Council for Research in the Social Sciences records, 1922-1970 [Bulk dates: 1925-1968].

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Council for Research in the Social Sciences. Council for Research in the Social Sciences records, 1922-1970 [Bulk dates: 1925-1968].

Council for Research in the Social Sciences records, 1922-1970 [Bulk dates: 1925-1968].

The records are comprised primarily of correspondence between Council Chairs, members, and researchers, meeting minutes and agendas, project proposals and correspondence, and reports to and from the Council for Research in the Social Sciences.

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