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Tufts Student Resources



  • Existence: 1981


TSR is a semi-autonomous, non-profit, student-run business organization founded in 1981 at Tufts University whose primary goals include: Providing the University community with needed services and goods. Offering employment and work-study opportunities to Tufts University students. Providing a medium in which students can gain business management and entrepreneurial experience without the investment of personal capital. Tufts Student Resources has been providing the Tufts community with the goods, services, employment, and business experience all while maintaining its status of being student-run. Advised by a Board of Directors, consisting of representatives from the Dean of Students, Student Activities, Student Employment, and other departments of the University, TSR has established itself as entirely financially independent of the University. In addition, TSR has become one of the most important organizations on campus. TSR currently encompasses seven divisions declaring annual revenues of $180,000 while employing approximately 60 students.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Freshman Directory

Call Number: UP173
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the Freshman Year Book. It was published by Sword and Shield, the Sophomore Class Honor Society, showing pictures of all students in the class with home towns. Later, Tufts Students Resources took over publication. The Freshman Directory became the First-Year-Student Record, then the Freshman Record, then the New Student Record, and as of 2011 is the Freshman Facebook.

Dates: 1953 -- 2007

Tufts Student Resources Records

Call Number: UA163
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of slides used for "The Weekly Peek" project, an advertising and promotional device located in the Mayer Campus Center, and web crawls documenting Tufts Students Resources' web presence. The "Weekly Peek" was a projection booth that used random candid pictures of students in everyday activities. The slides also include advertisements directed to the Tufts University market.

Dates: 1985 -- 2020