Overview

Title: American Type Culture Collection records
Call Number: Coll010
Creator: American Type Culture Collection
Dates: 1916-1997
Size: 10 boxes (13.5 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: Files and publications documenting the history of the American Type Culture Collection. The collection includes publications, correspondence, articles, tape recordings, and photos. Of note are the first volumes of the American Type Culture Collection Catalog, and the personal research papers of the longtime director, Robert E. Stevenson.
Citation: American Type Culture Collection records, Center for Biological Sciences Archives, Collection 10, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Established in 1925, ATCC is a private, nonprofit biotechnology organization. It serves as a repository for microorganism cultures, as well as a global leader in biotechnology research. ATCC is involved in collecting and distributing cell lines and other research materials.


Scope & Content

Arrangement

Not yet arranged; publications have been interfiled by title, then date.


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

SARCV 1995-15, SARCV 1996-11, SARCV 1997-07, SARCV 1997-23, SARCV 1998-04, SARCV 1998-05; Catalogs, newsletters, and a book were transferred to the archives by ATCC in 1995 and accessioned by Marcia Peri in 1998. Dr. Robert Stevenson deposited 1 cubic foot of A/V material, papers, and reports of the NIH Cancer Virus Program in 1996 which were accessioned by John Beck in 1997. ASM donated further A/V materials in 1997 which are stored with the ATCC collection. Three smaller donations consisting mostly of publications were accessioned in 1997 and 1998.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


Access & Use

Finding Aids

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll010.php

Access Conditions

No restrictions.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

Reproductions allowed for research purposes. Copyright maintained by the creator.


Subject Headings

Creators

American Type Culture Collection

Subjects

American Type Culture Collection -- Archives

Cultures (Biology) -- Societies, etc.


Series Description & Container List

  1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
    Correspondence ATCC January-August 1980 1980 1 1
    Correspondence ATCC September-November 1980 1980 1 2
    Correspondence ATCC October 1980-May 1981 1980-1981 1 3
    Correspondence ATCC June-October 27, 1981 1981 1 4
    Correspondence ATCC October 28 - December 1981 1981 1 5
    Correspondence ATCC January-May 1982 1982 1 6
    Correspondence ATCC June-December 1982 1982 1 7
    Correspondence ATCC January-July 1983 1983 1 8
    Correspondence ATCC August-November 7, 1983 1983 1 9
    Correspondence ATCC November 8, 1983 - May 31, 1984 1983-1984 1 10
    Correspondence ATCC June 1984 - February 1985 1984-1985 1 11
    Correspondence ATCC March 1985 - August 1985 1985 1 12
    Correspondence ATCC May-December 1986 1986 1 13
    Correspondence ATCC February 1985 - September 1986 1985-1986 1 14
    Correspondence ATCC January 1986 - July 1987 1986-1987 1 15
    Correspondence ATCC August-December 1987 1987 1 16
    Correspondence ATCC 1988 1988 1 17
    Correspondence ATCC May 1988 - Aug 1989 1988-1989 1 18
    Correspondence ATCC June-December 1989 1989 1 19
    ATCC board minutes 1987 2 1
    ATCC board minutes 1988 2 2
    Executive Comittee Meeting 3/30/89 Annual Board Meeting 3/21/89 Executive Comttee Meeting 12/8/89 1989 2 3
    Executive Comittee Meeting 3/30/90 Annual Board Meeting 3/29/90 Executive Comttee Meeting 12/7/90 1990 2 4
    Executive Comittee Meeting 4/4/91 Annual Board Meeting 4/5/91 Executive Comttee Meeting 12/6/91 1991 2 5
    Correspondence ATCC Janurary-June 1990 1990 2 6
    Correspondence ATCC July-December 1990 1990 2 7
    Correspondence ATCC Janurary-July 15, 1991 1991 2 8
    Correspondence ATCC July-December 1991 1991 2 9
    Brazilian Ministry of Health Report 1983-1990 2 10
    Symposium/Workshop identifying cells in a culture 1975 2 11
    NCAB Course 1985 2 12
    Committee on Standardization, Collection, & Distibution of Cells in Vitro 1976 2 13
    TCA program in Orlando 1989 2 14
    TCA Workshops, Meeting reports 1988-1990 2 15
    TCA Executive Board Meeting, Minutes, Memos 1984, 1988 2 16
    TCA Membership 1985-1990 2 17
    TCA long Range Planning Committee 1990 2 18
    TCA Accounting 1992 2 19
    Grant application to N.I.H for 1989 TCA Symposium in Orlando 1989 2 20
    Correspondence TCA 1980-1985 2 21
    Correspondence TCA 1986-1988 2 22
    Correspondence TCA 1989 2 23
    Correspondence of Robert E. Stevenson as TCA president 1989-1990 2 24
    Correspondence of Robert E. Stevenson as TCA president 1990 2 25
    Misc Correspondence of Robert E. Stevenson 1990-1992 2 26
    Stevenson Farewell 1990 2 27
    5th international confernce of Culture Collection 1984 2 28
    Paho Meeting - Havana, Cuba April 29-30, 1986 1986 2 29
    American Association of Tissue Banks 1985-1990 2 30
    US Federation of Culture Collection 1987-1989 2 31
    World Federation of Culture Collection Conferences: 1981,1984, Financial report, 1983 1981, 1983, 1984 2 32
    International Conference on Culture Collection 1988 2 33
    WFCC data center 1987 2 34
    WFCC Financial Reports 1987 2 35
    WFCC Bylaws and Amendments 1987 2 36
    WFCC executive Board Meeting minutes 1987 2 37
    United Nations Enviroment Program 1987-1988 2 38
    Bone Marrow and Radiation Symposiums 1960 3 1
    Minutes and Associated Material of the Cell Culture Collection Committee National Cancer Institute 1959-1960 3 2
    Minutes and Associated Material of the Cell Culture Collection Committee National Cancer Institute 1960-1964 3 3
    Minutes and Associated Material of the Cell Culture Collection Committee National Cancer Institute 1964-1966 3 4
    Minutes, Memoranda, Articles, etc. of the Cell Culture Collection Committee National Cancer Institute 1959 3 5
    Human Cancer Virus Task Force 1962-1963 3 6
    Virology Research Field Studies National Cancer Institute 1962-1963 3 7
    Special Virus Leukemia Program 1967 3 8
    Cancer Research Planning Bethesda Institute 1967-1971 3 9
    NCI Planning and Management Programs 1963-1972 3 10
    Propagation of Mouse Strains 1967 3 11
    International Congress of Biological Standards Prague 1967 3 12
    Planning and Management Material 1967-1971 3 13
    Coordinator Reports for NCI 1978 3 14
    Frederick (MD) Cancer Research Center "The First Five Years" 1972-1977 3 15
    Frederick Cancer Research Center Miscellaneous Papers 1978 3 16
    U.S. Dept of Commerce Intl. Trade Admin. Biotechnology Technical Advisory Committee 1985-1986 3 17
    U.S. Dept of Commerce Int'l Trade Admin (Biotac) 1987 3 18
    U.S. Dept of Commerce Int'l Trade Admin (Biotac) 1987-1988 3 19
    U.S. Dept of Commerce Int'l Trade Admin (Biotac) 1989 3 20
    U.S. Dept of Commerce Int'l Trade Admin (Biotac) 1990-1992 3 21
    Biotac Iraqi Biological warfare 1990-1991 3 22
    Biotac Iraqi Biological warfare 1991 3 23
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1951 4 1
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1952 4 2
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1958 4 3
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1960 4 4
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1961 4 5
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1962 4 6
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1963 4 7
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1964 4 8
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1965 4 9
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1966 4 10
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1967 4 11
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1968 4 12
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1969 4 13
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1970 4 14
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1971 4 15
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1972 4 16
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1973 4 17
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1974 4 18
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1975 4 19
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1976 4 20
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1977 4 21
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1978 4 22
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1979 4 23
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1980 4 24
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1981 4 25
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1982 4 26
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1983 4 27
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1984 4 28
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1985 4 29
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1986 4 30
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1987 4 31
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1988 4 32
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1989 4 33
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1990 4 34
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1991 4 35
    American Type Culture Collection Reprints 1992 4 36
    Norman G Anderson Argonne Nat'l Laboratory Human Protein Index 1983 5 1
    Proteus Technologies Inc 1984-1987 5 2
    Proposal to Establish A Nat'l Center for Human Molecular Anatomy 1977 5 3
    "Xray" Photographs 5 4
    Clinical Chemistry Vol. 28, No. 4, April 1982 1982 5 5
    Gene Mapping 1973 5 6
    Correspondence Anderson Gene Mapping 1978-1980 5 7
    Gene Mapping Norman G. Anderson 1977-1983 5 8
    Protein Biotechnology 1983 5 9
    Anderson Gene Mapping 1978-1983 5 10
    Large Scale Biology Board Minutes/Notes 1989-1991 5 11
    LSB Board Meetings Proposals 1986-1990 5 12
    Large Scale Biology Corporation 1987 5 13
    Stephen Schectmen Lawsuit 1989-1990 5 14
    Stephen Schectmen Lawsuit 1989-1990 5 15
    Schectman Lawsuit September-December 1990 1990 5 16
    Schectman Lawsuit 1991 1991 5 17
    Dept. of Defense Militarily Critical Technologies List 1989 5 18
    Dept. of Defense Critical Technologies Organizational List 1989 5 19
    Technical Advisory Committee 1991 5 20
    Robert E. Stevenson Publication Reprints 1956-1963 6 1
    Robert E. Stevenson Publication Reprints 1964-1992 6 2
    Robert E. Stevenson Speeches 1955-1974 6 3
    Robert E. Stevenson Speeches 1974-1989 6 4
    Robert E. Stevenson Misc papers 1956-1984 6 5
    Robert E. Stevenson Misc papers 1985-1992 6 6
    NIH Transplantable Tumor Lines 1960-1961 6 7
    Transplantable Tumor Lines NIH 1961 6 8
    Giovanni/Tannia Dogo papers 1963-1992 6 9
    Marketing Proposals For Preserved Fresh Produce 1963 6 10
    Atomic Energy Commission Centrifuge Lab 1967 6 11
    Neisler-Carbide Pharmaceuticals Eurpoean Joint Venture 1976 6 12
    Pulmonary Diagnostic Equipment 1968 6 13
    Biomedical Business Proposal Pulmonary Diagnostic/Therapies 1968 6 14
    Union Carbide Programs 1968 6 15
    Union Carbide Misc 1968 6 16
    Union Carbide Patents & Annual reports 1968 6 17
    Union Carbide Programs 1968-1971 6 18
    Respatory Rehabilitation Center 1968-1971 6 19
    Death and Dying 1969-1973 6 20
    Continuous Freeze Day 1969 6 21
    Fish or Cut Bait Management Proposal Union Carbide 1973 6 22
    Hemodialysis proposal 1971 6 23
    Centrifichem Analyzer Program 1971 6 24
    Working Paper on Development & Diffusion of Automated Clinical Analyzers 1981 6 25
    Biotechnology Patent Conference Workbook 1993 6 26
    ATCC Yeasts 1995 6 27
    National Cancer Institute Symposium Viruses and Cancer: A Retrospective View 12/16/91 Tape 1: Welcome: Samuel Broder Early History Personal Reflections and Recolections 1991 7 1
    National Cancer Institute Symposium Viruses and Cancer: A Retrospective View 12/16/91 Tape 2 Ludwig Gross, Joseph Melnick, R Palmer Beaskey (side 2) 1991 7 2
    National Cancer Institute Symposium Viruses and Cancer: A Retrospective View 12/16/91 Tape 3: Side A R. Palmer BEasley (cont.) Carl Becker, Harvey Scudder, Harry Ioachim(?) and Albert Sabin (Cont side B) 1991 7 3
    National Cancer Institute Symposium Viruses and Cancer: A Retrospective View 12/16/91 Tape 4: Murry B. Gardner, G.de The Robert Gallo (cont. Side B.) 1991 7 4
    National Cancer Institute Symposium Viruses and Cancer: A Retrospective View 12/16/91 Tape 5: George Klein 1991 7 5
    DNA Virus Mtg 10/21/65 Tape 1 1965 7 6
    DNA Virus Mtg 10/21/65 Tape 2 1965 7 7
    DNA Virus Mtg 10/21/65 Tape 3 1965 7 8
    DNA Virus Mtg 10/21/65 Tape 4 1965 7 9
    Video Tape Sara Roth At Alive Evans Awards Dinner 7 10
    Litton Bionetics, Inc. Correspondence 1972-1973 7 11
    Litton Bionetics, Inc. Correspondence 1974-1975 7 12
    Litton Bionetics, Inc. Correspondence 1975-1976 7 13
    Litton Bionetics, Inc. Correspondence 1977-1978 7 14
    Litton Bionetics, Inc. Correspondence 1978-1979 7 15
    Journal Reprints, Cell Lines and Cultures 1972, 1991, 1992, 1993 7 16
    Misc Papers 1965, 1992 7 17
    ATCC Catalog 1994 8 1
    ATCC Board members Handbook appendixes 1991 8
    ATCC Annual Report 1978 8 2
    ATCC Annual Report 1975 8 3
    ATCC assorted publications 1975, 1978, 1987, 1995 8 4
    ATCC Correspondence and committee minutes 1981 8 5
    ATCC sales catalog 1995 8 6
    ATCC assorted corresondence and reports 1972-1985 8 7
    ATCC Assorted reports 1980 8 8
    ATCC bacteria and phages 1997 8 9
    ATCC cell lines and Hybridomas 1996 8 10
    ATCC catalogs 1995-1997 8 11
    ATCC founding constitution 1973 8 12
    ATCC histories and descriptions 1945 8 13
    ATCC financial statements 1925-1952 8 14
    ATCC correspondence 1925-1953 8 15
    ATCC misc documents 1925-1953 8 16
    ATCC early catalogs and special lists 1945-1957 8 17
    ATCC Lists of Cultures received 1916-1934 8 18
    ATCC reprints 1920, 1933, 1952 8 19
    ATCC loose pages 8 20
    ATCC Annual reports 1929-1931 8 21
    ATCC Accessions 7795-11646 1940-1953 8 22
    ATCC Accessions 11647-14035 1953-1960 8 23
    ATCC Accessions 14036-14910 1961-1962 8 24
    ATCC Accessions 14911-1538 1963 8 25
    Assorted photos 1960-1980 9
    Special Leukemia Virus program 1968 9
    The Virus Cancer Program 1973 9
    The Virus Cancer Program 1973 9
    The Virus Cancer Program 1974 9
    The Virus Cancer Program 1975 9
    The Virus Cancer Program 1976 9
    The Virus Cancer Program 1977 9
    Robert E. Stevenson CV 1980 9
    Harriet Huebner Tape I 1995 10
    Jim Duff-Harriet Huebner 1995 10
    Leonard Hayflick tape I 1994 10
    Leonard Hayflick tape II 1994 10
    Tape I Guy Dethe Sept 1, 1995 Bethesda Hyatt 1995 10
    Tape II Guy Dethe Sept 1, 1995 Bethesda Hyatt 1995 10
    Nelson-Rees 12/4/94 Tape I 1994 10
    Nelson-Rees 12/4/94 Tape II 1994 10
    Scudder Tape I 12/3/94 1994 10
    Scudder Tape II 12/3/94 1994 10
    Scudder Tape III 12/3/94 1994 10
    Catalouge of Cultures 1926-1927, 1938,1943, 1958 -1964
    ATCC Microbes and Cells at work 1988, 1991
    ATCC Viruses & Antisera. Chlamydiae, Rickettsiae 1900, 1996, 1986
    American Type Culture Collection Catalouge of Virusues 1971-1972
    ATCC Recombinant DNA Materials 1989, 1991, 1993
    American Type Culture Collection Catalouge of Viruses 1971
    American Type Culture Collection Catalouge of Strains 1968, 1972, 1970, 1974-1976, 1978-1983
    ATCC 50th anniversary Symposium
    American Type Culture Collection Registry of Animal Cell Lines 1972
    ATCC packing and protecting living reference culture 1970
    ATCC Culture Recombine Quarterly 1980
    ATCC Quarterly 1986-1993
    ATCC Bacteria and Phages 1980, 1985, 1991-1992, 1996
    ATCC cell lines and Hybridomas, 1985-1988,1990-1992
    ATCC Filamentous Fungi 1991, 1992,1996
    ATCC catalogue of Fungi/Yeasts 1984
    ATCC yeasts 1990
    ATCC Fungi\Yeasts 1987
    ATCC\NIH Catalogue of Human and Mouse DNA Probes and LIbraries 1988,1990-1992, 1996
    ATCC Biotechnology Patent Conference workbook 1986,1988-1989, 1992

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