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Ken van Assenderp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HP-2010-005

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of correspondence and documents relating to Ken van Assenderp's involvement with Florida State University in the years since his time as a student.

The Task Force Papers document Van Assenderp's service with a task force appointed to serve under Dr. Leo Sandon to assess and write the Statement of Values of the Florida State University dealing with "responsible freedom, values, and moral standard at the Florida State University".

The Florida State University Research Foundation Papers consist of correspondence and documents, particularly drafts of strategic plans and background material, relating to the formation of the Foundation.

The Garnet and Gold Infrastructure Papers include correspondence relating to Ken van Assenderp's attempts to set up an organization to inform prominent alumni about issues relating to the university.

"Florida State At Fifty" is a draft of a history of Florida State University since its coeducational transition in 1947.

The Oral History Papers include an oral history given by Van Assenderp when interviewed by Robin Sellers for Florida State's Oral History Program.

The FSU Supercomputing Papers consist of correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to supercomputing initiatives at Florida State.

The Presidential Search Papers contain correspondence relating to Florida State University's presidential search in 2009. Also included in the collection are correspondence between Ken van Assenderp and longtime Florida State football coach, Bobby Bowden.

The Forward Tallahassee Papers contain correspondence and documents relating to Forward Tallahassee, a community organization formed to encourage local economic and cultural development.

Finally, the Miscellaneous Papers in the collection include correspondence and documents (as well as one photograph) of a wide variety concerning Ken van Assenderp's relationship with Florida State University.

Dates

  • Created: 1963-2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

To request permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from the archives, please contact Heritage & University Archives, Florida State University Libraries, Tallahassee, Florida. Researchers must obtain separate permission from the copyright holders of material held within University Archives collections for which the institution does not hold copyright.

Extent

343.00 items

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Ken van Assenderp in 2010.
Title
Ken van Assenderp Collection
Author
Andrew Hautau and Christine Bethke
Date
06/21/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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