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Department of Atmospheric Sciences Records, 1968-1994

Scope and Content Note

Subgroup 1 includes files pertaining to graduate student policies and to the purchase/donation of a scientific library to the department. The Climatic Research Institute (CRI) Subgroup contains five series. The first series consists of 73 research reports produced by CRI between 1978 and 1989. Series two is a 1981 grant proposal to the National Science Foundation. Series three includes general files pertaining to CRI's administration, programs, visitors, and special events. Series four consists of newspaper clippings about CRI. Series five consists of monthly and yearly weather summaries and climatological data for Corvallis, Oregon.

An addition to the College of Atmospheric Sciences Department Records (Accession 2001:096) consists of records generated by the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and includes brochures, correspondence, course syllabi and exams, newspaper clippings, postcards, and reports. Among the subjects covered in these records include: the re-organization and merger of the dept. with the College of Oceanography, faculty and student awards, weekly lecture postings for the 407/507 seminar class, workshops and meetings sponsored by the dept., and social events organized by the staff of the dept. Established in 1969 within the College of Science, the Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences merged with the College of Oceanographic Sciences in 1992 forming the College of Oceanographic and Atmospheric Sciences.

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