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University Council Student Representative Michael Pierce papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2-2-1104

Scope and Contents

Documents that can be found in the collection relate to the University Council and the student representative Michael Pierce.

Series I contains documents generated directly by the University Council, including Council agendas, minutes and related documents. Also included is Mr. Pierce’s correspondence regarding Council matters, as well as legal documents and records of individuals whom Michael Pierce represented in legal matters with the University. Note: this collection does not have a complete set of agendas and minutes for Michael Pierce’s tenure on the Council.

Series II contains documents which are of a more personal nature to Mr. Pierce, including personal correspondence, and academic records.


  • 1979-1996
  • Majority of material found within 1994-1996

Terms of Access and Use

Pursuant to University Archives Restricted Records Policy regarding legal records, access to portions of this collection is RESTRICTED until 2057 (folder 2.6), 2068 (folder 1.6), and 2070 (folders 1.3-1.4).


Copyright in papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Biographical Note

Michael Pierce was the student representative on the University Council for the 1994-1995 academic year.


.63 linear feet Linear Feet (1 manuscript box, 1 half legal manuscript box )

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The collection contains documents which were created by the University Council and Michael Pierce during the time he served on the Council.


This collection is arranged into two series as follows:

Series I: Documents relating directly to the University Council are filed in alphabetical order by subject. The University Council agendas, minutes and related documents are all in chronological order.

Series II: The folders in this series are arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Acquisition Information

The University Council Student Representative Michael Pierce Records, 1979-1996 (Bulk 1994-1996) was gifted to University Archives by Michael Pierce in 2003.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected.

Separated Materials

There were several issues of Reporter and Spectrum which were removed from the collection. They can be found in the periodical collection in the University Archives. The issue and volume numbers are as follows: Reporter: Vol 27, No 14 ; Vol 27, No 17 ; Vol 27, No 19 ; Vol 27, No 21 ; Vol 27, No 25 Spectrum: Vol 42, No 64 ; Vol 44, No 66

Processing Information

Processed by Stephanie Tocco, July 2007; finding aid encoded by Rebecca Cobb, March 2019.


Finding Aid for the University Council Student Representative Michael Pierce papers
Finding aid prepared by Stephanie Tocco
July 2007
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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