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Robert William Rieke Papers

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Rieke (Robert William) Papers

Robert William Rieke papers

Summary Information

J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte
Rieke, Robert
Robert William Rieke papers
Date [inclusive]
1.25 Linear feet
Manuscripts and research material including drafts and notes, transcripts and tapes. Copies of the book in various stages of printing are also included.

Preferred Citation note

Robert William Rieke Papers. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Scope and Contents note

Manuscripts and research material collected by the author of "A Retrospective Vision" (1977), which traces the development of UNC Charlotte during its first decade, 1965-75. Includes drafts and research notes; transcripts and tapes of interviews with faculty, students, staff, and other associates; and copies of the book in various stages of printing.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, UNC Charlotte

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright retained by author.

Conditions Governing Use note

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Robert Rieke, 1978.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History.

Personal Name(s)

  • Rieke, Robert


  • Education, Higher--Administration
  • Education, Higher--North Carolina--Charlotte

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Collection Inventory

 Series 1 Manuscripts 1963-1977 

Scope and Contents note

This series contains notes and handwritten and typed drafts of A Retrospective Vision.

Box Folder

"Forms and Ideas" 

Scope and Contents note

notes in which Rieke formulated his initial plans and ideas for the book.

1 1


Scope and Contents note

grouped within each folder by chapter, and includes handwritten drafts, arranged chronologically, followed by typescript drafts.

1 2-7

Miscellaneous Notes and Documentation 

1 8

Letters 1965-1972 

Scope and Contents note

typed excerpts from letters to and from Rieke's colleagues (recordings on tape no. 5).

1 9

Final Typescript Draft 

1 10

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 Series 2 Interviews 1974 

Scope and Contents note

This series contains transcripts and tapes of interviews between Rieke and UNCC faculty, staff, students, and other associates. [NOTE: Box:Folder numbers refer to folder containing transcript of interview. Tapes are located in the Digital Sound Archive.]


Interview--Adams, Abraham   tape only

Digital Sound Archive
Box Folder

Interview--Adams, Graham   transcript and tape.

1 11

Interview--Bambach, John   transcript and tape.

1 12

Interview--Barkley, Oren   transcript and tape.

1 13

Interview--Barnard, B.W.   transcript only.

1 14

Interview--Bell, Carlos   transcript and tape.

1 15

Interview--Brennan, Louise   transcript and tape.

1 16

Interview--Brown, Jim   transcript only.

1 17

Interview--Burks, Jerrold   transcript and tape.

1 18

Interview--Burson, Sherman   transcript and tape.

1 19
Box Drawer

Interview--Bush, Fowler   transcript and tape.

1 20
Box Folder

Interview--Carmichael, Michael   transcript and tape.

1 21

Interview--Colvard, Dean W.   transcript and tape.

1 22

Interview--DiCecca, Luca   transcript only.

1 23

Interview--Eaker, Jay   transcript and tape.

1 24

Interview--Ehringhaus, Michael   transcript only.

1 25

Interview--Guggenheim, Alan   transcript only.

1 26

Interview--Friede, Lynn   transcript only.

1 27

Interview--Hampton, John   transcript and tape.

1 51

Interview--Hogan, Richard   transcript and tape.

1 28

Interview--Lassiter, Robert, Jr.   transcript and tape.

1 29

Interview--Leach, Neil   transcript and tape.

1 30

Interview--McCulley, Michael   transcript and tape.

1 31

Interview--Marchant, William F.   transcript and tape.

1 32

Interview--Mason, Tom   transcript and tape.

1 33

Interview--Maxwell, Bertha   transcript and tape.

1 34

Interview--Maynor, Joe   transcript and tape.

1 35

Interview--Nichols, Elaine   transcript only.

1 36

Interview--Orr, Doug   transcript and tape

1 37

Interview--Ostrowski, Ronald S.   transcript and tape.

1 38

Interview--Putick, Winston   transcript and tape.

1 39

Interview--Robbins, John   transcript and tape.

1 40

Interview--Romine, Ben   transcript and tape.

1 52

Interview--Rowe, Oliver R.   transcript and tape.

1 41

Interview--Savickas, Debbra   transcript and tape.

1 42

Interview--Schmidt, Dumont   transcript and tape.

1 43

Interview--Sewell, Elizabeth   transcript and tape.

1 44

Interview--Sprieregen, Paul   transcript only.

1 45

Interview--Summers, Josephine   transcript and tape.

1 46

Interview--Turan, Meta   transcript and tape.

1 47

Interview--Vermillion, Robert   transcript and tape.

1 48

Interview--Vest, Frank   transcript and tape.

1 49

Interview--Watwon, Sam   transcript and tape.

1 50

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 Series 3 Publication 1972-1977 

Scope and Contents note

This series contains copies of A Retrospective Vision in its various stages of printing (1977), including galley and page proofs, pages bound into signatures, and sample binding and dust jackets. Includes manuscripts for the forward and chapters 2, 3, and 5, and personal and business correspondence (1972-77) and other information relating to the publication and review of the book. [Also includes unfoldered material]


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 Series 4 Photographs 1977 

Scope and Contents note

This series contains 2 prints (P27/1-2) of Rieke and D. W. Colvard (9-26-77).

Box Folder


P12 8
Box Folder item

Robert Rieke (right) with D. W. Colvard 1977 

P12 8 P27/1-2

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