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Iowa State University. Inter-Residence Hall Association

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 22/9/1

Scope and Content

The collection (1967-2008) contains meeting minutes, agendas, bills, constitutions, newspaper clippings, and photographs of IRHA events. Also included in the records are reports, policies, and information regarding the Towers Residence Association (TRA), the Richardson Court Association (RCA), and the Union Drive Association (UDA).


  • 1967-2008

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Inter-Residence Hall Association (IRHA) officially began in 1982. Prior to that time, the governance of residence hall students by the Iowa State Association of Residence Halls (1968-1982); Men's Residence Association and Women's Residnece Association (-1968)represents the residence hall students to the Department of Residence, the Division of Student Affairs, and Iowa State University. They provide many special programs and events for students such as Residence Hall Week, academic opportunities, regional and national leadership conferences, and KURE — the student run radio station.

Prior to 2005, IRHA represented the governments from the three residence hall associations: The Towers Residence Association (TRA), the Richardson Court Association (RCA), and the Union Drive Association (UDA). The residence halls were organized geographically into these three autonomous student associations. The students in each of these associations elected a group of executive officers who are responsible for coordinating association events and activities. Each association funded and maintained a social program, an intramural program, and numerous committees that supplement the total social educational development of the individual residents. In 2005, the three associations were disbanded and IRHA became the governing body.


4.2 Linear Feet (10 document boxes)


The collection is organized Chronologically.

Items in related collections

RS 22/9. Iowa State University. Student Organizations - Residence Organizations records

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 22/9/1. Iowa State University. Inter-Residence Hall Association, 1967-2008
April 2, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672