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Scientific Association Records Programs: A Beginner's Guide

Appendix B:
Sample Finding Aid


Records of Business Manager (Hans Nussbaum)

Academies of Science Grants Files, 1959-1978

Location: The records are in the AAAS Archives, 1200 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.

Scope: The collection consists mainly of correspondence regarding AAAS grants to academies of science for support of research, usually by high school students. Sometimes the files include reports from the academies on the grant recipients. There is one linear foot of material in three Hollinger boxes.

Provenance: Sent to storage as part of the non-current records of the Business Manager and transferred from storage to the archives. Note that there are related records on academies in other Business Manager records and in the records of the Office of Science Education.

Condition: Tissue copies are fragile. Two rubber band should be removed. Some pages stick at the bottom from adhesive used to hold carbon paper to copies. Items are in acid free, buffered containers.

Arrangement: Alphabetic by name of academy, reverse chronologic order of materials within each file.

Box One

Alabama Academy of Sciences

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

American Institute of the City of New York

Arizona Academy of Science

Arkansas Academy of Science

British Columbia Academy of Sciences

California Academy of Sciences

Chicago Academy of Sciences

Colorado Academy of Sciences

East Africa Academy of Sciences

Florida Academy of Sciences

Georgia Academy of Science

Hawaii Academy of Science

Idaho Academy of Science

Illinois Academy of Sciences

Indiana Academy of Science

Iowa Academy of Science

Kansas Academy of Sciences

Kentucky Academy of Sciences

Louisiana Academy of Sciences

Maryland Academy of Sciences

Box Two

Michigan Academy of Science

Minnesota Academy of Science

Mississippi Academy of Sciences

Missouri Academy of Sciences

Montana Academy of Science

(Nussbaum: Academies files, 1959-1978--2)

Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Nevada Academy of Science

New Jersey Academy of Science

New Orleans Academy of Sciences

North Carolina Academy of Science

North Dakota Academy of Sciences

Northwest Scientific Association

Northern New England Academy of Science

Ohio Academy of Science

Oklahoma Academy of Science

Oregon Academy of Science

Pennsylvania Academy of Science

Box Three

Rhode Island Academy of Sciences

Rochester Academy of Science

St. Louis Academy of Sciences

South Carolina Academy of Sciences

Southern California Academy of Sciences

South Dakota Academy of Sciences

Tennessee Academy of Sciences

Texas Academy of Science [two files]

Utah Academy of Sciences

Virginia Academy of Science

Washington [DC] Academy of Sciences

West Virginia Academy of Sciences

Wisconsin Academy of Sciences

Michele Aldrich

September 1988

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