Records, 1941-2001 (bulk, 1968-1988).


Records, 1941-2001 (bulk, 1968-1988).

The records consist of surveys, notes, interviews and background materials for the studies produced by the Industrial Research Unit and its predecessor from 1941 to 1990 and collected and maintained by Herbert R. Northrup. The bulk of the files are from the 1970s and 1980s, but there are also a few files from the Center for Human Resources and its first director, Peter Cappelli. Fininshed studies and publications of the Unit are catalogued in the Imprints Dept. The OSHA files deal with the impact of chemical exposure in the aerospace and chemical industries, and of noise and dust exposure in the textile industry. Series V consists of questionnaires for a 1991 survey conducted for the National Association of Manufacturers on the shortage of skilled workers, including questions on training, retraining, hiring practices, turnover rate and orientaion practices.

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