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Guide to the Bowdoin Student Government Records, 1883-

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Title:
Bowdoin Student Government: records
Creator:
Bowdoin Student Government
ID:
A04.06
Date [inclusive]:
1883-
Extent:
2 Linear Feet
Repository:
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Preferred Citation:

Bowdoin Student Government Records, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Student government advocates for the student body by engaging in issues and policy, and provides services and programming for the students. The process of choosing student government representatives, the groups directly represented, and the number of the representatives has changed throughout the years. The name of the governing body has also changed; Student Council (1908-1975), Student Assembly/Executive Board (1975-1997), Student Assembly with an Executive Committee (1997-2002), and Bowdoin Student Government or BSG (2002- ).

Meeting materials including agendas, meeting packets, and minutes. There are also constitutions, reports, correspondence, and other records.

Series Description:

Meeting materials including agendas, minutes, and meeting packets. Student Council by-laws are bound in the volume with the Student Council minutes for 1908-1918.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1908-1918, Student Council Undergraduate Council minutes and by-laws

volume 1

1919-1933, Student Council minutes

volume 2

1945-1947, Student Council minutes

volume 3

1947-1949, Student Council minutes

volume 4

1954-1956, Student Council minutes

volume 5

1957 Feb - 1961 Apr, Student Council minutes

box 1 folder 1-5

1963 May - 1970 Apr, Student Council minutes

box 1 folder 6-13

1972 Apr - 1973 Apr, Student Council minutes

box 1 folder 14-15

1984 Sep - 1985 Mar, Student Assembly/Executive Board minutes

box 1 folder 16

2006 Sep - 2007 Apr, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) minutes

box 1 folder 17

2007 Sep - 2011 Apr, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) agendas, meeting packets, and minutes

box 1 folder 18-21

2011 Oct - 2012 Apr, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) minutes

box 1 folder 22

2012 Oct 10-24, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) agendas, meeting packets, and minutes

box 1 folder 23

2013 Oct - 2014 Apr, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) agendas, meeting packets, and minutes

box 1 folder 24

2014 Oct - 2015 Apr, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) minutes

box 1 folder 25

2015 Oct - 2016 Apr, Bowdoin Student Government (BSG) agendas and minutes

box 1 folder 26

Series Description:

Correspondence with other student governments and with college officials from Bowdoin and elsewhere. Committee reports, budget information, election material, announcements, proposals, and resolutions are inlcuded, as well as constitutions and information on the honor code.

Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

1883, 1894, Articles of Agreement Between the Faculty and Students of Bowdoin College for the Administration of Justice in the College

box 2 folder 1

1914, Constitutions and Regulations of Student Organizations, issued by the Bowdoin College Student Council

box 2 folder 2

1930, Note from the White House signed by Secretary to the President

box 2 folder 3

1933, Student Council

box 2 folder 4

1947-1955, Student Council

box 2 folder 5-13

1955 Mar 25-27, M.I.T. Conference on Discrimination

box 2 folder 14

1955, 1959, 1969, n.d., Student Council constitution

box 2 folder 15

1956-1961, Student Council

box 2 folder 16-21

1963-1970, Student Council

box 2 folder 22-29

1970, n.d., Honor code material

box 2 folder 30

1971-1973, Student Council

box 2 folder 31-32

1974-1975, Student Council

box 2 folder 33

1975-1989, Student Assembly/Executive Board

box 2 folder 34-40

1983-1984, Student Assembly: student reports for committees of the faculty and governing boards

box 2 folder 41

1985 Feb, Student Assembly: student reports on committees of the faculty and governing boards

box 2 folder 42

1991, Student Assembly: constitution

box 2 folder 43

1992, Student Assembly: honor code revision

box 2 folder 44

2007-2008, Bowdoin Student Government

box 2 folder 45

2010, Bowdoin Student Government: survey samples for student organization leaders

box 2 folder 46

2012, Uncommon Hour

box 2 folder 47

2013-, Bowdoin Student Government

box 2 folder 48

2016 - , Posters

ovsz-box 10b

n.d., Student government - miscellaneous

box 2 folder 50
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