Conference on Talented and Gifted (CONTAG) Collection, 1986-1998

Collection Overview

Title: Conference on Talented and Gifted (CONTAG) Collection, 1986-1998

Record Series: 13/01/01

Creator: William Waack

Date: 1986-1998

Extent: 2.5 linear feet, 2 boxes

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.

Language: This material is entirely in English.

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Preferred Citation: [Identification of item] in the Conference on Talented and Gifted (CONTAG) Collection, 1986-1998, Archives Record Series 13/01/22, [box and folder number], University Archives, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

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Historical Note

Professor Waack gave the materials to Special Collections in the spring of 1999.

Scope and Content

This series contains materials collected by William Waack on the Conference on Talented and Gifted (CONTAG) from 1986 through 1998.  The folders contain information on the budget, program, presenters, conference accommodations, planning committee, registrations, and evaluations. 


Box 1


Songs from CONTAG: "This Old Man"

Advising newsletter

Presenters, 1986-1994

Brochures and posters, 1986-1997

Programs, 1986-1997

CONTAG 1986:  Aesthetic strand; Budget requisitions; Course; Equipment and room requests; Housing; Mailing to registrants; Presenter contracts; Program; Registration; Thank you letters.

CONTAG 1987:  Correspondence; Evaluation of CONTAG; Local recreation; Mailing lists; Room assignments, meeting; Participants; Presenter contracts; Print work; Program copy; Project proposals for 1987 CONTAG course; Publicity; Requisitions.

CONTAG 1988:  AEA TAG consultants; Evaluation; Housing; Program; Project proposals for 1988 CONTAG course; Requisitions, budget.

CONTAG 1989:  Attendee list; Communications; Contractual agreements for presenters; Course; Evaluation; Exhibits; Expense account and equipment requests; Films, video, computer; "Goals for Gifted Programs: Perceptions of Interested Groups"; Iowa standards for teacher ed.; Letter to participants; Publicity; Recreation.

CONTAG 1990:  Attendee list; Brochure and program; Committee; Evaluations; Mailing lists; Presenter contracts; Presenter letters; Program; Program descriptions; Public relations; Travel, lodging.

Box 2

CONTAG 1991:  Attendees; Committee correspondence; Evaluation; Handouts; Presenter contracts returned; Presenter letter-confirmation; Publicity, VITA.

CONTAG 1992:  Budget questions; Committee; Exhibits; Handouts; Presenters; Publicity; Teacher education faculty announcement.

CONTAG 1993:  Program; Participant list; Evaluations; Budget; AEA consultant list; Attendees-mailings; Committee correspondence; Scholarship; Course; Presenter contracts; Gifted endorsement.

CONTAG 1994:  Attendee evaluation.

CONTAG 1995:  Book sales; AEA consultants; Presenter contracts.

CONTAG 1996:  Participant correspondence and list; Program; Evaluation; Committee correspondence; Contracts.

CONTAG 1997:  Evaluation.


Processing Information

Material processed and finding aid created by Susan Basye, May 1999. Updated by Library Associate Dave Hoing, December 2017 and April 2018. Linear Feet updated August 30, 2017.

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