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Rita Colwell papers, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190903

Content Description

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.

Acquisition Type



Donation received from Jennifer Newlins on September 25, 2019 on behalf of Dr. 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.


  • 1995 - 2012



9.375 Cubic Feet (Nine cubic foot boxes)


See preliminary inventory in External Documents for detailed box list.