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National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, compiled 1954 - 1970

ARC Identifier 622629

Series from Record Group 307: Records of the National Science Foundation, 1907 - 2007

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Creator(s):National Science Foundation. Office of the Assistant Director for Scientific Personnel and Education. Division of Science Resource Studies. Manpower Characteristics Studies Group. (ca. 1964 - ca. 1971) (Most Recent)
National Science Foundation. (1950 - ) (Predecessor)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Data Files
Textual Records

National Archives at College Park - Electronic Records (RD-DC-E), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001. PHONE: 301-837-0470; FAX: 301-837-3681; EMAIL:

Inclusive Dates:1954 - 1970
Date Note:Registers are available for 1954, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1966, 1968, and 1970.
Part Of:Record Group 307: Records of the National Science Foundation, 1907 - 2007
Includes: 8 file units described in ARCSearch within this Series
Function and Use:The agency initially created these registers to be a ready source to identify specialized personnel during a national emergency. As the value of the data for statistical purposes was recognized, the main purpose of maintaining the registers shifted to providing a source of statistical information on scientific and engineering personnel. The National Register was a major source of data for studies related to the development of national science policy, and provided information to Congress, agencies of the executive branch, State governments, private industry, and institutions of higher education.
Access Restriction(s):Restricted - Partly
FOIA (b)(6) Personal Information
Public use versions are available for some of these files.
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Finding Aid Type:Doc. Package
Online Resource:Access to Archival Databases (AAD) system
Online Resource URL:
Online Resource Note:A file in this series can be searched online via the Access to Archival Databases (AAD) system.
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Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Disposition Authority Number(s):NN375-119
Accession Number(s):NN3-307-75-119



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