Vice President for Research records

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US US kmk U2012.19

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Vice President for Research records


  • 1990-2010 (Creation)


7.50 Linear Feet, 5.00 Boxes

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These records from the Vice President for Research, Ron Trewyn, document his interactions from 1990 to 2010 with the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, the Mid-America Commercialization Corporation, and Kansas Incorporated. These entities worked with the university's research foundation to bring the university's intellectual property to the marketplace.
The Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation (KTEC) records are hosued in Boxes 1 and 2, date from 1991 to 2010, and include board meeting agendas and minutes, inter-department correspondence, international correspondence, and financial, technical, and staff reports.
The Mid-American Commercialization Corporation (MACC) records are housed in Boxes 3 and 4, date from 1992 to 2003, and include board meeting agendas and minutes, planning documentation, and training information.
The Kansas Incorporated records are housed in Box 5, date from 1990 to 1997, and include board meeting agendas and minutes, planning documentation, and reports.

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These materials housed in five boxes and are arranged by name of the organization.

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No access restriction:  All materials are open for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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Custodial history

It received accession number U2012.19 and were with the Vice President for Research until the transfer.

Immediate source of acquisition

Acqusition Source: Office of Vice President for Research
Acqusition Method: Transfer.
Acqusition Date: 20120508

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These records document some of the Vice President of Research's activities related to bringing the university's intellectual property to the marketplace.


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  • Citation: [Item title], [item date], Vice President for Research records, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

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Sources outside the records used to prepare the historical note included this archived website:

Archivist's note

Finding Aid Author: Joshua Edgar
Processing Info: Student assistant Joshua Edgar processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight eviewed it in April 2015.

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