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American Association of University Professors, Minnesota Chapters papers

Identifier: 446; 447; 448; 2000-55; 2001-36

Scope and Content

The collection consists of local and national materials, committee papers, correspondence, meeting minutes and session papers, publications and conference reports for the various AAUP chapters at colleges and universities in Minnesota, including the University of Minnesota. Much of the material regarding the University of Minnesota AAUP is arranged separately from the rest of the Minnesota materials (collections 446, 2000-55, 2001-36).


  • 1916-1988


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the American Association of University Professors, Minnesota Chapters papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Historical Note

The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was founded in 1915 to "advance academic freedom and shared governance, to define fundamental professional values and standards for higher education, and to ensure higher education's contribution to the common good." The Minnesota chapter of the AAUP represents faculty at campuses across the state. Annual meetings and the newsletter Minnesota Academeare offered by the Minnesota Chapter to its members.


23 boxes (29.9 linear feet)


Collection contains the records of the Minnesota chapters of the American Association of University Professors, including the University of Minnesota chapter.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with detailed contents is available for parts of the collection in University Archives.

Source of acquisition

Collection was deposited in University Archives in 1959. Several subsequent deposits have been made to the collection.

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.

American Association of University Professors, Minnesota Chapters papers, 1916-1988
Karen Spilman
February 2005; updated July 2005
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