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Rita Colwell papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150828

Content Description

Includes ten boxes of materials created and collected by Dr. Rita Colwell during her professional career as a microbiologist. The materials include correspondence, notes, articles, papers and drafts, publications, and other research material, patent information, legal documents, and invoices, as well as presentations, programs, graphs, charts, and maps. The contents relate to Colwell's research topics such as cholera and other infectious diseases, health, climate change, environmental policy, science and technology including sequencing, intelligence efforts, national security and bioterrorism, and organizations or people with whom she was affiliated.

Acquisition Type



Donated by Rita Colwell

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Select materials may contain sensitive information and may not be available for research use. Please consult an archivist for details.


  • circa 1960 - 2013



10.417 Cubic Feet (10 cubic foot boxes)


See preliminary inventory in External Documents for detailed box list.