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Florida State University Libraries Proposed Amendments to Florida State University Constitution

 Collection — Box: 1818
Identifier: MSS 2009-002

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of documents pertaining to librarian faculty status dating from 1956-1958. The documents contained in the collection include letters between Florida State University (FSU)'s assistant librarian, Florence Bethea and the Constitution Committee's Chairman, Robert Miller, notes and suggestions for proposed amendments to the constitution, and copies of proposed constitutions. There are significant gaps in the collection. The earliest dated document is February 23, 1956 and the remainder covers the last few months in 1958.


  • Created: 1956-1958


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.

Biographical or Historical Information

The collection pertains to proposed changes to the Florida State University (FSU) Constitution regarding faculty status for FSU librarians. The collection documents discussions regarding what constitutes tenure/faculty status and the implications such changes could have on the role FSU librarians play as university professionals.


3.00 folders

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Existence and Location of Originals

Portions of collection available online?: No

Processing Information

Processed by Jordan Andrade in January 2009.

Florida State University Libraries Proposed Amendments to Florida State University Constitution
Jordon Andrade
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US