Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. University Senate
- University of Arkansas University Senate Commencement Committee Records
- Inclusive Dates
- 1918-1941, 1969
- Bulk Dates
- MC 60
- .25 linear feet (1 box)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
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The University of Arkansas University Senate Commencement Committee Meeting Minute Book was donated on December 18, 1972 by Blair Hart through G. Clark. The commencement address was donated on February 17, 1969 through William W. Hughes and the President's Office.
Processed by Amy Allen; completed in December 2013.
Preferred Form of Citation
University of Arkansas University Senate Commencement Committee Records (MC 60), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.
See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.
The University Senate Commencement Committee was responsible for planning the commencement excecises. The first mention of the Commencement Committee in the University Catalog is in the 1903-1904 academic year.
The 22nd Winter Commencement Exercises were held on January 25, 1969. The commencement address was given by C.H. Murphy, Jr., President of the Murphy Oil Corporation in El Dorado. Charles Haywood Murphy, Jr. became the leader of his family businesses after the death of his father in 1941. The businesses included banks, a sawmill, a railroad and oil exploration. In 1946, Murphy and his siblings formed C. H. Murphy & Company. A few years later this would become the Murphy Corporation with Murphy serving as president until 1972 and chairman of the board until 1994.
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of a bound meeting minute book and one speech. Some correspondence and commencement event programs are pasted into the meeting minute book.
Arrangement of the Papers
This collection consists of one bound volume and one speech.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
|Box 1||Folder 1||
Commencement Committee Meeting Minute Book, 1918-1941
|Box 1||Folder 2||
Commencement Address by C.H. Muphy, Jr., January 25, 1969
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