The records of the Office of Research and Information Systems document the purchase of a computer system for East Tennessee State University and the operation of the university's Computer Center. The records include interdepartmental university correspondence, correspondence between university officials and the State Board of Regents, correspondence between university officials and computer vendors, requests for bids for computers and computer equipment, departmental requisitions, maintenance contracts, budgets studies, invoices, and miscellaneous financial records.
The records are dated 1969 to 1976 and are arranged in chronological order.
Method of Acquisition
The records of the Office of Research and Information Systems at East Tennessee State University were transferred to the University Archives on October 17, 1991, by Betty M. Burdine of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.
E.Speer completed processing the collection in 1997.