GARY W. GRIFFIN COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 200)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

April 1988

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          4 linear feet

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans and Baton Rouge, La.; Bombay, India

 

Inclusive dates:      1918-1985

 

Bulk dates:              1965-1985

 

Summary:                Papers produced and/or gathered by Dr. Gary W. Griffin, University of New Orleans faculty member and Boyd Professor of Chemistry, relating to various activities and individuals at the University of New Orleans.  Dr. Griffin died in New Orleans on October 8, 1989 at the age of 58.  The collection includes clippings; correspondence; curricula vitae; faculty handbooks; Graduate Council minutes; insurance forms; judicial affidavits, appeals, briefs, judgments, petitions; lists of faculty publications; Louisiana state documents; memoranda; newsletters; research articles.

 

Related

collections:              University of New Orleans Archives (Mss 159)

 

Source:                     Gift, April 1988

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    Gary W. Griffin Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

                Loose-leaf binders (titled and untitled) with documents in original order.

 

200-1              "Data Provided to Ethics Commission and Ethics Commission Investigators," various dates, May 10, 1968 through October 12, 1976.

 

200-2              "Bill and Mary Good Nepotism etc," various dates, March 13, 1973 through August 22, 1978.

 

200-3              "Gary Griffin Book I...Taken Largely from Woodin Committee Rebuttal," various dates, March 22, 1965 through August 16, 1978.

 

200-4              "Graduate Council," various dates, March 25, 1965 through 1978.

 

200-5              "Presentation to the Ethics Commission," various dates, May 10, 1968 through June 6, 1977.

 

200-6              "Request [by Doctors George G. Guilbault and Gary W. Griffin] to Transfer to LSUBR," various dates, 1967 through February 23, 1979.

 

200-7              Untitled binder, various dates, February 23, 1977 through February 4, 1978.

 

200-8              Untitled binder, various dates, November 3, 1965 through August 12, 1976.

 

200-9              Untitled binder, various dates, December 3, 1969 through July 10, 1977.

 

200-10            Untitled binder, various dates, July 29, 1968 through October 19, 1977.

 

200-11            Untitled binder, various dates, December 3, 1969 through June 9, 1977.

 

 

Miscellaneous documents including clippings; correspondence; curricula vitae; faculty handbooks; Graduate Council minutes; insurance forms; judicial affidavits, appeals, briefs, judgments, petitions; lists of faculty publications; Louisiana state documents; memoranda; newsletters; research articles.  Original order unknown; chronological arrangement imposed: no date/uncertain date; 1967 - 1984.  Note:  The apparent confusion in the sequence of dates in this chronologically arranged series results from the inclusion of groups of records with sometimes widely diverse dates.  Because these groups were assembled by Dr. Griffin, the principle of original order dictated that they be retained.

 

200-12            No date/uncertain date

 

200-13            1968-1969

 

200-14            1967-1970

 

200-15            April 24 - November 28, 1972

 

200-16            July 23, 1968 - September 10, 1973

 

200-17            June 6 - October 25, 1974

 

200-18            1971 - November 26, 1975

 

200-19            June 1967 - February 23, 1976

 

200-20            June 1967 - March 5, 1976

 

200-21            February 11 - April 6, 1976

 

200-22            March 31 - July 9, 1976

 

200-23            August 3 - September 3, 1976

 

200-24            February 25 - November 22, 1976

 

200-25            December 2, 1976

 

200-26            December 2-27, 1976

 

200-27            October 23, 1974 - January 3, 1977

 

200-28            January 3-21, 1977

 

200-29            January 25 - March 15, 1977

 

200-30            January 11 - March 16, 1977

 

200-31            March 31 - April 28, 1977

 

200-32            June 27, 1975 - April 29, 1977

 

200-33            February 1 - May 16, 1977

 

200-34            May 3-31, 1977

 

200-35            June 1-7, 1977

 

200-36            April 19 - June 21, 1977

 

200-37            August 8 - September 14, 1977

 

200-38            September 15 - October 4, 1977

 

200-39            June 4, 1974 - October 26, 1977

 

200-40            September 23 - November 8, 1977

 

200-41            November 9 - December 31, 1977

 

200-42            January 9, 1877 - February 6, 1978

 

200-43            February 1 - March 10, 1978

 

200-44            March 22 - September 8, 1978

 

200-45            September 9 - November 16, 1978

 

200-46            November 20 - December 22, 1978

 

200-47            September 20, 1978 - February 20, 1979

 

200-48            December 15, 1978 - March 30, 1979

 

200-49            December 12, 1978 - May 8, 1979

 

200-50            July 19 - December 7, 1979

 

200-51            January 4 - July 12, 1980

 

200-52            April 15, 1980 - January 7, 1981

 

200-53            July 14, 1972 - November 20, 1981

 

200-54            November 25, December 26, 1981

 

200-55            May 18, 1979 - March 13, 1982

 

200-56            June 11, 1973 - May 28, 1982

 

200-57            June 3 - December 18, 1982

 

200-58            January 8 - May 13, 1983

 

200-59            May 14-26, 1983

 

200-60            June 24-30, 1983

 

200-61            April 20 - September 20, 1983

 

200-62            August 28, 1973 - December 16, 1983

 

200-63            July 7, 1970 - July 28, 1984

 

 

              Topical record groups assembled by Dr. Griffin in folders and envelopes:

 

200-71            Folder labeled "Case Presented Before Woodin Committee," containing presentations by Doctors G. W. Griffin and G. G. Guilbault, and a miscellany of related documents, no dates, 1968, 1969, 1972-1977.

 

200-72            Folder labeled "CH3 C=C-CN/ Phosphorus etc. Chemistry" with photocopies of journal articles and handwritten chemical formulae, no date and various dates, 1918, 1921, 1949, 1956, 1964.

 

200-73            Folder labeled "Letters of Evaluation GWG" containing letters of commendation for Dr. Gary W. Griffin, no date and various dates, May 26 - June 7, 1977.

 

200-74            Envelope labeled "From Dr. Boudreaux U.N.O." containing records relating to Dr. Edward A. Boudreaux, no date and various dates, 1976-1978, 1980.

 

200-75            Folder labeled "Sick Leave" containing records relating to Dr. Bill J. Good, no date and various dates, 1976-1977.

 

200-76            Folder labeled "Good's Thesis Materia" containing records relating to Dr. Bill J. Good, no date and various dates, 1951, 1957, 1958, 1978, 1979.

 

200-77            Folder without any label containing essay entitled "A History of UNO-One Perspective [by] Louis Trefonas," no date.

 

200-78            Folder without label containing "response [by Professors G.W. Griffin, G.G. Guilbault, D. Sarafyan. E.A. Boudreaux, and A.N.J. Heyn] to . . . statements made by the administration . . . Wednesday, June 8, 1977," together with a separate commentary by Dr. Lydia Frenzel, no date but ca. 1977.

 

200-79            Folder without label containing records labeled as exhibits and numbered 1 through 14, various dates, March 21, 1978 through July 1, 1980.

 

200-80            Folder without label containing records outlining series of events in dispute between university administrators and Professor Diran Sarafyan and other faculty, ca. 1977.

 

200-81            Folder without label containing records mainly with information on Chemistry Department postdoctorals, secretarial and equipment distribution, salaries and salary increases, and Boyd Professorships, no date and various dates, 1966 through 1978.

 

200-82            Folder without label containing records including grievance petition, correspondence, memoranda, Graduate Council minutes, excerpts from Graduate Catalogues and Faculty Handbooks, Personnel Action Forms, and related miscellany; items annotated as enclosures and numbered 1 through 23d, no date and various dates, 1965 through 1977.

 

200-83            Folder without label containing excerpt from university regulations governing Boyd Professorships, and related correspondence; items numbered 1 through 11; various dates, 1958, 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976.

 

200-84            Folder without label containing curriculum vitae of Dr. Gary W. Griffin, ca. 1977.

 

200-85            Folder without label containing records mainly relating to Dr. Anton N.J. Heyn, no date and various dates, 1973, 1974, 1976.

 

200-86            Folder without label containing records relating to Dr. Thomas Elder, no date and February 10, June 6, 1977.

 

200-87            Folder without label containing records relating to Asya Solomonovna Feinberg, U.S.S.R. biologist, various dates, 1973 through 1975.

 

200-88            Folder without label containing records mainly relating to Dr. Lydia M. Frenzel, various dates, 1974 through 1977.

 

200-89            Folder without label containing records mainly relating to Professor Diran Sarafyan, no dates and various dates, June 24, 1983 through January 29, 1985.

 

200-90            Folder without label containing comments and recommendations on faculty promotions, no date.

 

200-91            Folder without label containing records labeled as enclosures and numbered 2 through 4, 6 through 12, and 25 through 37, no date and various dates, 1968, 1970, 1972 through 1974, 1976, 1977.

 

200-92            Folder without label containing records mainly with information on Chemistry Department teaching loads, salaries and salary increases, and distribution of travel funds, no dates and ca. 1969 through 1977.

 

200-93            Folder without label containing records numbered 26 through 28, 33, and 41, no date and various dates, 1972 through 1975.

 

200-94            Folder without label containing documents numbered 1 through 11 and dating December 16, 1966 through December 18, 1982; mainly concerned with lawsuits involving Dr. Diran Sarafyan.

 

 

            Newspapers

 

                        Courier

 

200-64                        vol. 14, no. 10 - September 1-7, 1977

 

                        Driftwood

 

200-70                        vol. 18, no. 18 - February 17, 1976

                                    vol. 18, no. 19 - February 24, 1976

                                    vol. 18, no. 20 - March 16, 1976

                                    vol. 19, no. 5 - November 9, 1976

                                    vol. 19, no. 13 - January 18, 1977

                                    vol. 19, no. 19 - March 22, 1977

                                    vol. 19, no. 22 - April 26, 1977

 

200-69                        vol. 20, no. 5 - October 4, 1977

                                    vol. 20, no. 6 - October 11, 1977

                                    vol. 20, no. 7 - October 25, 1977

                                    vol. 20, no. 10 - January 17, 1978

                                    vol. 20, no. 11 - January 24, 1978

                                    vol. 20, no. 12 - January 31, 1978

                                    vol. 20, no. 18 - May 2, 1978

 

200-68                        vol. 21, no. 5 - October 19, 1978

                                    vol. 21, no. 7 - November 16, 1978

                                    vol. 21, no. 8 - November 30, 1978

                                    vol. 21, no. 16 - March 22, 1979

 

                        Driftwood's Silver Anniversary Issue

 

200-64                        no volume, number, or date

 

                        Summer Driftwood

 

200-68                        vol.  1, no. 2 - July 5, 1979

 

                        Driftwood

 

200-67                        vol. 22, no. 2 - August 30, 1979

                                    vol. 22, no no. - September 14, 1979

                                    vol. 22, no. 13 - November 30, 1979

                                    vol. 22, no. 25 - May 1, 1980

 

200-66                        vol. 24, no. 15 - February 11, 1982

                                    vol. 25, no. 15 - January 27, 1983

 

200-65                        vol. 26, no. 1 - August 17, 1983

                                    vol. 26, no. 2 - September 1, 1983

                                    vol. 26, no. 5 - September 22, 1983

                                    vol. 26, no. 6 - September 29, 1983

                                    vol. 26, no. 8 - October 20, 1983

 

200-64                        vol. 27, no. 6 - October 4, 1984

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Griffin, Gary W.

University of New Orleans