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 contains issues of the Picaro, which is the name of the student newspaper which was owned and operated by Mount Saint Vincent University’s Student Union. The Picaro began in 1965 but the name was briefly changed to Jargon from 2002-2004 and was eventually changed to Sentinel in 2005.
This file contains 2 versions of the Mount Saint Vincent class mottos, colours, and flowers for the graduating classes of 1962 - 1965, the Mount's Cap and Gown Pledge, the 1970 graduating class yearbook, a President's Report (1970 - 1971), 2 issues of Insight (Vol. 3 No. 2 Dec. ’73 and Vol. 4 No. 2 Jan. ’75), a postcard sent to the minister of finance, and an obituary for Sister Geraldine (2005).
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.
This subseries contains various bulletins and announcements related to the Mount Saint Vincent University Student Union. The file also includes a brochure about the services which the Student Union offers.
This series consists of textual and graphic administrative materials that relate to the Mount Saint Vincent Student Union. This series contains minutes from Student Union executive and committee meetings, a Councilor's Handbook, Student Union executive membership, reports from Student Union executive members, miscellaneous reports, copies and revisions of the constitution, annual general meeting minutes, personnel files, records of correspondence, records of computer systems used, campus bulletins, newspaper clippings that related to the Union, and Student Union by-laws.
This subseries contains textual and graphic material related to Student Union executive membership at Mount Saint Vincent University. The file contains lists of past Student Union presidents and student executive members. The majority of this file is comprised of student council group photos.
This subseries contains textual and graphic material related to the annual Student Union Alumnae and Athletics Awards Banquet held at Mount Saint Vincent University. The primary document type within the file are photos of the event but the file also contains pamphlets from the event and an invitation.
This series is composed primarily of photographs, correspondence, budgets, and invitations. Events include Orientation Week, the Alumnae and Athletics Awards Banquet, Senior Class Reception, Trivia Pursuit tournaments, and others.