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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Bibliography

Description of Series

Summer Institute

Policy and Procedure Manual, 1963-1967

Annual Reports, 1982-1987

District Executive Reports, 1983-1989

Conference Board Minutes, 1984-1986

Newsletter, 1984-1990

Brochures, 1985-1991

District Trustee Petitions, 1984-1989

Directories, 1982-1986 (Excluding 1983)

Directories, 1987-1990

Summer Institute Program Photographs, 1984-1985

Dues

Treasurer's Reports, 1978-1982

Treasurer's Problems and Insurance, 1965-1977

Board Correspondence, 1962-1964

Budgets and Treasurer's Reports, 1971-1978

Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1970-1978

Treasury Papers, 1977-1981

Board Minutes, 1962-1975

Executive Committee Reports, 1972-1978

Reports to Board, 1961-1968

Vice-President's File, 1962-1975

Correspondence, 1966-1969

Association Unitaria Mexicana, 1969-1978

Annual Fund Data, 1975-1982

Financial Reports, 1974-1978

Banking Records

Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1975-1980

Correspondence of Treasury, 1978-1980

Credit Cards, 1976-1977

Vouchers

Conventions

Statistics, 1960-1970

Unitarian-Universalist Assn. Grant, 1974-1978

Correspondence, 1963-1972

Religious Education

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference:

An Inventory of Its Records, 1958-1991 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference
Title: Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference Records,
Dates: 1958-1991 and undated
Abstract: Records of the Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference, a regional organization for the Unitarians and Universalists, from 1958-1991.
Collection # S 961.29
Quantity: 7 boxes (7.0 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference (SWUUC) holds its annual meetings usually in East Texas or Oklahoma. The Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference is the regional organization for the Unitarians and Universalists. Unitarians and Universalists practice a liberal approach to Christianity through social action and freedom of belief.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains the records generated from the annual meetings of the Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference (SWUUC). Included are board minutes, annual reports, religious publications, programs, directories, financial material, convention material, and policy and procedures.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Copy requests are restricted based on departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference.
Universalist Church of America.
Unitarian Universalist Association.
Universalist General Convention.
Subjects
Unitarian churches.
Unitarian churches--Texas.
Unitarian Universalists.
Unitarians.
Universalist churches.
Universalists.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
  • William G. Stehr Papers [microfilm], 1851-1972
  • Unitarian Universalist Church (Tex.) photographs, 1919- 1982
  • James P. Wilkes Papers, 1945-1977
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:
  • Ken Gjemre oral history interview [sound recording], 1984
  • Walter Chambers oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Leonard C. Prater oral history interview [sound recording], 1973
  • Many more oral histories may be found among our oral history abstracts as well as among our oral history transcripts.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Southwestern Unitarian Universalist Conference Records, 1958-1991 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
88-0289-B, 88-0294-B, 91-0119-B, 92-0064-B

Gifts, 1988-1992

Processing Information

Processed by: Abel Ramirez, August 2000

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Bibliography

Wilbur, Earl Morse. Our Unitarian Heritage: an Introduction to the History of the Unitarian Movement. Boston, Beacon Press, 1925.

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Collection Inventory

Summer Institute

Box Folder
1 1 Summer Institute, 1969-1978
2 Summer Institute Program, 1977-1979
3 Summer Institute Program, 1980-1981
4 Summer Institute Program, 1981-1982
5 Summer Institute Program, 1981-1983
6 Summer Institute Program, 1982-1983
7 Summer Institute Program, 1983-1984
8 Summer Institute Program #1, 1983-1986
9 Summer Institute Program #2, 1983-1986
10 Summer Institute Program, 1984-1985
11 Summer Institute Program, 1985
12 Summer Institute Program, 1987

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Box Folder
2 1 Policy and Procedure Manual, 1963-1967

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Box Folder
2 2 Annual Reports, 1982-1987

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Box Folder
2 3 District Executive Reports, 1983-1989

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Box Folder
2 4 Conference Board Minutes, 1984-1986

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Box Folder
2 5 Southwesterner Newsletter, 1984-1990

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Box Folder
2 6 Brochures, 1985-1991

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Box Folder
2 7 District Trustee Petitions, 1984-1989

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Box Folder
2 8 Directories, 1982-1986 (Excluding 1983)

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Box Folder
2 9 Directories, 1987-1990

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Box Folder
2 10 Summer Institute Program Photographs, 1984-1985

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Dues

Box Folder
2 11 Dues, 1973-1974
12 Dues, 1974-1975
13 Dues, 1975-1976
14 Dues, 1976-1977
15 Dues, 1977-1978
16 Dues, 1978-1979
17 Dues, 1979-1980
18 Dues, 1981

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Box Folder
3 1 Treasurer's Reports, 1978-1982

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Box Folder
3 2 Treasurer's Problems and Insurance, 1965-1977

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Box Folder
3 3 Board Correspondence, 1962-1964

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Box Folder
3 4 Budgets and Treasurer's Reports, 1971-1978

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Box Folder
3 5 Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1970-1978

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Box Folder
3 6 Treasury Papers, 1977-1981

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Box Folder
3 7 Board Minutes, 1962-1975

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Box Folder
3 8 Executive Committee Reports, 1972-1978

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Box Folder
3 9 Reports to Board, 1961-1968

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Box Folder
3 10 Vice-President's File, 1962-1975

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Box Folder
3 11 Correspondence, 1966-1969

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Box Folder
3 12 Association Unitaria Mexicana, 1969-1978

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Box Folder
4 1 Annual Fund Data, 1975-1982

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Box Folder
4 2 Financial Reports, 1974-1978

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Banking Records

Box Folder
4 3 Banking Records #1, 1959-1982
4 Banking Records #2, 1959-1982
5 Check Stubs, 1975-1977
6 Check Stubs, 1977-1979
7 Check Stubs, 1979-1981
8 Banking Records, 1978-1982
9 Bank Statements, 1979-1980
10 Bank Statements, 1980-1982
14 Canceled Checks, 1970-1974
15 Canceled Checks, 1974-1978
Box Folder
5 11 Bank Statements, 1964-1971
12 Bank Statements, 1971-1978

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Box Folder
4 11 Miscellaneous Financial Records, 1975-1980

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Box Folder
4 12 Correspondence of Treasury, 1978-1980

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Box Folder
4 13 Credit Cards, 1976-1977

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Vouchers

Box Folder
5 1 Vouchers, July-December, 1973
2 Vouchers, January-June, 1974
3 Vouchers, July-December, 1974
4 Vouchers, January-June, 1975
5 Vouchers, July-December, 1975
6 Vouchers, January-June, 1976
7 Vouchers, July-December, 1976
8 Vouchers, January-June, 1977
9 Vouchers, July-December, 1977
10 Vouchers, January-June, 1978
Box Folder
6 10 Vouchers # 1, 1978-1979
11 Vouchers # 2, 1978-1979
12 Vouchers # 1, 1979-1980
13 Vouchers # 2, 1979-1980
14 Vouchers, 1980-1981
15 Vouchers, 1981-1982

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Conventions

Box Folder
6 1 Convention # 1, 1976
2 Convention # 2, 1976
3 Convention, 1977
4 Convention # 1, 1978
5 Convention # 2, 1978
6 Convention # 1, 1979
7 Convention # 2, 1979

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Box Folder
6 8 Statistics, 1960-1970

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Box Folder
6 9 Unitarian-Universalist Assn. Grant, 1974-1978

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Box Folder
6 16 Correspondence, 1963-1972

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Religious Education

Box Folder
7 1 Religious Education- Pamphlets, Brochures and Order Forms, 1963-1965
2 Religious Education- Twelve Celebrations Program Aids, 1963 and Undated
3 Religious Education- Book List and Worship Guides, 1960-1962
4 Religious Education- Program Guides and Manuals, 1962-1965
5 Religious Education- Program Guides and Manuals, 1965 and Undated
6 Religious Education- Worship Manual for the Junior High School Age, 1961
7 Religious Education- Pamphlets, 1962-1968
8 Religious Education- Biographies and Teaching Manuals, 1958-1965
9 Religious Education- Teaching Guides and Manuals, 1964 and Undated
10 Religious Education- Church History, Teaching Guides and Child Development Manuals, 1951-1965
11 Religious Education- Church Philosophy and Child Development Manuals, 1960-1963
12 Religious Education- Church Philosophy and Education Manuals, 1958-1966
13 Religious Education- Church Philosophy and Education Manuals, 1960 and Undated
14 Religious Education- Education Manuals, 1959-1964

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