Office of Research and Project Administration Records 1938-2010

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Office of Research and Project Administration Records, 1938-2010

Office of Research and Project Administration Records 1938-2010

The Office of Research and Project Administration acts as coordinator for all grants sought by the University, and also ensures the conformance of University practice with governmental regulations. The collection consists of annual reports, board minutes, policies, and interoffice correspondence of ORPA. Additionally, it contains files assembled for large-scale university research projects such as the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as on research-related issues such as the use of human subjects and biosafety.

115.0 linear feet; 92 boxes; 32.8 GB; 22 electronic files

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Princeton University. University Research Board

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The University Research Board is an advisory committee to the president on all research conducted at Princeton University. Made up of six faculty members from different departments, the board operates as a branch of the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA). The University Research Board was formed in 1959, and was preceded by the Committee on Project Research and the Scientific Research Committee before it. With the amount of research being done at the University as well as the l...

Princeton University

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The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...

Princeton University. Plasma Physics Laboratory

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Princeton University Office of Research and Project Administration.

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The Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) is the administrative arm of the University Research Board, which was formed in 1959 to recommend policy in the acceptance and administration of research grants and contracts throughout the University. ORPA acts as coordinator for all grants sought by the University, and also ensures the conformance of University practice with governmental regulations. From the guide to the Office of Research and Project Administration Records,...