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Armand Weiss Washington Academy of Sciences and George Washington University related materials collection

 Class
Identifier: MS2317

Scope and Contents

This collection contains administrative files from the Washington Academy of Sciences from 1983 to 1992, as well as materials from the George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration Doctoral Association, the George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration Alumni Association, and the George Washington University General Alumni Association.

Dates

  • 1968-1992

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing 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 / Historical

Armand Weiss is a alumnus of the George Washington University who served as president of the Washington Academy of Sciences from 1990-1991. He received a BS and MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a Doctor of Business Administration from the George Washington University in 1971. He began his career in the Navy, as Assistant to the Auditor General, then served as project director at the Center for Naval Analyses and the Logistics Management Institute. He then began a career in the federal government, first as the Director of Systems Integration and Coordinator of Project Independence at the Federal Energy Administration in 1973, and as the first Coordinator of the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve. He then worked as Senior Economist of the National Commission on Supplies and Shortages in 1976. After his federal career, Weiss founded Associations International, Inc., a nonprofit management company. In addition to his work with the Washington Academy of Sciences, he has been very active in alumni associations, Democratic political activities, philanthropic organizations, and operations research organizations.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (3 document boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Armand Weiss is a alumnus of the George Washington University who served as president of the Washington Academy of Sciences from 1990-1991. This collection contains administrative files from the Washington Academy of Sciences from 1983 to 1992, as well as materials from the George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration Doctoral Association, the George Washington University School of Government and Business Administration Alumni Association, and the George Washington University General Alumni Association.

Arrangement

Collection: Organized into two series: Washington Academy of Sciences, and George Washington University alumni materials

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Other Finding Aids

Please see RG0026 Office of Alumni Relations Records, Series 5: http://library.gwu.edu/ead/rg0026.xml#ref347 and Series 15: http://library.gwu.edu/ead/rg0026.xml#ref1354 for more information on the George Washington University General Alumni Association.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Armand Weiss, 2013 (2013.017)

Source

Title
Guide to the Armand Weiss Washington Academy of Sciences and George Washington University related materials collection, 1968-1992
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2013
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