Guide to the Department of Chemistry Records, 1961-1995

Summary Information

Title: Department of Chemistry Records, 1961-1995
Collection: UA.5028
Extent: 11 linear feet (22 boxes)
Abstract:

The Department of Chemistry was established around 1934, and currently offers one Bachelor of Arts degree and several Bachelor of Science options, including a secondary education concentration with teaching licensure. The Department of Chemistry Records contain mostly administrative and correspondence material dating 1961-1995.

Creator: Department of Chemistry.

Biographical/Historical Note

Chemistry has been taught at Appalachian since at least 1926, and the Department of Chemistry was established around 1934. Currently, the department offers one Bachelor of Arts degree and several Bachelor of Science options, including a secondary education concentration with teaching licensure. Bachelor of Science degrees include the following concentrations: Certified Chemist, Environmental, Forensic Science, Individually Designed, Marketing and Business, Professional and Paramedical.

Scope and Contents

The Department of Chemistry Records contain mostly administrative and correspondence material dating 1961-1995. Much of the material is correspondence and memoranda between faculty, staff, the College of Arts and Sciences, Vice-Chancellor Robert Snead, the dean's office, the Chemistry Departnemt and the Chemistry Department chair. Additionally, this record group contains meeting minutes, information on continuing education, information on the A.R. Smith Scholarship, studies, research projects, student recommendations, operating documents, and other administrative documents.

Arrangement

This collection has not yet been fully processed.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. Individual accessions may have access restrictions due to the presence of confidential information. Restrictions are noted in the Accessions List, where applicable.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in multiple accessions.

Processing Information

This record group has been minimally arranged and described in summary but has not yet been merged into a single collection. The record group currently consists of numerous individual accessions listed below.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], UA.5028: Department of Chemistry Records, University Archives, Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C., USA.