Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan), records, , 1936-1992 1946-1986

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Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan), records, 1936-1992, 1946-1986

Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan), records, , 1936-1992 1946-1986

The Institute for Social Research (ISR), an interdisciplinary center for social science research, was created in 1949 when the Research Center for Group Dynamics (founded at Massachusetts Institute of Technology) joined the Survey Research Center. ISR houses the Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the Center for Political Studies (CPS). Records of founding and development of ISR and related centers include minutes, correspondence, topical files, reports, and proposals. Administrative records include governance committees and director's files. Records of the Research Center for Group Dynamics are primarily the papers of director Kurt Lewin, including manuscripts and talks, 1936-1947. Survey Research Center records consist largely of proposal and project files.

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Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947

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Kurt Lewin is commonly recognized as the founder of social psychology. He was born in 1890 in the Village of Moglino in the Prussian province of Posen. Although completing the requirements for a PhD. in 1914, Lewin was not awarded the degree until 1916 from the University of Berlin. In 1932, he attended Stanford University as a visiting professor and in 1933, immigrated to the U.S. In that same year he became a faculty member of Cornell University. In 1935, he became a professor at ...

University of Michigan. Research Center for Group Dynamics

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Likert, Rensis, 1903-1981

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Social scientist, director of the Institute for Social Research of the University of Michigan. From the description of Rensis Likert papers, 1929-1983. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421233 Rensis Likert was born August 5, 1903 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. He received his B.A. in chemical engineering from the University of Michigan in 1926, and his Ph.D. in social psychology from Columbia University in 1932. At Columbia, Likert worked under Gardner Mur...

Juster, F. Thomas (Francis Thomas), 1926-

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F. Thomas Juster was born in Hollis, Long Island, New York on August 17, 1926.[1] He received his B.S. degree in Education from Rutgers University in 1949 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University in 1956. Juster's earliest professional positions included serving as a senior research analyst at the Central Intelligence Agency from 1951 to 1953 and assistant professor at Amherst College from 1953 to 1959. From 1959 to 1973, he was on the staff of the National Bureau of Econ...

Inter-university consortium for political and social research

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For historical note, please consult the finding aid for Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research records. From the guide to the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research publications, 1962-2006, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is an organization of member institutions that provides access to the world's largest archive of comput...

University of Michigan. Institute for Social Research.

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The Survey Research Center, forerunner of the Institute for Social Research, was established at the University of Michigan in 1946, under the direction of Rensis Likert, as a center for interdisciplinary research in the social sciences. Fifty years after its founding, the Institute for Social Research (ISR), had become the nation's longest-standing laboratory for interdiscliplinary research in the social sciences. ISR surveys are a national resource and have set the standard for res...

University of Michigan. Center for Political Studies

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Converse, Philip E., 1928-

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Social psychologist and political scientist, professor of sociology and political science at the University of Michigan, and director of the University's Institute for Social Research. From the description of Philip E. Converse papers, 1948-1989. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419829 Philip Ernest Converse was born in Concord, New Hampshire, on November 17, 1928. He attended Denison University in Granville, Ohio, where he earned a B.A. in Englis...

University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

Cartwright, Dorwin.

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Dorwin Philip Cartwright was born March 3, 1915 in Des Moines, Iowa. He received his BA from Swarthmore College in 1937, his MA in 1938 and PhD in 1940, both from Harvard. After serving briefly as a research fellow at the University of Iowa, he joined the staff of U.S. Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Agricultural Economics. As director of the Division of Program Surveys, Cartwright conducted research on war bond sales and public attitudes toward bond drives with his colleague,...

University of Michigan. Survey Research Center

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Campbell, Angus, 1910-1980

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Survey researcher, director of the Institute for Social Research of the University of Michigan. From the description of Angus Campbell papers, 1949-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421568 Angus Campbell was born in Leiters, Indiana, on August 10, 1910. He attended public schools in Portland, Oregon, then went on to study psychology at the University of Oregon and Stanford University. Prior to coming to the University of Michigan ...