Notestein, Frank W. (Frank Wallace), 1902-

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Frank W. (Wallace) Notestein contributed significantly to the science of demography and to a better understanding of population problems in world affairs, notably through his work on family planning and population control. Notestein began as a Lecturer at Princeton University and developed and directed the Office of Population Research at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School in 1936. Notestein was the president of the Population Council from 1959-1968, advised India's Minister of Health on population policies, chaired the Technical Advisory Committee on Population for the 1950 United States Census, and was a member of the 1960 United States Census Committee. Notestein was also a co-editor of the Population Index, as well as the author of several monographs and numerous journal publications. Notestein died in 1983.

From the description of Frank W. Notestein papers, 1930-1977. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 156056431

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referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Collier papers, 1910-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Notestein, Frank W. (Frank Wallace), 1902-. Frank W. Notestein papers, 1930-1977. Princeton University Library
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Coale, Ansley J. Ansley J. Coale Papers, 1935-1998 (bulk 1954-1994). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mid-Century Convocation on the Social Implications of Scientific Progress records, 1949, 1999 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Institute Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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Birth 1902-08-16

Death 1983-02-19

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