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Finding Aids to Records of Professional Societies in the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 94-081

Council of American Overseas Research Centers

Records, 1983-1993

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Council of American Overseas Research Centers
Title: Records
Dates: 1983-1993
Quantity: 3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection: Accession 94-081
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The records include correspondence and memoranda mostly between the Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), Mary Ellen Lane, and various heads of CAORC's overseas Centers. Additional correspondence is from different universities in and outside the United States, from individual scholars, from member institutions and from foundations. The bulk of the correspondence is from member institutions, the Council's overseas Centers, and scholars inquiring about research fellowships and membership. The correspondence is interspersed with notes, drafts of grant and conference proposals. Other records include committee and annual board minutes and reports, newspaper clippings and articles, research proposals - most of which document research and scholarly programs and activities of the CAORC. The records also consist of payroll lists; curriculum vitae; meeting proposals and expenses; research fellowship proposals and applications; conference and reception plans; CAORC membership information; information about various donors in the United States; committee meeting and special events announcements; lists of panel participants; copies of invitations to various events and functions; brochures; booklets; questionnaires; and photographs depicting some of the Coucil's overseas Center facilities and staff.

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These records include correspondence and memoranda mostly between the Executive Director of the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC), Mary Ellen Lane, and various heads of CAORC's overseas Centers. Additional correspondence is from different universities in and outside the United States, from individual scholars, from member institutions and from foundations. The bulk of the correspondence is from member institutions, the Council's overseas Centers, scholars, inquiring about research fellowships and membership. The correspondence is interspersed with notes, drafts of grant and conference proposals.

Other records include committee and annual board minutes and reports, newspaper clippings and articles, research proposals - most of which document research and scholarly programs and activities of the CAORC. The records also consist of payroll lists; curriculum vitae; meeting proposals and expenses; research fellowship proposals and applications; conference and reception plans; CAORC membership information; information about various donors in the United States; committee meeting and special events announcements; lists of panel participants; copies of invitations to various events and functions; brochures; booklets; questionnaires; and photographs depicting some of the Council's overseas Center facilities and staff.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-081, Council of American Overseas Research Centers, Records

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Container List

Box 1

Correspondence 1980-1992 (13 folders)

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Box 2

Rome meeting-proposal, expenses, draft

Box 2 of 3

1989 India

Box 2 of 3

American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American Institute of Iranian Studies (AIIS) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American Pakistan Research Organization (APRO) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to

Box 2 of 3

12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to 13/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to

Box 2 of 3

13/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute(CAARI) - Miscellaneous documents, prior to

Box 2 of 3

12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

Universities Service Center/Chinese-US Center in Hong Kong - Miscellaneous documents prior

Box 2 of 3

to 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

West African Research Association (WARA) - Miscellaneous documents, thru 12/31/1989

Box 2 of 3

WARA United States Information Agency (USIA) Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Alali,

Box 2 of 3

Anderson, Andrade-Watkins

Box 2 of 3

WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Boone, Brown, B, Brown, P., Burgess, Camara

Box 2 of 3

WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Chukwama, Clarke-Ekong, Clyne, Cunningham,

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DeJorio

Box 2 of 3

WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Dizard, Dupree, H., Dupree, S., Fredrick, Guerts

Box 2 of 3

WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Ginsburg, Gray-Iralu, Guedegbe, Ham

Box 2 of 3

WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993:Ihonvbere, Kolo, Lucas, Marks

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WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: McDade, McLaughlin, McNee, Moseley,

Box 2 of 3

Newton

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WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993:Oyler, Pires, Plater, Quaye, Reynolds. Rovine

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WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Royer, Saha, Scott, Silva-Barbeau

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WARA USIA Fellowship Applicants, 1992-1993: Van Hook, Villalon, Warga, Williams

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1987 Data Base Project documents

Box 2 of 3

CAORC-Smithsonian 1986 Madagascar Initiative

Box 2 of 3

AIIS Conference & Reception at Sackler Gallery of Art, 1/1989

Box 2 of 3

Box 3

USC Questionnaire

Box 3 of 3

USC Photos & Copy for 1987 CAORC brochure

Box 3 of 3

WARA Correspondence & Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

ASOR Correspondence & Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

ASOR Questionnaire

Box 3 of 3

ASOR Photos & Copy for 1987 CAORC brochure

Box 3 of 3

ASCSA Correspondence & Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

ASCSA Photos & Copy for the CAORC brochure, 1987

Box 3 of 3

ASCSA Questionnaire

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ARIT Correspondence prior to 12/31/1992

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ARIT Questionnaire

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ARCE Correspondence & Miscellaneous documents, prior to 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

"The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt"

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ARCE Questionnaire

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ARCE Submission to CAORC brochure

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APRO Correspondence prior to 12/31/1992

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AIYS Correspondence prior to 12/31/1992

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AIYS Questionnaire

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AIPS Correspondence prior to 12/31/1992

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AIPS Photos & copy for CAORC brochure, 1987

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AIPS Questionnaire

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AIIS Brochure information

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AIIS Questionnaire

Box 3 of 3

AIIS Correspondence thru 12/31/1992

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AllrS Photos & Copy for CAORC brochure, 1987

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AllrS Questionnaire

Box 3 of 3

AllrS Correspondence thru 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

AIMS Correspondence thru 12/31/1992

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AIMS Questionnaire

Box 3 of 3

AIMS Photos & copy for CAORC brochure, 1987

Box 3 of 3

CAARI Photos & Copy for CAORC brochure, 1987

Box 3 of 3

AIBS Correspondence prior to 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

ARIT Miscellaneous documents

Box 3 of 3

ACOR Correspondence thru 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

ACOR Photos & Copy for the CAORC brochure 1987

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AAR Questionnaire

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AAR Submission to CAORC brochure, 1987

Box 3 of 3

AIPS Miscellaneous documents

Box 3 of 3

ARCE Miscellaneous documents

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Albright Miscellaneous documents on or before 12/31/1992

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Albright Institute - Photos & copy for CAORC brochure, 1987

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AIAR Correspondence on or before 12/31/1992

Box 3 of 3

AIIS Miscellaneous documents

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AAR Miscellaneous documents

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