Guide to the Office of Computer and Management Services Records, 1979-1991

Summary Information

Title: Office of Computer and Management Services Records, 1979-1991
Collection: UA.5067
Extent: 3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Abstract:

The Office of Computer and Management Services began in 1979 in the Division of Academic Affairs and handled some record-keeping functions of the university as well as computer, software and networking implementation on campus. The Computer and Management Services Records contain administrative and correspondence files dating 1979-1991.

Creator: Office of Computer Management.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Office of Computer and Management Services began in 1979 in the division of Academic Affairs and handled some record-keeping functions of the university as well as computer, software and networking implementation on campus. Though the office has continued operation as late as 2009, its roles and services have decreased as the use of technology has increased on campus.

Scope and Contents

The Computer and Management Services Records contain administrative and correspondence files dating 1979-1991. Topics of these files include operating systems manuals, software, Comptroller offices, system rentals, equipment payments, employment testing, Sperry computers, Apple computers, purchase agreements and price lists.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5067: Office of Computer and Management Services Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.

Container List

The following accession list links to inventories of records received and added to this record group.

UA.2003.139: Information on Sperry and Apple Computers, 1984-1988

UA.2005.109: Computer Management Services Correspondence Administrative and Sperrylink Files, 1979-1984 [Restricted for personal information.]

UA.2005.219: Computer and Management Services Office Files, 1979-1982

UA.2005.236: Computer and Management Services Office Files, 1984-1991

UA.2005.256: Computer and Management Services Office Files 1984-1989