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History of the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Laser (CREOL) Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA18G

Scope and Contents

Series I: History of CREOL, 1984-1991 includes a brief overview at the beginning that explains how the materials came to be collected and thereafter are arranged chronologically. Dr. Martin Stickly asked Dr. Ronald L. Phillips to collate the materials that show how government support was rallied, funds were solicited and faculty hired for CREOL.

Dates

  • Created: 1984-1991

Creator

Access

The entire collection is open for research.

Copyright Statement

Unpublished records are protected by copyright. Permission to publish quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical or Historical Information

Originally created as the State University System's Center of Excellence in optical and laser sciences, the Center for Research in Electro-Optics and Lasers was renamed in 1996 as the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers. It is now a research center within the College of Optics & Photonics. CREOL provides education in optical science and engineering, conducts scholarly fundamental and applied research and aids in the development of Florida's technology-based industries.

Extent

1 Box, (0.2 Linear Feet)

Abstract

A collection of letters, memoranda, reports and news releases, which documents the establishment of CREOL.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in one series with a brief overview at the beginning that explains how the materials came to be collected and thereafter are arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

It is unknown who transferred these materials to the University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives in 2003 (CFU2003_03). It is believed Ronald L. Phillips and Martin Stickly donated these materials to the University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives in 2003.

Accruals and Additions

Collection Identifier: CFU2003_03

Related Materials

For more information on university archives, please see our website. Further information about this collection may be found in the University of Central Florida Office of the President Records and the University Photograph Collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by and finding aid prepared by Judith Beale in 2006. Materials were removed from a binder and placed in acid-free folders and box. The finding aid was updated for consistency among all collections by Mary Rubin in 2012, resulting in edition 2. The finding aid was placed into Archon, with adjustments made for Archon and resulting in edition 3, by Mary Rubin in 2015. The acquisition method field and the subjects were updated by Kryslynn Collazo in 2018, resulting in edition 2.
Title
History of the Center for Research and Education in Optics and Laser (CREOL) Records
Author
Judith Beale
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the UCF University Archives Repository

Contact:
Special Collections & University Archives
University of Central Florida Libraries
P.O. Box 162666
Orlando Florida 32816-2666 US
(407) 823-2576