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National Association for Campus Activities - MS 1141

Introduction and History | Record Group/Series Description | Inventory

 Introduction and History

The National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) collection includes administrative records, conference and workshop files, handbooks, membership directories, publications, regional maps, professional correspondence, and audio-visual material dating from 1967 to 2012. The collection was donated in March 2012, with the assistance of Dr. Sandra Rouse, NACA Director of Education and Research. The collection is updated periodically with more current files.

The NACA was established in 1960 to help increase the buying power of campus programming dollars. Today, the NACA now has more than 950 college and university members and over 500 associate members who represent artists, lecturers and performers. The NACA offers a wide variety of events, educational institutes, publications and networking opportunities for colleges and universities across the country. The Association's programs focus on planning, risk management, multicultural education, concert management, student and professional leadership development, student government, and other services. Through its website, NACA also provides students and professional staff with a number of online programming and professional development tools.

For more information about NACA, and access to more current files, please visit their website at: http://www.naca.org

Record Group/ Series Description

Record Groups

The NACA collection is arranged into nine record groups: Administrative Files, Committee and Subject Files; Conferences/Workshops/Institutes/Symposiums; Handbooks and Directories; Educational Foundation/Foundation; Publications; Regions; Audio-Visuals; and, Oversize Items.

The Administrative Files (1975-1998) include legal documents, strategic planning files, board  minutes and reports, correspondence, and financial reports.

Committee and Subject Files (1967-2005) provide information on NACA history, Cooperative Buying Programs, regional restructuring, and committees involved with multicultural affairs, awards, and two year colleges.

Conferences/Workshops/Institutes/Symposiums (1970-2012) include conference programs and planning files, and workshop handbooks, proceedings, and brochures.

The Handbooks and Directories (1971-2005) include officer training guides, administrative handbooks, membership directories, and buyer’s guides.

Established in 1982, the Educational Foundation, now NACA Foundation, files (1988-2000) document ways in which fundraising is used to support the mission of NACA, and include annual reports, awards and scholarships, brochures, and commissions.  

The NACA Publications (1971-2012) primarily include the magazines Student Activities Programming and Campus Activities Programming.  Also included in this record group are leadership resources, monographs, informational brochures, and newsletters.

The files documenting the Regions (1975-2011) include regional/unit coordinator files, and regional records arranged by region.  Within each region, files include directories, conferences, newsletters and administrative documents.

Audio-Visuals (1984-2007) include conference photographs, a VHS tape of a Great Lakes Regional conference, and a DVD of National Student Film Festival Winners. The Oversize Items (1990-2000) include Programming on the Road magazine, and a register documenting people visiting the new executive office.

 Inventory

Record Group - Administrative Files

Box 1

  1. Legal documents: Bylaws, Statement of Ethics, Name change, 1975-1982, 2013, n.d
  2. Organizational Charts, 1992, 2013, n.d.
  3. Long Range/Strategic planning February, 1983, 1997
  4. Annual Reports, 1995/96-1997/98, 2011, 2012
  5. Board of Directors/Executive Committee minutes and reports, 1976-1980
  6. Summer Leadership meeting agenda book, July 1989
  7. Board of Directors meeting agenda book, February 1990
  8. Summer Leadership meeting newsletter, July 1990
  9. Board of Directors meeting agenda book, February 1994
  10. Leadership directories, 1980, 1997-1998

Box 2

  1. Correspondence, 1976, 1978-1980
  2. Financial reports, 1977-1978, 1980

Box 22

  1. Board of Directors meeting files October-December 1989
  2. Board of Directors meeting files March-December 1990
  3. Board of Directors meeting files April-December 1991
  4. Board of Directors meeting files March-December 1992
  5. Board of Directors meeting files March-December 1993
  6. Board of Directors meeting files March 1994
  7. Board of Directors meeting files July 1994
  8. Board of Directors meeting files November 1994

Record Group - Committee and Subject Files

Box 1

  1. Awards Committee, 1980
  2. Cooperative Buying Program, 1977-1981, 1990
  3. History of NACA 1967, 1970, n.d.
  4. Minority/Multicultural Committee, [1983]
  5. Regional Restructuring, 1997-2005
  6. Strategic Partnerships, 1999-2001
  7. Task Force to Study the National Committees, 1985-1986
  8. Two Year College Committee, [1976]

Record Group - Conferences/Workshops/Institutes/Symposiums

Box 1

  1. Conference files, 1978, 1979, 1980
  2. Conference files, 1981, 1982, 1983
  3. Conference files, 1984, 1986, 1987
  4. Conference files, 1988, 1989, 1991
  5. Conference files, 1992, 1993, 1994
  6. Conference files, 1995
  7. Conference files, 1996
  8. Conference files, 1997

Box 2

  1. Conference files, 1998
  2. Conference files, 1999
  3. Conference files, 2000
  4. Conference files, 2001
  5. Conference files, 2002
  6. Conference files, 2003
  7. Conference files, 2004Conference files 2007
  8. Conference files, 2009

Box 3

  1. Conference files, 2010
  2. Conference files, 2011
  3. Conference files, 2012

Box 4 - Workshops/Institutes/Symposiums

  1. NEC Professional Workshop Handbook (articles), [1970]
  2. ACU-I and NEC  Conference (Atlantic/Canadian unit and ACU-I region 1), November 1974
  3. NEC Travel Workshop, June 1975
  4. NEC Outdoor Recreation Workshop, June 1975
  5. NEC Programming Workshop, June 1975
  6. Advanced Programming Workshop, June 1975
  7. Summer Programming Workshop, June 1976
  8. Concert Promotion and Production Workshop, July 1983
  9. National Leadership Symposium proceedings, July 1993
  10. National Arts and Lectures Conference, 1981-1982
  11. Workshop/Institutes/Symposium informational brochures, 1983-84, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1995-96, 1998- 2000, 2004-05, 2008

Record Group - Handbooks/Directories

Box 1

  1. Associate Member Representative Handbook, 1992
  2. Associate Member Representative Handbook, 1993, 1995
  3. Conference Planning checklist/handbook, 1976, 1987
  4. Membership Coordinator’s Handbook, 1986-87, 1990
  5. Student Representative handbook (draft), n.d.
  6. Treasurer’s Handbook, 1991
  7. Regional Council Policies and Guidelines Manual February, 1995
  8. Regional Coordinator’s Handbook, 1986
  9. Regional Coordinator’s Handbook, 1996

Box 2

  1. Regional Coordinator’s Transition Guide, 1987-1988
  2. Regional Conference Coordinator’s Training Manual, 1992, 1993
  3. Regional Cooperative Buying Coordinator’s Handbook, 1990
  4. Regional Newsletter Editor Handbook, 1993, 1995
  5. Regional Student Representative’s Handbook, [1988], 1993
  6. Unit Coordinator’s Handbook, c. 1973
  7. Unit Coordinator’s Handbook, 1975, 1983
  8. Unit Coordinator’s Handbook, 1993, 1996-97

Box 3

  1. Membership Directory, January 1971
  2. Membership Directory, September 1972
  3. Membership Directory, 1973-1974
  4. Membership Directory, 1974-1975
  5. Membership Directory, 1975-1976
  6. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Fall 1981
  7. Membership Directory, 1981-1982
  8. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Spring 1982
  9. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Fall 1982
  10. Membership Directory, 1982-1983
  11. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Spring 1983
  12. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Fall 1983
  13. Membership Directory, 1983-1984
  14. Membership Directory (updated), 1983-1984
  15. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Spring 1984
  16. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Fall 1984
  17. Membership Directory (Associate/Artist), Spring 1985

Box 4

  1. Membership Directory, 1984-1985
  2. Membership Directory, Fall 1986
  3. Membership Directory, Spring, Summer 1989
  4. Membership Directory, 1989-1990
  5. Membership Directory, Spring-Summer 1990
  6. Membership Directory, Spring 1992
  7. Membership Directory (supplement), 1993-1994
  8. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 1994-1995
  9. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide (supplement), 1994-1995
  10. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 1995-1996
  11. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide (supplement), 1995-1996
  12. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 1996-1997
  13. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 1997-1998
  14. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide (supplement), 1997-1998

Box 5

  1. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 1998-1999
  2. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide (supplement), 1998-1999
  3. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 1999-2000
  4. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide (supplement), 1999-2000
  5. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 2000-2001
  6. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 2001-2002
  7. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 2002-2003
  8. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 2003-2004
  9. Membership Directory and Buyers’ Guide, 2004-2005

Record Group - Educational Foundation/Foundation

Box 1

  1. Annual Reports, 1988-1992, 1994- 1995
  2. Awards-Call for Entries, 1998-2000
  3. Brochure, n.d.
  4. Commissions-Vice Chair for Program Services correspondence, 1988-1989, 1996
  5. Commission for Campus Activities, 1989, 1995-1997
  6. Commission for Multicultural Education, 1996-1997
  7. Commission for Professional Development, 1988-1989, [1996]
  8. Commission for Student Development/Leadership, 1988-1989, 1996-97
  9. Commission for Volunteer Development/Association Volunteer Development, 1988-1989
  10. Newsletter-Jobs Services March, 1996

Record Group - Publications

Box 1

  1. NACA Resources Index, 1987-88, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1993-94, 1998-99, 1999-2000
  2. NEC-articles on campus programming, 1971
  3. Our Changing Profession resources, 1988
  4. Tools for Training resources, 1988

Box 2

  1. Contemporary Leadership resources, 1989
  2. NECAA/NACA informational brochures, 1979-2006, n.d.
  3. Monograph-Selected Readings for Advisers and Officers, 1983
  4. Monograph-Supporting Student Leadership-Selections from the Student Development series, Sara Boatman, editor, 1992
  5. Monograph-Diversity, Student Activities and Their Roles in Community Colleges, by Michael Nejman, 1995
  6. Monograph-Financing Campus Activities, by David Meabon, Lee Krehbiel, and David Suddick, 1996

Box 3

  1. Monograph-Student Leadership Development, by Sara Boatman, 1997
  2. Monograph-The Law and Campus Life by Frank Julian 1997
  3. Monograph-Advising Student Governments, Tricia Nolfi Torok, editor, 1999/2000
  4. Monograph-A Guide to Leadership Training Programs, by Peter Simonds, 2002
  5. Steps to Individual Excellence as a Campus Activities Professional, 2007

Box 4

  1. ProShop-member newsletter (changed to Profile in 1979), Aug. 1978- Dec. 1980
  2. Profile-member newsletter, Jan. 1981-Dec. 1983
  3. Profile-member newsletter, Jan. 1984-Dec. 1986
  4. Profile-member newsletter, Jan. 1987-Dec. 1988

Box 5

  1. Profile-member newsletter, Jan. 1991-Dec.1992
  2. Profile-member newsletter, Jan. 1993-Dec. 1994
  3. Profile-member newsletter, 1995-1997 complete)
  4. NECAA Leadership Newsletter, Dec. 1977-April 1980
  5. Leadership News, Oct. 1995-Jan. 1999
  6. AM Report-newsletter for associate members, 1982, 1983, 1985

Box 6

  1. NEC Newsletter, 1973-1974
  2. Student Activities Programming Magazine, July 1974-June 1976
  3. Student Activities Programming Magazine, July/Aug 1976- Oct/Nov 1978
  4. Student Activities Programming Magazine, Dec 1978/Jan 1979- Dec. 1979

Box 7

  1. Student Activities Programming Magazine, Sept. 1979-Dec. 1980
  2. Student Activities Programming Magazine, March-Dec. 1981
  3. Student Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1982

Box 8

  1. Student Activities/Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Nov. 1983
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.–Dec. 1984
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1985

Box 9

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1986
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1987
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1988

Box 10

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1989
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1990
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Summer 1991

Box 11

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Sept.-Dec. 1991
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1992
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1993

Box 12

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1994
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1995
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Back to School 1996

Box 13

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Sept.-Dec. 1996
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1997
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1998
  4. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 1999

Box 14

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2000
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2001
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2002

Box 15

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2003
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2004
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2005

Box 16

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2006
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2007
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2008

Box 17

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2009
  2. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2010
  3. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, Jan.-Dec. 2011

Box 18

  1. Campus Activities Programming Magazine, January-May 2012

(See Oversize Box for issues of Programming on the Road)

Record Group - Regions

Box 1

  1. Region/Unit Coordinator files, 1975-1976, 1978- 1980
  2. Regional Conferences brochure, 1979, 1983-84, 1990- 91, 1995-1998, 2006- 07
  3. Regional maps, 1983
  4. New England Region administrative files, 1987, 1989-1997
  5. New England Region conferences and workshops, 1984, 1991, 1992, 1994-98
  6. New England/Region 1, ACU-I graduate student directory, 1995-1996
  7. New England Region newsletters, 1991-1997

Box 2

  1. East Coast Region-bylaws and operating procedures, 1979, 1983
  2. East Coast Region awards program, 1993, 1998
  3. East Coast Region directories, 1979-80, 1985-86, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1994, 1997-98
  4. East Coast Region conferences, 1979, 1989, 1991-96
  5. East Coast Region conferences, 1997-99, 2002
  6. East Coast Region newsletters, Oct. 1978, 1992-99
  7. Northeast Region conferences, 2008, 2010, 2011

Box 3

  1. Mid-Atlantic Region conferences, 2008, 2010, 2011
  2. South Region conferences, 2008, 2010, 2011
  3. Southeast Region policy manual, [1988]
  4. Southeast Region directory, 1988
  5. Southeast Region conference, 1979
  6. Southeast Region Co-op Festival March, 2002
  7. South Central Region-officer roster, membership directory, 1990-92, 1998-99
  8. South Central Region Steering Committee files, 1975-1978
  9. South Central Region Steering Committee files, 1979-1982
  10. South Central Region Steering Committee files, December 1993

Box 4

  1. South Central Region correspondence, 1975
  2. South Central Region correspondence, 1976
  3. South Central Region correspondence, January-June 1977
  4. South Central Region correspondence, July-December 1977
  5. South Central Region correspondence, 1978
  6. South Central Region correspondence, 1979

Box 5

  1. South Central Region correspondence, 1980
  2. South Central Region correspondence, 1981-1982
  3. South Central Region financial records, 1975-1980
  4. South Central Region conferences, 1975-1977
  5. South Central Region conference, 1978
  6. South Central Region conference, 1979
  7. South Central Region conference, 1980
  8. South Central Region conference, 1981

Box 6

  1. South Central Region conference, 1983
  2. South Central Region conference, 1996
  3. South Central Region conference, 2000
  4. South Central Region newsletter, 1975-1981
  5. Great Lakes Region bylaws, 1979
  6. Great Lakes Region operating procedures, 1995
  7. Great Lakes Region strategic plan, 1993, 1996
  8. Great Lakes Region reports, [1986], 1988, 1990, 1991
  9. Great Lakes Region officer roster, membership directory, 1996
  10. Great Lakes Region awards, 1995-1997
  11. Great Lakes Region festival programs, 1996-1998
  12. Great Lakes Region conferences, 1975, 1979
  13. Great Lakes Region conferences, 1988, 1989, 1991- 1993
  14. Great Lakes Region conferences, 1994-2000

Box 7

  1. Great Lakes Region Cooperative Buying handbooks/reports, 1984-85, 1989, 1991- 97, n.d.
  2. Great Lakes Region brochures-Speakers Bureau, Graduate Intern program, 1994, n.d.
  3. Great Lakes Region newsletters, 1977, 1989, 1991, 1994-2000
  4. Mid-American Region Programming workshop, 1981
  5. Mid-American Region conferences, 2008, 2010, 2011
  6. Upper Midwest Region conferences, 1989, 1991
  7. Upper Midwest Region history-celebrating 30 years, 2001
  8. Heart of America Region newsletters and conferences, 1977-1978, 1980, 1991
  9. Central Region conferences,2002, 2008, 2010, 2011

Box 8

  1. West Region conferences, 2010, 2011
  2. Pacific Northwest Region membership directory, 1990-1991
  3. Pacific Northwest Region conferences, 1980, 1990-1992
  4. Far West Region membership directory, 1994-95, 1995-96
  5. Far West Region conferences, 1993, 1995
  6. Far West Region Cooperative Buying handbooks and reports, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995
  7. Far West Region newsletters, 1976, 1990, 1995- 1997

Box 9

  1. Illiana Region newsletters and conferences,1977-78, 1988-1992
  2. Michigan Unit minutes, reports, newsletters, correspondence, 1979-1995
  3. Ohio Unit minutes, reports, correspondence, newsletters, 1985-Jan. 1996
  4. West Virginia Unit reports and newsletters, 1986-1995
  5. Western Pennsylvania Unit newsletters and reports, 1987-1995
  6. Wisconsin Unit conferences, workshops, leadership guides, 1978-1998

Record Group - Audio Visuals

Box 1

  1. Photographs-Minneapolis regional conference, 1984
  2. Photographs-UMA Conference, 1989
  3. Photographs-Conference pictures and officers, 1997-1998
  4. Photographs-National conference-Nashville, 1999
  5. Photographs-Officers (?), n.d.
  6. VHS tape-Great Lakes Regional conference, 1996
  7. DVD-National Student Film Festival winners (includes flyer and photographs), 2007

Oversize Items

Box 1

  1. Programming on the Road, October 1995- June/July 2000
  2. New Office drop-ins register, 1990-1991

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