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Wayne State University Association of Black Business Students Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR001905
This collection consists of meeting minutes from the late 1990s, correspondence, and event programs. In addition, it also contains photographs from group banquets and other events.

Dates

  • 1984 - 2003

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Association of Black Business Students was a student organization at Wayne State University. The records document its activities from 1984 to 2003.

History

The Association of Black Business Students, or ABBS, was an African-American oriented student group that based its core focus on students going into business. Founded in 1967, ABBS held several goals: promoting interaction of goal-oriented business students, exposing them to various career opportunities, and helping students acquire leadership abilities. ABBS also strived to help members develop leadership skills by encouraging participation in group activities and chairing events.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 1 series, with folders arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

Materials were deposited at the Walter P. Reuther Library by John J. Davis in 2005.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Mark Prindiville on April 6, 2017.
Title
Guide to the Association of Black Business Students Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Mark Prindville.
Date
2017-04-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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