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Arthur Arundel papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0133

Scope and Content

The Arthur Arundel papers collection includes correspondence, proposals, status reports and other documents documenting Arthur Arundel's service on the George Mason University Advisory Board and the Board of Visitors. Documents in this collection cover a period from 1964-1996 and include information on Mr. Arundel's involvement with the university during and after his time on the board.

Mr. Arudnel also served as the chairman for the dedication of the Fairfax campus in 1964 and there is some documentation on this activity.

There is also a student directory from 1964-1965 and a brochure from the early 1960s. Please note that all of the documents are photocopies of the originals held by Arthur Arundel.

Dates

  • 1964-1990

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

None.

Biographical Information

Arthur W. Arundel, born January 21, 1928, was a former United States Marine Corps combat officer, broadcast journalist and the first Board Chairman of George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Arundel was born in Washington D.C. and graduated from Harvard University in 1951. He served as a combat officer in the Korean War and as a paramilitary officer for the CIA in Vietnam. After his time with the Marines, Mr. Arundel pursued broadcast journalism, working for news outlets such as CBS News and United Press International. He also founded Arundel Communications and was heavily involved with WAVA radio station. During his time as the Board Chairman at George Mason, Mr. Arundel was instrumental in facilitating the expansion of the college. Mr. Arundel passed way in 2011.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet ( (1 box))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Arthur Arundel papers collection includes correspondence, proposals, status reports and other documents documenting Arthur Arundel's service on the George Mason University Advisory Board and the Board of Visitors. Documents in this collection are photocopies of the orginals.

Arrangement

Documents in this collection are arranged by subject.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Arthur Arundel, 2005.

Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds

Processing Information

Processed by Kristen Korfitzen in 2011. EAD markup by Kristen Korfitzen in 2011.

Title
Arthur Arundel papers, 1964-1990
Subtitle
Arthur Arundel
Status
Completed
Author
Kristen Korfitzen
Date
2012
Description rules
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center Repository

Contact:
Fenwick Library, MS2FL
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax Virginia 22030 United States
703-993-2220
703-993-8911 (Fax)