UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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UWRF Series 178

Collection Title: Habitat for Humanity Records

Dates: 1994-2006

Arrangement: Alphabetical by record type

Extent: 2 a.b. 1 5. a.b. (0.8 c.f.)

Location: 17/E/4

Processed By: Wesley Franklin 3/16/2018

 

Administrative/Biographical History:

 Habitat for Humanity is an international organization whose mission is to “eliminate poverty housing from the world by making decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. The organizations mission is to establish affordable housing, build and rehabilitate homes, and raise finds.” (Constitution, folder 3)

 

This collection consists of the records from the UWRF Campus Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. The chapter was a part of the broader Habitat for Humanity group, and connected specifically to the St. Croix County Habitat for Humanity organization. The students involved in this organization, traveled to other parts of the country and helped build homes.

 

Scope & Content:

This collection is divided into three series, Administrative documents that includes, the constitution, meeting minutes, member lists, grants and sponsorships, policies and financial records. The second series consists of projects, presentations and photographs of the organization. The third series are digital records, that include photographs of group trips, and videos of a campus build event.

 

Subjects:

Community Service – Philanthropy

People - Tim Nissen

Non-profit Organization

Student Organization

Volunteer

 

Inventory:                                                                             

 

Box/Folder                 Title (Date)

1/1                              Affiliates (1994-1998)

1/2                              Agendas and Minutes (1994-2006)

1/3                              Chapter Organization-Constitution (N.D)      

1/4                              Chapter Organization-Members (N.D)

1/5                              Chapter Organization-Officers and Positions (2000s)

1/6                              Chapter Organization-Policies and Information (2000-2005)

1/7                              Collegiate Challenge (N.D)

1/8                              Events (1997-2003)

1/9                              Financial Records (1998-2005)

1/10                            Fundraising (1998-2000)

1/11                            Grants and Sponsorships (1998-2002)

1/12                            Leadership (N.D)

1/13                            Merchandise (N.D)

1/14                            Operations Manual (N.D)

1/15                            Public Relations and Facts (N.D)

2/1                              Quizzes, Worksheets, and Activities for Meetings (N.D)

2/2                              Awards (N.D)

2/3                              Correspondence (N.D)

2/4                              Newsletters (1997-1999)

2/5                              Newspapers (2000-2003)

2/6                              Presentation (N.D)

2/7                              Photographs (N.D)

2/8                              St. Croix Valley Habitat for Humanity (2001-2006)

3/1                              Scrapbook (1994)


Digital Materials:

D2008.043.001          Photographs – Collegiate Trips (1994-1999)

D2008.043.002          Video – “Two Hour Habitat Video” (2006)

D2008.043.003          Video – “Unity in the Community” (2006)

D2008.043.005          Video - Lip Sync Contest (2006)

D2008.043.006          Video - Campus Habitat Build (2006)

D2008.043.007          Video - On-Campus Building Project (2006)

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