The Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity is responsible for working with all members of the University of Oregon community to ensure that the university is meeting the letter and spirit of its legal obligations related to affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination, and to support the university's commitment to diversity.
The collection contains records that document the functions and activities of this office.
Collection organized by accession and includes the following material:
Accession 10953.A: meeting minutes, Affirmative Action Committee rules, annual reports, and notes, 1974-1979.
Accession 11114.A: correspondence, 1971-1972.
Accession 11145.A: office files, correspondence, Muriel Jackson correspondence files, women's basketball, annual reports, and minutes, 1983-1984.
Accession 11352.A: correspondence, charts, reports, and meeting minutes, 1974-1984.
Accession 11355.A: correspondence and reports, 1971-1979.
Accession 11380.A: correspondence and annual reports, 1971-1977.
Accession 11509.A: departmental files, files on CDSE, Title IX and EEO-6, plans and reports, and Affirmative Action policies of procedures, 1971-1989.
Accession 1996.135.A: annual reports, 1974-1979.
Accession 1996.147.A: Affirmative Action Management information, and advisory board records, 1990-1993.
Accession 1996.148.A: correspondence and reports, 1972-1990.
Accession 1996.221.A: correspondence and reports, 1971-1972.
Accession 1996.349.A: annual reports and two 1969 administration manuals, 1969-1977.
Accession 1996.404.A: meeting minutes and correspondence, 1972-1978.
Accession 1996.693.A: correspondence, 1969-1975.
Accession 1996.796.A: correspondence, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings 1987-1993.
Restrictions on Use :
Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.
Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.
If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.Restrictions on Access :
Collection is open to the public.
Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.
Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections & University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Materials may need to be reviewed by the University Archivist for confidential materials prior to access.Preferred Citation :
[Identification of item], Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity records, UA 036, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.
Material within this collection has been organized by accession. This organization reflects the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. This organization is also based on the decision not to merge the various accessions and organize them as a whole at this point in time, give the fact that future accruals are anticipated and/or that this organization is deemed sufficient for access.
Researchers should note that materials within a series or accession may overlap and/or relate to materials found in other accessions or initially processed materials. For example, correspondence may be found in all or only some groupings. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers may need to consult each accession.
Researchers should also note that similar materials can be arranged differently in each accession, depending on how the material is organized upon receipt or during initial processing. For instance, correspondence is one accession may be arranged alphabetically, while correspondence in another accession is arranged chronologically.
Processing Note :
Collection processed by Jenn Newby and Tanya Parlet, 2012.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal to no organization and rehousing. Multiple accession(s) for the collection have not been merged or organized as a whole. Each accession is described separately.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.Acquisition Information :
The records have been acquired through occasional transfers from the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity.Related Materials :
Other collections relating to Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity at Special Collections and University Archives include:
University Archives alphabetical subject files, UA Ref 1; University Archives publications, UA Ref 4.Future Additions :
Continued transfers of records from the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity are expected indefinitely.