MC 00187 Guide to the Nash Nicks Winstead Papers, 1953-2000

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Copies of speeches and talks as well as papers related to Winstead's work with the Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, the Institute of Biological Sciences, and North Carolina State University. Also included is information and correspondence regarding Winstead's appointment as a United States Citizen-Ambassador to the People's Republic of China in October 1982.
[Box 1, Folder 1] Speeches 1964-1970 (1 of 2), 1964-1970
[Box 1, Folder 2] Speeches 1964-1970 (2 of 2), 1964-1970
[Box 1, Folder 3] Speeches 1970-1974 (1 of 2), 1970-1974
[Box 1, Folder 4] Speeches 1970-1974 (2 of 2), 1970 - 1974
[Box 1, Folder 5] Speeches 1974-1976 (1 of 3), 1974-1976
[Box 1, Folder 6] Speeches 1974-1976 (2 of 3), 1974-1976
[Box 1, Folder 7] Speeches 1974-1976 (3 of 3), 1974-1976
[Box 1, Folder 8] Speeches 1974-1979 (1 of 2), 1974-1979
[Box 1, Folder 9] Speeches 1974-1979 (2 of 2), 1974-1979
[Box 1, Folder 10] Speeches 1979-1981 (1 of 2), 1979-1981
[Box 1, Folder 11] Speeches 1979-1981 (2 of 2), 1979-1981
[Box 2, Folder 12] Speeches 1982-1986 (1 of 2), 1982-1986
[Box 2, Folder 13] Speeches 1982-1986 (2 of 2), 1982-1986
[Box 2, Folder 14] Speeches 1986-1989 (1 of 2), 1986-1989
[Box 2, Folder 15] Speeches 1986-1989 (2 of 2), 1986-1989
[Box 2, Folder 16] UNC Science and Education Network Pre-College Program, 1985, 1994
[Box 2, Folder 17] Pension Plan, 1995
[Box 2, Folder 18] General Education, 1978-1993
[Box 2, Folder 19] Campaign for NC State Students, 1996
[Box 2, Folder 20] African-American Awards Banquet, 1996
[Box 2, Folder 21] Report to the Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, 1966
[Box 2, Folder 22] Talks 1964-1974 (1 of 3), 1964-1974
[Box 2, Folder 23] Talks 1964-1974 (2 of 3), 1964-1974
[Box 2, Folder 24] Talks 1964-1974 (3 of 3), 1964-1974
[Box 3, Folder 25] People to People Citizens Ambassador Program, 1982-1983
This folder contains items relating to Winstead's post as a Citizen Ambassador to the People's Republic of China in 1982
[Box 3, Folder 26] Copy of Report to Ellis L. Phillipson Foundation, 1966
[Box 3, Folder 27] Ellis L. Phillips Foundation (1 of 3), 1953-1966
[Box 3, Folder 28] Ellis L. Phillips Foundation (2 of 3), 1953-1966
[Box 3, Folder 29] Ellis L. Phillips Foundation (3 of 3), 1953-1966
[Box 3, Folder 30] African American Heritage Society program brochure, 1989
[Box 3, Folder 31] Institute of Biological Sciences (1 of 5), 1965-1967
[Box 3, Folder 32] Institute of Biological Sciences (2 of 5), 1965-1967
[Box 3, Folder 33] Institute of Biological Sciences (3 of 5), 1965-1967
[Box 3, Folder 34] Institute of Biological Sciences (4 of 5), 1965-1967
[Box 3, Folder 35] Institute of Biological Sciences (5 of 5), 1965-1967
Printed copies of Winstead's personal writings. Included are histories of both North Carolina State University, dating from 1953 to 1995 and the North Carolina State University Provost's Office from 1955 to 1993, genealogical writings about Winstead's ancestors and hometown of Leasburg, North Carolina, from 1800 to 1960, and a volume documenting the Winstead family pets. Also in this series is an undated school report on North Carolina State University by Winstead's daughter, Karen Winstead, which includes printed brochures (circa 1965) from the Forestry Department, Computer Science Department, and the College of Design.
[Box 1, Folder 1] Tales of North Carolina State University as Told or Remembered (1 of 2), undated
[Box 1, Folder 2] Tales of North Carolina State University as Told or Remembered (2 of 2), undated
[Box 1, Folder 3] Tales of North Carolina State University as Told or Remembered Background Material, 1974-1995
[Box 1, Folder 4] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 (1 of 6), undated
[Box 1, Folder 5] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 (2 of 6), undated
[Box 1, Folder 6] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 (3 of 6), undated
[Box 1, Folder 7] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 (4of 6), undated
[Box 1, Folder 8] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 (5 of 6), undated
[Box 1, Folder 9] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 (6 of 6), undated
[Box 1, Folder 10] The Provost's Office North Carolina State University An Informal History 1955-1993 Corrections, undated
[Box 1, Folder 11] Featherstone Memories, 2002
[Box 1, Folder 12] Home Grown and Homeade (1 of 3), 1997
[Box 1, Folder 13] Home Grown and Homeade (2 of 3), 1997
[Box 1, Folder 14] Home Grown and Homeade (3 of 3), 1997
[Box 1, Folder 15] Molly with a Supplement About Our Other Dogs Timmy, Susie, Gretchen and Napoleon, 2000
[Box 1, Folder 16] Tales of Leasburg, 2001
[Box 1, Folder 17] North Carolina State University by Karen Winstead, undated
Personal and professional correspondence of Nash Nicks Winstead.
[Box 1, Folder 1] Correspondence 1959-1968 (1 of 3), 1959-1968
[Box 1, Folder 2] Correspondence 1959-1968 (2 of 3), 1959-1968
[Box 1, Folder 3] Correspondence 1959-1968 (3 of 3), 1959-1968
[Box 1, Folder 4] Correspondence, 1969-1972
[Box 1, Folder 5] Correspondence 1973-1974 (1 of 4), 1973-1974
[Box 1, Folder 6] Correspondence 1973-1974 (2 of 4), 1973-1974
[Box 1, Folder 7] Correspondence 1973-1974 (3 of 4), 1973-1974
[Box 2, Folder 8] Correspondence 1973-1974 (4 of 4), 1973-1974
[Box 2, Folder 9] Correspondence 1975-1976 (1 of 4), 1975-1976
[Box 2, Folder 10] Correspondence 1975-1976 (2 of 4), 1975-1976
[Box 2, Folder 11] Correspondence 1975-1976 (3 of 4), 1975-1976
[Box 2, Folder 12] Correspondence 1975-1976 (4 of 4), 1975-1976
[Box 2, Folder 13] Correspondence 1977-1978 (1 of 2), 1977-1978
[Box 2, Folder 14] Correspondence 1977-1978 (2 of 2), 1977-1978
[Box 2, Folder 15] Correspondence 1979-1980 (1 of 2), 1979-1980
[Box 2, Folder 16] Correspondence 1979-1980 (2 of 2), 1979-1980
[Box 3, Folder 17] Correspondence 1981-1982 (1 of 4), 1981-1982
[Box 3, Folder 18] Correspondence 1981-1982 (2 of 4), 1981-1982
[Box 3, Folder 19] Correspondence 1981-1982 (3 of 4), 1981-1982
[Box 3, Folder 20] Correspondence 1981-1982 (4 of 4), 1981-1982
[Box 3, Folder 21] Correspondence 1983-1984 (1 of 2), 1983-1984
[Box 3, Folder 22] Correspondence 1983-1984 (2 of 2), 1983-1984
[Box 3, Folder 23] Correspondence 1985-1986 (1 of 2), 1985-1986
[Box 3, Folder 23] Correspondence 1985-1986 (2 of 2), 1985-1986
[Box 3, Folder 24] Correspondence, 1991-1996
[Box 3, Folder 25] Undated Correspondence

Creator

Winstead, Nash Nicks

Quantity

3.5 Linear feet

General Physical Description note

7 archival boxes

Location

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Language

English

Acquisitions Information

Gift of Nash Nicks Winstead, 1986 June 12 (Accession 1986-0013), 1990 August 16 (Accession 1990-0007), 1996 August 26 (Accession 1996-0007).

Processing

Processed by: Dani Nation;machine-readable finding aid created by: Dani Nation

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains copies of speeches, talks and papers related to Nash Nicks Winstead's work as a professor and administrator at North Carolina State University from 1953 to 1990, especially his work on affirmative action programs in education. There are materials pertaining to his work with the Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, Institute of Biological Sciences at North Carolina State University, and his serivce in the United States Citizen-Ambassador Program. There are printed copies of Winstead's personal writings: histories of both North Carolina State University from 1953 to 1995 and the North Carolina State University Provost's Office from 1955 to 1993; genealogical writings about his ancestors and hometown of Leasburg, North Carolina, which contain information about the region's agriculture history from 1800 to 1960; and a volume documenting the Winstead family as pet owners. Also included are Winstead's personal and professional corresprondence from 1959 to 1994.

Biographical Note

Born in Durham County, North Carolina, on June 12, 1925, Nash Nicks Winstead attended Plainview High School near Dunn, North Carolina. From 1943 to 1946, he served in the United States Army Air Forces as a sergeant drill instructor and clerk. In 1948 and 1949, he was employed by the Smith-Douglas Fertilizer Company as a sales trainee. He married Geraldine Larkin Kelly in 1949. Winstead earned a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Science from North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1948 and 1951, respectively. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1953 and returned to North Carolina State College the same year, joining the faculty as an assistant professor of plant pathology. He was promoted to associate professor in 1958 and professor in 1961. He was appointed director of the Institute of Biological Sciences and assistant director of Agricultural Experiment Stations in 1965, assistant provost in 1967, and associate provost in 1973. In 1974, Winstead became provost and vice chancellor. From 1981 to 1982 he served as interim chancellor. Afterward, he continued as provost until his retirement in 1990.

Winstead was a member of Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Torch International, the American Phytopathological Society, the American Society for Horticultural Science, and the North Carolina Academy of Sciences. He was featured in American Men of Science, Volume II, 1955 and Marquis Who's Who in America, Volume 34, 1965-66. He recieved a Sigma Xi Reseach Award in 1960 and the Ellis L. Phillips Internship Award in Academic Administration from Indiana University for 1965-66. He served on the board of trustees for the North Carolian School of Science and Math from 1985 to 1990[?], was a member of the North Carolina Council on Higher Education for Adults from 1967 to 1974, and a trustee for the Methodist Home for Children from 1980 to 1988. Nash Winstead passed away on October 18, 2008.

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[Identification of item], Nash Nicks Winstead Papers, MC 187, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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