Robert H. McCambridge Administrative Secretary of the University Papers

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Robert H. McCambridge Administrative Secretary of the University papers
Creator: McCambridge, Robert H., 1921-2007
Call Number: UA6
Dates: 1951-1959 [bulk]
Physical Description: 8.16 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Related Materials
Content List
Chronological files, 28 August 1952-June 1959
Subject files, 1951-1959
Collection Overview
Title: Robert H. McCambridge Administrative Secretary of the University papers
Creator: McCambridge, Robert H., 1921-2007
Call Number: UA6
Dates: 1951-1959 [bulk]
Physical Description: 8.16 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: University of Rochester Archives

Biographical/Historical Note
Robert H. McCambridge was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, on 14 March 1921. He received his bachelor's degree in education from the Rhode Island College of Education in 1942. From 1942 to 1945 McCambridge served in the United States Navy as an aviator aboard the U.S.S. Biloxi and at the Naval Air Station in Monterey, California. He was awarded the Pacific-Asiatic Campaign Ribbon with eight battle stars as well as the Philippine Liberation Campaign Ribbon with two battle stars. McCambridge received his master's degree in education and his doctorate in education from Cornell University in 1947 and 1951, respectively.

McCambridge served as Administrative Assistant to Cornelis W. de Kiewiet when he was Acting President of Cornell University, from 1949 to 1951. After de Kiewiet left Cornell to become President of the University of Rochester, McCambridge became Assistant to Cornell President Deane W. Malott. Within the year, de Kiewiet created a new position at the University of Rochester for an Administrative Secretary of the University and appointed McCambridge to fill it. As Administrative Secretary, McCambridge assisted President de Kiewiet, the Board of Trustees, and other officials in organizing administrative tasks that related to the University as a whole. McCambridge held this position for seven years until he became University Secretary and Director of Registration at the University of Rochester in 1958. In this role, McCambridge's duties included coordinating University events on campus and publishing the weekly University calendar. McCambridge also served as a member of the River Campus Administrative Committee while he held this position.

In October 1961, soon after de Kiewiet stepped down as President of the University, McCambridge was appointed Associate Director of the New York State Education Department's newly created Office of Management and Planning for Higher Education. He held this position until he was named Assistant Commissioner in Higher Education Planning by New York State Education Commissioner James E. Allen Jr. in August 1965.

McCambridge died on 10 May 2007.

Scope and Content
The Robert H. McCambridge Papers include two series: Chronological Files and Subject Files. The Chronological Files contain correspondence from August 1952 to June 1959. The Subject Files contain materials from 1951 to 1959 predominantly, but there are some materials from as early as the 1920s and as late as 1962.

Chronological files have been grouped into one-month increments.

New York (State)--Rochester
Education, Higher--Management
McCambridge, Robert H., 1921-2007
De Kiewiet, C. W. (Cornelius William), 1902-1986
University of Rochester
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Robert H. McCambridge Administrative Secretary of the University Papers were received on 27 June 1962 as part of a transfer of President Cornelis de Kiewiet's official papers. From 1962 to 2015, both collections were housed together in filing cabinets.Access
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[Item title, item date], Robert H. McCambridge Administrative Secretary of the University papers, UA6, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
The Cornelis W. de Kiewiet Presidential Papers, with which these papers were originally housed, are also located in the University Archives.

Administrative Information
Author: Fiona Nichols-Fleming (Class of 2019)
Publisher: University of Rochester Archives
Address: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation
River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627-0055

Finding aid publication date: 2015
Content List
Chronological files, 28 August 1952-June 1959
Box 1Chronological files, August 1952-July 1953
Box 2Chronological files, August 1953-August 1954
Box 3Chronological files, September 1954-September 1955
Box 4Chronological files, October 1955-October 1956
Box 5Chronological files, November 1956-November 1957
Box 6Chronological files, December 1957-December 1958
Box 7Chronological files, January 1958-June 1958
Subject files, 1951-1959
Box 7, Folder 7Air Force - ROTC, 1952-1954
Box 7, Folder 8Alumni Awards, 1953-1961
Box 7, Folder 9Alumni Representation, 1952-1954
Box 8, Folder 1-2Alumni Representation, 1954-1955
Box 8, Folder 3-5Alumni Representation, 1955-1956
Box 8, Folder 6-7Alumni Representation, 1957-1958
Box 9, Folder 1Alumni Representation, 1957-1958
Box 9, Folder 2-4Alumni Representation, 1958-1959
Box 9, Folder 5-6Alumni Representation, 1960-1961
Box 9, Folder 7-8American Council on Education, 1952-1955
Contains bulletins as well as other documents pertaining to the American Council on Education.

Box 10, Folder 1-2American Council on Education Bulletins, 1952-1955
Box 10, Folder 3American Council of Learned Societies, 1952-1953
Box 10, Folder 4American Council of Learned Societies, 1959
Box 10, Folder 5American Pharmaceutical Association, 1952
Box 10, Folder 6American Institute of Pacific Relations, 1953
Box 10, Folder 7Anglo-Saxon Justice (Course in), 1953
Box 10, Folder 8Art Gallery . . . Moving, 1955
Box 10, Folder 9-10Association of American Universities Minutes of Meetings, 1951-1955
Box 10, Folder 11Association of American Universities, 1952-1953
Box 11, Folder 1Association of American Universities, 1958
Box 11, Folder 2Association of American Universities Expenses (AUBC-AAU), 1958
Box 11, Folder 3Atomic Energy Commission, 1953
Box 11, Folder 4Auditorium, Strong, undated
Box 11, Folder 5Bausch and Lomb Centennial, 1952-1953
Box 11, Folder 6Board of Control, 1946-1954
Box 11, Folder 7Budgets, 1953-1960
Box 11, Folder 8Building Committee (formerly Physical Plant Team of Carnegie Study), 1951-1955
Box 11, Folder 9-10Cabin, 1955-1956
Box 11, Folder 11Carnegie - Administrative Organization, 1952
Box 11, Folder 12Carnegie - Curriculum, 1953
Box 11, Folder 13Carnegie Hall, 1955
Box 11, Folder 14Carnegie Study (20 May 1952 Grant made), 1952-1955
Includes materials about the Carnegie Study grant as well as other topics.

Box 12, Folder 1Carnegie Study (20 May 1952 Grant made), 1952-1955
Includes materials about the Carnegie Study grant as well as other topics.

Box 12, Folder 2Carnegie Study - General, 1952-1953
Box 12, Folder 3Carnegie - University School, 1952-1953
Box 12, Folder 4Catalog Deadlines, 1959-1960
Box 12, Folder 5-6Ceremonies - Convocation, 1952-1957
Box 12, Folder 7Civic Music Association, 1953-1954
Box 12, Folder 8Civilian Defense, 1952-1955
Box 12, Folder 9Class Schedule - Women's College, Fall 1954
Box 12, Folder 10Classrooms, 1953
Box 12, Folder 11Classroom Research - Class Assignments, 1952-1955
Box 12, Folder 12Communicative Arts, 1952-1958
Box 12, Folder 13Commission on Human Resources and Advanced Training, 1952-1953
Box 12, Folder 14Committee on Non-Western Studies, 1955
Box 13, Folder 1Community-University Cooperation Project, 1953-1954
Box 13, Folder 2Computing Center, 1953-1957
The majority of the documents are from 1953.

Box 13, Folder 3Conferences - Obsolete, 1956-1957
Box 13, Folder 4Consultants, 1952-1955
Box 13, Folder 5Cornell University, 1950-1955
The majority of the documents are from 1952 and 1953.

Box 13, Folder 6Dandelion Day - 4 May 1955, 1954-1955
The majority of the documents are from 1955.

Box 13, Folder 7Dedication Ceremonies (Naming of Buildings, etc.), 1956
Box 13, Folder 8Dean's Group, 1952-1954
Box 13, Folder 9Departmental Schedules, 1925-1934
Box 14, Folder 1Development Committee - Koller's Central, 1952
Box 14, Folder 2Development Committee - Social Sciences, 1951-1952
Box 14, Folder 3Dining Center, 1955-1956
Box 14, Folder 4Dormitory Committee, 1952-1954
Box 14, Folder 5Dorm Organization, 1953-1955
Box 14, Folder 6Committee on Graduate Dorms, 1957-1958
Box 14, Folder 7Dinner for Industrialists - 22 April 1957, 1956-1957
The majority of the documents are from 1956.

Box 14, Folder 8East High School, 1952
Box 14, Folder 9Economics Research, 1952-1958
The majority of the documents are from 1952-1953.

Box 14, Folder 10Education, 1952-1958
Box 14, Folder 11Education Relationship between Private and State, 1957-1958
Box 14, Folder 12Education - Chairman Spragg, 1952-1953
Box 14, Folder 13Employees - Applications, 1943-1945
Box 15, Folder 1Recommendations and Procedures on Faculty Appointments, 1952-1959
Box 15, Folder 2Dean W. Albert Noyes Jr.'s Report-River Campus Faculty, 1958
Box 15, Folder 3Faculty Club Committee, 1953
Box 15, Folder 4Festival of Arts, 1956-1958
Box 15, Folder 5Final Space Plans, 1954-1955
Box 15, Folder 6-7Finance Committee Meetings, 1954-1956
Box 15, Folder 8Finance Committee - Correspondence, 1954-1955
Box 15, Folder 9Flagpole - Gift of Psi Upsilon Alumni, 1958
Box 15, Folder 10Ford Foundation, 1952-1954
Box 16, Folder 1Ford Foundation, 1954-1955
Box 16, Folder 2Ford Study - Methods Engineering, 1955-1957
The majority of the documents are from 1955.

Box 16, Folder 3Foreign Students, 1952-1954
Box 16, Folder 4-5Foreign Students, 1954-1957
Box 16, Folder 6Foreign Students, 1957
Box 16, Folder 7Foreign Students, 1960
Box 16, Folder 8Frank W. Lovejoy Hall, Dedication of, 1954
Box 16, Folder 9French Department, 1952-1953
Box 17, Folder 1-2Fulbright Grants, 1952-1958
Box 17, Folder 3-4General File, 1952-1959
Box 17, Folder 5Genesee River, 1956-1958
Box 17, Folder 6Gifts to the University, 1952-1955
Box 17, Folder 7Groundbreaking of the Women's Center (River Campus), 1953
Box 17, Folder 8Group Relations Fund, 1953-1958
Box 17, Folder 9Haloid Professors, 1953
Box 17, Folder 10Harkness Hall, 1955
Box 17, Folder 11Indian General Education Project, 1956-1957
Box 18, Folder 1Indian Visit - R.H. McCambridge, University of Rochester, 1956-1958
Box 18, Folder 2Industrial and Labor Relations, 1952-1955
Box 18, Folder 3Industrial Exposition - Community War Memorial, 1955
Box 18, Folder 4Institute of International Education, 1953-1955
Box 18, Folder 5Lille, University of, 1952-1956
Box 18, Folder 6Management Clinic, 1954-1956
Box 18, Folder 7-8Management Clinics, 1952-1953
Box 18, Folder 9Manpower, 1952-1955
Box 19, Folder 1Manpower, 1952-1955
Box 19, Folder 2Merger, 1952
Was originally tied with a string to the following eight files, which also have merger in the title.

Box 19, Folder 3Merger - Summary, 1952
Box 19, Folder 4Merger - Accounting, 1952
Box 19, Folder 5Merger - Athletic Committee, 1952
Box 19, Folder 6Merger - Coeducational Instruction, 1952
Box 19, Folder 7Merger - Coordination, 1952
Box 19, Folder 8Merger - Dormitory and Dietary, 1952
Box 19, Folder 9Merger - Purchasing and Procurement, 1952
Box 19, Folder 10Merger - Student Problems, 1952
Box 19, Folder 11Music School Relations, 1953
Box 19, Folder 12National Collegiate Athletic Association, 1954-1955
Box 19, Folder 13National Collegiate Athletic Association - Inter-Collegiate Athletic Committee, 1952-1955
Box 19, Folder 14National Education Association, 1954
Box 19, Folder 15National Research Council, 1952
Box 19, Folder 16Naval ROTC Midshipmen Cruise, 1952-1953
The majority of the documents are from 1952.

Box 20, Folder 1-2Organization, 1953-1958
Box 20, Folder 3-4Organization - Supporting Material, 1950-1958
Box 20, Folder 5Outer Loop, 1955-1961
Box 20, Folder 6Personnel/Faculty - Board of Trustees approval; College of Arts and Science, Changes in Personnel, 1953-1955
Box 20, Folder 7Personnel Actions Approved - Presidential Authority, 1955-1956
Box 20, Folder 8Personnel Actions, 1955-1956
Box 20, Folder 9Philosophy Department, 1953
Box 20, Folder 10Placement, 1955-1957
Box 20, Folder 11Postdoctoral Appointments, 1955-1957
Box 20, Folder 12President - Annual Report, 1952-1955
Box 21, Folder 1-2President's Cabinet, 1954-1955
Box 21, Folder 3President's Cabinet - Rough Notes, 1954-1955
Box 21, Folder 4President's Cabinet, 1955
Box 21, Folder 5President's Cabinet, 1955-1956
Box 21, Folder 6President's Cabinet, 1956-1957
Box 21, Folder 7President's Reception for Alan Valentine, 1958
Box 21, Folder 8Prince Street Campus, 1955
Box 21, Folder 9-10Proposed University Orchestral Group - Carl Anton Wirth, 1953-1957
Box 21, Folder 11Sites and Traditions Committee, May 1953-June 1954
Box 22, Folder 1-2State Department, 1953-1959
Box 22, Folder 3Trustees Corporate Relations Committee, 1956
Box 22, Folder 4Tuitions Exchange - Imports, 1957-1959
Box 22, Folder 5Tuitions Exchange - Imports, 1958-1959
Box 22, Folder 6Tuitions Exchange - Exports, 1957-1960
Box 22, Folder 7Tuitions Exchange - Exports, 1958-1960
Box 22, Folder 8Tuitions Exchange - Exports, 1960-1962
Box 22, Folder 9University Open House - Special Events, 1953
Box 22, Folder 10University School Relations - Re-location; Chairman Marshak, 1952-1953

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