Big Twelve Conference, Records, 1995-
The collection of 7 boxes includes mostly member universitiesí media guides and the Big 12 Conferenceís media guides, as well as some office files and printed materials promoting the Big 12 such as handbooks and directories. The media guides cover baseball, football, menís and womenís basketball, softball, and volleyball. The Big Twelve (12) periodically deposits media guides and other publications for preservation purposes. The Big 12 is an athletic organization that promotes a regional area and is composed of the following universities: Texas Tech, Texas, Texas A&M, Baylor, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Iowa State, and Missouri. The organization began after the demise of the Big 8 Conference and the Southwest Athletic Conference in 1996. The collection can be accessed at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library during opening hours.