Robert K. Merton Papers, 1928-2003 [Bulk Dates: 1943-2001].

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Robert K. Merton Papers, 1928-2003 [Bulk Dates: 1943-2001].

The Robert K. Merton papers document the noted sociologist's career as a student, professor, writer, and researcher. Merton's numerous and varied academic and professional affiliations, activities, and accomplishments are reflected in correspondence, memoranda, drafts, clippings, and notes.

220 linear ft. (475 manuscript boxes, 1 small manuscript box, 1 flat box, 1 small flat box, 11 index card boxes, 18 large index card boxes, 1 record carton).

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