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Binder 2 - Box 1: This volume contains information collected by Bob Schaefer related to the history of education in Southwest Washington and includes the high-tech needs of Southwest Washington as a portion of the state under served by higher education. The records show the development of the Joint Center for Education, the development of a higher education task force, the formation of WSU Vancouver and its advisory council, and some of the proceeding plans, agendas and publications from the advisory council, 1982 - 2000


Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains surrogates from a group of materials created and compiled by Robert (Bob) Schaefer documenting the establishment of the Southwest Washington Joint Center for Education (SWJCE) and Washington State University Vancouver, Washington. Original materials were contained in six three-ringed binders, which were digitized courtesy of Robert (Bob) Schaefer. Over 1,500 pages are included in this collection, including newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting notes, documents on higher education trends, employment and regional industry forecasts, formal reports and communications to Washington State Legislature and the public, publications from SWJCE and WSU Vancouver and other documents pertaining to each institution's establishment and early operations. The date range of items from this collection are from 1980 to the early 1990s.


  • 1982 - 2000


From the Collection: .834 Linear Feet : Surrogates to this collection are contained in two document boxes.

From the Collection: 1.8 Gigabytes : Digital surrogate files for access are stored on compact discs. Preservation files are in cold storage and on the DR (Digital Records) drive.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington State University Vancouver, Archives and Special Collections Repository

14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver WA 98686 United States