Record Groups (RG05) – Special Collections & University Archives

Collections in Record Group 5: Central Administration

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RG 05.01 : President’s Papers

RG 05.01.01  Amos Dean, 1855-1860
RG 05.01.02  Silas Totten, 1859-1862
RG 05.01.03  Josiah L. Pickard, 1878-1887
RG 05.01.04  Charles A. Schaeffer, 1887-1898
RG 05.01.05  Amos Noyes Currier (interim), 1885-1905
RG 05.01.06  George E. MacLean, 1899-1911
RG 05.01.07  John G. Bowman, 1911-1914
RG 05.01.08  Thomas Huston Macbride, 1845-1954, bulk 1914-1916
RG 05.01.09  Walter A. Jessup, 1916-1934
RG 05.01.10  Eugene A. Gilmore, 1934-1940
RG 05.01.11  Virgil M. Hancher, 1940-1964
RG 05.01.12  Howard R. Bowen, 1964-1969
RG 05.01.13  Willard L. (‘Sandy’) Boyd, 1969-1976
RG 05.01.14  James O. Freedman, 1982-1987
RG 05.01.15  Richard D. Remington (interim), 1987-1988
RG 05.01.16  Hunter R. Rawlings, 1988-1994
RG 05.01.17  Peter E. Nathan (interim), 1994-1995
RG 05.01.18  Mary Sue Coleman, 1995-2001

RG 05.02 : Records of the Office of the Provost, 1964-1969

RG 05.03 : Records of Boards, Committees, and Councils

RG 05.03.01  Board of Deans
RG 05.03.02  Executive Committee
RG 05.03.03  Collegiate Deans
RG 05.03.04  Academic Board
RG 05.03.05  Administrative Council
RG 05.03.06  Health Science Deans
RG 05.03.07  Strategic Planning Committee
RG 05.03.08  Sesquicentennial Committee, 1993-1998
RG 05.03.09  Student Conduct Committee, 1967-1971
RG 05.03.10  Foreign Language Council
RG 05.03.11  Various Committees
RG 05.03.12  Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee
RG 05.03.13  Veterans Administration Hospital Committee
RG 05.03.14  Administrative Liaison Group on Student Unrest
RG 05.03.15  Budget and Financial Control Committee
RG 05.03.16  Faculty Hearing Panels
RG 05.03.17  Committee D on Human Subjects
RG 05.03.18  Presidential Search Committees
RG 05.03.19  Committee on Student Life, 1934-1970
RG 05.03.20  Inactive Committees
RG 05.03.21  Committee Minutes
RG 05.03.22  Calendar Committees
RG 05.03.23  Building Advisory Committee
RG 05.03.24  Campus Planning Committee, 1955-1979; 1990- *
RG 05.03.25  Committee on Examinations
RG 05.03.26  South African Investment Review Committee
RG 05.03.27  Architectural Selection Committee
RG 05.03.28  Bicentennial Advisory Committee
RG 05.03.29  Discipline Committee
RG 05.03.30  Council on Teaching*
RG 05.03.31  Recreation Advisory Committee*
RG 05.03.32  Ad Hoc Committee on Retirement, 1978-1979
RG 05.03.33  Student Organizations and Affairs Committee
RG 05.03.34  World Affairs Committee, 1955-1956
RG 05.03.35  Committee on the Iowa River, 1945-1946
RG 05.03.36  Social Organizations and Affairs Committee
RG 05.03.38  Legislative Processes Study Committee
RG 05.03.39  Housing Committees
RG 05.03.40  Committee on Human Rights, 1952- *
RG 05.03.41  Retirement Committee
RG 05.03.42  Funded Retirement and Insurance Committee
RG 05.03.43  Academic and Administration Minutes
RG 05.03.45  Committee on Student Government, 1963-1964
RG 05.03.46  Committee on Building Names, 1967-2008
RG 05.03.47  Safety and Security Committee, 1995- *
RG 05.03.48  Libraries Committee, 1995- (incompl.)*
RG 05.03.49  Student Health Advisory Committee, 1998- (incompl.)*
RG 05.03.50  Research Council, 1995- (incompl.)*
RG 05.03.51  Parking and Transportation Committee, 1994- (incompl.)*
RG 05.03.52  Information Technology Advisory Committee, 1997- *
RG 05.03.53  Hancher Auditorium Advisory Committee, 1996- *
RG 05.03.54  Financial Aid Advisory Committee, 1995- *
RG 05.03.55  Family Issues Committee, 1993- *
RG 05.03.56  Diversity Committee, 2005- *
RG 05.03.57  Council on Disability Awareness, 1988-

*denotes charter committee

See also:

RG 28.03.05  Presidential Committee on Athletics* (formerly Board in Control of Athletics), series II (annual reports)
RG 01.11.01  University Lectures Committee*

RG 05.04 : Reports and Studies

RG 05.04.01  Strategic and Long Range Planning, 1974-2005
RG 05.04.02  President’s Reports
RG 05.04.03  Annual Reports of the University
RG 05.04.04  California and Western Conference Cost and Statistical Study Collection
RG 05.04.05  Budget, Finance and Other Reports Collection, 1885-1961
RG 05.04.06  Records of the Medical Investigation of 1888
RG 05.04.07  Records of Peat Marwick and Strategic Planning

RG 05.05 : Administrative Records

RG 05.05.01  President’s Appointment Books Collection, 1918-1950
RG 05.05.02  Records of Legislative Askings
RG 05.05.04  President’s Correspondence Indexes, 1916-1976
RG 05.05.05  President’s Office Filing Indexes, 1920-1959
RG 05.05.06  Inaugural Addresses Collection
RG 05.05.07  President / Induction Day and Commencement Day Speeches Collection
RG 05.05.08  Records of the Office of the Assistant to the President, 1970-1996
RG 05.05.09  Presidential Correspondence
RG 05.05.10  Records of the Administrative Dean

RG 05.05.11  Records of the Vice Provost for University Administration, 1967-1973

RG 05.06 : Policies and Procedures, 1966-2001

RG 05.07 : Office of the Ombudsperson, 1987-

 

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