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Finding Aid to the Marge White Files


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: People

Series II: Academies, Committees, Associations, and Divisions

Series III: Awards and Receptions, Governance (Bylaws, Amendments)

Series IV: Goals, Meetings, Board of Directors


Overview of the Collection

Repository: American Association for the Advancement of Science Archives, 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005, archives@aaas.org
Creator: White, Marge
Title: Marge White Files
Dates: 1983-1989
Extent: 6 linear feet (10 Hollinger boxes)
Abstract: Marge White collected these files pertaining to AAAS activities while serving as an executive assistant in the AAAS Executive Office.
Identification:
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Contents

Records contain articles, correspondence, memos, notes, proposals and photographs.

Arrangement

Files are arranged in four series. Series I: People; Series II: Academies, Committees, Associations, and Divisions; Series III: Awards and Receptions, Governance (Bylaws, Amendments); and Series IV: Goals, Meetings, Board of Directors.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Collection open to the public for research.

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Related Material

Records are related to other material from the AAAS Executive Office.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marge White Files. AAAS Archives, Washington, DC.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: People
[Box 1]
AAAS Affiliate List with Number of Members and Meeting Dates, as of November 1984
AAAS Staff-Correspondence
Phil Abelson-Correspondence, Honors, Vitae, Reprints
Lawrence Bogorad, President-Elect-Photo, Letter, Article
D. Allan Bromley, Past AAAS President-Correspondence, Clippings
Margaret Burbridge-Letter to W. Carey
William Carey-Biography Data
Mildred Dresselhaus-Photos (3 different poses), 7 Total
David Hamburg-Articles Concerning Presidency
Von Happel-Photos (5)
Daniel E. Koshland, Jr.-Correspondence, Misc.
Robert McCormick Adams-Articles
Margaret Mead-Correspondence, Reprints
Frederick Mosteller-Correspondence
Richard Nicholson-Articles
Gerard Piel-Articles
A.W. Trivelpiece-Articles
Sheila E. Widnall-Articles
Dael Wolfle-Correspondence, Photo
Series II: Academies, Committees, Associations, and Divisions
[Box 3]
Illinois Science Lecture Association, 1974-1987
American Association for Accredidation of Laboratory Animal Care, 1971-1987
AAAS Representatives to Other Organizations
Lancaster Branch of AAAS, 1934-1983
Student Chapters
AAAS Branch-Inquiries
Pacific Division, 1985-1987
Caribbean Division, 1983-1987
Arctic Division, 1980-1987
Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division, 1976-1987
AAAS Divisions-General
[Box 4]
Development Committee (Board of Directors), 1988
Long-Range Planning Committee (Board of Directors), 1988
Audit Committee (Board), 1987-1988
Prize Committee (Board of Directors), 1987-1988
Board Meeting-Puerto Rico, December 4-5, 1987
Subcommittee on Annual Meetings, 1985-1986
Search Committee for Editor of SCIENCE, 1983-1984
Council Committee on Fellows Moratorium, 1978
Subcommittees on AAAS Fellowship, 1977
Invitation to Retirement of W. Bevan, 1974
Letter from W. Bevan to Central Office Staff, 1972
Academy of Independent Scholars
Academies of Science
[Box 5]
Auditor, 1957-1983
Committee on Science and Society, 1940
Academy Conference
Junior Academies
Annual Meeting-Dates and Sites
Ad Hoc Committee on Annual Meetings
AAAS Activities, Growth, and Organization
Banks-Bonds
China-Mainland
Committees-General
Corporate Associates Program
Engineers
Cosmos Club
Series III: Awards and Receptions, Governance (Bylaws, Amendments)
[Box 2]
Correspondence on Resolutions/Proposals, 1986-1987
AAA Council Committees-General, 1963-1965
AAAS Membership Summary, 1955-1985
Constitution and Bylaws Amendments, 1946-1985
Proposed Constitution Amendments
Committee on Constitution and Bylaws
Resolution Correspondence
AAAS Earlier Constitution and Bylaws
Award Recipients Photographs, 1987
Award Photographs, 1986
Award Presentation Scripts for 1985-1988
Award Inquiries, General
Awards to AAAS or AAAS Staff
[Box 6]
AAAS Elections (Newsletter?), 1975-1985
Section X, 1973-1986
AAAS Sections-Correspondence, 1969-1986
Inquiries regarding New Sections, 1961-1987
Equal Rights Amendment-Reactions of AAAS Members
Equal Rights Amendment-Board Action, Legal Issues
Section M
Fellows-Individuals Nominated or Elected: Special Cases
Fellow (Honorary Membership) History
Proposed Section on Science, Technology, and Society
Proposed Section on Environmental Sciences
AAAS Sections-Chronology
Series IV: Goals, Meetings, Board of Directors
[Box 7]
Long-Range Planning Retreat Notebook, Washington, D.C., March 31-April 2, 1989
Section P-Council on Competitiveness Report Seminar, December 1988
Board of Directors-Belmont Retreat, June 1987
AAAS Role in Public Understanding of Science (COPUST), 1987
Fellows' Reception, 1987
Hospitality Suites/Obligations for Board Officers at Annual Meeting, 1985-1987
Past Presidents Dinner, 1985-1987
Board of Directors Woods Hole Retreat, July 1983
Elections Complaints-Correspondence, 1978-1988
AAAS Goals and Priorities, 1969-1975
Committee on Future Directions Report
A. W. Trivelpiece (?) Photograph
[Box 8]
Board/Briefs, February-October, 1988
Board of Directors Correspondence, 1987-1988
Memos to Board of Directors, 1986-1988
Memos to Staff Officers regarding Board Committee Appointment Process, 1986-1987
Memos to Division CEOs, 1986-1987
Board of Directors-Correspondence, 1986
Science Centennial Reception, 1980
Westinghouse Award, 1959-1984
Board of Directors-Citations (Resolutions)
AAAS-Westinghouse Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology
[Box 9]
Abelson Reception, 1985
General Correspondence-Fellows, 1955-1985
Personnel Policies
Government Relations
Annual Meeting-Bob Berendt Materials
Investment and Finance Committee
Lawyer
[Box 10]
Memos to Invoice Office, 1987
Memos to Committee on Council Affairs, 1985-1987
Board of Directors-Correspondence, 1983-1985
Lobbying-Catherine Borras Files, 1977-
Board of Directors-Correspondence, 1976-1982
Lobbying
Massachusetts Incorporation
SCIENCE-History, Editorial Policy
Jensen-Letter to the Editor, Complaints