Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7451
Creators:
Chesapeake Research Consortium
Dates:
1970-1981
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These records document the establishment, administration, and research program of the Chesapeake Research Consortium, Inc. They include records concerning the incorporation of CRC in 1972; budget and fiscal records; correspondence of Directors Roy, Chamberlain, and Cronin; correspondence, reports, and other records of the CRC's Research Advisory and Interagency Advisory Committees; correspondence, proposals, and reports submitted by CRC to funding agencies including the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; records concerning workshops and seminars sponsored by CRC; CRC annual reports; and correspondence, memoranda, reports, and publications documenting research programs on wetlands preservation, waste water management, the effects of hurricanes, and other topics relating to the Chesapeake Bay.

Historical Note
Historical Note
The Chesapeake Research Consortium, Inc. (CRC) was established in 1972 when the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution (through the Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies) joined to identify and conduct research on the principal environmental, marine, atmospheric, terrestrial, societal, and technological problems of the Chesapeake Bay and its contiguous regions. The CRC conducts scientific research and programs in information transfer, technology applications, and education and training. Initial funding for CRC was provided by the National Science Foundation. Directors of CRC included Robert H. Roy, 1972-1973; Theodore Chamberlain, 1973-1977; and L. Eugene Cronin, 1977- .

Notes
Non-SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7451, Chesapeake Research Consortium, Records

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Roy, Robert H. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chamberlain, Theodore Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cronin, L. Eugene (Lewis Eugene), 1917- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chesapeake Research Consortium Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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United States. Environmental Protection Agency Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Virginia Institute of Marine Science Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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University of Maryland at College Park Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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