Gallup, George, 1901-1984

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Public opinion statistician, pollster; interviewee d. 1984.

From the description of Reminiscences of George Horace Gallup : oral history, 1955. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122451948

Statistician and author.

From the description of George Horace Gallup papers, 1936-1979 (bulk 1960-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78924065

Public opinion statistician, pollster.

From the description of Reminiscences of George Horace Gallup : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309743327

Biographical Note

  • 1901, Nov. 18: Born, Jefferson, Iowa
  • 1928: Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1929 - 1937 : Professor of journalism and advertising, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1932 - 1947 : Director of research, Young & Rubicam Advertising Agency, New York, N.Y.
  • 1935 - 1984 : Founder and director, American Institute of Public Opinion
  • 1964: Wrote The Miracle Ahead. New York: Harper and Row
  • 1984, July 25: Died, Tschingel, Switzerland

From the guide to the George Horace Gallup Papers, 1936-1979, (bulk 1960-1979), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. Letter to George D. Stoddard. : [s.l.]. 1936 Feb. 10. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Gallup, George Horace, 1901-1984. Reminiscences of George Horace Gallup : oral history, 1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. George Horace Gallup papers, 1936-1979 (bulk 1960-1979). Library of Congress
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. Reminiscences of George Horace Gallup : oral history, 1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1946. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Papers, ca.1919-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Knight, John Shively, 1894-1981. John S. Knight papers, 1894-1981 bulk (1920-1981). University of Akron, Bierce Library
referencedIn George H. Sabine papers, [, ], ca. 1886-1960 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn American Association of Advertising Agencies. Records, 1918-1992. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. Letter to Daniel B. Mich. Princeton, NJ. 1955 June 1. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf George Horace Gallup Papers, 1936-1979, (bulk 1960-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn American Association of Advertising Agencies. American Association of Advertising Agencies records, 1918-1998. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Paul Blanshard Papers, 1912-1979 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James K. Pollock papers, 1920-1968 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Fox, Fontaine, 1884-1964. Papers, 1931-1969. Indiana University
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. Letter to Bertha Shambaugh. New York. 1938 Feb. 24. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Sabine, George Holland, 1880-1961. George H. Sabine papers, [ca. 1886-1960]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gallup, George, 1901-1984. Letters to William B. Arthur. Princeton, NJ. 1958. University of Iowa Libraries
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associatedWith American Association of Advertising Agencies. corporateBody
associatedWith Arthur, William B., person
associatedWith Blanshard, Paul, 1892- person
associatedWith Book-of-the-Month Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969. person
associatedWith Fox, Fontaine, 1884-1964. person
correspondedWith Knight, John Shively, 1894-1981. person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. person
associatedWith Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968. person
associatedWith Sabine, George Holland, 1880-1961. person
associatedWith Shambaugh, Bertha M.H. (Bertha Maud Horack), 1871-1953, person
associatedWith Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980, person
associatedWith Stoddard, George D. (George Dinsmore), 1897-1981, person
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United States
Vietnam
United States
Subject
Public opinion polls
Journalism
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Periodicals--Publishing
Demographic surveys
Readership surveys
Reading--Research
Statisticians--Interviews
Public opinion polls--United States
Book Clubs (Discussion Groups)
Occupation
Authors
Statisticians
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Birth 1901-11-18

Death 1984-07-26

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Americans

English

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