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Charles Carroll Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2180

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, clippings, videos, and slides. This material dates from 1969-89 with the bulk falling between 1968-1973. The slides document mass transit operations throughout the world including Tokyo, Singapore, Toronto, Montreal, and Hong Kong. There are slides of the construction of Washington, D.C.'s metro. Most of the correspondence and memos are those Carter sent and is primarily business related although there are personal letters. The collection also contains files related to Urban Systems that were probably gathered by Carter for his work. The majority of the collection is slides.

Dates

  • 1969-1989

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Although this collection is open for research the unprocessed status will require staff to review all files before a researcher is allowed to use for research. Researchrers should be aware of this and build this time into a research plan.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical Note

Charles Carroll Carter (b. August 6, 1928- ) worked as both the Assistant Secretary of Transporation and Special Assistant to the Secretary of Transportation and Assistant Administrator for Public Affairs Urban Mass Transportation Administration in the Nixon and Ford adminstration. Carter also served as Executive Director of the International Mass Transit Association. From 1974-1988, Carter served as publisher/editor of Mass Transit, an international magazine on urban public transportation. The transportation related correspondence is from numerous geovernment officials, political figures, and business executives.

Charles Carroll Carter received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 1949 and a MBA from the American University in 1959.

Extent

8 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, clippings, videos, and slides. This material dates from 1969-89 with the bulk falling between 1968-1973. The slides document mass transit operations throughout the world including Tokyo, Singapore, Toronto, Montreal, and Hong Kong. Most of the correspondence and memos are those Carter sent and is primarily business related although there are personal letters. The collection also contains files related to Urban Systems that were probably gathered by Carter for his work. The majority of the collection is slides.

Collection Organization

This collection is not processed and series have not yet been determined.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Charles Carroll Carter, April 30, 1992.

Processing Information note

This collection is not yet processed. Please see staff for assistance.
Title
Preliminary Guide to the Charles Carroll Carter papers, 1924-1981
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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Washington 20052 United States of America