North Carolina State University, University Coordinator for Environmental Studies Records 1973-1980

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North Carolina State University. University Coordinator for Environmental Studies
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UA 011.015

The North Carolina State University, University Coordinator for Environmental Studies Records contains materials related to environmental studies and environmental activism and policy both at N. C. State and, more broadly, across the state of North Carolina. Materials include publications and correspondence related to conferences on critical environmental issues either sponsored by N. C. State or featuring presentations by N. C. State faculty including Dr. A. C. Barefoot, the University Coordinator for Environmental Studies in the mid-to-late 1970s. There is also correspondence, agendas, and publications related to the Council on Envionmental Studies, a conglomeration of professionals with environmental studies backgrounds who met to discuss the primary environmental issues facing North Carolina and how best to approach those issues. One of the preeminent members of the council was Dr. A. C. Barefoot. Finally, the collection includes student project proposals for N. C. State's Environment Grant. The grant was facillitated and projects were approved by University Coordinator for Environmental Studies, Dr. A. C. Barefoot. Materials range in date from 1973 to 1980.

The Environmental Studies Program was first proposed in 1973 as a way to coordinate environmental studies at N. C. State. In the mid-to-late 1970s, the University Coordinator for Environmental Studies coordinated the various research efforts happening at the graduate level in the area of environmental research. Dr. A. C. Barefoot acted as the University Coordinator in the mid-to-late 1970s.

Biographical/historical note

The Environmental Studies Program was first proposed in 1973 as a way to coordinate environmental studies at N. C. State. In the mid-to-late 1970s, the University Coordinator for Environmental Studies coordinated the various research efforts happening at the graduate level in the area of environmental research. Dr. A. C. Barefoot acted as the University Coordinator in the mid-to-late 1970s.

Scope/content

The North Carolina State University, University Coordinator for Environmental Studies Records contains materials related to environmental studies and environmental activism and policy both at N. C. State and, more broadly, across the state of North Carolina. Materials include publications and correspondence related to conferences on critical environmental issues either sponsored by N. C. State or featuring presentations by N. C. State faculty including Dr. A. C. Barefoot, the University Coordinator for Environmental Studies in the mid-to-late 1970s. There is also correspondence, agendas, and publications related to the Council on Envionmental Studies, a conglomeration of professionals with environmental studies backgrounds who met to discuss the primary environmental issues facing North Carolina and how best to approach those issues. One of the preeminent members of the council was Dr. A. C. Barefoot. Finally, the collection includes student project proposals for N. C. State's Environment Grant. The grant was facillitated and projects were approved by University Coordinator for Environmental Studies, Dr. A. C. Barefoot. Materials range in date from 1973 to 1980.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in chronological order.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Unless noted, digital media are not available online. Copies of unrestricted digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access will be provided to use copies of unrestricted digital files rather than carrier media, such as CDs, DVDs, and floppy disks. Some or all electronic files may be unavailable or restricted due to privacy reasons, agreement with the donor, software is not available to interact with files, or because files cannot be retrieved from original media.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, University Coordinator for Environmental Studies Records, UA 011.015, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

Processing information

Machine-readable finding aid created by Steven Mandeville-Gamble, 2006; Processed by Margot Cook, 2022 September; Finding aid updated by Margot Cook, 2022 September

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Environmental Studies at NC State Proposal 1973

A proposal for an environmental studies program at NC State.

Box 2, Folder 1
Conference Pamphlets and Bulletins 1973-1976
Box 1, Folder 1
Environemental Studies Curriculum and Courses 1974-1978

Includes correspondence about courses and curriculum, and course descriptions on various environmental studies courses offered at NC State.

Box 1, Folder 2
"A Colloquium: The NCSU Faculty and the Environment" 1975

Agenda and correspondence

Box 1, Folder 3
"Research towards a Masters Thesis on Major Government Roles in Flood Plan Development With a Case Study on Crabtree Valley" By David Herschman 1975

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 3
"The Feasibility of High Frequency" By Amanda Joyce Bennett 1975

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 4
"Walking Tour of Raleigh - Look at the City from an Environmental Standpoint" By Jean Vissering 1975

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 5
Council on Environmental Studies 1975-1976

Correspondence and papers. The council on environmental studies was a conglomeration of professionals with environmental studies backgrounds who met to discuss the primary environmental issues facing North Carolina and how best to approach those issues. One of the members of the council was Dr. A. C. Barefoot, the coordinator for Environmental Studies at N.C. State.

Box 1, Folder 4
"An Assembly on Critical Environmental Issues in NC 1975-1976

Correspondence, agenda and pamphlets. The assembly was sponsered by the Environmental Studies Council.

Box 1, Folder 5
"The Effect of Cadium on Nitrate Uptake, Nitrate Reduction, and Dry Matter Accumulation in Corn Seedlings" By Raymond B. Minard 1975-1976

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 6
Position Papers for the Conference on Critical Environmental Issues in N.C. 1976

Papers include: "Enviornmental Priorties in North Carolina - A Statewide Survey of Opinion Leaders" by Bruce B. Clary, Chuck Roe, Emilie Swearingen, A.C. Barefoot and Carl M. Shy; "Environment and Economic Development: Searching for Common Ground in Public Policy" by Milton Heath, Maynard Hufschmidt, Francis Parker, Charles Roe, and W. Jake Wicker; "Citizen Participation in Environmental Policy" by David R. Godschalk; "Considering Resource Recovery As An Alternative to Solid Waste Disposal" by Wade St. Clair; "Erosion - Sedimentation - Pollution Critical Issues in North Carolina" by Joseph A. Phillips; "Land Use: A Critical Environmental Issue in North Carolina" by William G. Roberts; "'Management of Natural Areas...?'" by T. Ewald Maki and Andrew J. Weber; and "Water Quality" by David H. Howels.

Box 1, Folder 6
"Environmental Information Data Gathering" By Randi Knofsky 1976

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 7
"Energy Conservation in Cotton Dust Filtration" By Richard Harrington 1976

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 8
"Water Use At A Recreation Facility" By Gary Stowe 1976-1977

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 9
"To continuing work on the plan for the development of an architectually historic area in Murfreeboro" By David Kammeraad 1976-1977

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 10
"Critical Environmental Issues Impacting on Extension Programs" by Dr. A. C. Barefoot 1977

Includes conference paper and correspondence. Dr. A. C. Barefoot was a program participant at the 1977 Extension Conference, "North Carolina Agricultural Extension in the Third Century."

Box 1, Folder 7
Workshop on Environmental Assessment of Land Uses in N.C. 1977

Correspondence and agenda. The workshop was put on by the Environmental Studies Program at NC State.

Box 1, Folder 8
"Airport Planning and Land Use Policy in North Carolina" Conference 1977

Booklet of conference papers. The conference was sponsored by the Environmental Studies Council.

Box 1, Folder 9
The Second National Conference On The Interagency Energy/Environment 1977

Correspondence, conference publications. Attended by Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 2
"Sonic Carburetor Project" By Ronald T. Blaine 1977

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 11
"Measuring the Toxicity of the Pesticide Zectran on Protein Content and Synthesis in the Algae Species Selenastrum capricorntum and Pseudendoclonium basiliense" By Lois Anderson 1977

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 12
"Disruptive Effects of Disconfirmed Expectancies About Crowding in the Lab" By Kitty Klein and Bruce Harris 1977

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 13
"Phosphorus Fixation By a Lakeland Sand" By Stephen Scott Strickland 1977

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 14
Biological Monitoring Workshop 1978

Correspondence and agenda. Sponsored by the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina and paid for, in part, by the Environmental Studies Council.

Box 1, Folder 10
"Collection of Tree-Ring and Climate Data from the Southeastern U.S. for Evaluation of Past Regional and Continental Climate Variations" Proposal by Drs. A. C. Barefoot and W. L. Hafley 1978

Includes correspondence and proposal, submitted to the National Science Foundation Climate Dynamics Program.

Box 1, Folder 11
EPA Lab 1978

Proposals, correspondence and publications.

Box 1, Folder 12
"User Needs Assessment in a Parking Lot" By Less Thornbury 1978

Proposal for NC State's Environment Grant. Facilitated and approved by the Coordinator of Environmental Studies, Dr. Barefoot.

Box 2, Folder 15
Council on Environmental Studies 1978-1980

Correspondence and agendas.

Box 1, Folder 13
Natural Resources Colloquia 1979

Descriptions of various colloquia held on natural resources at NC State.

Box 1, Folder 14
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Unless noted, digital media are not available online. Copies of unrestricted digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access will be provided to use copies of unrestricted digital files rather than carrier media, such as CDs, DVDs, and floppy disks. Some or all electronic files may be unavailable or restricted due to privacy reasons, agreement with the donor, software is not available to interact with files, or because files cannot be retrieved from original media.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, University Coordinator for Environmental Studies Records, UA 011.015, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.