North Carolina State University, Committees, O. Max Gardner Award Committee Records 1949-2008

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Oliver Max Gardner Award
Size
6 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 flat folder)
Call number
UA 022.004
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The records of the O. Max Gardner Award Committee at North Carolina State University contain correspondence; reports and annual reports; nominations for award recipients; and programs, dinner seating lists, and transcripts of speeches from events where the O. Max Gardner Award was conferred. Materials range in date from 1949 to 2008.

The O. Max Gardner Award was established in 1949 to recognize the faculty member from among all University of North Carolina (UNC) system schools who has "...made the greatest contribution to the human race." Nominations for faculty representatives are collected at each university during the fall of the academic year, and one to three candidates are selected from among those nominees to represent each university. From this pool, one or two faculty members are chosen in the spring of the academic year by the UNC Board of Governors' Committee as the recipient(s) of the O. Max Gardner Award for that academic year.

At North Carolina State University, the O. Max Gardner Award nominees are selected by a committee reporting to the Provost's Office.

Biographical/historical note

The O. Max Gardner Award was established in 1949 to recognize the faculty member from among all University of North Carolina (UNC) system schools who has "...made the greatest contribution to the human race." Nominations for faculty representatives are collected at each university during the fall of the academic year, and one to three candidates are selected from among those nominees to represent each university. From this pool, one or two faculty members are chosen in the spring of the academic year by the UNC Board of Governors' Committee as the recipient(s) of the O. Max Gardner Award for that academic year.

At North Carolina State University, the O. Max Gardner Award nominees are selected by a committee reporting to the Provost's Office.

North Carolina State University Recipients of the O. Max Gardner Award
1951
Donald B. Anderson
1955
Zeno Payne Metcalf
1958
C. Horace Hamilton
1959
Gertrude M. Cox
1965
Raymond L. Murray
1967
Walton Carlyle Gregory
1970
Stanley George Stephens
1972
Bruce John Zobel
1979
Solomon P. Hersh
1980
C. Clark Cockerham
1981
Ellis B. Cowling
1982
Joseph N. Sasser
1983
Frank E. Guthrie
1984
Vivian T. Stannett
1985
M. Necati Ozisik
1987
Major M. Goodman
1988
Elizabeth C. Theil
1990
Fred R. DeJarnette
1996
Ernest Hodgson
1997
R. Wayne Skaggs
1998
B. Jayant Baliga
1999
Jim E. Riviere
2000
Joseph M. DeSimone
2005
Kenneth Adler
2007
Trudy F. C. MacKay
2009
Todd R. Klaenhammer

Scope/content

The records of the O. Max Gardner Award at North Carolina State University contain correspondence; reports and annual reports; nominations for award recipients; and programs, dinner seating lists, and transcripts of speeches from events where the O. Max Gardner Award was conferred. Materials range in date from 1949 to 2008.

Arrangement

The records of the O. Max Gardner Award at North Carolina State University are arranged chronologically by award year.

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, Committees, O. Max Gardner Award Committee Records, UA 022.004, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Transferred from North Carolina State University, O. Max Gardner Award.

Processing information

Processed by Cate Putirskis, 2010 October; Finding aid written by Cate Putirskis, 2010 October.

Correspondence 1949-1954
Box 1, Folder 1
Dinner seating list 1949
Box 1, Folder 2
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1949
Box 1, Folder 3
Dinner seating list 1950
Box 1, Folder 4
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1950
Box 1, Folder 5
Dinner seating list 1951
Box 1, Folder 6
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1951
Box 1, Folder 7
Dinner seating list 1952
Box 1, Folder 8
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1952
Box 1, Folder 9
Dinner seating list 22 Mar. 1953
Box 1, Folder 10
"Symbol and Reality of Consolidation" (acceptance speech by Howard C. Odum) 1953
Box 1, Folder 11
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1953
Box 1, Folder 12
Invitation, dinner seating list 22 Mar. 1954
Box 1, Folder 13
"Academic Freedom" (address by Victor S. Bryant), "The Mother of Professions" (acceptance speech by Franklin H. McNutt) 22 Mar. 1954
Box 1, Folder 14
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1954
Box 1, Folder 15
"Research: The Handmaiden of Teaching" (acceptance speech by Zeno Payne Metcalf) 11 Mar. 1955
Box 1, Folder 16
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: William E. Shinn 1955
Box 1, Folder 17
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: William E. Shinn 1956
Box 1, Folder 18
North Carolina State College nominee: Walter John Peterson 1956
Box 1, Folder 19
Proceedings of the Fourth State of the University Conference of the University of North Carolina and the Eighth Oliver Max Gardner Award Dinner 21-22 Mar. 1956
Box 1, Folder 20
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1956
Box 1, Folder 21
"To the Good of Mankind" (acceptance speech by Warner Lee Wells) 22 Mar. 1957
Box 1, Folder 22
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1957
Box 1, Folder 23
Nomination fo North Carolina State College representative: William E. Shinn 1957
Box 1, Folder 24
North Carolina State College nominee: Charles Horace Hamilton 1957-1958
Box 1, Folder 25
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1958
Box 1, Folder 26
North Carolina State College nominee: Gertrude Mary Cox 1958-1959
Box 1, Folder 27
Proclamation honoring Gertrude Mary Cox's reception of Oliver Max Gardner Award 1959
Flat folder 1
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1959
Box 1, Folder 28
North Carolina State College nominee: Raymond LeRoy Murray 1960
Box 1, Folder 29
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1960
Box 1, Folder 30
Nominee for the Oliver Max Gardner Award, Solomon Philip Hersh 1979
Box 8, Folder 10
North Carolina State College nominee: Arthur Kelman 1960-1961
Box 1, Folder 31
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1961
Box 1, Folder 32
Nominations for North Carolina State College representative 1961
Box 1, Folder 33
North Carolina State College nominees: Raymond L. Murray, Arthur Kelman 1961
Box 1, Folder 34
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1962
Box 1, Folder 35
Nominations for North Carolina State College representative 1962
Box 1, Folder 36
North Carolina State College nominee: Charles Edwin Bishop 1962
Box 1, Folder 37
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1963
Box 1, Folder 38
Nominations for North Carolina State College representative 1963
Box 1, Folder 39
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: Charles E. Bishop 1963
Box 1, Folder 40
North Carolina State College nominee: Raymond LeRoy Murray 1963
Box 2, Folder 1
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: Walton C. Gregory 1963-1964
Box 2, Folder 2
North Carolina State College nominee: William Edwin Shinn 1963
Box 2, Folder 3
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1964
Box 2, Folder 4
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: Carey H. Bostian 1964
Box 2, Folder 5
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: Walton Carlyle Gregory 1964
Box 2, Folder 6
Nomination for North Carolina State College representative: Hamilton A. Stewart 1964
Box 2, Folder 7
North Carolina State College nominees: Carey H. Bostian, Raymond LeRoy Murray 1964-1965
Box 2, Folder 8
North Carolina State College nominee: Raymond LeRoy Murray 1964
Box 2, Folder 9
Correspondence 1965-1966
Box 2, Folder 13
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Charles Edwin Bishop 1965-1966
Box 2, Folder 14
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Edgar J. Boone 1965
Box 2, Folder 10
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Carey H. Bostian 1965-1966
Box 2, Folder 15
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Robert W. Truitt 1965
Box 2, Folder 11
North Carolina State University nominations: Carey Hoyt Bostian, Charles Edwin Bishop 1965-1966
Box 2, Folder 12
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Charles Edwin Bishop 1966
Box 2, Folder 16
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Carey H. Bostian 1966
Box 2, Folder 17
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Bruce J. Zobel 1966
Box 2, Folder 18
Recipient: Walton C. Gregory 1967
Box 2, Folder 19
Award luncheon invitation 22 Mar. 1967
Box 2, Folder 20
Correspondence, annual report 1967-1968
Box 2, Folder 21
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Carey H. Bostian 1967
Box 2, Folder 22
North Carolina State University nominee: Bruce J. Zobel 1967-1968
Box 2, Folder 23
Correspondence 1968-1969
Box 2, Folder 24
Nominations for North Carolina State University representative 1968-1969
Box 2, Folder 25
North Carolina State University nominees: Stanley George Stephens, Robert Wesley Truitt, Bruce John Zobel 1968-1969
Box 3, Folder 1
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1969
Box 3, Folder 2
Correspondence 1969-1970
Box 3, Folder 3
North Carolina State University nominee: Stanley George Stephens 1970
Box 3, Folder 4
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1970
Box 3, Folder 5
Correspondence 1970-1971
Box 3, Folder 6
North Carolina State University nominee: Lodwick Charles Hartley 1971
Box 3, Folder 7
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1971
Box 3, Folder 8
Correspondence, reports 1971-1972
Box 3, Folder 9
North Carolina State University nominee: Bruce J. Zobel 1972
Box 3, Folder 10
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1972
Box 3, Folder 11
Correspondence 1972
Box 3, Folder 12
North Carolina State University nominee: Vivian Thomas Stannett 1973
Box 3, Folder 13
The Oliver Max Gardener Award program 1973
Box 3, Folder 14
Correspondence, reports 1973-1974
Box 3, Folder 15
North Carolina State University nominee: Vivian Thomas Stannett 1974
Box 3, Folder 16
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1974
Box 3, Folder 17
Correspondence, reports 1974-1975
Box 3, Folder 18
North Carolina State University nominee: Frank Edwin Guthrie 1974-1975
Box 3, Folder 19
Correspondence, reports 1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 20
North Carolina State University nominee: Guy Owen 1976
Box 3, Folder 21
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1976
Box 3, Folder 22
Correspondence, reports 1976-1977
Box 3, Folder 23
North Carolina State University nominee: Duncan Robert Stuart (1 of 2) 1977
Box 3, Folder 24
North Carolina State University nominee: Duncan Robert Stuart (2 of 2) 1977
Box 3, Folder 25
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1977
Box 3, Folder 26
Corespondence 1977-1978
Box 3, Folder 27
North Carolina State University nominee: Duncan Robert Stuart (1 of 2) 1978
Box 4, Folder 1
North Carolina State University nominee: Duncan Robert Stuart (2 of 2) 1978
Box 4, Folder 2
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1978
Box 4, Folder 3
Correspondence 1978-1979
Box 4, Folder 4
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1979
Box 4, Folder 5
Correspondence 1979-1980
Box 4, Folder 6
North Carolina State University nominee: Columbus Clark Cockerham 1980
Box 4, Folder 7
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1980
Box 4, Folder 8
North Carolina State Uniersity nominee: Ellis Brevier Cowling 1981
Box 4, Folder 9
Correspondence 1981-1982
Box 4, Folder 10
Recipient: Joseph N. Sasser 1982
Box 4, Folder 11
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1982
Box 4, Folder 12
Correspondence, reports, meeting minutes 1982
Box 4, Folder 13
North Carolina State University nominee: Frank E. Guthrie 1983
Box 4, Folder 14
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1983
Box 5, Folder 1
North Carolina State University nominee: Vivian T. Stannett 1984
Box 5, Folder 2
Correspondence 1984
Box 5, Folder 3
Recipient: M. Necati Ozisik 1984-1985
Box 5, Folder 4
The Oliver Max Gardner Award program 1985
Box 5, Folder 5
Correspondence, reports 1985-1986
Box 5, Folder 6
Correspondence 1991
Box 5, Folder 7
North Carolina State University nominee: Ernest Hodgson 1995
Box 5, Folder 8
Correspondence, annual report 1995-1996

This folder contains a 3 1/2" floppy disk; copies of files from disk are available upon request.

Box 5, Folder 9
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Robert I. Bruck 1995
Box 5, Folder 10
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: JoAnn Burkholder 1995
Box 5, Folder 11
North Carolina State University nominee: Ernest Hodgson 1995-1996
Box 5, Folder 12
Correspondence, annual report 1996-1997
Box 5, Folder 13
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Slater E. Newman 1996
Box 5, Folder 14
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Jerome J. Perry 1996
Box 5, Folder 15
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Brent Smith 1996
Box 5, Folder 16
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Bruce S. Weir 1996
Box 5, Folder 17
North Carolina State University nominee: R. Wayne Skaggs 1996-1997
Box 6, Folder 1
Correspondence 1997-1998
Box 6, Folder 2
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Ronald W. Mace 1997
Box 6, Folder 3
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Jay Narayan 1997
Box 6, Folder 4
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Kenneth Swartzel 1997
Box 6, Folder 5
North Carolina State University nominee: B. Jayant Baliga 1997-1998
Box 6, Folder 6
Correspondence 1998-1999
Box 6, Folder 7
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Bruce Spencer Weir 1998
Box 6, Folder 8
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Ronald C. Wimberley 1998
Box 6, Folder 9
North Carolina State University nominee: Jim E. Riviere 1999
Box 6, Folder 10
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: James Otvos 1999
Box 6, Folder 11
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Lee Smith 1999
Box 6, Folder 12
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Ronald C. Wimberley 1999
Box 7, Folder 1
North Carolina State University nominee: J. Wendell Gilliam 2000
Box 7, Folder 2
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Kenneth B. Adler 2000
Box 7, Folder 3
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Fred L. Gould 2000
Box 7, Folder 4
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Jagdish (Jay) Narayan 2000
Box 7, Folder 5
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Bruce Spencer Weir 2000
Box 7, Folder 6
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Ronald C. Wimberley 2000
Box 7, Folder 7
Correspondence, articles 2001-2002
Box 7, Folder 8
Recipient: Bruce Weir 2003
Box 7, Folder 9
Correspondence 2003-2004
Box 7, Folder 10
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Anastasios A. Tsiatis 2003
Box 7, Folder 11
Correspondence, annual report 2004-2005
Box 7, Folder 12
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Stephen G. Gibson 2004
Box 7, Folder 13
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Fred L. Gould 2004
Box 8, Folder 1
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Trudy Frances Charlene Mackay 2004
Box 8, Folder 2
North Carolina State University nominee: Kenneth B. Adler 2005
Box 8, Folder 3
Correspondence, annual report 2005-2006
Box 8, Folder 4
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Sylvia M. Blankenship 2005
Box 8, Folder 5
North Carolina State University nominee: Trudy F. C. Mackay 2006
Box 8, Folder 6
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Trudy F. C. Mackay 2006
Box 8, Folder 7
Correspondence 2007-2008
Box 8, Folder 8
Nomination for North Carolina State University representative: Ralph A. Dean 2008
Box 8, Folder 9

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], North Carolina State University, Committees, O. Max Gardner Award Committee Records, UA 022.004, 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.