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Rita Colwell papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20171130

Content Description

Includes seventeen boxes of materials created and collected by Dr. Rita Colwell during her professional career. Materials are in paper and on electronic media and include publications, drafts, and reports, policy documents, proposals, grant applications, and notes, correspondence, minutes, and financial records such as invoices, receipts, and statements, resumes, travel documents such as itineraries, boarding passes, and visas, agreements for consultation services, appearances, and employment, release and disclosure forms, research surveys, legal documentation, and speeches, programs, invitations, agendas, and presentations. The contents are related to Colwell's consulting services, employment or involvement with organizations such as the National Science Foundation and National Academies of Sciences, or with corporations, her attendance at events, conferences, and symposiums, work-related travel, and research with other institutions or persons, in other countries, and on topics such as cholera, infectious diseases, bio-terrorism, policy, microbiology, climate change, genomics, scientific history, science and technology, and on institutions and persons such as the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh and Henry I. Miller.

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 1969 - 2016



17.708 Cubic Feet (17 cubic foot boxes)


See preliminary inventory in External Documents for detailed box list.