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Binder 3 - Box 2: Documents in this volume include a short history of WSU Vancouver, newspaper clippings, members and contributors of SWJCE, position papers from the office of WSU's president, documents and data related to higher educational needs in southwest Washington, potential partnerships with business and industry through the Columbia River Economic Development Council, and early legislative efforts in the formation and growth of the branch campus., 1990 - 1993; circa. 1985


Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains surrogates from a group of materials created and compiled by Robert (Bob) Schaefer documenting the establishment of the Southwest Washington Joint Center for Education (SWJCE) and Washington State University Vancouver, Washington. Original materials were contained in six three-ringed binders, which were digitized courtesy of Robert (Bob) Schaefer. Over 1,500 pages are included in this collection, including newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting notes, documents on higher education trends, employment and regional industry forecasts, formal reports and communications to Washington State Legislature and the public, publications from SWJCE and WSU Vancouver and other documents pertaining to each institution's establishment and early operations. The date range of items from this collection are from 1980 to the early 1990s.


  • 1990 - 1993; circa. 1985


From the Collection: .834 Linear Feet : Surrogates to this collection are contained in two document boxes.

From the Collection: 1.8 Gigabytes : Digital surrogate files for access are stored on compact discs. Preservation files are in cold storage and on the DR (Digital Records) drive.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington State University Vancouver, Archives and Special Collections Repository

14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver WA 98686 United States