Papers, 1918-1983 (bulk 1960-1983).


Papers, 1918-1983 (bulk 1960-1983).

Collection contains files of notes, manuscripts, questionnaires, interview transcripts, proposals, reports and correspondence chiefly related to his dissertation and his study of the uses of sociological research within the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR). Also contains correspondence and minutes related to the Fund for Peace; audiocassettes and reel-to-reel tapes of interviews for the ONR project and a study of western-educated students from India; slides and photographs of a 1977 Fund for Peace trip to Cuba; appointment calendars; manuscripts of research reports; correspondence; and biographical information.

9.7 cubic ft. (11 boxes)

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Fund for Peace (corporateBody)

Founded in 1967, the Fund for Peace is a "service agency dedicated to education in peace and world order." The organization supersedes the Pierce Butler, Jr. Foundation for Education in World Law (founded 1957). From the description of Collection, 1970-[ongoing] (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27963870 ...

Elmo Roper and Associates (corporateBody)

Brooke, Joel Ijams, 1915-1982. (person)

Brooke, a sociologist and peace activist, was a partner in the Elmo Roper public opinion research firm from 1952-1964. He taught sociology at New York University from 1966-1969 and received his Ph. D. from Columbia University in 1974. Brooke was a trustee of the Fund for Peace from its establishment in 1967 until his death and served as the Fund's president from 1976-1979. From the description of Papers, 1918-1983 (bulk 1960-1983). (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). W...

United States. Office of Naval Research (corporateBody)

The original "Survey of large-scale computers and computer projects" was published by the Office of Naval Research in 1947 and 1948. It was revised and updated in 1950 under the title, HIGH-SPEED COMPUTING DEVICES (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1950). This work was contracted out to the Minneapolis, Minn., firm of Engineering Research Associates and was an attempt to survey the state of computer technology at a time when the Navy was weighing the possibility of supporting the development of the electro...