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Rita Colwell papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20191107.1

Content Description

Includes the personal and professional papers of Dr. Rita Colwell. Materials are in both physical and electronic format and include calendar books; photographs and a photo book; personal letters; medals, awards, certificates, and an honorary degree; pamphlets, programs, invitations, and brochures from events Colwell attended; committee records; speeches, presentations, and lectures given by Colwell; films related to microbiology; publications and manuscripts; newsletters; clippings and articles about Colwell; an identification card; interview transcripts; media releases; personal correspondence; testimony given before the White House; and more.

Acquisition Type



Donated by Dr. Rita Colwell via her assistant Jennifer Newlin on November 7, 2019.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Materials have not been reviewed and may contain sensitive information. Please contact an archivist to request access.


  • 1961 - 2018



10.165 Cubic Feet (Nine cubic foot boxes, one flat box, and one shoe box)


See preliminary inventory in the Links section for detailed box list.