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Records of Administrative Officers

Identifier: UADO

Scope and Contents

The Records of Administrative Officers consists of documents dated 1915 to 1974 with the bulk falling from 1961 to 1974. The collection includes documents and materials related to the daily and larger functions of Colorado State University (CSU). Papers specific to Harry L. Dotson are present as well. Records are comprised of meeting minutes, memoranda, legislation, and other organizational records that are related to the offices within the collection.


  • Creation: 1915-1974
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1961-1974


Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection. However, it is stored off-site, so advance notice is required.

Restrictions on Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


The Records of Administrative Officers aggregates materials acquired from different sources.


2 linear feet (1 record carton; 1 document case)

Language of Materials



The Records of Administrative Officers contains the administrative records from non-academic and university governance offices at Colorado State University. Materials consist of meeting minutes, constitutions, legislation, correspondence, memos, and photographs from the Committee on Human Relations, Curriculum Committee, Faculty Council, Fort Collins City Council, Congress on Racial Equality, Office of the Academic Vice President, Department of the Dean of Women, Fort Collins Council of Churches, and Mail Services. Papers specific to Harry L. Dotson, former vice president of the university, are also in the collection.


The collection consists of 2 series in 1 record carton and 1 document case:

Series 1: Records, 1938-1974

Series 2: Harry L. Dotson, 1915-1974 and undated


The Records of Administrative Officers was transferred by various administrative offices, including the Office of the President, between 1972 and 1975.

Related Collections

Records of the State Board of Agriculture (USBA)

Records of the Office of the President (UPRE)

Records of the President's Executive Council (UPEC)

Records of the Office of the Vice President for Administrative Services (UVAD)

Records of the Vice President Administration (UUVP)

Records of the Public Relations Department (UPRD)

Records of the Committee on the Responsibilities and Standing of the Academic Faculty (UCOS)

Records of the Faculty Improvement Committee (UFIC)

Records of the Faculty (UFAC)


Processing was completed in July 2017. Materials were rehoused in acid-free folders and boxes.

Guide to the Records of Administrative Officers
Edited Full Draft
Prepared by Jessy Morris
Copyright 2017
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the CSU Libraries Archives & Special Collections Repository

Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA