Calvin L. Ward papers, 1963-1974

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Ward, Calvin Lucien, 1928-
Calvin Ward was a Zoology professor at Duke University. The collection contains correspondence and memoranda relating to faculty groups, the Biology, Forestry and Genetics programs and University-wide issues.
0.2 Linear Feet
200 Items
Material in English
Collection ID:
University Archives Record Group:
29 -- Papers of Faculty, Staff, and Associates
29 -- Papers of Faculty, Staff, and Associates > 02 -- Individuals


Scope and content:

Contains correspondence and memoranda concerning the development of the Duke genetics program, the faculty advisory system, the Biology-Forestry Library, an Experiential Cross-Sectional Community, University Center planning, the music building, U.F.C.A.S., the Osborn Faculty Discussion Group, and the Fund for Experimental Education at Duke.

Biographical / historical:

Calvin Ward was born in 1928 in Yancey, TX. He earned his B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Texas and began teaching in Duke's Zoology Department in 1952, where he specialized in genetics. In 1957, he received a grant from the U.S. Public Health Service to study genetic damage from radiation.

Acquisition information:
The Calvin L. Ward Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer.
Processing information:

Processed by Jessica Wood, October 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006

Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

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Genetics research
Zoology -- North Carolina
Duke University. Department of Zoology
United States. Public Health Service
Duke University. School of Forestry
Ward, Calvin Lucien, 1928-


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[Identification of item], Calvin L. Ward Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.