North Carolina State University, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Statistics Records 1940-2007

Creator
North Carolina State University. Department of Statistics
Size
11.5 linear feet
Call number
UA 135.016

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Statistics contain agreements, correspondence, grant progress reports, grant proposals, handbooks, manuscripts, minutes, newsletters, notebooks, project outlines, project proposals, research project reports, seminar announcements, study guides, surveys, photographs, scrapbooks, pamphlets, and work contracts. These materials range in date from 1940 to 2007.

The North Carolina State University Department of Statistics is among the nation's oldest, having been founded by renowned statistician Gertrude Cox in 1941. It receives support from both the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Biographical/historical note

The North Carolina State University Department of Statistics is among the nation's oldest, having been founded by renowned statistician Gertrude Cox in 1941. For several years It received support from both the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. In 2013 the Department of Statistics became part of NC State's new, comprehensive College of Sciences.

Scope/content

The records of the North Carolina State University Department of Statistics contain agreements, correspondence, grant progress reports, grant proposals, handbooks, manuscripts, minutes, newsletters, notebooks, project outlines, project proposals, research project reports, seminar announcements, study guides, surveys, photographs, scrapbooks, pamphlets, and work contracts. These materials range in date from 1940 to 2007.

Physical description

17 boxes, 1 carton, 1 oversize flatbox, 1 flat folder

Arrangement

The records of the Department of Statistics are arranged in two series: Departmental Records and Cooperative Projects. Within each series, materials are arranged alphabetically by topic or title. A third series exists for records not yet receiving full archival processing.

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University owns copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

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, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Statistics Records, UA 135.016, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, Department of Statistics.

Processing information

Processed by: Lauren Garbrick and Hermann Trojanowski; Susanne Hutchison, 2009 July; machine-readable finding aid created by: Russell S. Koonts; Katherine M. Wisser; Pat Webber; Finding aid updated by Cate Putirskis, 2009 June, August; 2010 November; Susanne Hutchison, 2009 July; Todd Kosmerick, 2013 May.

The collection is organized into three principal series:

Departmental Records 1940-2003
Administration Conference 1970
Box 1, Folder 1
Administrative Planning Conference Outlines 1966
Box 1, Folder 2
Biomathematics Graduate Program Newsletter 1983
Box 17, Folder 13
Biomathematics Graduate Program Seminar flyers 1986
Box 17, Folder 12
Biomathematics Program brochures 1966, 1983
Box 17, Folder 14
Biomathematics Program Information Booklets 1978, 1981
Box 1, Folder 3
Biomatematics Training undated
Box 1, Folder 4
Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest College, Visiting Professor Correspondence 1949
Box 1, Folder 5
Course Content Curricula and Degree Requirements in Statistics undated
Box 1, Folder 6
Courses in Statistics Summer Session 1951
Box 1, Folder 7
Courses in Statistics Summer Session 1952
Box 1, Folder 8
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund 1977
Box 1, Folder 9
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund - Acknowledgement of Funds Letters 1977
Box 1, Folder 10
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund - General Business and Correspondence 1977-1979
Box 1, Folder 11
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund - General Information 1976-1978
Box 1, Folder 12
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund - Letters of Solicitation 1977-1978
Box 1, Folder 13
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund - Lists of B.S. Degrees Awarded in Statistics 1947-1977
Box 2, Folder 1
Cox Graduate Fellowship Fund - Steering Committee Minutes and Progress Reports 1977-1978
Box 2, Folder 2
Department Diploma Ceremony Programs 1990-2003
Box 2, Folder 3
Department of Experimental Statistics 1951
Box 17, Folder 16
Experimental Statistics Long-Range Plans 1957-1962
Box 2, Folder 4
Experimental Statistics Department Plans 1958-1978
Box 2, Folder 5
Faculty List 1970-1974
Box 2, Folder 6
Faculty Promotions and Tenure 1973
Box 2, Folder 7
Fiftieth Anniversary 1991
Box 2, Folder 8
Formation of a Computer Science Department Proposal and the Establishment of an Undergraduate Curriculum 1967
Box 2, Folder 9
Gamma Sigma Delta - Certificate of Merit 1966-1971
Box 2, Folder 10
Gamma Sigma Delta - General Information 1959-1961
Box 2, Folder 11
Gamma Sigma Delta - General Information 1961-1963
Box 2, Folder 12
Gamma Sigma Delta - General Information 1966-1971
Box 2, Folder 13
Gamma Sigma Delta - General Information 1970-1975
Box 2, Folder 14
Gamma Sigma Delta - Members and Nominees 1955-1957
Box 2, Folder 15
Graduate and Undergraduate Faculty Biographies undated
Box 3, Folder 1
Graduate Fellowships and Assistantships in Experimental Statistics Information Sheet 1965
Box 3, Folder 2
A Guide for Undergraduate Majors in Statistics Brochure 1972-1973
Box 3, Folder 3
Handbooks 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981
Box 3, Folder 4
Henry L. Lucas, Jr. Memorial Research Assistantship Fund information brochure 1979
Box 17, Folder 11
History of the Department of Statistics 1940-1954
Box 3, Folder 5
List of Publications by the Department of Experimental Statistics 1948-1951
Box 3, Folder 6
Long-Range Plans 1967-1978
Box 3, Folder 7
Lucas Research Assistantship Fund 1979
Box 3, Folder 8
Mailing List 1966-1977
Box 3, Folder 9
Memoranda to and from the Chancellor 1967-1974
Box 3, Folder 10
Naming a New Head 1962
Box 3, Folder 11
Organization and Operating Policies undated
Box 3, Folder 12
Phi Kappa Phi Constitution and By-Laws 1954, 1967
Box 3, Folder 13
Phi Kappa Phi Membership List 1967-1968
Box 3, Folder 14
Portable Terminal Information 1973
Box 3, Folder 15
Predicting Freshman Scholastic Achievement Report 1952-1953
Box 3, Folder 16
A Program of Instruction in Modern Statistics for College Teachers of Introductory Statistics 1959
Box 3, Folder 17
Proposed Curricula for Statistics 1961
Box 3, Folder 18
Research Work of the Department of Experimental Statistics 1947-1949
Box 3, Folder 19
Science and Theology Research - Study Group and Papers, Don Shriver 1965-1966
Box 18, Folder 1
Science and Theology Research - Study Group and Papers, Don Shriver 1966-1967
Box 17, Folder 15
Self Study Report 1971
Box 4, Folder 1
Self Study Report 1972
Box 4, Folder 2
Seminar Schedule and Flyers 1979
Box 4, Folder 3
Seminar Flyers 1980
Box 4, Folder 4
Seminar Flyers 1981
Box 4, Folder 5
Seminar Schedule and Flyers 1982
Box 4, Folder 6
Seminar Flyers 1983
Box 4, Folder 7
Seminar Flyers 1984
Box 4, Folder 8
Seminar Flyers 1985
Box 4, Folder 9
Seminar Flyers 1986
Box 4, Folder 10
Seminar Flyers 1987
Box 4, Folder 11
Seminar Flyers 1988
Box 4, Folder 12
Seminar Flyers 1989
Box 4, Folder 13
Seminar Flyers 1990
Box 4, Folder 14
Seminar Flyers 1991
Box 4, Folder 15
Seminar Flyers 1992
Box 4, Folder 16
Seminar Flyers 1995
Box 4, Folder 17
SMUG (Statistican's Microcomputer Users' Group) Newsletter, Volume 3 No. 1 1986
Box 4, Folder 18
Southern Regional Graduate Summer Session in Statistics 1959
Box 4, Folder 19
Staff Meeting Minutes 1953-1954
Box 4, Folder 20
Staff Meeting Minutes 1954-1955
Box 4, Folder 21
Staff Meeting Minutes 1955-1956
Box 4, Folder 22
Staff Meeting Minutes 1956-1957
Box 4, Folder 23
Staff Meeting Minutes 1957-1958
Box 4, Folder 24
Staff Meeting Minutes 1959-1960
Box 4, Folder 25
Staff Meeting Minutes 1960-1961
Box 5, Folder 1
Staff Meeting Minutes 1961-1962
Box 5, Folder 2
Staff Meeting Minutes 1962-1963
Box 5, Folder 3
Statistical Methods for Research Workers in Industry and the Physical Sciences Intensive Short Course Information Brochure 1955
Box 5, Folder 4
Statistical Summer Session Conference Correspondence 1941
Box 5, Folder 5
Statistics faculty portrait 1970s
Oversize flat box 20, Flat box 1
"Testing Large Numbers of Strains for Use Under Different Environmental Conditions" by Cox undated
Box 5, Folder 6
Training of Exceptional Students Proposal 1958
Box 5, Folder 7
Work Contracts 1952
Box 5, Folder 8
Cooperative Projects 1941-1976, 1997
Agreements, Vouchers, etc. 1956-1958
Box 5, Folder 9
Agricultural Experiment Station Project Outline 1953
Box 5, Folder 10
Agricultural Marketing Service Agreement 1941
Box 5, Folder 11
Agricultural Marketing Services 1954-1955
Box 5, Folder 12
Agricultural Marketing Services 1955-1956
Box 5, Folder 13
Agriculture Estimates 1957
Box 5, Folder 14
Agriculture Estimates 1958
Box 5, Folder 15
Agriculture and Engineering Department 1957-1959
Box 5, Folder 16
Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory 1951
Box 5, Folder 17
Air Force Operations Analysis 1951-1952
Box 5, Folder 18
Animal Poultry Health Products Audit 1958
Box 5, Folder 19
Animal Science Work Conference 1944
Box 5, Folder 20
Applications of Economic and Statistical Analysis to Decision Making 1954-1955
Box 6, Folder 1
Application to national Aeronautics and Space Administration for Research Facilities (I of II) 1963
Box 6, Folder 2
Application to National Aeronautics and Space Administration for Research Facilities (II of II) 1963
Box 6, Folder 3
Army Chemical Corps. 1952
Box 6, Folder 4
Auburn State Conference 1948
Box 6, Folder 5
Biotechnology Resources Grant RR-00011-09 Progress Report 1971
Box 6, Folder 6
Biotechnology Resources Grant RR-00011-10 Progress Report 1972
Box 6, Folder 7
Biotechnology Resources Grant RR-00011-11 Terminal Progress Report 1974
Box 6, Folder 8
Blue Ridge Summer Statistics Conference 1952
Box 7, Folder 1
Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE) Budget Agreement 1951-1952
Box 7, Folder 2
Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE) Budget Agreement 1952-1953
Box 7, Folder 3
Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE) Budget Agreement 1953-1954
Box 7, Folder 4
Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE) Memorandum of Agreement 1950-1960
Box 7, Folder 5
Bureau of Agricultural Economics (BAE) Proposed Research 1948
Box 7, Folder 6
Charlotte College Information in regards to it becoming Consolidated within UNC System 1961-1963
Box 7, Folder 7
Collards Project Correspondence 1951
Box 7, Folder 8
Collards Project Report and Tabulations 1951
Box 7, Folder 9
Columbian Carbon Company and DOW Chemical Company Correspondence for Graduate Student Interns 1955-1956
Box 7, Folder 10
Computer Advisory Committee Correspondence 1973
Box 7, Folder 11
Computer Center and Search for Personnel 1964
Box 7, Folder 12
Computing Center Allocations 1970-1971
Box 7, Folder 13
Computing Center - Allocation of Funds 1971-1972
Box 7, Folder 14
Computing Center Budget 1964-1967
Box 8, Folder 1
Computing Center - The Computer Program at NC State University Comments 1967
Box 8, Folder 2
Computing Center Correspondence 1970-1972
Box 8, Folder 3
Computing Center Information and Correspondence 1968-1972
Box 8, Folder 4
Computing Center, PAMS Terminal Advisory Committee 1971
Box 8, Folder 5
Computing Center - Planning and Evaluation Committee 1968
Box 8, Folder 6
Computing Center - Proposal for National Sciene Foundation Institutional Grant for Tape Recorders for Use with the Signal Processing Lab 1969-1970
Box 8, Folder 7
Corn Yield Survey Agreement and Correspondence 1949-1950
Box 8, Folder 8
"Design of the Experiment" by Robinson, Plant Breeding Conference 1948
Box 8, Folder 9
Educational Policy Seminar 1961-1962
Box 8, Folder 10
Environmental Health Center Program Report 1965
Box 8, Folder 11
Environmental Health Center Program Report 1966
Box 8, Folder 12
Estimation of Selection Index from Field Test Data - Data on Sea Island Cotton undated
Box 8, Folder 13
Expansion of Computer Facilities Use - Application for Research Grant 1969
Box 9, Folder 1
Forestry, Agronomy, and Horticulture Conference 1941
Box 9, Folder 2
Fur Seal Population Project Correspondence 1949
Box 9, Folder 3
Human Resource Research Institute 1951-1952
Box 9, Folder 4
Human Resources Research Institute - Advisory Research Council Meeting 1951
Box 9, Folder 5
IBEC Research Institute Correspondence 1955-1956
Box 9, Folder 6
IBM Tentative Project Outline and Statistics Manual undated
Box 9, Folder 7
Industrial Designs Experimental Research Projects 1955
Box 9, Folder 8
Industrial Projects 1954
Box 9, Folder 9
Institute of Fisheries Research 1949
Box 9, Folder 10
Investigation of Measurement Errors in Sample Surveys Project Progress Report undated
Box 9, Folder 11
Joint Program Between Computer Science and Engineering 1975-1976
Box 9, Folder 12
Lucas Memorial Symposium - Systems Concepts in Agriculture brochure 1979
Box 17, Folder 10
Memoranda of Agreements 1952-1955
Box 9, Folder 13
National Bureau of Standards 1951
Box 10, Folder 1
National Science Foundation Grant Material and Information 1970-1971
Box 10, Folder 2
National Science Foundation Site visit of the Triangle Universities Computation Center 1965-1966
Box 10, Folder 3
Nutrition Work Conference Program and Notes 1945
Box 10, Folder 4
Office of Foreign Agriculture Relations Correspondence 1951-1953
Box 10, Folder 5
Peanut Research Proposal for AID 1974
Box 10, Folder 6
Plant Breeders Conference - Gene Frequency and its Consequences 1948
Box 10, Folder 7
Plant Breeders Conference Program Outline (I of II) 1948
Box 10, Folder 8
Plant Breeders Conference Program Outline (II of II) 1948
Box 10, Folder 9
Price Project Estimated Budget 1949
Box 10, Folder 10
Project Outlines 1946-1948
Box 10, Folder 11
Project Outlines 1948-1949
Box 10, Folder 12
Project Outlines 1949-1950
Box 10, Folder 13
Project Outlines 1950-1951
Box 10, Folder 14
Project Proposals 1960-1961
Box 10, Folder 15
Project Proposals Part II 1960-1961
Box 10, Folder 16
Proposal to the National Sciene Foundation for Support of NC State for Participatioin in the TUCC 1965
Box 11, Folder 1
Proposed Pasture Research Project 1949-1955
Box 11, Folder 2
Regional S-Project - Requirements and Utilization of Selected Nutrients in Preadolescent Children 1953
Box 11, Folder 3
Reports to Office of Foreign Agriculture Relations 1953
Box 11, Folder 4
Research and Farming 1946
Box 11, Folder 5
Research Laboratory - American Tobacco Company - Smoking Habits Project 1956
Box 11, Folder 6
Richmond Area University Center 1949
Box 11, Folder 7
Role of the Consultant in a Statistical Laboratory Report 1952
Box 11, Folder 8
S-12 Project Regional Research Funds Support 1955
Box 11, Folder 9
S-15 Project Assessment of Nutritional Status on Humans Aunnual Reports and Meeting Minutes 1952-1954
Box 11, Folder 10
S-15 Project Correspondence 1948-1954
Box 11, Folder 11
S-15 Project Correspondence 1953-1954
Box 11, Folder 12
S-15 Project Correspondence and Technique Study of Data Report 1953
Box 11, Folder 13
S-15 Project Experimental Error Inventory and Cooperative Nutritional Status Studies 1954
Box 12, Folder 1
S-15 Project: Louisiana State University correspondence 1953-1954
Box 12, Folder 2
S-15 Project: Miscellaneous 1952-1953
Box 12, Folder 3
S-15 Project: Virginia correspondence about data tables 1953-1954
Box 12, Folder 4
S-28 Project information 1954-1956
Box 12, Folder 5
Selection Among Inbred Lines (plants) undated
Box 12, Folder 6
Selection experiments (plants) undated
Box 12, Folder 7
Society for Mathematical Biology Abstracts 1997 Aug.
Box 18, Folder 2
Soil erosion study 1960-1961
Box 12, Folder 8
Soils Work conference 1946
Box 12, Folder 9
Southern Cooperative group correspondence and programs 1952-1956
Box 12, Folder 10
Special Research Resource project grant (FR-00011-04) progress reports 1966
Box 13, Folder 1
Special Research Resource project grant (FR-00011-05) progress report 1967
Box 13, Folder 2
Special Research Resource project grant (FR-00011-06) progress report 1968
Box 13, Folder 3
Special Research Resource project grant (FR-00011-07) progress report 1969
Box 13, Folder 4
Special Research Resource project grant (RR-00011-08) progress report 1970
Box 13, Folder 5
State Municipal Read Commission 1949
Box 13, Folder 6
Statistical investigations of the Insecticide and Insect Repellent Evaluations reports undated
Box 13, Folder 7
Statistical Research Programs and Outside Contracts report 1952
Box 13, Folder 8
Strength in Numbers: Southeastern Cooperative Statistics Project undated
Box 17, Folder 9
Studies in Extimating and Forecasting Peanut Yields (supplement no. 10) 1958-1959
Box 13, Folder 9
Studies in Estimating and Forecasting Peanut Yields (supplement no. 14) 1959-1960
Box 13, Folder 10
Study of the Farmer as Reporter of Agricultural Information (supplement no. 16) 1961
Box 13, Folder 11
Survey Operations Unit budget statements 1955-1958
Box 13, Folder 12
Survey Operations Unit Administrative Board correspondence and meeting minutes 1956-1958
Box 13, Folder 13
Survey Operations Unit general correspondence 1951-1958
Box 14, Folder 1
Survey Operations Unit: Iowa State college expenses 1957
Box 14, Folder 2
Survey Operations Unit: payroll and vouchers 1955-1956
Box 14, Folder 3
Sampling project 1953-1954
Box 14, Folder 4
Sweet potatoes experiment 1953
Box 14, Folder 5
Sweet potatoes experiment computations 1952
Box 14, Folder 6
Sweet potatoes experiement sampling data 1945-1950
Box 14, Folder 7
Sweet potatoes experiment manuscript: first draft 1953
Box 14, Folder 8
Sweet potatoes experiment: summary, analysis and correspondence 1951-1953
Box 14, Folder 9
Taste-testing conference 1947
Box 14, Folder 10
Tennessee Valley Authority correspondence 1956-1957
Box 14, Folder 11
Tennessee Valley Authority correspondence 1955-1956
Box 15, Folder 1
Tobacco Industries Research Committee: proposed research program to investigate the relationship between tobacco and health 1954
Box 15, Folder 2
Tobacco Industries Research Committee: Technical Committee resume of meeting 1954
Box 15, Folder 3
Triangle Universities Computation Center: building agenda items 1972
Box 15, Folder 4
Triangle Universities Computation Center: building agenda items 1973
Box 15, Folder 5
Triangle Universities Computation Center: correspondence 1965-1967
Box 15, Folder 6
Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC): correspondence 1967
Box 15, Folder 7
Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC): correspondence 1968-1969
Box 16, Folder 1
Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC): correspondence 1969
Box 16, Folder 2
Triangle Universities Computation Center: correspondence 1972
Box 16, Folder 3
Triangle Universities Computation Center notebook (1 of 2) 1966-1968
Box 16, Folder 4
Triangle Universities Computation Center Notebook (2 of 2) 1966-1968
Box 16, Folder 5
Triangle Universities Computation Center Notebook (1 of 2) 1969-1970
Box 16, Folder 6
Triangle Universities Computation Center Notebook (2 of 2) 1969-1970
Box 16, Folder 7
Triangle Universities Computation Center Notebook (1 of 3) 1971-1973
Box 17, Folder 1
Triangle Universities Computation Center Notebook (2 of 3) 1971-1973
Box 17, Folder 2
Triangle Universities Computation Center Notebook (3 of 3) 1971-1973
Box 17, Folder 3
Triangle Universities Computation Center (TUCC): NSF visit 1968
Box 17, Folder 4
T.V.A. Tentative Project Agreement 1954
Box 17, Folder 5
Vitamin A and Carotene in the Blood of Healthy Young Men report 1953
Box 17, Folder 6
Cooperative Agreement with the Weather Bureau 1949
Box 17, Folder 7
Weather Bureau: Cooperative Climatological Project report 1949
Box 17, Folder 8
Unprocessed Records
Department of Experimental Statistics Scrapbooks 1940-1943
Carton 19
Departmental photographs, pamphlets, and other documents 1950-1989
Carton 19
Gertrude Cox biographical information 1970-1978
Carton 19
Oversize photographs 2006-2007
Oversize flat box 20, Folder 2
Wall calendar with Gertrude Cox's photograph 1991
Oversize flat box 20, Folder 3

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Department of Statistics Records, UA 135.016, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University owns copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

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.