Douglas M. Orr papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists entirely of material relating to Orr's membership on the Project Catalyst Task Force. The files are comprised of correspondence and memoranda, grant proposals, minutes and progress reports, and newspaper clippings.
- 1985-90, undated
- 1986 - 1988
- Orr, Douglas Milton (Person)
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Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
Biographical / Historical
Project Catalyst is a collaborative Citizens Forum and Johnson C. Smith University effort to revitalize the area around the Smith campus and the contiguous Beatties Ford Road corridor extending from uptown Charlotte through the northwest quadrant of the city. Doug Orr, then vice chancellor for research and public service at UNC Charlotte, served as the first chairperson of the Project Catalyst Task Force.
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Language of Materials
Material documenting Project Catalyst, a collaborative effort of the Citizens Forum and Johnson C. Smith University to revitalize the Biddleville/Five Points area surrounding the University in northwest Charlotte. Includes correspondence and memoranda, grant proposals, minutes and progress reports, and newspaper clippings. Orr served as the first chairperson of the Project Catalyst Task Force.
The Douglas M. Orr Papers are organized into a single, chronological series entitled "PROJECT CATALYST."
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transfer from University Archives, 1993.
circa 450 items
Processed by Randy Penninger, 1994.
- Douglas M. Orr papers
- Randy Penninger
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