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Education Career Development Office records

Identifier: ua00150


Collection contains the records of the Education Career Development Office, an admissions, personnel, counseling, and research unit of the College of Education (Education and Human Development) that provides programs to assist in career preparation for students and alumni. Materials include reports, committee minutes, correspondence and project materials.


  • 1940s - 1970s


Access to Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and are available for use by appointment in the Elmer L. Andersen Library Reading Room.

This collection is not processed. Contents are minimally described and require further review to determine suitability for research use. Email for more information. Do not make travel arrangements or plans to visit Andersen Library without making prior arrangements with University Archives staff.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Historical Note

The Education Career Development Office (EDCO) was formed in 1973, the result of an administrative reorganization that combined three (3) University vocational and career advising units: the Bureau of Recommendations, Student Personnel Office, and the Department of Clinical Experiences.

The EDCO coordinated the admission process for the College of Education (later Education and Human Development), provided counseling and career planning, coordinated field experiences and internships, maintained student records, oversaw the course registration process, and provided resources for job placement.


3.75 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)

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Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to University Archives on June 25, 1975. Additional accruals were accessioned in 1978 and 1983.

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Processing Information

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Revision Statements

  • 2023: Collection title revised; original description (2005) updated

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