FAU Founding Documents
Scope and Contents
The Founding Documents collection span the years 1959-1965, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 1964. The collection highlights the planning and development of Florida Atlantic University and it is organized in six series: Early Planning, Planning, Groundbreaking, Media Relations, Dedication, and Inauguration.
18 document boxes and two 3 inch clamshell boxes consisting of letters, memos, handwritten notes, agenda and meeting minutes, and reports.
- Created: 1959-1965
- Other: Majority of material found in 1959-1965
- Florida Atlantic University (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collections are available for supervised use in the Special Collections reading room during regular hours or by appointment. Users are required to complete a registration form and to comply with regulations governing use. Research assistance may be available but please email or phone first to set up an appointment. Photocopies or electronic copies of material in the collections may be provided within copyright limits but may not be ready immediately. In addition, selected materials are digitized and available electronically through the Digital Library.
Conditions Governing Use
Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). FAU Libraries adhere to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any subsequent use of a reproduction in excess of " fair use," may result in the user’s liability for copyright infringement. When using electronic copies or images, please keep in mind that copyright law applies. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission from the rights holder when copying material in excess of fair use. Restriction in the copying of materials may be imposed if the researcher does not have written permission from the rights holder. Should the researcher use or reproduce special collections material when submitting or publishing his or her own writing or research, the author should credit Florida Atlantic University Libraries Special Collections. If research at FAU Special Collections results in publication, we would appreciate citation information that would allow us to reference that work to future researchers. Also, If the researcher desires to reuse material for commercial use, please contact Special Collections.
13.50 Linear Feet
18 boxes which includes 16 document boxes and 2 clam shell boxes, 3 linear feet other_unmapped
Language of Materials
A majority of documents originated from the files of Dr. A. J. Brumbaugh.
In 2010, Leslie Siegel and Victoria Thur processed this collection.
- Blee, Myron B.
- Boca Raton, Florida
- Brumbaugh, A. J.
- Buford, Marion
- Culpepper, J. B.
- Florida Atlantic University -- History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ivey, John E
- New University at Boca Raton; [Florida Atlantic University]
- Turck, Charles, J.
- University Archives Subject Source: Local sources
- Florida Atlantic University Founding Documents
- Leslie Siegel and Victoria Thur
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Code for undetermined script
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