Guide to the College ranking publications

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information


Collection Overview +/-

Title: College ranking publications
Dates: 1988-2000 (inclusive)
Collection Number: ACC-181
Summary: This collection consists of various copies of the "America's best colleges" issue of U.S. news & world report, dating from 1988-2000.
Repository: Westminster College, Giovale Library
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105
Phone: (801) 832-2250

Collection Inventory +/-

box 1, folder 1: 1988
box 1, folder 2: 1994
box 1, folder 3: 1997
box 1, folder 4: 1998
box 1, folder 5: 1999
box 1, folder 6: 2000

Content Description +/-

This collection consists of various copies of the "America's best colleges" issue of U.S. news & world report, dating from 1988-2000. It includes the entire annual report or the pages from the specific ratings issues. These reports annually describe and rank universities and colleges in the United States, including Westminster College. These rankings were used by Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah) to promote the college to potential students.

Gaps in the collection: No issues from 1989-1993, 1995-1996, nor after 2000 are in the collection.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Twenty-four hours advance notice is encouraged.

Restrictions on Use:

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material must be obtained from the director of the Giovale Library.

Preferred Citation:

College ranking publications, 1988-2000, ACC-181, Giovale Library Archives, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Administrative Information +/-

Processing Note:

Processed December 2009 by Patricia Lyn Scott.


Westminister College of Salt Lake City.

Westminister College (Salt Lake City, Utah : 1998- ).


Collection materials are in English.


0.5 linear feet

Language of the Finding Aid:


Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid written December 2009 by Patricia Lyn Scott; expanded January 2014 by Sarah Shaw.

EAD Creation Date:

2014 January 9 by Sarah Shaw


Describing Archives : A Content Standard (DACS)



Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:

Westminster College of Salt Lake City--Archives
Westminster College (Salt Lake City, Utah : 1998- )--Archives

Subject Terms:

Universities and colleges--Ratings and rankings

Form or Genre Terms:

Annual reports

Geographical Names:

Salt Lake City (Utah)--History--Sources