North Carolina State University, Office of University Advancement, Foundation Records 1934-2013

Summary
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Using these materials
Creator
North Carolina State University. Office of University Advancement
Size
101.25 linear feet (67 cartons, 1 half box, 1 box)
Call number
UA 008.003

The North Carolina State University, Office of University Advancement, Foundation Records include correspondence, publications, minutes, audits related to foundations, and documents about fundraising and public relations. The collection contains files of the Agricultural Foundation, the Architectural Foundation, the College Foundation, the Dairy Foundation, the Design Foundation, the Engineering Foundation, the Forestry Foundation, the Pulp and Paper Foundation, the Textile Foundation, and the Education and Psychology Foundation, among others. Materials range in date from 1934 to 2013.

The Office of University Advancement supports enhancement of the image of the University, provides services to alumni and friends, sustains a strong volunteer network, raises money from private sources, manages private gifts to the University, and manages an alumni and development database. They also coordinate with General Administration on government and legislative priorities at the state and national levels.

The NC State University Foundation supports the University's core values of innovation, leadership, and research. It accomplishes this through its Board, which consists of dedicated alumni. It also offers special initiatives and grants and sponsors awards to honor volunteer efforts that make the University better.

Biographical/historical note

The Office of University Advancement supports the operation of Alumni Relations, University Development, Public Affairs, and other units involved with the external mission of NC State by managing the donor/alumni database, conducting donor research, processing and receipting private gifts (corporate and individual gifts), maintaining financial records (budgets, payroll, personnel, purchasing, insurance, leases, reimbursement, etc), administering the corporate matching program, managing the donor prospect tracking system, planning and managing stewardship, assisting with proposal preparation, and staffing the needs of the NC State Foundation, the Endowment Fund Board, and the Alumni Association Business Operation. The Office of University Advancement was previously known as the Office of Development.

The NC State University Foundation supports the University's core values of innovation, leadership, and research. It accomplishes this through its Board, which consists of dedicated alumni. It also offers special initiatives and grants and sponsors awards to honor volunteer efforts that make the University better.

Scope/content

The North Carolina State University, Office of University Advancement, Foundation Records include correspondence, publications, minutes, audits related to foundations, and documents about fundraising and public relations. The collection contains files of the Agricultural Foundation, the Architectural Foundation, the College Foundation, the Dairy Foundation, the Design Foundation, the Engineering Foundation, the Forestry Foundation, the Pulp and Paper Foundation, the Textile Foundation, and the Education and Psychology Foundation, among others. Materials range in date from 1934 to 2013.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU 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, Office of University Advancement, Foundation Records, UA 008.003, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from the North Carolina State University, Office of University Advancement.

Processing information

Preliminary inventory by Todd Kosmerick, 2009 April; Processed by Cathy Dorin-Black, 2014 July; Finding aid written by Cathy Dorin-Black and Todd Kosmerick, 2014 July

Access to the collection

This 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 to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

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Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Office of University Advancement, Foundation Records, UA 008.003, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU 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.