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Board in Control of Student Publications records

Identifier: ua-00506

Scope and Content

The records of the Board in Control of Student Publications documents the administrative actions of the Board, as well as various University of Minnesota student publications. Materials includes constitutions and by-laws, meeting minutes, and correspondence of the Board, and correspondence and platforms of the various student publications. Most of the records relate to the Minnesota Dailyand the Gopher.


  • 1926-1980


Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Use of Materials

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


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

Board in Control of Student Publications was established to provide a University-wide organization that's responsible for providing and managing student generated printed media at the University of Minnesota. In addition, the Board was able to discontinue student publications for various reasons, including lack of funding. Publications oversaw by the Board included many short lived humor and literary magazines, as well as the University's student newspaper - the Minnesota Daily, and student yearbook - the Gopher. The Board's name was official changed to the Minnesota Daily Board of Directors in 1992/1993.


5 Cubic Feet (4 boxes)


Collection contains the records of the Board in Control of Student Publications at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

The records were transferred to University Archives from 1965-1980.

Board in Control of Student Publications Records, 1926-1980.
Karen Spilman
March 2010
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

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