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Douglas M. Orr papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.066.02.04] - Shared, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: MS0205

Scope and Contents

This collection consists entirely of material relating to Orr's membership on the Project Catalyst Task Force. The files are comprised of correspondence and memoranda, grant proposals, minutes and progress reports, and newspaper clippings. The Douglas M. Orr Papers are organized into a single, chronological series entitled "PROJECT CATALYST."

Dates

  • 1985-90, undated
  • 1986 - 1988

Creator

Physical Description

circa 450 items

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Project Catalyst is a collaborative Citizens Forum and Johnson C. Smith University effort to revitalize the area around the Smith campus and the contiguous Beatties Ford Road corridor extending from uptown Charlotte through the northwest quadrant of the city. Doug Orr, then vice chancellor for research and public service at UNC Charlotte, served as the first chairperson of the Project Catalyst Task Force.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Overview

Material documenting Project Catalyst, a collaborative effort of the Citizens Forum and Johnson C. Smith University to revitalize the Biddleville/Five Points area surrounding the University in northwest Charlotte. Includes correspondence and memoranda, grant proposals, minutes and progress reports, and newspaper clippings. Orr served as the first chairperson of the Project Catalyst Task Force.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from University Archives, 1993.

Related Materials

Timothy D. Mead Papers (Mss 181).

Physical Description

circa 450 items

Processing Information

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1994.
Title
Douglas M. Orr papers
Status
Completed
Author
Randy Penninger
Date
1994
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated