Research Council records, 1925 - 1992

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Summary

Creator:
Duke University. Research Council
Abstract:
The Research Council, also called the University Council on Research, was established at Duke University in 1934, to support faculty research by providing professional travel funding, publication subvention, and research grants. Until 1978, it prepared the annual bibliography of faculty publications (no longer published). The Research Council was later renamed the Arts & Sciences Committee on Faculty Research. The Research Council Records include reports, minutes, memoranda, correspondence, summaries, and faculty publications lists (1934-1976), pertaining to research projects and support for Duke University faculty. Materials range in date from 1925 to 1992. English.
Extent:
13 Linear Feet
9000 Items
Language:
English.
Collection ID:
UA.25.03.0003
University Archives Record Group:
25 -- Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
25 -- Trinity College of Arts and Sciences > 03 -- Committees

Background

Scope and content:

The Research Council Records include reports, minutes, memoranda, correspondence, summaries, and faculty publications lists (1934-1976), pertaining to research projects and support for Duke University faculty.

Biographical / historical:

The Research Council, also called the University Council on Research, was established at Duke University in 1934. The Council supported faculty research by providing professional travel funding, publication subvention, and research grants. Until 1978, it prepared the annual bibliography of faculty publications (no longer published). The Research Council was later renamed the Arts & Sciences Committee on Faculty Research.

Acquisition information:
The Research Council Records was received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1964-2004.
Processing information:

Processed by Jill Katte

Completed October 2004

Encoded by Jill Katte, December 2004

Updated by Jill Katte, February 2005

Physical location:
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Subjects:
Research grants -- North Carolina
Names:
Duke University. Research Council
Duke University -- Administration
Duke University -- Faculty
Duke University -- Research
Duke University. Arts & Sciences. Committee on Faculty Research

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Preferred citation:

[Identification of item], Research Council Records, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.