College of Biological Sciences records
Scope and Content
The collection contains the administrative paperwork of the College of Biological Sciences (CBS). Papers include correspondence of the Dean (1965-1972, 1983) and Assistant Dean (1968-1971), CBS long range plans, budgets, policy statements and reorganization documents of the College.
- Creation: 1961-1998
- University of Minnesota. College of Biological Sciences (Organization)
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Use of Materials
Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Requests for permission to quote from the College of Biological Sciences collection should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.
The College of Biological Sciences (CBS) was created in 1965 to combine the departments of zoology, botany, agricultural biochemistry, genetics and two external field stations of the University - Cedar Creek Natural History Area and the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories. CBS contains two of the oldest departments on campus, botany and zoology, which were named in the territorial legislation that created the University. The College currently includes the departments of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics; Ecology, Evolution and Behavior; Genetics, Cell Biology and Development; Plant Biology and the general biology program at the University of Minnesota.
2.5 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
Collection contains the papers of the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota.
Other Finding Aid Available
A finding aid with detailed contents is available in University Archives.
Source of acquisition
This collection was removed from the Department of Botany papers, which were deposited in University Archives on October 24, 2003.
Collection has not been processed.
- College of Biological Sciences records
- Karen Spilman
- February 2005
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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