BOT 302: Archives and Records

The Archives shall be the depository for University records which are no longer administratively necessary in the several departments, but which have historical or other value. The Archives may also receive personal papers of officials, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and others.

The records of the official activities of the University officers and offices are the property of Michigan State University. Such property is not to be destroyed without the approval of both (a) the officer in charge of the department where the papers are produced or accumulated, and (b) the Director of University Archives and Historical Collections.

Restrictions may be placed on the use of confidential records and papers entrusted to the Archives by the Board of Trustees, administrative officials and other donors.

Enacted: 11/21/69

Retired Policy No. 02-12-01