Rod Library--Special Collections
Model United Nations Papers
Archives Record Series: 12/06/10
Model United Nations Papers. 18 linear feet.
Materials found in this collection include items from university and student participation in the Midwest Model United Nations; the Iowa High School Model United Nations; the Governor's Youth Symposium on United Nations Day; and the United Nations Association-USA Iowa Chapter.
The types of information found within the Midwest Model United Nations (MMUN) folders include registration information, financial information, conference information, and research materials.
Information from the Iowa High School Model United Nations (IHSMUN) conference varies from year to year. Included within these folders may be: delegate handbooks, resolutions (those not accepted, draft, and final), listing of member countries and the schools they were assigned to, requests for country assignments, listing of secretariat members, research materials, originals and working copies of delegate handbooks, correspondence with high schools and their advisors, housing arrangements for conferences, topic discussions, advisors bulletins, and arrangements for training sessions. The financial records include: requests for monies received from the university and other funding sources, records of monies received from high schools, deposit records, bills, and requisitions for payments and services.
The folders from the Governor's Youth Symposium Day include information on regional meetings, topic information, financial information, publications, and plenary and pre-plenary session staff.
Included in the United Nations Association-USA (UNA-USA) folders are information on the current topics of the United Nations, research material, national conference of Model UNs, and state and local chapter information including some mailing lists of members.
UNI faculty advisors over the various years include: George Poage (founder of IHSMUN), Richard Newell, Timothy O'Connor, Charles Holcombe, and John Baskerville. Other persons associated with the organization over the years include: Mary Helfter, William Lehmkuhl, David Nagle, Patricia Pearson, Cheryl Ross, and Robert Thomas.
Rod Library Special Collections acquired most of this material from University of Northern Iowa Professor of History John Baskerville in 1999.
IHSMUN Delegate Handbooks, 1965-1997
IHSMUN Resolutions 1965-1971
IHSMUN Resolutions 1973-1987
IHSMUN Resolutions, 1988-1996
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1962-1971
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1971-1977
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1978-1984
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1985-1989
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1989-1992
25th Anniversary Activities, 1989
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1993-1994
Governor's Day Financial Records, 1986-1993
Commemorative Video Script
MMUN, IHSMUN, Governor's Day, UNA-USA, 1995-1999, 2003
Delegate Evaluations - undated
Faculty Advisor Questionnaires - undated
Delegate Credentials - undated
Delegate Credentials - undated
Editor's guide to the United Nations, 1976
George Poage endowment fund
Incoming correspondence, 1999
Iowa United Nations Association, 1995
Iowa United Nations Association, 1999
Outgoing correspondence, 1998-1999
Discrimination against Arabs, 1982
United Nations postage stamps
UNI Model United Nations constitution and by-laws
First Model United Nations at UNI, 1965
Master mailing lists
Photographs and newsclippings
United Nations Day, Drake University, November 21, 1970, helical scan V-32 format videotape, 2 tapes
Young people at United Nations hearing, helical scan V-32 format videotape
3 helical scan V-32 format videotapes labeled #3, #4, #5, and #6, with #3 also labeled UN Day Drake
Iowa High School Model UN orientation, VHS format videotape
Iowa High School Model UN 25th anniversary, VHS format videotape
Papers processed and finding aid created by Gail Briddle, April 2001; edited by Gerald L. Peterson, May 2001, with substantial additions, July 2006; last modified: September 14, 2012 (GP).