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George G. Karas papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 6/3/51

Scope and Content

This collection contains reports, correspondence, and other materials relating Karas’ work with Iowa State University, particularly the African Graduate Fellowship Program, the English Proficiency Evaluation Committee, international student admissions, the Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey / Iowa State University exchange program, and the University’s United States Air Force Operations Analysis Standby Unit. The papers also include documents relating to his involvement in the Council of Graduate Schools, the Iowa Academy of Science, the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools, and the Town and Gown Chamber Music Association (Ames, Iowa).


  • 1960-1995

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


George G. Karas received a B.A. (1956) from Depauw University, an M.S. (1958) and a Ph.D. (1959) from Purdue University. He joined the Iowa State University faculty as an Assistant Professor of Psychology (1959-1963). Karas was promoted to Associate Professor (1963-1967) and became a full member of the Graduate Faculty (1962). He was named Assistant Dean of the Graduate College (1966-1977) and a Professor of Psychology in 1967. For almost twenty years, Karas served as an Associate Dean of the Graduate College (1977-1995). During his association with the Graduate College, he worked with the Teaching Assistants Orientation Seminars and the Graduate Student Senate. Karas retired from Iowa State University in 1995.


9.1 Linear Feet (7 records center cartons)


The collection is organized Alphabetically.

Items in related collections

RS 6/3. Iowa State University. Graduate College records, 1897-2013

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 6/3/51. George G. Karas papers, 1960-1995
April 22, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
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