Collection Overview

Title: Programs

Record Series: 02/00/01 [Box 6-7]

Record Group:

02/00/01 Office of the President Collection

Creator: Iowa State Teachers College

Date: 1926, 1936, 1951; 2021

Extent: 2 boxes (0.83 linear feet)

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: Materials entirely in English.

Information for Users

Accessing the Collection:

No restrictions. Materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

The Nielsen Field House rededication programs were donated by Jennifer Yarrow, Office of the President, in September 2021.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], in the [Series Title] #[series number], [folder number or title when applicable], [Collection Name], Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains programs commemorating various events throughout UNI's history. Included are those for its 50th commencement, including a 1926 pamphlet, "The Spirit of Fifty Years"; 1936 anniversary banquet programs honoring its 60th anniversary; a variety of pamphlets, brochures, and other handouts from the 1951 75th anniversary; and an invitation and program from the 2021 rededication of the Nielsen Field House.


Box 1

  • ISTC 50th commencement souvenir program(1926)
  • The Spirit of Fifty Years (1926)

Box 2

  • Programs for ISTC 60th anniversary banquet and celebration (1936)
  • 75th anniversary pamphlets, handouts and brochures (1951)
  • Nielsen Field House rededication materials, 2021
  • Patricia O. Tomson Center for Violence Prevention Dedication materials


  • 2021 Mark Nook Indigenous Peoples Day statement

Processing Information

Updated by Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, March 2020 and October 2021.