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Guide to the Gabriel A. Almond Papers
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Description
The papers include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, conference materials, and other items pertaining to Almond's academic career, 1964-1986; organizations represented include the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Political Science Association, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Social Science Research Council. Later additions to the papers include correspondence, 1964-2001; manuscripts, typescripts and reprints, 1946-1986; and lecture notes and research files.
Background
Gabriel Almond received his bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. (1938) degrees from the University of Chicago, and taught at Yale (1949-1951, 1959-1963) and Princeton (1951-1959), before joining the Stanford faculty as executive head of the Department of Political Science in 1963. The following year he became chairman of the executive committee of the Institute of Political Studies, and became professor emeritus in 1976. A distinguished internationalist, he taught at universities in Japan and Brazil, and in 1972-1973 he was an overseas fellow at Cambridge University. In 1965-1966 he was president of the American Political Science Association. During his career he was a frequent consultant to the Department of State and other policy-making bodies of the government.
Extent
29 linear feet (38 boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.