Rita Colwell papers, addition 05
Includes nine boxes of materials created and collected by Dr. Rita Colwell during her professional career. Materials are in both physical and electronic format and include correspondence, speeches, presentations, and personal notes relating to Colwell's professional career and involvement in events and symposiums; articles, magazines, posters, programs, newsletters, manuscripts, and publications created or collected by Colwell; articles, interviews, and biographical information about Colwell and her career; honorary degrees, awards, and invitations including those from President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in recognition of Colwell's accomplishments; and information packets, agendas, programs, strategic plans, briefs, reports, planning documents, and optical disks related to Colwell's participation on advisory groups, boards, and committees for national and international organizations, institutes, and government agencies.
Donation received from Jennifer Newlins on September 25, 2019 on behalf of Dr. Rita Colwell.
Select materials may contain sensitive information and may not be available for research use. Please consult an archivist for details.
- 1995 - 2012
- Colwell, Rita R., 1934- (Person)
9.375 Cubic Feet (Nine cubic foot boxes)
See preliminary inventory in External Documents for detailed box list.
- Materials include information packets and strategic planning documents from the National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center, Science and Technology Advisory Committee and a Bioterrorism Risk Assessment by the Department of Homeland Security, tenure packages for persons other than Colwell, letters of recommendations and assessments of past students/colleagues.
- Administrative records
- Bioterrorism -- United States -- Prevention
- Communicable diseases
- Information Technology
- Optical disks
- Printed ephemera
- Public health -- Developing countries
- Publications (Documents)
- Women in science
- Women's health services