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Archives at Ozuna Library: ACCD Records

Finding Aid

A Guide to the ACCD Records in the Palo Alto College Archives


Creator: Alamo Community College District

Identification: PAC-003


Extent: 1 box (.5 linear feet)

Repository:  Palo Alto College Archives

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], ACCD Records Collection, PAC-004. Palo Alto College Archives.

Access Restrictions: None

Copyright: None.

Creator:  Alamo Community College District.

Language: English

Biography/Historical Note: While the name Alamo Community College District (ACCD) has only been around since 1982, the origins of the umbrella organization go all the way back to 1945.

Established in 1925, the San Antonio College was established as University Junior College the auspices of the University of Texas. The following year control of the college was transferred to the San Antonio Independent School District and the name was changed to San Antonio Junior College.

With passage of state legislation authorizing the creation of junior college districts, administrators embarked on an active campaign to create the San Antonio Union Junior College District. Approved in 1945, the District assumed control of the San Antonio Junior College and St. Philip's Junior College, originally a private Episcopal Institution, in 1946. Two years later, "Junior" was dropped from the names of the colleges, and attention focused on finding a permanent facility.

The name of the college district was changed to San Antonio Community College District in 1978 and in 1982 the district was renamed the Alamo Community College District.  In 2009 trustees approved that the ACCD be referred to as Alamo Colleges to encompass all five colleges.

Scope and Content Notes: Includes items published or printed primarily for internal distribution or for organizational record keeping.

System of Arrangement: Arranged by type of publication, then chronologically.

Related Materials:

PAC-001: ACCD Budget Collection

PAC-006:  ACCD Publications Collection


Box    Folder    Contents    Dates
     1      1         Auditor’s Opinion, Financial Statements and Supplemental Information, August 31, 1989

     1      2         Annual Financial Report, FY ending August 31, 1999

                        Annual Financial Report, FY ending August 31, 2000

     1      3         Annual Financial Report, FY ending August 31, 2001

     1      4         Suggested district policies, n.d.

     1      5         Strategic Initiatives and Operational Recommendations, October 6, 1994

     1      6         Vice Chancellor for Fiscal Affairs, June 26, 1995

     1      7         ACCD Evaluation, c. 2002

OS 2        Minutes, Alamo Community College District, Board of Trustees Meeting, Sept. 21, 1999-June 19, 2001