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University Year for Action

Identifier: UA-098
This collection is made up of a few different types of files.  There are files dealing with applying for the grant, correspondence that deal with applying for the grant and communications after receiving the grant,  quarterly reports, and files that deal with the volunteers placement and the performances reviews of them.


  • 1975-1979

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.


1.2 Linear Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

The University Year for Action was a federally funded program that allowed students to work firsthand with some of the problems of society; drug abuse, poverty, the elderly, and the mentally ill.  Many Universities used the program and awarded students who participated with a full year’s academic credit for enrolling in off-campus antipoverty programs.Note written by Greg Bailey

Custodial History

Transferred from the University Year for Action to the ETRC.

Accruals and Additions

Materials that were duplicates, had Social Security Numbers, and were publications from another college that did not mention SFA were removed.

Separated Materials

An oversized scrapbook is in a custom box located with other oversized UA materials.

Other Descriptive Information

Formerly UA-50.
Greg Bailey, April 2011

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository