropriateness of professional activities with sufficient lead time for a candidate to take corrective measure. This collection contains minutes, agendas, a committee manual, a timeline, and ballots.
Collection ID: UA13C
University of Central Florida Libraries Faculty Affairs Committee Documents, 2012-2013
The mission of the Library Faculty Affairs Committee (FAC) is to coordinate library faculty affairs, exclusive of those directly assigned to the Library Promotion Coordination Committee (PCC).
Collection ID: UA13B
Biotic Communities on the FTU Campus, 1971
This document explains the types of biotic communities found on the Florida Technological University Campus in 1971 and makes recommendations for actions to preserve those communities as the campus develops. The university was renamed in 1979 to the University of Central Florida.
Collection ID: UA28A
University of Central Florida Student Government Association Records, 1983-2002
This collection contains the records from UCF's Student Government Association from 1983 through 2002. Many areas of student government are covered, including planning the student union, senate retreats, and monthly reports, but the bulk of files are forms completed by campus clubs and organizations requesting funds. These forms summarize the clubs aims, activities and membership numbers.
Collection ID: UA22A
University of Central Florida Vertical File, Circa 1970-2012
The Vertical File contains a variety of collected materials on University of Central Florida, local history, typography and book arts, and the West Indies, subjects relating to the collections held by the Special Collections. Files are may contain a variety of materials including newsletters, clippings, brochures, pamphlets, documents, photographs, and other items.
Collection ID: UA28B
University of Central Florida Political Science Department: Dr. Roger Handberg Papers, 1972-1999, bulk 1975-1998
Dr. Roger Handberg is a Political Science professor as well as the former chair of the Political Science Department. This collection of his papers contains essays presented at conferences, published articles, research reports, and interdepartmental memorandums. The arrangement of the materials, including the numbering system of the folders, was established by the office of Dr. Handberg.
Collection ID: UA21A
University of Central Florida Theatre Program Collection, 1969-2009
Brochures, posters, news clippings and photographs document the productions and activities of the UCF Theatre program.
Collection ID: UA18E
University of Central Florida Athletics Collection, 1968-2009
The University of Central Florida Athletics Collection documents the history and operation of FTU and UCF sports and how University athletics have been chronicled in the media. The creation of several FTU and UCF sports teams are highlighted here, including the UCF football team in 1979. A large portion of this collection contains publications from most FTU and UCF sporting teams including yearly media guides used by local and national media outlets to aid in reporting on University sports.
Collection ID: UA06A
University of Central Florida Office of the President: Charles Norman Millican Presidential Papers, 1953-2008
Charles N. Millican was the first President of Florida Technological University, serving from 1 December 1965 until 31 January 1978. This collection of his administrative papers documents the organization of Florida's university system during those years with particular reference to the decision to found a new university in Central Florida and the physical and philosophical construction of the university that would become the University of Central Florida. Millican's papers include his correspondence, speeches and reports, State University System reports, as well as minutes of the Board of Regents and the Council of Presidents meetings. Of particular interest are documents that were written before his appointment, which concern the establishment of the University, initial planning conferences, site selection and legislative lobbying. After his appointment, topics of historical significance include construction, five-year plan, groundbreaking, dedication and presidential inauguration. Photographs are distributed throughout the record group and show faculty, students, staff, administrators, buildings and dignitaries who had any involvement with the University or its president. All aspects of university life are represented in these papers, academic affairs and faculty achievements, student affairs, and administrative decisions. Commencement ceremonies are well documented especially President Richard M. Nixon's speech at the 1973 commencement. Other topics in the collection include evaluation of the president, college housing program, faculty opinions and regional campuses.
Collection ID: UA/02B
University of Central Florida Theatre Department: Dr. Donald Seay Papers, 1986-2014, bulk 1992-2006
Donald Seay served as the chair and artistic director for the UCF Conservatory Theater from 1992 until 2004, when he then returned to teaching performance and theatre management. UCF Theatre experience immense growth under Dr. Seay and provided students and the community with entertaining productions during his tenure. This collection contains various documents, programs, affiliate information, photos, and awards relating to Dr. Donald Seay and the UCF Theatre Department.
Collection ID: UA21D
University of Central Florida Village Center Activities Board: Michael Crumpton Records, 1974-1979
This collection includes documents pertaining to Michael Crumpton's involvement with Florida Technological University's Village Center, with the Association of College Unions International, and with proposing a new student union for FTU. The collection contains a phone survey used to research the university's name change from FTU to UCF, a proposal for a new student union, and a proposal for the Village Center's first minority committee.
Collection ID: UA23C
John Marini Memorabilia Collection, 1994-2005
John Marini was a former UCF basketball player and later a director responsible for information and generating excitement regarding UCF's athletic teams. This collection of records contains memorabilia relating to John Marini's career at UCF.
Collection ID: UA23J