North Carolina Student Legislature, Elon University Chapter Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes documents and information about the North Carolina Student Legislature (NCSL) and the Elon Delegation. This collection is arranged alphabetically and then chronologically by type of material and/or title of document. Folders include Elon delegation materials such as minutes, publicity, rosters, and written bills. This collection also includes IC Information from the Elon Delegation. In terms of the North Carolina Student Legislature, this collection includes, bills books, compendium, session bills, session rules, and statewide committees. The items in this collection offer a glimpse into the processes involved in promoting students to join the NCSL, as well as an informational resource to help manifest what the NCSL does. One of the larger series in the collection (the delegation written bills) offers past and relevant examples of certain bills that the Elon NCSL delegation would discuss.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
The nature of the Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts.The Archives and Special Collections of Belk Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials,including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.Any materials used for academic research of otherwise should be fully credited with the source.
Biographical / Historical
The NCSL was founded in 1937 and it is the oldest active student legislature in the country. This organization represents North Carolina colleges, universities, and community colleges and offers students a hands-on experience in the legislative process and politics. Members of the Elon delegation write bills, present resolutions for presentations at statewide meetings, and study current issues under the leadership of a central government. The staff and Student Governor carry out all action plans at statewide meetings, which encompasses delegates from all institutions with NCSL chapters. The bills that are passed at statewide meetings are made available to the members of the NCSL General Assembly. Notable alumni from Elon University include Dr. J Earl Danieley, Brett Cooper, Clark Riemer, and Jenn Batchelor.
.75 Linear Feet (2 archival boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection includes documents and information about the North Carolina Student Legislature (NCSL) and the Elon Delegation. The NCSL has students participate in the general assembly, and this provides students with a close-up practical education with the political and legislative processes. Also, the NCSL provides students a statewide forum to express their ideas about current issues concerning state and national leaders.
The collection is arranged alphabetically and then chronologically by type of material and/or title of document.
The collection is located in the Carol Grotnes Belk Library Archives and Special Collections at Elon University. Please contact the Archives and Special Collections staff for further details about the location.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Processed by Trent Dodson
- Elon University -- Students Political activity.
- Legislation -- North Carolina. Subject Source: Local sources
- North Carolina -- General Assembly.
- North Carolina Student Legislature. Elon Univesity chapter.
- Parliamentary practice -- Study and teaching -- North Carolina. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Trent Dodson
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