The John Elmendorf papers include office files, subject files, and materials regarding the Latin American Studies Program at Brown University. The papers were compiled while Elmendorf was Vice President of Brown, from 1961 to 1965.
The collection contains records of the Director,
Educational Director, Executive Vice-President, and Presidents. The records cover
1905-1965 and the bulk of the records document the Royal Bailey Farnum
The papers document Brown University's establishment of an affirmative action program for faculty hiring and promotion under the conditions laid out in the consent decree. Although the consent decree was concerned primarily with sex discrimination, issues of minority recruitment and hiring are also covered in the records. This collection also provides information about the early work of the Committee on Women Faculty (1971-1977), the status of women faculty on campus, early courses in women's studies, and women and minorities in science at Brown.
Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship records
10.5 Linear feet
The IRIS records document exploratory work at Brown University in the development and implementation of computing technology in research, teaching and learning. Materials include research documentation and published and unpublished reports, papers, and presentations.
17 linear feet (21 half Bankers’s boxes, 2 archival
boxes, 1 small oversize box)
The International Seapower Symposium (ISS) is a
biennial meeting held at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), hosted by the Chief of
Naval Operations and the President, U.S. Naval War College. This record group
consists of correspondence, reports, publications, photographs, audio cassettes,
digital media (floppy disks and compact discs, etc), and digital files documenting
the organization and proceedings of each symposium.
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
The Joseph John Loferski papers document Loferski's tenure at Brown University. The papers consist of research and teaching materials, writings, publications, and correspondence. The bulk of the materials date from 1965 to 1985.
Typed research notes prepared by Nancy Love covering
the period between 1878 and 1952 are based on Elsie Bronson's manuscript ("RISD: A
Half-Century Record, 1878-1928," 1932) as well as catalogues, yearbooks,
correspondence, and corporate/administrative records. Narrative reports provide
information about the development of Departments, Divisions, and Administrative
offices, 1945-1950. The materials in this collection were gathered in preparation
for the RISD's 75th Anniversary.