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Argonaut Named Mascot for UWF, 1967

 Digital Record
Identifier: Digital Object ID ##0xaxcv


  • Digitized: 1967

Summary Note

The University News began publishing on November 9, 1967 as the beginning of the University of West Florida's student newspaper. It announced that on November 10, 1967, the student body would vote on a mascot for the University. The issue of November 16 announced that the vote had been for the ARGONAUT. The article by Connie McElhany announced the vote and also the endearing qualities that as ARGONAUTS (perseverance, courage, self-motivation) the selection entailed.

Rights Statement Note

Photographs and images may not be sold, marketed, or used for commercial applications without express permission from the University of West Florida. Researchers may use photographs and images from these collections provided credit is given to the University Archives and West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, Pensacola.

Physical Description Note

Typed reproduction of original article and digitization of Vol. 1, No. 2 (November 19, 1967) of The University News, from collections of the University Archives and West Florida History Center.

Contributor Note

Contributor: Added by Dean DeBolt, 21 February 2017

Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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