National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing Records,1934-2018

Collection Number: 4448

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing records, 1934-2018.
Collection Number:
4448
Creator:
National Association of Science Writers.
Quantity:
29 cubic ft.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing include correspondence, membership records, financial records, administrative material, working papers for seminars and workshops, samples of science writing, papers and theses, published reports, and video and audiocassettes. Correspondents include Earl Ubell, William J. Cromie, Pierre Fraley, Philip M. Boffey, Jane Stafford, and Herbert L. Nichols. Organizations mentioned include the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Ford Foundation.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The National Association of Science Writers (NASW) is a professional society, established in 1934, serving science journalists and public information specialists. The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing (CASW), which was created in 1960, is a non-profit organization that sponsors various activities intended to improve the quality and quantity of information about science that reaches the public.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records of the National Association of Science Writers and the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing include correspondence, membership records, financial records, administrative material, working papers for seminars and workshops, samples of science writing, papers and theses, published reports, and video and audiocassettes. Correspondents include Earl Ubell, William J. Cromie, Pierre Fraley, Philip M. Boffey, Jane Stafford, and Herbert L. Nichols. Organizations mentioned include the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Ford Foundation.
Also, oral history interview with Jane Stafford by Bruce Lewenstein, 1987.
SUBJECTS

Names:
National Association of Science Writers.
Boffey, Philip M.
Cromie, William J.
Fraley, Pierre.
Lewenstein, Bruce V.,
Nichols, Herbert L.(Herbert Lownds), 1908-
Stafford, Jane.
Ubell, Earl.
American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.
Council for the Advancement of Science Writing.
Ford Foundation.
National Association of Science Writers.

Subjects:
Science news--United States.
Communication in science--United States.
Journalism--United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Audio tapes.
Videotapes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
National Association of Science Writers and Council for the Advancement of Science Writing records, #4448. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Not all the material in the collection is covered by the above guide.
Box 32
Publications and unpublished articles
19-19
Box 32
Conference files
1984-1999
Box 32
Awards files
1989-2000
Box 33
Awards files
1993-2000
Box 33
Fellowship files: Haseltine
1987-1990
Box 33
Fellowship files: Kellogg
1990-1996
Box 33
Fellowship files: NASW-Duke University
1985
Box 33
Fellowship files: Ullman
1983
Box 33
Press release
1985
Box 33
Jane Stafford Oral History
1989
Box 33
Press Room Book
1992
Box 33
Miscellaneous correspondence
1984-1996
Box 33
External correspondence
1985-1987
Box 33
Poster from University of California, Santa Cruz
Box 33
NASW LOGO Designs
Box 33
Letterhead and blank certificates
Box 33
American Chemical Society/Victor Cohn’s Presentation/October 15, 1999 (videotape)
Box 33
General Meeting/Excom/ New Orleans, 2/17/1990; The New York Academy of Sciences, Panels 1 & 2, 9/27/1994; The Osgood File/Network Access Project IV, 1998
1990, 1994, 1998
Box 34 Folder 1
Science Writing Survey
1977-1992
Box 34 Folder 2
CASW Report and correspondence
1978-1981
Box 34 Folder 3
Washington Independent Writers: directory of members
1982
Box 34 Folder 4
Membership rosters and miscellaneous
1982-2004
Box 34 Folder 5
NASW directories of members
1982, 1986-1990, 1992-1993
Box 34 Folder 6
Agenda
1984-1986
Box 34 Folder 7
CASW meeting minutes
1986-1996
Box 34 Folder 8
CASW - Traveling Fellowship Committee
1987-1992
Box 34 Folder 9
Science Writing Survey
1988
Box 34 Folder 10
New Horizons in Science proposal file copy
1988-1990
Box 34 Folder 11
NSF correspondence
1989-1992
Box 34 Folder 12
Agricultural Travel Fellowship Program
1990-1991
Box 34 Folder 13
Kellogg/report final letter/budget
1990-1993
Box 34 Folder 14
CASW Agriculture Fellowships - applicants
1991
Box 34 Folder 15
Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ): membership directories
1991, 1992, 1994
Box 34 Folder 16
Agriculture articles and publicity
1991-1995
Box 34 Folder 17
CASW Annual Briefing: New Horizons in Science
1991-2004
Box 34 Folder 18
CASW Bio's 1992 election
1992
Box 34 Folder 19
Kellogg - Africa
1994-1995
Box 34 Folder 20
NASW Membership Directories
1994, 1996-1997
Box 34 Folder 21
Mass Media Fellows: Directory
1995
Box 34 Folder 22
SEJ: membership directories
1995-1996
Box 34 Folder 23
CASW programs and activities
1997-1999
Box 34 Folder 24
SEJ: membership directories
1997-1999
Box 34 Folder 25
NASW membership directories and resource guides
1999-2001
Box 34 Folder 26
Science-in-Society journalism awards
2000
Box 34 Folder 27
NASW membership directory and resource guide
2001
Box 34 Folder 30
NASW membership directory and resource guide
2003
Box 34 Folder 28
NOVA/Secrets, Lies, and Atomic Spies
2002
Box 34 Folder 29
NASW Science in Society Journalism Award Winners
2007
Box 34 Folder 31
NASW Science in Society Journalism Award Winners: Beth Whitehouse, “The Match”
2007
Box 34 Folder 33
NASW Science in Society Journalism Award Winners: Stephen Lyons and Llewellyn M. Smith, Forgotten Genius. DVD
DVD-483
2007
Box 34 Folder 34
NASW Science in Society Journalism Award Winners: Alison Richard and David Malakoff, Climate Connections: How People Change Climate, How Climate Changes People. 2 CDs
CD-423, 425
2007
Box 34 Folder 35
Brochures from NASW events
2013-2014
Box 35 Folder 1
CASW awards
2000-2004
Box 35 Folder 2
News and Numbers, Victor Cohn
1989, 2001
Box 35 Folder 3
Victor Cohn prize: nomination Shannon Brownlee
2002
Box 35 Folder 4
Victor Cohn prize: nomination Christine Gorman
2004
Box 35 Folder 5
Victor Cohn prize: nomination Daniel Haney
2002
Box 35 Folder 6-7
Victor Cohn prize: nomination Michelle Trudeau, 2 CD-ROM
CD-420
2004
Box 35 Folder 8
Victor Cohn prize: nomination Jeff Wheelwright
2002
Box 35 Folder 9
Evolution t.v. series: "Darwin's Dangerous Idea" (drama script)
2001
Box 35 Folder 10
Engineering and Life, 2 CD-ROM
CD-421
2002
Box 35 Folder 11-12
Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home, CD-ROM
CD-422
2003
Box 35
Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home, videotape
2003
Box 35 Folder 13
Building a New Child. . .. and Free to Be Me
2002
Box 35 Folder 14-18
Science in Society journalism awards
2000, 2002-2004
Box 35 Folder 19
NASW Roster of Members
1982-1983, 1991
Box 35 Folder 20
NASW membership directory
1996
Box 35 Folder 21
NASW membership directory
2001
Box 35 Folder 22
NASW membership directory
2002
Box 35
Evolution t.v. series: 7 videotapes [7 programs]
2001
Box 35 V-1359
Evolution shows 1: Darwin's Dangerous Idea
Box 35 V-1360
Evolution shows 2: Great Transformations
Box 35 V-1361
Evolution shows 3: Extinction
Box 35 V-1362
Evolution shows 4: Evolutionary Arms Race
Box 35 V-1363
Evolution shows 5: Why Sex?
Box 35 V-1364
Evolution shows 6: The Mind's Big Bang
Box 35 V-1365
Evolution shows 7: What About God?
Box 35 V-1366
Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home
2003
Box 35 TR-8270a-8281a
NASW workshops (12 audio cassettes)
2001
Box 35 Folder 23
Directory of Science Communication Courses and Programs in U.S.A.
1993
Box 36 Folder 1
Victor Cohn Award nomination: Laurie Garrett
2000
Box 36 Folder 2
Victor Cohn Award nomination: Dan Fagin
2002
Box 37
NASW Newsletter - ScienceWriters
1993-2018
Box 38 Folder 1-15
Membership lists and directories, 1977, 1979, 1982-1983, 1988, 1991, 1993-1995, 1997-2008
1977-2008
Box 38 Folder 16
Science in Journalism leaflets, 1979, 1985-1990, l992-1993, 1995-2002, 2004-2007
1979-2007
Box 38 Folder 16
Membership recruitment leaflets
2000
Box 38 Folder 16
Membership cards
2007-2008
Box 38 Folder 17
A Guide to Careers in Science Writing
[1998]
Box 38 Folder 17
"Engineering and Life" [CD]
Box 38 Folder 17
Science journalism schools/courses
1998
Box 38 Folder 18
Science Writers Awards, 1990, 1992, 1993, 2005
1990-2005
Box 38 Folder 19
Award winner, 2003: "Bloodlines" [V-1099 and CD-315]
2003
Box 38 Folder 19
A Field Guide for Science Writers, Deborah Blum, Mary Knudson, and Robin Morantz Henig
Box 38 Folder 19
Communicating Science News
1996
Box 38 Folder 20
"Physics Today"
1979-03
Box 38 Folder 21-24
Science-in-Society Journalism Awards
1987-2005
Box 38 Folder 25
Tribute to the publication Mosaic
1992
Fall
Box 39
Conference session audio tapes (first copies)
1998-2001
Box 40
Conference session audio tapes (use copies) [not complete]
1998-2001
Box 38 Folder 26
NASW membership list (2)
1978
Box 38 Folder 26
The Writer magazine essay contest forms
Box 38 Folder 26
Ballot
1991
Box 38 Folder 27
NASW certificates
Box 38 Folder 28
Council of Writers Organization [now defunct]
Box 38 Folder 29
50th Anniversary
2010
Box 38 Folder 30
CASW miscellaneous
Box 38 Folder 31
NASW Miscellaneous
Box 38
CASW 50th token of appreciation to guests and speakers
Box 41 Folder 1
Locations of New Horizons in Science meetings
1974-2000
Box 41 Folder 2
Correspondence concerning the location of New Horizons in Science meetings
1989-2015
Box 41 Folder 3
New Horizons in Science
1975
13th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 4
New Horizons in Science
1989
27th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 4
New Horizons in Science
1991
29th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 5
Study of the New Horizons in Science Briefing
1990-1991
Box 41 Folder 6
New Horizons in Science
1992
30th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 7
New Horizons in Science
1993
31st Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 8
New Horizons in Science
1994
32nd Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 9
New Horizons in Science
1995
33rd Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 10
New Horizons in Science
1996
34th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 10
New Horizons in Science
1997
35th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 11
New Horizons in Science
1998
36th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 12
New Horizons in Science
1999
37th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 13
New Horizons in Science
2000
38th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 13
New Horizons in Science
2001
39th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 14
New Horizons in Science
2002
40th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 15
New Horizons in Science
2003
41st Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 16
New Horizons in Science
2004
42nd Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 16
New Horizons in Science
2005
43rd Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 17
New Horizons in Science
2006
44th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 18
New Horizons in Science
2007
45th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 18
New Horizons in Science
2008
46th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 19
New Horizons in Science
2009
47th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 20
New Horizons in Science
2010
48th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 21
New Horizons in Science
2011
49th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 22
New Horizons in Science
2012
50th Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 23
New Horizons in Science
2013
51st Annual Briefing
Box 41 Folder 24
New Horizons in Science Programs
2014-2017
Box 41 Folder 25
Summary of Programs and Activities
1985-1999
Box 41 Folder 26
Summary of Programs and Activities
2000-2015
Box 41 Folder 27
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
1984-1989
Box 41 Folder 28
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
1990-2004
Box 41 Folder 29
Board of Directors Meeting Minutes
2005-2017
Box 41 Folder 30
CASW Guidelines
1977
Box 41 Folder 31
Bylaws
1961-2002
Box 41 Folder 32
CASW membership biographies
1983-1999
Box 41 Folder 33
Ben Patrusky biographical material
1985-2008
Box 41 Folder 34
CASW Bibliographies
1980-1989
Box 41 Folder 35
CASW website
2001
Box 41 Folder 36
American Tentative Society (ATS) material concerning fellows and the society
1981-1995
Box 41 Folder 37
Correspondence concerning the future planning of CASW
1984-2008
Box 41 Folder 38
Correspondence
1999-2011
Box 41 Folder 39
Correspondence and articles - David Zimmerman
1993-1997
Box 41 Folder 40
Letters of Appreciation to Jerry Bishop
2005
Box 41 Folder 41
CASW's traveling guru program
1980-1999
Box 42 Folder 1
CASW Agricultural Travel Program for Science Journalists to Sub-Saharan Africa Final Report
1995-06
Box 42 Folder 2
Science Writers questionnaires
1958-1985
Box 42 Folder 3
Sciencewriters newsletter proposal and history
1989-2015
Box 42 Folder 4
Victor Cohn Award
1995-2004
Box 42 Folder 5
Victor Cohn Award
2005-2017
Box 42 Folder 6
Victor Cohn Award winners
2005-2008
Box 42 Folder 7
Victor Cohn Award winners
2010-2013
Box 42 Folder 8
News and Numbers: A Guide to Reporting Statistical Claims and Controversies in Health and Other Fields by Victor Cohn
1989, 2001
Box 42 Folder 9
News and Numbers: A Guide to Reporting Statistical Claims and Controversies in Health and Other Fields by Victor Cohn
2012
Box 42 Folder 10
Taylor/Blakeslee Graduate Fellowship
1988-2008
Box 42 Folder 11
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
1998-2008
Box 42 Folder 12
Founder's Fund
1996-2000
Box 42 Folder 13
Brinson Foundation
2007--2008
Box 42 Folder 14
Barbara Trevett Fund
2011-2013
Box 42 Folder 15
Evert Clark/Seth Payne Award
2013-2014
Box 42 Folder 16
Award reception programs
2003-2013
Box 42 Folder 17
Directory of Science Communication Courses and Programs in the United States
1996
Box 42 Folder 17
Guide to Careers in Science Writing
1997
Box 42 Folder 18
CASW Audits
1987-1996
Missing 1983, 1987, 1988
Box 42 Folder 19
Financial Statements
1982-2015
Box 42 Folder 20
Tax returns
1988-2002
Missing 1990, 1991, 1993