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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Records of the Director, Charles H. Gold

 Collection
Identifier: 8/3/1

Scope and Contents

This series, filling nineteen boxes, comprises the administrative records of the director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. The series span the period 1959-1980 but bulks between the years from 1975 through 1979. The records are divided into two subseries: more than one box of Charles H. Gold's general correspondence and almost eighteen boxes of subject files. The general correspondence is mainly routine and administrative in nature. The subject files typically concern research proposals and university programs and include correspondence between ORSP and university officers and faculty and representatives of funding agencies. Also included are internal university memoranda and copies of research and grant proposals as well as draft proposals. Many materials within the series antedate establishment of ORSP but also concern sponsored research and research administration at Northwestern.

Dates

  • 1959-1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

19.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) was established formally at Northwestern University on September 1, 1971, to encourage and administer external financial support for research projects and educational programs. This series, filling nineteen boxes, comprises the administrative records of the director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. The records are divided into two subseries: general correspondence and subject files. Many materials within the series antedate establishment of ORSP but also concern sponsored research and research administration at Northwestern.

Arrangement Note

The general correspondence is arranged chronologically within folder while the subject files are arranged alphabetically by key words of titles.

Method of Acquisition

Charles H. Seibert, Assistant Director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, transferred these records to the University Archives on August 4, 1983 (Accession #83-89).

Separated Materials

About four linear feet of non-university related publication and duplicate materials have been discarded. Approximately three and one-half linear feet of university publications have been removed to the University Archives' general reference files. And about five linear feet of U.S. government publications have been separated to the University Library's Government Publications Department.

Processing Information

Kevin B. Leonard and Catherine M. Krane; October 10, 1983.
Title
Guide to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Records of the Director, Charles H. Gold
Author
Kevin B. Leonard and Catherine B. Krane
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635