Skip to main content

American Association of University Professors, Florida State University Chapter Records

Identifier: MSS 1985-027

Scope and Contents

The American Association of University Professor-FSU Chapter Records document the history of this organization that represented faculty and other higher education professionals at Florida State University. The collection contains activity files, agendas, committee files, correspondence, election materials, financial records, membership, minutes, newsletters, programs, and resolutions. Predominant topics include academic freedom; collective bargaining representation; faculty elections; merit; political activity; recruitment/retention; and salaries; and financial support of higher education in Florida. It is significant to researchers studying the early history of faculty representation and collective bargaining at Florida State University and at other higher education institutions in Florida.


  • Created: 1950-1967
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/00/1985


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

To request permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from the archives, please contact Heritage & University Archives, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, Florida. Researchers must obtain separate permission from the copyright holders of material held within University Archives collections for which the institution does not hold copyright.


0.80 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Method of Acquisition

Received as a gift from the Dorothy L. Hoffman Estate, November 1985.

Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Processing Information

Originally processed in 1986. Materials added and finding aid updated by Burt Altman in October 2007.

American Association of University Professors, Florida State University Chapter Records
Burt Altman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US