Mount Saint Vincent University Archives houses the institutional records of Mount Saint Vincent College and University, including faculty and alumnae collections, as well as select community records pertaining to social justice issues.
Fond consists of textual records and photographs relating to Mount Saint Vincent University's Student Union. The contents of this collection were largely created by the student council members and administration at MSVU. The largest series within this collection is administrative materials but there are also many documents relating to events, publications such as the Student Handbook and student newspaper (the Picaro), financial documents, documents relating to Student Union regulations, the Student Union’s businesses and services, as well as committees on which student council members serve, Student Union projects, and documents relating to non-traditional Mount students and the organizations to which they belong. The Mount Saint Vincent University Student associations included within the fonds are at least partially governed by executive members of the Student Union.
This subseries is primarily comprised of reports from Mount Saint Vincent societies which are overseen and funded by the Student Union. This file contains reports from Vinnie’s Pub, the campus police, the home economics society, the science society, the business society, and many other societies. The file also contains some reports form Student Union executive members and some annual reports.
The subseries contains information about work station costs for members of the Student Union executive, the Honoria that members would receive, computer systems budgets, records of correspondence, an index of the computer systems that were being used, product invoices and warranties, product details, a report called: the information problems faced by Mount Saint Vincent University Student Union, and several floor plans for where computers would be placed.
This subseries contains textual documents and information about the Alumnae Student Union Leadership Award which was established using funds raised in trivia pursuits tournaments. The file contains completed nomination forms for the award, documents pertaining to the establishment of the award, information about the trivia pursuit tournaments, participant lists, and questions used in tournaments.
This subseries will contain miscellaneous textual and graphic material related to events organized by the Mount Saint Vincent University Student Union. The file contains one photo from the Student Council Christmas party.
This series consists of textual material produced at least in part, by the Mount Saint Vincent Student Union. This series is largely comprised of the student union produced paper, The Picaro. The series also contains student handbooks (which began being consistently produced by the Student Union in the 1970’s), a Student Union publication called Wednesday Night, the Council Communique (newsletter), Her Voices (newsletter), the student calendar, and other miscellaneous publications.
This series contains various financial documents relating to Mount Saint Vincent’s Student Union. Some documents relate to the spending of various societies while others relate to the businesses run by the Union such as the corner store (Crow n' Go) and pub (Vinnie's Pub). Others relate to the general spending of the Union. The primary document type within this series is financial statements. The series also includes budgets, schedules of revenues and expenses, a breakdown of student union fees and how they are spent, auditors’ reports, and other miscellaneous financial documents.
This subseries contains a breakdown of where Student Union fees were spent within the Mount Saint Vincent Student Union (1987-1987, 1988-1989) and a document which shows how Student Union fees have increased over time (1971-1987).
This series contains information about regulations which relate to the Mount Saint Vincent Student Union. The series contains documents that relate to the Mount’s Open-Door Policy Agreement with other local universities as well as documents outlining the regulations regarding the use of the Mount’s logo by the Student Union.