Collection - Board on Human Sciences, Inc.

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Board on Human Sciences, Inc.


  • 1966-2016 (Creation)

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9.00 Boxes

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It received accession number P2012.04.

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Acqusition Date: 20121010

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Scope and content

The Board on Human Sciences, Inc. (BoHS) is the premier advocacy group representing higher education disciplines that focus on the health, well-being and quality of living for individuals, families and communities. The Board on Human Sciences, Inc. (BoHS) is affiliated with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (A¨P¨L¨U).  Founded in 1966, the BoHS is an association of higher education administrators who are responsible for research, teaching, and extension outreach programs in Human Sciences disciplines at state and land-grant universities. Human Sciences use integrative approaches to study relationships among humans and their environments to achieve a healthy and sustainable world. The Board on Human Sciences, Inc. mission is to strengthen the intellectual integrity, stature and centrality of the Human Sciences in member institutions, in the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities and in government and industry.Archives of the Board on Human Sciences, Inc. include records from 1966 to 2016. The archives include annual directories of institutional membership and administrators representing each member unit. The archives include conference proceedings, Board of Directors meetings, financial records, organizational documents and Rules of Operation. Federal relations advocacy initiatives are included in archives documents. The Board on Human Sciences began presenting national awards in 2008, and the archives include recipients for each year from 2008 through 2015.

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Additional materials added to the collection during the summer of 2016.

System of arrangement

The collection is arranged physically in 9 boxes.

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No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.

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The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • English

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Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Board on Human Science, Inc., Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard


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  • English



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  • Box: Boxes 1-9