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Robert A. Taft Institute of Government reports and photographs

 Collection
Identifier: UA0431

Scope and Contents

This collection contains reports from the Robert A. Taft Institute of Government and photographs of the Institute's summer seminars held at UNC Charlotte. Photographs cover 1971 to 1986, excluding 1973, 1975, 1979, and 1981-1983. Also included are two copies of an advertising poster with attached application for the 1974 summer seminar, and the following two booklets: Political Parties, Two-Party Government, and Democracy in the United States edited by Marilyn Chelstrom, and Who Votes and Why (third edition) by UNC Charlotte's Schley Lyons and Theodore S. Arrington.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1990

Accessing the Collection

This collection is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright for some materials held by UNC Charlotte. 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.

Historical Note

The following description is taken directly from materials within the collection: “The Robert A. Taft Institute of Government was founded [in 1961] to conceive and execute ways of teaching American citizens the values of the American constitutional system of government and the processes of the two-party pattern of American politics. The Institute is non-partisan, non-profit, educational and national in scope. It is classified as a publicly-supported organization by the Internal Revenue Service.”

The “Institute’s principal program, the Taft Seminars for elementary and high school social studies teachers” began in 1963. One location for these seminars was UNC Charlotte.

Extent

0.626 Linear Feet (2 boxes [1 letter document case, 1 slim letter document case])

Language

English

Overview

Reports from the Robert A. Taft Institute of Government and photographs of the Institute's summer seminars held at UNC Charlotte.
Title
Robert A. Taft Institute of Government reports and photographs
Status
Completeexceptcataloging
Author
Olivia Eanes
Date
November 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte [All collections not yet online. For assistance, contact Special Collections: spec-coll@uncc.edu; 704-687-1170] Repository

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