Guide to the Washington State College Research Council Records 1932-1955
Archives 290

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Washington State College Research Council Records
ID
Archives 290
Date [inclusive]
1932-1955
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.5 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
In 1922, President E.O. Holland presented to the Board of Regents a recommendation for the creation of the Washington State College Research Council (WSCRC) as an advisory body in anticipation of the school's extension of graduate work to offering Ph.D.s. The majority of the collection consists of membership rosters, meeting announcements, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes of the WSCRC.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description] Washington State College Research Council Records, 1932-1955

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

In 1922, President E.O. Holland presented to the Board of Regents a recommendation for the creation of the Washington State College Research Council (WSCRC) as an advisory body in anticipation of the school's extension of graduate work to offering Ph.D.s. Article 1, Section 2 of the WSCRC's Constitution states that "the object of the Research Council shall be to encourage original investigation in science, pure and applied; by meeting for the discussion of scientific subjects; by arranging for and encouraging the publication of usch scientific matter as may be deemed desirable; by obtaining grants and fellowships for members of the council or other members of the college; by building up a graduate school; by granting the privelege of membership to such students as have given special promise of future scientific achievement; by favoring the appointment to and promotion of men on the faculty on the basis of their research ability as well as on their training and experience in teaching."

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Scope and Contents note

The majority of the collection consists of membership rosters, meeting announcements, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes. In a few cases quantities of additional materials are included and those are generally foldered and titled separately.

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Arrangement note

The collection is organized chronologically.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers of History professor George Frykman (MS1991-42) and records from the History Department (UA1991-08) were both donated by Dr. Frykman in 1991 and jointly processed by Lee Ann Hall in 2010. The majority of the papers were processed as the George A. Frykman Papers, 1906-1994 / bulk 1950-1990 (Cage 747), and the Washington State Research Council Records were separated out at that time.

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by University Archivist Mark O'English in 2010.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • State College of Washington. Graduate School.
  • State College of Washington. Washington State College Research Council.

Subject(s)

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Education, Higher -- Accreditation -- Washington (State)
  • Education, Higher -- Curricula -- Washington (State)
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

WSCRC Constitutions, 1932-1951. 

1 1

WSCRC, 1933. 

1 2

WSCRC, 1934. 

1 3

WSCRC, 1935. 

1 4

WSCRC, 1936. 

1 5

WSCRC, 1937. 

1 6

WSCRC, 1938. 

1 7

WSCRC, 1939. 

1 8

WSCRC, 1940. 

1 9

WSCRC, 1941. 

1 10

WSCRC, 1942. 

1 11

WSCRC, 1943. 

1 12

WSCRC, 1944. 

1 13

WSCRC, 1945. 

1 14

WSCRC, 1946. 

1 15

WSCRC, 1947. 

1 16

WSCRC Member Survey, 1947. 

1 17

WSCRC, 1948. 

1 18

WSCRC, 1949. 

1 19

WSCRC, 1950. 

1 20

WSCRC Election Ballots, 1950. 

1 21

WSCRC, 1951. 

1 22

WSCRC, 1952. 

1 23

WSCRC, 1953. 

1 24

WSCRC, 1954. 

1 25

WSCRC, 1955. 

1 26