Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Records of the Director, Charles H. Gold
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at email@example.com or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.
Language of Materials
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.
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).
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.
Kevin B. Leonard and Catherine M. Krane; October 10, 1983.
- Guide to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Records of the Director, Charles H. Gold
- Kevin B. Leonard and Catherine B. Krane
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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