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Douglas M. Orr Papers

Filing title: 
Orr (Douglas M.) Papers

Inventory to the Douglas M. Orr papers
MS0205

Summary Information

Repository
University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives
Creator
Orr, Douglas Milton
Title
Douglas M. Orr papers
ID
MS0205
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1986-1988
Date [inclusive]
1985-90, undated
Extent
0.25 Linear feet
General Physical Description note
circa 450 items
Language
English
Mixed materials [Box]
1
Container
1-5
Abstract
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.

Preferred Citation note

Douglas M. Orr Papers. J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Biographical/Historical note

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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Scope and Contents note

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. The Douglas M. Orr Papers are organized into a single, chronological series entitled "PROJECT CATALYST."

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of North Carolina at Charlotte University Archives 1994

9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28223
704-687-1170
spec-coll@uncc.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

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

Transfer from University Archives, 1993.

Processing Information note

Processed by Randy Penninger, 1994.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Timothy D. Mead Papers (Mss 181).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Citizens Forum.
  • Project Catalyst (Charlotte, N.C.).

Geographic Name(s)

  • Charlotte (N.C.)--History
  • Mecklenburg County (N.C.)--History

Personal Name(s)

  • Orr, Douglas Milton

Subject(s)

  • Urban renewal--North Carolina--Charlotte

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