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Finding Aid to the Raymond L. Taylor Files

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection


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:    Taylor, Raymond L.
Title:    Raymond L. Taylor Files
Dates:    1949-1970
Extent:    .8 linear feet (2 Hollinger boxes)
Abstract:    Biologist Raymond L. Taylor served as AAAS Assistant Administrative Secretary from 1949 to 1953 and as Associate Administrative Secretary from 1953 to 1967. These are the only records to have been preserved reflecting Taylor's work with AAAS.
Identification:    
Language:    The records are in English.


Scope and Contents

Records on AAAS recruitment efforts and relations with state academies of science from 1949 to 1970. Documents include correspondence, form letters, newsletters, and circulation data.


Arrangement

Files retained in original order.


Restrictions

Collection open to the public for research.


Related Material

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


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Raymond L. Taylor Files. AAAS Archives, Washington, DC.


Detailed Description of the Collection

[BOX 1]
Science and Science Monthly (mostly circulation data), 1956-1961
Membership statistics, 1954-1962
Membership recruitment (form letters to join AAAS sent to members of organizations and meeting registrants), 1949-1952
Membership recruitment, 1953-1954
Membership recruitment, 1955
Membership recruitment, 1956-1957
Membership recruitment, 1958-1959
Membership recruitment, 1960-1961
Letters from former members (responses to form letter asking why they left AAAS), 1954-1955, 1960
Hudson, A. E. A. correspondence, 1955-1961

[BOX 2]
Understanding (quarterly AAAS newsletter on public understanding of science), 1962-1967
Clara Hines correspondence with Robert Ormes on book review, 1965-1966
Financial Reports and Budgets 1956-1970
C. M. Goethe correspondence, 1957-1961
C. M. Goethe correspondence, 1959-1967
Academy Grants (Hans Nussbaum letters with state academies), 1959-1967
Letters, 1965