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Orientation Collection (WUA00129)

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Photographs and Negatives, 1990 - 2006

Slides, 1995-2000

Other Audio/Visual, 1972 - 2006



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Collection Overview

Title: Orientation Collection (WUA00129), 1972-2006Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1990-2006

ID: WUA/01/wua00129

Primary Creator: Orientation Office - Washington University in St. Louis

Extent: 2.75 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

The collection is divided into three series by type of media:

Series 01: Photographs and Negatives, 1990 – 2006 (by type, then chronologically).

Series 02: Slides, 1995 – 2000 (arranged chronologically).

Series 03: Other Audio/Visual, 1972 – 2006 (by type). Series 03 is located in the Film and Media vault.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Most photographs in this collection were taken by various individuals staffing the events and developed into 4 x 6 inch photos.  Negatives have been matched with corresponding images when possible, however these are unnumbered.  Some from 2006 are digital images created from Department of Photographic Services negatives, and have standard negative numbers listed on the material.

Collection Historical Note

This collection consists of photographs and other media related to student orientation programs at Washington University, conducted by the First Year Center, and its predecessor departments. The First Year Center’s programs include activities such as: dormitory move-in, orientation, picnics, service trips, parents’ orientation, and other events designed to introduce new undergraduate students to Washington University and the St. Louis community.

The First Year Center (FYC) was established in 2009 to assist both freshmen and transfer students join the campus community.  Previous to 2009, programs were conducted by various branches of Student Affairs, including the Office of Orientation and Parent’s Weekend, and the department of Campus Life.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: Accruals are interfiled with the collection.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method:

This material was transferred to the University Archives by staff of the First Year Center in January 2011.

Series 03, Folder 15: 7-inch 45-rpm record: Orientation '72 Washington University donated by Howard Nathanson, WUA2014-053

Separated Materials: Series 03 is located in the Film and Media vault.

Related Materials: See also Publications - Office of Student Affairs (WUA00247) and Office of Student Affairs (Student Activities) Records (WUA00149)

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Ashley Eckhardt in August 2011. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in July 2016.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in June 2012. Updated by Sarah Schnuriger in July 2016.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Photographs and Negatives, 1990 - 2006],
[Series 2: Slides, 1995-2000],
[Series 3: Other Audio/Visual, 1972 - 2006],
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Series 3: Other Audio/Visual, 1972 - 2006Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Audio Cassette: Convocation Ceremony, 1999Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 2: Photo CD: Parents' Orientation: Making Connections, 2006 (negative 06-471) (2 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 3: Photo CD: Parents' Orientation: Tailgate Party, 2006 (negative 06-473) (4 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 4: Photo CD: Parents' Orientation: Swing Dance Lessons, 2006 (negative 06-476) (4 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 5: Photo CD: Parents' Weekend: Check-in, 2006 (negative 06-477)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 6: Photo CD: Parents' Weekend: Jazz Performance (negative 06-485) (2 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 7: Photo CD: The Undergraduate Experience, 2006 (negative 06-497) (3 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 8: Photo CD: Mr. Wash U, 2006 (negative 06-498) (2 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 9: Photo CD: Freshman Reading Program, 2006 (negative 06-499) (3 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 10: Photo CD: Student Musical Showcase, 2006 (negative 06-500) (3 discs)Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 11: Helical Scan Video Tape: St. Louis: For Freshman Orientation, 1974Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 12: VHS Tape: Choices 101, 1998Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 13: VHS Tape: Choices, 2000Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 14: VHS Tape: Convocation, 2003Add to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault
Folder 15: 7-inch 45-rpm record: Orientation '72 Washington UniversityAdd to your cart.
Located in the Film and Media vault

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[Series 1: Photographs and Negatives, 1990 - 2006],
[Series 2: Slides, 1995-2000],
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