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Bureau of Applied Social Research records, 1938-1977

Series III: Reports

Boxes 112-134

The BASR Reports were generally delivered to the research sponsor in mimeographed form. In some cases, as noted, the reports were later published as articles or books. Asterisks indicate titles which are not included in the microfiche collection.

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Box 112 Folder B-0061-1 Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Edward A. Suchman Initial Report on an Exploratory Study of Coverage by Radio Stations.,, 1941

[Examples of data available about kind of audiences government agencies may reach by sponsoring radio programs, such as availability of people, general listening habits, station and program preference.]


Box 112 Folder B-0061-2 Paul F. Lazarsfeld, M. Bayne and Edward A. Suchman Station Coverage Report., 1941

[Discusses availability of people as listeners, information on station coverage and program structure. Questionnaire to stations included: What America Listened to on Wednesday, Dec. 4.]


Box 112 Folder B-0065 Ernest Dichter Study of Psychological Programs., 1939.

[From interviews, which are given verbatim, two major themes were found in the various self-improvement programs. They offered explanations of psychological facts and they appealed to the listener to overcome difficulties or to accept unchangeable situations. The resultant good or bad effects upon the listener are discussed.]


Box 112 Folder B-0070 Plugging Study. T. W. Adomo and Douglas MacDougald, 1939

[ A discussion of the total business setting which decides whether or not a song is to become a hit- Tin Pan Alley. A sketch of the life story of a popular song with emphasis on plugging of songs and how it is carried out. See also "The Popular Music Industry" by MacDougald, pp. 65-109 in Radio Research 1941.]


Box 112 Folder B-0075-1 Jack N. Peterman Your Hit Parade-Preliminary and Supplementary Reports,, 1940

[Discussion and report on how to better the Hit Parade rating system which measures relative popularity of songs.]


Box 112 Folder B-0075-2 Trienah Meyers Lucky Strike Hit Parade, 1942

[A comparison of Hit Parade ratings, using different methods. Description of moves of five places or more in one week by Hit Parade songs. How eight songs moved. Hit Parade weaknesses.]


Box 112 Folder B-0076 1968-1069


Box 112 Folder B-0080 Lazarsfeld, Berelson, & Gaudet 1940 Voting Study: How the Voter Makes Up His Mind in a Presidential Campaign,, 1940

[ (The People's Choice: Erie County Study: Sandusky Study) (note, there was no report submitted)]


Box 112 Folder B-0091 Content of Magazine Stories and the Socio-Economic Aspirations of Their Readers. Jack N. Peterman,, 1949

[A content analysis of the socioeconomic aspirations expressed by the characters, background, plot and general philosophy of magazine stories and presumably aroused in the readers.]


Box 112 Folder B-0092-1,2 Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Madorie Fleiss Progress Report on the Development of a Spending Test,, 1940

[Desc: A scale was set up based on questions which reflected people's spending habits. B-0092-2 consists of interviewers' comments on the spending test survey.]


Box 112 Folder B-0093-1 Marjorie Fleiss Should Bloomingdale's Maintain Its Restaurant?, 1940

[Desc: Would customers feel Bloomingdale's service to them was curtailed, would prestige of store be lowered, do financial returns of restaurant justify its upkeep? Stratified by income of 421 respondents.]


Box 112 Folder B-0105 Lazarsfeld & Gaudet Shortwave Radio Listening in Erie County, 1940 (?)

[Report not available]


Box 112 Folder B-0107 T.W. Adorno Analytical Study of the NBC Music Appreciation Hour, 1940 (?)


Box 112 Folder B-0110 Paul F. Lazarsfeld American Station Sampler and How to Use It., 1940

[A chart listing 11 separate sets of radio stations-all stations in U.S. and territories included. Discussion of station sampling procedure.]


Box 112 Folder B-0121-1 R. Arnheim, E. Suchman and M. Bayne Small Stations Survey: Preliminary Memorandum,, 1941

[Preliminary analysis: number of hours and what language, types of programs, news items-domestic or foreign, drama-local or foreign, types of national appeals, etc.]


Box 112 Folder *B-0121-2 Rudolf Arnheim, Edward Suclunan and M. Bayne Foreign Language Broadcasts Over Local American Stations,, 1941

[This paper presents available evidence on the problems of such broadcasting. A questionnaire was filled out by 66 specially appointed listeners covering 800 hours of foreign language broadcasts across the country. They also could present summaries of their observations. Published. See pp. 3-64 in Radio Research 1941.]


Box 112 Folder B-0122 Suchman & Friedrich Italian Language Program Audiences, 1941

[1 is missing, 2&3 are empty (copies in Vienna), Codebook, Questionnaire instructions. Report not submitted]


Box 112 Folder B-0125 Herta Herzog Feelings Among Four Minority Groups in New York City-Mayoralty Election as a Test Situation.,, 1941

[A discussion of how the decision for whom to vote in the 1941 mayoralty election will be determined by racial and national fears and prejudices. Based on 57 detailed interviews among Jewish, Italian, Irish and German people.]


Box 112 Folder B-0130 Paul F. Lazarsfeld The Daytime Serial as a Social, Commercial and Research Problem,, 1942

[This sets forth the social and commercial problems created by daytime radio serials, reviews what is known, and suggests areas which need further exploration. The research methods which might be used are also discussed.]


Box 112 Folder B-0131-1 Herta Herzog Daytime Serials: Their Audience and Their Effect on Buying,, 1942

[Based on survey of 5000 women, this gives a broad general picture of women's daytime listening habits and the effect of listening upon actual use of product advertised.]


Box 112 Folder B-0131-2 Herta Herzog News and Views on John B. Hughes, 1942

[Hughes was a commentator who took over Raymond Graham Swing's time spot on the radio. This is a discussion of his selection and treatment of topics, comprehensibility, voice, opinion shaping, and comparison with other commentators. How to sell the product advertised on his program is also discussed.]


Box 112 Folder B-0131-3 Herta Herzog Study on Stomach Distress, 1942

[310 interviewed, questionnaire included. Attitudes toward stomach troubles, remedies.]


Box 112 Folder B-0131-4 Herta Herzog Preliminary Test of Six Kolynos Commercials, 1942

[75 respondents were asked to compare commercials and were then interviews about them and about their own dentifrice use. Scripts and questionnaire included.]


Box 112 Folder -0131-5 Herta Herzog Test of Kolynos Tooth Powder Commercials, 1942

[100 women heard four sets of Kolynos Tooth Powder commercials and were then interviewed about them and about their own dentifrice use. Scripts and questionnaire included. (missing file)]


Box 112 Folder B-0131-6 Herta Herzog Test on Bisodol Commercials, 1942

[76 people interviewed, questionnaire included. Problems posed were straight talk versus dramatized technique, personal versus straight descriptive approach commercial, as well as what properties of Bisodol should be stressed, sketchy versus detailed. (missing file)]


Box 112 Folder B-0131-7 Genevieve Knupfer The Buying of Vitamin Preparations, 1942

[Topics covered are who buys vitamins, how much do they spend, brands bought. Questionnaires included. Problems with the data supplied by Industrial Surveys Co. are discussed. (missing file)]


Box 112 Folder B-0135 Paul F. Lazarsfeld Should She Have Music?, 1942

[Assembles available information on whether and what kind of daytime musical program would reach middle-aged, middle-class women. Main source of data: survey of 5000 women in 1941 by Office of Radio Research.]


Box 112 Folder B-0136 Paul F. Lazarsfeld Reports to Curtis Publishing Company, 1941

[This contains several reports dealing with the characteristics of Saturday Evening Post readers.]


Box 112 Folder B-0140 Manuel Manfield and Jeannette Green Sending and Receiving Greeting Cards,, 1941

[193 persons interviewed by questionnaire and conversational interviews. Report discusses type of people interviewed, what greeting cards mean to people, resistance to them, cards as merchandise, the dealer. Questionnaires included.]


Box 112 Folder B-0141 M. Bayne Exploratory Study on the Psychology Refrigerator Purchasers, 1941

[Based on 60 detailed interviews, a tentative analysis tries to answer such questions as: Do people have more subtle desires to which we could link the use of a refrigerator? Could we mobilize psychological forces which usually are not thought of in refrigerator ads?]


Box 112 Folder B-0142 Durant & Lazarsfeld Morale Survey, 1941

[No report submitted]


Box 112 Folder B-0143 Magazines vs. Radio Serials, 1941

[No report submitted]


Box 112 Folder *B-0145 Leo Lowenthal Biographies in Popular Magazines. Published. See pp. 507-548 in Radio Research 1942-1943.,, 1942-1943


Box 112 Folder B-0150-1 Paul F. Lazarsfeld General Statistical Analysis of Joint Newspaper-Radio Ownership,, 1941

[A statistical picture of distribution of newspapers and radio stations, and some of their main characteristics in the whole country.]


Box 112 Folder B-0150-2 Joint Ownership of Radio Stations and Newspapers in 1-1 Communities: A Statistical Analysis. Paul F. Lazarsfeld,, 1941

[An analysis of 93 1-1 communities for which newspaper ownership of more than 50% is claimed. (1-1 community: radio stations and newspaper associated.) Power, frequency, population, newspaper circulation, network affiliation are variables taken into account.]


Box 112 Folder B-0150-3 Radio and Newspaper Affiliations. Paul Neurath, 1955

[Discusses in what communities newspapers disappear and the role in this disappearance played by radio and newspaper-radio affiliations.]


Box 112 Folder B-0150-4 A Comparison of News Programs, Educational Programs and Editorial Policy of Associated and Non-Associated Media. Herta Herzog,, 1941

[50 radio stations were selected which were associated with a newspaper. 50 stations and 50 newspapers were selected which were not associated or owned one by the other. Then the 50 associated and non-associated stations were compared. Same was done for the 2 groups of newspapers.]


Box 112 Folder B-0151-2 Jeannette Green The American Community Leader Looks at the Drugstore, 1943

[Report based on 264 interviews in 13 cities, concerns attitude toward drugstores and pharmacists.]


Box 112 Folder B-0102-1 L. Kay Some Observations on Life Readers, 1943

[intensive interviews were conducted toward a better understanding of the function of Life magazine as a medium of communication and as a social and political magazine.]



Box 113 Folder B-0152-2 Some Attitudes Toward Life Magazine-Final Report. Herta Herzog and L. Kay,, 1943

[Perceptions of Life's editorial policy, Life compared with other magazines, why some don't read it, how thoroughly it is read as a news magazine, as a non-news magazine, as a picture magazine. Based on 200 interviews. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0152-3 The Magazine Ogre. Herta Herzog, 1943

[General reading habits of Life, Saturday Evening Post, Collier's and Liberty readers; relation of multiplicity of magazine reading to intensity of reading.]


Box 113 Folder *B-1053 Babette Kass Overlapping Magazine Reading: A New Method of Determining the Cultural Levels of Magazines. Published. See pp., 130-151 in Communications Research, 1948-1949.,, 1948-1949

[May not exist.]


Box 113 Folder B-0156 Gerhart Wiebe A Study of Three Radio Broadcasts Intended to Refute Rumors.,, 1942

[Excerpts from three broadcasts were studied to find their relative merit in terms of audience appeal and their effectiveness in "scotching" rumors. Program Analyzer and supplementary questionnaire were used. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0158 Ernest Dichter Health Program Study., 1942

[To establish the appeal of radio health programs, 14 people were interviewed and these interviews are given verbatim. A combination of factors was found to explain their continued interest.]


Box 113 Folder B-0160-1-4 Goodwin Watson Title:A Socio-Psychological Study of Wine Drinking-Summary., 1944

[Previous discussions of customs and wine drinking, social factors involved, special characteristics of wine drinkers, types of drinkers and the marketing of wine are summarized. Topics for further study are suggested. Original discussions are contained in interim reports under B-0160.]


Box 113 Folder B-0162 Kaufman "Why We Fight", 1940's (?)

[No Report submitted]


Box 113 Folder B-0163 Maurice L. Farber Report on Program Analyzer Test of Audition of "Ask Eleanor Nash.",, 1942

[copy in Vienna. This report discusses the test group, their "like" and "dislike" reactions, reactions to Eleanor's voice and to the program as a whole. 18 women were in the sample.]


Box 113 Folder B-0165 Paul F. Lazarsfeld Magazine Reading Before and After Pearl Harbor, 1942

[Based on data obtained from Life, Inc., and Hearst Publications, Inc., this report investigates the changes in people's reading habits as a result of Pearl Harbor, especially with regard to the reading of nonfiction articles concerned with the war.]


Box 113 Folder B-0167 by the listeners. Weekly Reports on Shortwave Broadcasts to Germany and Italy,, 1942

[Discussion of unfavorable aspects of the programs and of technical problems.]


Box 113 Folder B-0168 Lowenthal and Lazarsfeld Philadelphia News and News Commentators Study,, 1942

[No report available]


Box 113 Folder B-0169 Peatman & Marcson "This is War" Program Tests, 1942

[No report available]


Box 113 Folder B-0170 Herta Herzog Pretesting a Short Story, 1942

[Summary of findings of a reader test of 15 people to determine reactions to characters, plot, etc., of readers of a preliminary version of a novelette. Interviews and questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0181 Jeannette Green Test of Golden Wedding Trademarks, 1943

[163 interviews were conducted with Protestant, Catholic and Jewish men and women to find out if the wedding ring on the Golden Wedding (whiskey) trademark was offensive to their religious and social feelings. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0182 Genevieve Knupfer Poughkeepsie Social Stratification Study, 1943

[No report available]


Box 113 Folder B-0183 Kay Birthday Cards Study, 1943

[No report available]


Box 113 Folder B-0185 Marjorie Fiske Survey of Materials on the Psychology of Radio Listening,, 1943

[The successful commercial use of radio rests upon an understanding of the interrelationship of the commercial and the informing and entertaining aspects of radio. This memorandum then, deals with "general psychology of radio, its power as a selling force, and some particular aspects of retailers' use of radio."]


Box 113 Folder B-0187 Robert K. Merton Time-Readership and the Influence Structure of Dover, N.J.: An Exploratory Study,, 1943

[This report explores the meaning of influence in a community and its relation to the reading of Time magazine. In two field trips 86 interviews were secured from three groups of people: 1) influential people, 2) Time subscribers, 3) random people. Suggestions for further research are made and interview schedules are included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0190 Jeannette Green Study of the American Magazine, 1943

[315 people were interviewed, showing American Magazine steering a middle course between Cosmopolitan and Saturday Evening Post. Among people who read American Magazine, four main gratifications came to light.]


Box 113 Folder B-0192 Herta Herzog The Negro and the War-A Preliminary Test of an OWI Pamphlet,, 1943

[Outlines responses of 70 Blacks interviewed to pamphlet itself and to idea conveyed by it that they should strongly support the war effort.]


Box 113 Folder B-0195-2 Marjorie Fiske Retailers' Use of Radio as Judged by the Consumer (Hartford, Conn.),, 1943

[200 housewives were interviewed as to how local stores' advertising could be made most helpful with emphasis on use of radio. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0200-1 Alberta Curtis Some Preliminary Observations on Kate Smith Listeners, 1944

[A discussion of how people felt about Kate Smith herself and in relation to her bond drive.]


Box 113 Folder B-0200-2 Robert K. Merton The Effectiveness of the Kate Smith Bond Drives, 1944

[On the basis of interviews conducted with persons who bought bonds from her and with persons who heard her but did not buy "some of the strong points of her campaign and types of resistance she encountered" are indicated.]


Box 113 Folder B-0200-3 Marjorie Fiske Bonds on the Air, 1944

["A report of the public's choice as to who is best qualified to sell bonds on the radio, in which Kate Smith gets her share of attention." 978 people-a cross-section of the population of Greater New York-were interviewed.]


Box 113 Folder B-0200-4 Robert K. Merton and Marjorie Fiske Kate Smith, 1944

[Explores some of the general aspects of the radio marathon and then analyzes Kate Smith as a war bond salesman. Intensive interview guide (100 cases) and polling questionnaire (1000 cases) included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0202 Robert K. Merton and Patricia Kendall The Focused Interview, 1943


Box 113 Folder B-0205 Marjorie Fiske and Arthur W. Komhauser Morale of Industrial Workers: A Summary and Point of View,, 1943

[Part I-A survey of the literature of morale studies. Supplementary report: Music in Industry-a survey of the literature of research on music in industry. Extensive bibliographies included in both sections.]


Box 113 Folder B-0208 Israel Bias in Radio Newscasting, 1943

[No report available]


Box 113 Folder B-0210 Alberta Curtis How Should Tide Study its Readers? An Exploratory Study,, 1943

[Tide was an "entertaining" business magazine. Survey gained ideas on how different types of business executives varied in their opinions of Tide and its rival, Printer's Ink and on what problems needed further research; 56 interviewed, questionnaire included. See also B-0220.]


Box 113 Folder B-0211-1 Jeannette Green Test of Green River Trademark, 1944

[218 respondents were interviewed for the purpose of determining whether the picture of the black man on the Green River trademark connoted, (an inferior whiskey" or a "whiskey just for colored people." Interviewing was done in five cities of the deep South. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0211-2 Jeannette Green Test of the Suggested New Green River Trademark, 1944

[60 people were questioned on whether enough of the old trademark remained in the new to make it easily identifiable. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0212-1 Goodwin Watson A Critical Analysis of the Pictures in "There Are No Master Races" -Study # 1,, 1945

[This was a comic book sponsored by the American Jewish Committee. About 350 persons were interviewed in groups of about 10-given preliminary questionnaire, shown comic, answered questionnaire a second time, then group discussion. Study # 1 discussed the reactions to the comic book as a whole, reactions to specific pictures, and whether or not comic books could be accepted as authoritative.]


Box 113 Folder B-0212-2 Goodwin Watson The Effects of "There Are No Master Races" Upon Knowledge and Attitude of Readers-Study #2,, 1945

[After a single reading of the comic "There Are No Master Races" the average person's information score rose substantially. However, willingness to accept persons of other races was not much affected.]


Box 113 Folder B-0213 Bernard Berelson "The Story of Labor"-A Study of Readership, 1945

[334 interviews completed to determine the extent to which one issue of the cartoon strip "The Story of Labor" was read by trade union members in their union publication, to identify the readers' characteristics, and to estimate the readers' comprehension of the strip. Questionnaire included.]


Box 113 Folder B-0214 Bernard Berelson "The Ghosts Go West"-A Report on Comprehension, 1945

[This study tried to determine the comprehension, miscomprehension or non-comprehension by 300 respondents of a cartoon. Questionnaire included.]



Box 114 Folder B-0215-1 Bernard Berelson and Patricia Salter Writers' War Board Study, 1944

[1) Magazine Section-an analysis of American minority and foreign groups in popular magazine fiction. 2) Daytime serials- an analysis of previous study material as to treatment of minorities in daytime serials. 3) Summary of the literature on anti-minority prejudice. 4) Newsreels-an analysis of treatment of minority and foreign groups in newsreels. 5) Interviews on anti-minority prejudice in advertising copy. 6) Comic books and anti-minority prejudice.]


Box 114 Folder B-0216 Marjorie Fiske and Jeannette Green The Detailed Focused Interview as a Technique for the Testing of Institutional Advertising,, 1944

[The focused interview will shed light on why an ad is or is not successful, will indicate possible ways to improve the ad, will show how the ad affects readers' attitudes toward the company. The appendix discusses the three processes involved in this type of interview.]


Box 114 Folder *B-0217 Marjorie Fiske Naples is a Battlefield-Preliminary Report on a Study of Audience Reaction with Lazarsfeld-Stanton Program Analyzer,, 1944

[Discusses how audiences reacted to the film as recorded by the L-S analyzer, by group interviews, by "before and after" attitude tests, and by an "opinion of the film" questionnaire.]


Box 114 Folder B-0218-2 Bernard Berelson True Story Survey in Sandusky, Ohio-Final Report, 1944

[Summarizes what is known about opinion leadership and its relation to magazine reading based upon two surveys.]


Box 114 Folder B-0218-3 Bernard Berelson True Story Study of Opinion Leadership-Choice of Towns,, 1945

[A detailed report on how the choice of towns for the study was narrowed to three.]


Box 114 Folder *B-0219 Marjorie Fiske and Patricia Kendall Al Schacht as a Baseball Announcer-A Pre-Test,, 1944

[24 people listened to a transcription of an Al Schacht broadcast, filled out questionnaires covering background information and their general impressions of him and then were interviewed in some detail as to their reasons for liking or disliking him.]


Box 114 Folder B-0220 Goodwin Watson Tide's Readers Say, 1944

[This study tries to answer such questions as "What do its readers think of Tide's editorial policy? What articles do they like? What are the high spots in Tide? To what extent is it really read?" 395 advertising, manufacturing, and business executives were interviewed in detail. See also B-0210.]


Box 114 Folder B-0221 Patricia Kendall The Comparative Retention Value of Four Sloan's Liniment Commercials,, 1944

[Questionnaires filled out by 384 people were used to determine which of four commercials was best remembered.]


Box 114 Folder B-0222 Marjorie Fiske Sampling of Public Attitudes Toward the Proposed Subscription Radio Plan,, 1944

["The object of this study was to gauge the degree of public receptivity toward the proposed subscription radio plan, as indicated both by the degree of interest in the plan itself and by the degree of satisfaction or dissatisfaction with current radio offerings." Questionnaire included. 1000 interviews in upper 3/4 of all economic levels around New York City were conducted.]


Box 114 Folder B-0223 Herta Herzog and Katherine Wolf "War Town" Series Report, 1945

[14 programs of this radio series which portrayed a community service organization helping a person in distress were reviewed. This memorandum offers "observations which may be of some practical value in the planning of a similar program series in the future."]


Box 114 Folder B-0224-1 Helen Schneider Memorandum on the Chances of "Finders Keepers" as a Morning Program,, 1944

[This memorandum was designed to show why "Finders Keepers" should be kept as a morning program rather than return to daytime serial format and how to strengthen its particular appeal.]


Box 114 Folder B-0224-3 Helen Schneider NBC Report-"The Forgotten Women" of Radio, 1945

[This paper "defines the audience potential for a non-story program and suggests a 'double-attack' approach in a revamped 'Finders Keepers' program leading eventually to a new policy for NBC in building its morning audience."]


Box 114 Folder B-0224-4a Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Helen Schneider The Social Psychology of the Morning Radio Audience,, 1945

[Based on interviews with 3500 women who listened to morning radio programs, this study describes the behavior of the audience and gives a psychological interpretation of that behavior. Non-listeners are also considered. See also, "Research for Action" by Lazarsfeld and Dinennan in Communications Research 1948-1949.]


Box 114 Folder B-0225 "We the People" Program Analysis, 1944

[No report available]


Box 114 Folder B-0226 Paul F. Lazarsfeld Polls, Propaganda, and Politics, 1944

[No report available]


Box 114 Folder B-0230 Robert K. Merton Housing Study (Craftown Study), 1944

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0231 Watson & Zeisel Polish Study, 1944

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0232 Fiske Unions and the Radio Industry, 1944

[No report available]


Box 114 Folder B-0235 P. F. Lazarsfeld, R. Franzen and T. Ehrlich Sampling Procedures for Measurement of Station Coverage,, 1944

[This report contains tables which list 1) the number of counties with radio stations in each state, 2) state totals for counties with radio stations, 3) assignment of ballots in counties with radio stations and 4) counties without radio stations. A complete list by state of all cities and towns in counties which have radio stations is also included.]


Box 114 Folder B-0236 Herzog American Mutual Advertising Test, 1944

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0237 Curtis WNEW's Study of the NAB Circulation Plan, 1944

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0240 Lazarsfeld, Berelson, Mills, Katz Personal Influence (Decatur Study). See: Project Files under Project Number above.,, 1944

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0241 Lazarsfeld Effectiveness of Anti-Defamation League Propaganda, 1945

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0242 Glock Lutheran Study, 1945

[Report not available]


Box 114 Folder B-0243 Majorie Fiske and Katherine Wolf The Children Talk About Comics, 1946

["This study is the first ... which has attempted to get any direct information about the impact of comic book reading on children." 100 children were intensively interviewed to get some impression of the motives in and effects of comic book reading among different groups in relation to their general behavior, interests and attitudes. Interview guide included. See also pp. 3-50 in Communications Research, 1948-1949.]


Box 114 Folder B-0244 Bernard Berelson An Experiment in Serial Reproduction, 1946

[Six chains of three men were used to discover how much of the original contents were communicated and what additions and distortions were introduced in each retelling of a cartoon about minority groups within the labor movement.]


Box 114 Folder *B-0246 Bernard Berelson What "Missing the Newspaper" Means, 1946

[60 intensive interviews were conducted to get at the basic problem, the function of the modern newspaper for its readers. Questionnaire included. Published. See pp. 111- 129 in Communications Research, 1948-1949.]


Box 114 Folder B-0248 Jeanette Sayre Smith How to Study Control of the Media of Communications,, 1945

[A report on the existing materials covering the role of professional personnel, organized interests, economics, government, comparative studies, and proposals for changing the control structure.]


Box 114 Folder B-0250-1 Patricia Kendall The Personification of Prejudice as a Device in Educational Propaganda-An Experiment in Product Improvement,, 1946

[150 men were interviewed as to their understanding of three "Mr. Biggott" cartoons. Interview guide included. ]


Box 114 Folder B-0250-2 The Women Meet Mr. Biggott. Patricia Kendall, 1946

[Three "Mr. Biggott" cartoons were shown to 692 women in Decatur, Illinois. From the interview data gathered, it was possible to study who did, and who did not understand them]


Box 114 Folder B-0250-3 Testing Cartoon Comprehension-A Comparison of Two Different Methods. Patricia Kendall and Marion Strauss,, 1946

[Methodological comparisons are made between B-0250-1 and B-0250-2 which used two different techniques to test the understandability of these three "Mr. Biggott cartoons. Questionnaire for B-0250-2 included. See also "The Analysis of Deviant Cases in Communications Research" by Kendall and Wolf, pp. 152-179 in Communications Research, 1948-1949.]



Box 115 Folder B-0304-1 Charles Y. Glock and Margaret McDonald Firemen's Attitudes towards the Fire Department Pension System and Their Effects on Morale,, 1948

[312 firemen were interviewed. Questionnaire included.]


Box 115 Folder B-0304-2 Charles Y. Glock Elements of Job Satisfaction Among Members of the New York City Fire Department,, 1948

[An analysis of data collected on aspects of the job other than pensions.]


Box 115 Folder B-0305 Klapper Public Library Inquiry Project, 1947


Box 115 Folder B-0306 Jeannette Green and Babette Kass A Study of Consumer Attitudes to the Association of the Armour Name With Soap Products,, 1948

[This study determined people's reactions to a meat-packing company making soap. Questionnaires included.]


Box 115 Folder B-0307 Charles Y. Glock A Study of Magazine Preferences Among Executives of Industrial and Mill Supply Companies,, 1947

[Mail questionnaires sent to 2505 executives asked them to list in order of preference the business and general news magazines they read regularly.]


Box 115 Folder B-0308-l Carol Coen A Study of Magazine Preferences Among Textile Mill Executives,, 1947

[Reading preferences of 602 textile mill executives among 14 selected trade magazines were solicited.]


Box 115 Folder B-0308-2 A Study of Magazine Preferences Among Textile Mill Executives. Babette Kass,, 1949

[This report represents the preferences of 1024 textile mill executives among 14 selected trade magazines. Questionnaire included.]


Box 115 Folder B-0309 Barbara Hockey, Robert Carlson and Anders Lunde Analysis of the Controversy Between the American Federation of Musicians and the Radio and Recording Companies,, 1948

[Arguments on both sides are presented, then statistics picturing the state of employment of musicians, finally a review of the musical interests and activities of the American people since the advent of radio and broadcasting.]


Box 115 Folder B-0310, Charles Y. Glock and Melvin Goldberg Serious Radio Programs in the New York Area,, 1947

[An analysis of serious radio programs available in the New York area and the extent to which they were heard was made to help determine whether Columbia University should operate an FM station.]


Box 115 Folder B-0311 Charles Y. Glock Some Observations on the Life Dealer Panel, 1948

[After careful study a recommendation was made that no further analysis of this panel be made as the nature of the sample and structure of the study precluded the derivation of valid and reliable conclusions from the available data.]


Box 115 Folder B-0314 Anti-Semitism Poll in New York City- American Jewish Committee, 1947

[Report not available]


Box 115 Folder B-0315 Benjamin Ringer and Charles Y. Glock Some Applications of the Technique of Content Analysis to the Study of Newspaper Treatment of a Controversial Issue,, October, 1947

[Analysis of Flint, Michigan, newspapers as to their treatment of the UAW-CIO strike against General Motors Corporation. Both public and union newspapers were studied.]


Box 115 Folder B-0320 Lazarsfeld & Fiddle Jewish Labor Study Analysis (Institute of Social Research Data),, 1947


Box 115 Folder B-0323 Margaret McDonald A Pilot Study of the Public's Awareness of and Knowledge about Existing Health Facilities,, 1948

[This presents a preliminary questionnaire with results of the pretest interviews along with recommendations for revision of the questionnaire and a proposal for its city-wide administration.]


Box 115 Folder B-0331-1 Arthur Komhauser Psychological Responses to Newspaper and Radio Advertisements,, 1949

[This report attempts to ascertain what goes on in people's minds when they read newspaper ads and hear radio commercials. It also considers how people are attracted to these advertisements, and the general attitudes of individuals toward them. Questionnaires and sample advertisements included.]


Box 115 Folder B-0331-2 Psychological Analysis of One Newspaper, 1948


Box 115 Folder B-0331-(2A?) Synthetic Detergent Advertisement and One Radio Synthetic Detergent Commercial. Jeannette Green,, 1948.

[28 women were shown a selected newspaper advertisement and questioned immediately about their response to that advertisement. The respondents then heard an advertisement of the same product on the phonograph in an attempt to analyze what effect the use of each media has on the response to an advertisement. In half the interviews the order was reversed so that the respondents heard the advertisement before reading it.]


Box 115 Folder B-0331-3 Psychological Impact of Newspaper and Radio Advertisements. Leo Srole and Jeannette Green,, 1949

[In addition to primary emphasis on "immediate" psychological responses to the two media, this study investigates how people come to pay attention to the advertisements in their newspaper and on the air and it seeks further information on the attitudes people have developed toward newspaper and radio advertising in general. 700 housewives interviewed. Questionnaire included.]


Box 115 Folder B-0332 Klapper & Glock Scientific American Study (Condon Case Controversy),, 1948


Box 115 Folder B-0333 York N. Lucci and Alan S. Meyer Oneonta Health Survey-Diary of Field Operations, October-December 1951,, 1951

[All members 18 and older in a random sample of 800 households in Oneonta, New York, and contiguous rural area were to be surveyed. Object: to obtain statistics on the health status and health needs of the community. Questionnaires included.]


Box 115 Folder B-0334 Leo Srole and Robert T. Bower Voting Behavior of American Ethnic Groups, 1936-1944,, 1948

[Re-examines question of ethnic voting by relating sex, age, economic status, and education to ethnic groups: Jews, Blacks, Italians, and Irish.]


Box 115 Folder B-0335 Clarence Fish and Francis Parker The Public Views RCA's New System of Recorded Music,, 1949

[Forty-one people interviewed expressed favorable attitudes to the product-45 rpm record player and records, more unfavorable ones to the general situation and the ad.]


Box 115 Folder B-0336 Kingsley Davis German Broadcasting Project, 1949


Box 115 Folder B-0337 Kass Public Views of Atomic Energy (Federation of Atomic Scientists Report),, 1948

[Report not available]


Box 115 Folder B-0338 Gasoline Study, 1948

[Report not available]


Box 115 Folder B-0339 Charles Y. Glock & Babette Kass Advertising Agencies & Companies,, 1948

[Report not available]


Box 115 Folder B-0340 Berelson, Lazarsfeld, McPhee 1948 Voting Study (Elmira Study), 1948


Box 115 Folder B-0343 Kingsley Davis and Babette Kass The Social Psychology of Installment Buying: An Exploratory Study With Special Reference to Automobile Financing,, 1949

[This is a report on attitudes and opinions toward installment buying in which 103 people were interviewed.]


Box 115 Folder B-0344 Jeannette Green Analysis and Five Depth Interviews on Prepared Ready-to-Eat Cereals,, 1948

[Five depth interviews were conducted with housewives on different economic levels to determine factors which influence purchase of ready-to-eat cereals and to provide incidental information about cereal eating and buying behavior. Interviews given in full and analyzed to illustrate the kind of data this type of interview affords.]


Box 115 Folder B-0345 Jeannette Green Pyequick Newspaper and Radio Advertising-A Psychological Analysis of Reader and Listener Reactions,, June 1948

[This pilot study, based on material gathered for B-0331-1, evaluated the effectiveness of Pyequick ads in terms of feelings, images, thoughts and buying dispositions stimulated by these ads and also dealt with specific psychological resistances to them.]


Box 115 Folder B-0349 Merton, Sussman, Jahoda Eisenhower Mail Study, 1948

[Report not available]



Box 116 Folder B-0350 Herta Herzog and John Morsell VD Means Trouble-Two Studies in the Social Psychology of Venereal Disease,, 1948-1949

[I. VD attitudes in the community-Herzog; 2 waves of 1000 interviews each in between which a comprehensive educational program was staged to provide systematic information on knowledge, interests, and attitudes of the general population with respect to syphilis and to ascertain the educational efforts' effectiveness. II. The VD sufferer and his motives-Morsell; 1000 interviews of persons who came to a VD clinic for help. Questionnaires for I and II included.]


Box 116 Folder B-0351 E. Fern Calling All Girls, September 2, 1948

[Report not available]


Box 116 Folder B-0355 Lazarsfeld Latent Structure Analysis I, 1948

[Report not available]


Box 116 Folder B-0360 Techniques of Qualitative Interviews, 1948

[Report not available]


Box 116 Folder B-0361-8 Some Contributions of a French Study to the Comparative Analysis of Communications.,, 1951

[ This is an analysis of organized group radio listening and the structure of French radio at the end of 1949. Also includes a statement outlining a long-range program of international communications research and the kinds of problems which would be met whenever it was undertaken.]


Box 116 Folder B-0361-9 Babette Kass Experimental Project on Identification of Voice of America Listeners,, 1952

[Using data obtained in studies conducted in France, Austria and Finland, this experiment was to provide information leading to 1) the ability to arrive at a single estimate of the size of the VOA audience in each country, 2) the use of a minimal number of questions to provide such an absolute figure and 3) the possibility of designing a scale of intensity of listening to the VOA.]


Box 116 Folder B-0364 Dean Manheimer and Babette Kass A Study of Slogans for a Kinsey Whiskey Advertisement ,, 1949

[Pre-test of four slogans for possible use in a whiskey advertisement, focusing on interest in and comprehension of them. 400 men interviewed. Questionnaire 'included.]


Box 116 Folder B-0365 Dean Manheimer and Babette Kass A Study of Blended Whiskey: Knowledge of its Nature and Influences in Brand Selection ,, 1949

[230 men interviewed, questionnaire included.]


Box 116 Folder B-0366 Babette Kass A Study of Magazine Preferences among Latin American Executives ,, 1949

[This report reviews the procedure used and presents the findings. Questionnaire included. 931 respondents.]


Box 116 Folder B-0367 Dean Manheimer and Babette Kass Job Satisfaction among New York Life Underwriters ,, 1949

[Three Parts. Repeat of earlier mail questionnaire survey. Questionnaire included. Section I summarizes overall statistics and analyzes primary significance of survey results. Section II compares attitudes of underwriters. Section III contains all their written-in suggestions.]


Box 116 Folder B-0368 Babette Kass "Ad Fact" Analysis of Weekly Newspapers, 1949

[Trial run to provide a base for estimating cost of further work; information for charting the advertising effectiveness analysis of North Carolina newspapers.]


Box 116 Folder B-0369 Babette Kass and J. Mayone Stycos A Conceptual Analysis of Motivation in Men's Clothing Behavior ,, 1949

[Three Parts. Depth interviews administered to individuals of varying age, sex, occupation, and socioeconomic status. Complete interviews included.]


Box 116 Folder B-0370-1 J. Mayone Stycos and Mary Stycos Greek Attitudes Towards: U. S., U. S. S.R., Great Britain, France,, 1951

[300 individuals, mostly male radio listeners, were interviewed on their attitudes toward the people, ways of life and foreign policies of the four above countries. All B-0370 reports on Greece are based on the same 300 qualitative interviews.]


Box 116 Folder B-0370-2 The Radio Audience in Greece. J. Mayone Stycos and Mary Stycos, 1951

[This covers the role of radio in the lives of the Greeks, including their image of radio, listening habits and preferences and attitudes toward foreign broadcasts.]


Box 116 Folder B-0370-3 Mass Media in Greece-A Comparative Description of Radio, Newspaper and Motion Picture. J. Mayone Stycos and Mary Stycos,, 1951

[This is a comparative evaluation of the three media, in an attempt to assess the relative advantages and disadvantages of each of these means of communication in Greece.]


Box 116 Folder B-0370-4 Information Monopolists in Rural Greece. J. Mayone Stycos and Mary Stycos,, 1951

[A consideration of the illiterate tavern owner who may own the only radio in a village, and the priest and teacher who can read the newspaper.]



Box 117 Folder B-0370-5 Mass Communications Audiences in Turkey. Daniel Lerner, George Schueller and Mary Stycos,, 1951

[ 300 qualitative interviews "designed to study the comparative role of the several mass media and face-to-face communications in the lives of various segments of the Turkish population."]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-6 Radio Listening in Turkey. Daniel Lerner, George Schueller and Mary Stycos,, 1952

[115 interviews were conducted with four key groups in Turkish society in order to study radio listening in general and foreign broadcast listening in particular.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-7 Newspaper and Foreign Language Publication Reading in Turkey -A Comparison of Four Key Groups in Turkish Society. Daniel Lerner, George K. Schueller and Mary Stycos.,, 1952

[An analysis of newspaper reading habits and preferences of the same four key groups, reading patterns of foreign publications, and comparison of reading of American and other foreign language publications.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-8 Movies, Newsreels and Documentary Films in Turkey. Daniel Lerner, George Schueller and Mary Stycos,, 1952

[This report describes their patterns of moviegoing, reactions to foreign newsreels and reactions to foreign documentaries.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-9 Comparisons of the Various Domestic Media in Turkey. Daniel Lerner, George Schueller and Mary Stycos,, 1952

[The role domestic mass media played in their lives was determined.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-10 Personal Contacts with Foreigners in Turkey. Daniel Lerner, George K. Schueller and Mary Stycos,, 1952

[A survey of personal contacts among members of these key groups with foreigners-domestic contacts, those abroad, and impressions of Americans.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-11 The Radio Audience of Lebanon. William N. McPhee and Rolf B. Meyersohn, 1951

[A study of the potential audiences within an Arab country. Based on 300 qualitative interviews.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-12 Communications and Public Opinion in Jordan. J. Mayone Stycos, 1951

[An analysis of the attitudes and communications pattems of four numerically and structurally significant groups in Jordan. Based on about 150 qualitative interviews.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-13 Climates of Opinion in Egypt Patricia L. Kendall and Benjamin B. Ringer,, 1952

[The psychological and political contexts of the communications behavior of four occupational groups are studied. Based on 331 qualitative interviews.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-14 Communications Behavior of Selected Social Groups in Egypt Patricia Kendall and Benjamin B. Ringer,, 1952

[Their communications behavior is studied in an attempt to determine the effect of attitudes upon receptivity to foreign broadcasts in Egypt.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-15 Syrian Attitudes Toward America and Russia. William McPhee and Rolf Meyersohn,, 1952

[Based on interviews with controlled sample of 300 persons. Sets up political typology and studies attitudes and communications behavior in relation to that typology.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-16 Partisanship and Communications Behavior in Iran. Benjamin Ringer and David L. Sills,, 1952

[A study of U.S. and Russian partisans in the Iranian population to establish the relationship between political opinion and mass media behavior; 201 qualitative interviews.]


Box 117 Folder B-0370-17 The Political Extremes in Iran. Benjamin B. Ringer and David L. Sills, 1952

[201 qualitative interviews conducted to form a description of adherents to the extreme left and the extreme right.]



Box 118 Folder B-0370-18 Communications Behavior and Political Attitudes in Four Arabic Countries. Elihu Katz,, 1952

[ A statistical summary of studies of communication and opinion in four Middle Eastern countries, emphasizing differences related to nationality and education.]


Box 118 Folder B-0370-19 Appeals to the Near and Middle East Siegfried Kracauer, 1952

[This report brings together and codifies the implications of the entire communications behavior study (B-0370) which are most relevant for the International Information Administration's program in the Near and Middle East. The three parts of this report make suggestions for the handling of the media along the Soviet periphery, deal with the content and presentation of the IIA communications and discuss the best ways of communicating with different nationality groups.]


Box 118 Folder B-0371 Jeannette Green and Babette Kass Brand Motivations in the Purchase of Major Household Appliances-A Pilot Investigation,, 1950

[100 pilot interviews, 28 observations of actual shopping behavior, with particular reference to refrigerators and television sets. Main objectives were to find some major problems in this area, to discover hypotheses, to test further procedures. Questionnaires included.]


Box 118 Folder B-0372 Babette Kass The Influence of Handwriting on School Grades, 1950

[250 high school students' essays in their own handwriting were graded, then regraded when all were rewritten in uniform mechanical script.]


Box 118 Folder B-0373 Jeannette Green Preliminary Hypotheses on Factors Affecting the Acceptance of Soluble Coffee,, 1949

[15 depth interviews conducted to find out resistances to soluble coffee and the bases for those resistances and also to determine the factors contributing to its acceptance. Complete interviews included.]


Box 118 Folder B-0374 Marie Jahoda Talking it Over-An Approach to the Improvement of Inter-Group Relations in Industry,, 1949

[An exploratory study based on data from observations of discussion sessions among 9 management and 15 labor persons at General Cable, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, from informal conversation, answers to questionnaires, and from group evaluation of the course. Questionnaires included.]


Box 118 Folder B-0375 J. Mayone Stycos and Warren Breed The Harrisburg Community and its Newspapers-An Exploratory Investigation,, 1950

[Overall problem was: Do people want another newspaper? 46 personal, unstructured interviews on general climate of Harrisburg to set up hypotheses, to find direction for solution of problem, to develop techniques for its solution.]


Box 118 Folder B-0376 Stanley Bigman The "New Internationalism" Under Attack, 1950

[Six publications conducting a sustained campaign against world federalism as one aspect of a Communist conspiracy were analyzed as to the arguments used in opposing "World Government."]


Box 118 Folder B-0377 Kass Margarine Study, 1949

[Report not available]


Box 118 Folder B-0378 Lazarsfeld Stock Exchange Study, 1949

[Report not available]


Box 118 Folder B-0380 Ohio State University Election..., 1949

[Report not available]


Box 118 Folder B-0385 Robert Merton Social Theory & Structure, 1949

[Report not available]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-1 Fred Ikle The Effect of Physical Destruction in Cities upon Population Size and Distribution,, 1951

[Using data obtained primarily from more than 60 West German cities bombed in World War 11, this report establishes a method for estimating the population loss of a city as a result of housing destruction.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-2 The Use of Demographic and Transit Data for Urban Analysis: Warsaw as an Illustrative Case. Fred C. Ikle,, 1951

[Using data obtained primarily from the local statistical office in Warsaw, this report illustrates the use of demographic and transit data in analyzing the growth and development of war-damaged cities.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-3 The Long-Range Effect of Destruction upon Urban Population Distribution Compared with the Short-Range Effect: Hamburg as an Illustrative Case. Fred Ikle,, 1951

[This report discusses the influence of wartime urban destruction on population distribution as compared to the long-range historical trend in population distribution.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-4 Eleanor Bernert and Fred Ikle Evacuation and the Cohesion of Urban Groups,, 1952


Box 118 Folder B-0390-5 The Role of Transportation, Communication and Utilities in the Social Effects of Destruction. Fred Ikle,, 1952

[This report deals with further problems concerning social effects of air-borne destruction in cities with emphasis on its demographic aspects. It examines the physical effects of destruction on a city's transportation system, communications facilities and utilities in order to determine the social repercussions of this damage.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-6 The Social Effects of Bombing. Fred Ikle. Published. See book: The Social Impact of Bomb Destruction by Fred Ikle., 1950-1952


Box 118 Folder B-0390-7 The Measurement of Morale. Hilda Hertz, 1951

[Purpose of study was "to examine existing studies and literature for techniques of measuring morale, and availability of data useful for the measurement and analysis of morale."]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-8,9 Rank Correlation of Cities and Refinement; Reports 1 & 2. Carl Hammer,, 1951

[Based on statistical data, these reports attempt to develop mathematical formulae for the measurement of degree of urbanization and societal stability.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-10 Growth Rates of the Urban Population: Changes and Their Measurement Carl Hammer and Hilda Hertz,, 1952

[A discussion of the application of mathematical tools to counts and measurements in urban sociology.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-11 Urbanism: A Summary of the Proceedings of the Columbia University Seminar on Population. A. J. Jaffe,, 1951

[Discusses the emergence of the modern city in an international context-economic functions performed, identifying characteristics, patterns of land-use, city-region relationships. Suggested research. Bibliography.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-12 Production-Maintenance Functions of the Urban Working Force. A. J. Jaffe,, 1951

[This is an attempt to differentiate between workers performing production functions and workers performing maintenance functions and a consideration of the implications of such a division. Based on Canadian and U.S. census data.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-13 The Stability of Cities: Some Considerations and Calculations. A. J. Jaffe,, 1951

[A consideration of the stability of relationships among cities over a period of time, and of the stability of industrial relationships within single cities over a period of time.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-14 A Survey of the Contents of Russian Censuses. Joseph Froomkin, 1951

[This paper is concerned with a descriptive survey of the contents of the Russian census describing in detail the census of 1926 and to a lesser extent those of 1897, 1917, 1920, and 1923. An explanation of definitions of terms is included.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-15 A Comparative Study of Skill Designations in the U.S. and U.S.S.R. Joseph Froomkin and A. J. Jaffe,, 1952

[An attempt to determine whether the difference in definition of skilled workers in the U. S. and U. S. S.R. is related to differences in technological and socioeconomic structures. Based on census data.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-16 Analysis of Effects of Urbanization in Five Russian Cities. Joseph Froomkin,, 1952

[An enumeration of changes in the technological and socioeconomic structure of five Russian cities which have taken place during rapid urbanization. Includes discussion of usefulness of Soviet statistics.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-17 Estimating a Nation's Urban Growth. A. J. Jaffe, Carl Hammer and Dorothy Jahn,, 1952

[A discussion of empirical examples of urban growth and alternative means of estimating such growth.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-18 Korean Urbanization: Past Development and Future Potentials. Thomas 0. Wilkinson,, 1952

[This study is an attempt to provide some pertinent information about the socioeconomic development of Korea and to relate such development to the growth of Korean cities. Based on census data.]


Box 118 Folder B-0390-20 World Urban Resources Index, Progress Report. Kingsley Davis, Carl Hammer, Hilda Hertz, Lois Pratt, Samuel Pratt and Natalie Rogoff,, 1952

[A progress report and prospectus for the future of a system for filing quantitative data for the cities of the world with over 100,000 population.]


Box 118 Folder B-0555-6 Anticipatory Socialization, A Study of Mobility Expectations and Style of Life. Theresa Falaguerra,, 1957

[This discusses behavioral and attitudinal indicators of expected change in socioeconomic status which appeared in questionnaires administered to car owners in Peoria, Illinois, and San Bernardino, California.]



Box 119 Folder B-0390-21 The Universe of Cities: Some Preliminary Considerations. Natalie Rogoff,, 1953

[This report deals with the potential usefulness of the World Urban Resources Index for comparative, systematic analysis and stresses the importance of the context, or universe, of a particular city in such analysis.]


Box 119 Folder B-0390-22 Relative Merits of Various Formulas for Rates of Growth. Carl Hammer and Natalie Rogoff,, 1952

[An evaluation of methods of calculation of rates of growth intended for use in large-scale projects.]


Box 119 Folder B-0390-23 A Functional Interpretation of the Cost-Utility Index. Carl Hammer, 1952

[A discussion of operationalizing Otis Dudley Duncan's cost-utility framework.]


Box 119 Folder B-0390-24 Demographic Indices of the World's Urban Population. Natalie Rogoff, Bonnie Loflin, Thomas Wilkinson and Samuel Baum,, 1953

[Age structure and sex composition of urban populations. Demographic profiles of some cities. Intercity variation in demographic structure. Based on data on file in World Urban Resources Index.]


Box 119 Folder B-0390-25 The Mediterranean Region and its Cities. Donald Foley, Judith Blake, Hilda Hertz and Suzette Kettler,, 1953

[A study of the demographic structure of 94 Mediterranean cities and their economic roles. Based on World Urban Resources Index data.]


Box 119 Folder B-0391 Kingsley Davis and others Interview Methodology Research Program, 1951

[Vols. I-V, Five volumes are: I. Data Collection Forms and related Material, 28 pp.; II. Reports and Memoranda, 88 pp.; III. The Harvard Refugee Project, 58 pp.; IV. Interviewer Hints for Wringer Interviews, 38 pp.; V. Bibliography of the Literature concerning the use of Interviewing in Selected Fields, 77 p.]


Box 119 Folder B-0392 J. Mayone Stycos Changes in Razor Blade Brands-A Study of Consumer Motivations,, 1950

[26 men were intensively interviewed to uncover motivations which might not come out by more standard questionnaire method and to develop a questionnaire which could test and elaborate upon hypotheses developed as a result of the study.]


Box 119 Folder B-0393 Robert C. Myers Reaction to Toni and Lilt Home Waves, 1951

[250 depth interviews in Buffalo of women who had switched from one to the other.]


Box 119 Folder B-0394-1 Leo Srole, Babette Kass and Charles Glock I.A.D. Car Card Evaluation Study: Preliminary Draft,, 1951

[This study focussed on the audience for the posters prepared by the Institute for American Democracy and the experiences of the subjects as they saw the material. 400 bus riders in Springfield, Massachusetts, were intensively interviewed using mainly open-ended questionnaires.]


Box 119 Folder B-0394-2 Impact of Public Service Advertising: A Controlled Study of Anti-Discrimination Car Cards. Leo Srole, Charles Glock and Babette Kass,, 1952

[Based on 401 interviews with bus riders in Springfield, Massachusetts, this report evaluates audience reaction to a series of posters prepared by the Anti-Defamation League designed to improve attitudes toward minority groups. It discusses such factors as who and how many people saw the posters, and the viewers' comprehension and recall of these posters.]


Box 119 Folder B-0395 William McPhee, Phillip Ennis and Alan Meyer A Progress Report of the 1950 Congressional Voting Study,, 1952

[This report includes a progress report on the study of the 1950 Congressional elcctions by William McPhee, and two papers by Philip Ennis and Alan Meyer. Meyer's paper "The Independent Voter" discusses the definition and characteristics of the independent voter, while Ennis's "Contextual Factors in Voting Decisions" examines how differing social and political contexts affect standards of judgement and voting behavior.]


Box 119 Folder B-0396 Stanley K. Bigman Evaluating the Effectiveness of U.S.I.E. Programs: A Manual on Research Methods and Techniques,, 1951

[A manual for public affairs officers on how to run an evaluational research project: opinion leaders, obtaining representative sample, questionnaire construction, interviewing techniques and interviewer selection, use of panels, observation and participant observer, and analyzing the content of communications.]


Box 119 Folder B-0400 Lipset, Trow, Coleman Union Democracy (International Typographical Union Study),, 1950

[Report not available]


Box 119 Folder B-0402 Kass What Does Your Congregation Think?, 1950

[Report not available]


Box 119 Folder B-0404 Paul F. Lazarsfeld Methodological Considerations in International Broadcasting Research ,, 1951

[Methodological considerations include: opinion leadership comparison in urban-rural Sweden; the snowball technique; identifying international audience; Voice of America audience in Norway; content analysis and "competitive broadcasting" to Germany; testing Voice of America programs; latent content of broadcasts.]


Box 119 Folder B-0405 Robert O Carlson Case Finding & Patient Management- Through an Understanding of Known Syphilitic Patients,, 1950

[A study of non-white patients in Mississippi.]


Box 119 Folder B-0406 School of Public Health/ BASR Episdemiology of Hypertension, 1953

[Report not available?]


Box 119 Folder B-0407 Jaffe Manpower & Labor Force Analysis, 1950

[Report not available]


Box 119 Folder B-0409 B.A.S.R. Evaluation of the Proposed Betty Crocker Television Program, 1950

[352 women registered interest in or dislike of the program on the Program Analyzer, answered a questionnaire and took part in group discussion. Questionnaire included. Report not available]


Box 119 Folder B-0410 Peter H. Rossi Urban Residential Mobility, 1952

[Why Families Move, Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, 1955. Inteviews with a stratified sample of approximately 1000 in Philadelphia provided information for this study which focussed on characteristics of mobile and stable areas, characteristics of mobile households, and reasons for moves given by mobile households. Questionnaire and bibliography included.]


Box 119 Folder B-0411 Kendall Conflict and Mood (Reliability Factor), 1950

[Report not available]


Box 119 Folder B-0412 American Jewish Committee Communication Study, 1950

[Report not available]


Box 119 Folder B-0415-1 Merton, Lazarsfeld, Morsell Titl:, 1950

[Report not available]



Box 120 Folder B-0420-1 Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Robert K. Merton Proposal to Establish an Institute for Training in Social Research,, 1950

[This is concerned with the problems of training in empirical social research. It proposes to establish the institute as a significant step towards a more adequate training program.]


Box 120 Folder *B-0420-5-3 Training for Social Science Research: A Qualitative Analysis of Factors Affecting the Training of Students for Modern Social Research. Charles R. Wright,, 1952

[Published as part of doctoral dissertation, "The Effects of Training in Social Research on the Development of Professional Attitudes," Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1954.]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-3 A Formalization of Robert K. Merton's Explanation of "Value Homophily." Paul F. Lazarsfeld,, 1953

[This paper is an attempt to formalize Merton's theoretical reflections. Merton's analysis of homophily with regard to racial attitudes is presented followed by a formalization of this analysis.]



Box 10120 Folder B-0420-4 The Construction of Indexes: A Common Language and Framework. S. M. Miller,, 1953

[This paper briefly sketches a model of a research procedure and then explores in detail the general procedure followed at the last stages of an investigation.This paper is an attempt to formalize Merton's theoretical reflections. Merton's analysis of homophily with regard to racial attitudes is presented followed by a formalization of this analysis. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]



Box 120 Folder B-0420-5 Historical Materials on Innovations in Higher Education. Bernhard J. Stem,, 1953

[This is a collection of examples from the history of higher education where innovations in advanced learning were proposed and either adopted or defeated. The purpose was to obtain information on the conditions under which new institutions become necessary, on how ideas develop into concrete plans, and on the forces that aid or hinder these plans. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-6 The Panel Technique: As a Systematic Introduction to Through-Time Analysis in the Behavioral Sciences. Joseph A. Precker,, 1953

[This discussion of panel methods for the investigation of attitudes, and other manifestations of social change, is an attempt to organize some of the major studies and techniques into a consistent developing framework. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-7 Documents for the Seminar on Concepts and Indices in the Social Sciences. Natalie Rogoff,, 1953

[This is a collection of documents dealing with specification of concepts, formal structure of individual and group characteristics, multi-dimensional classification, attribute space, and derived problems. Case material on specific sociological and economic concepts and specific concepts in social psychology and the measurement of change over time are also discussed. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-8 Concepts and Indices. Edited by Paul F. Lazarsfeld, 1953

[This is a collection of documents from the Dartmouth Seminar on Concepts and Indices, July 11-25, 1953. Part I: Organization and Basic Themes; Part II: Documentation of the Leading Themes; Part II, A: From Imagery to Index-A Schematic Sequence, Part II, B: The Basic Operational Problems; Part III: Additional Case Materials and Reports. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-9 Analysis of Social Process. Edited by Paul F. Lazarsfeld, 1954

[This is a collection of various papers from the Seminar on Social Process Analysis. Reports are: "Methods of Panel Analysis"; "Mutual Effects of Statistical Variables"; "Methodology of Repeated Interview Analysis"; "Notes on Impact Analysis"; "Seminar Discussion of the Relation of Panel and Experiment"; "Notes on Models for a Common Type of Attitude Process"; The Multi-Wave Panel as a Quasi-Experiment"; "Uniformities in the Voting Process"; "Formalization of McPhee's Model."]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-10 The In-Service Trainee Program of the Bureau of Applied Social Research. Samuel Pratt,, 1954

[This report evaluates the in-service training program of the Bureau. It describes the general position of the program in the overall organization, the methods of obtaining trainees, the actual processes of training and the problems uncovered.]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-11 Panel Analysis Workbook. Bernard Levenson, 1958

[Panel analysis is a research technique, a method of collecting information about individuals and studying one major class of change. This is a workbook intended to acquaint students with a variety of panel materials and to furnish them with experience in analyzing and experimenting with such data. Many solved problems are included.]


Box 120 Folder B-0420-12 Case Materials and Case Analysis in American Professional Training. Bernard Barber,, 1954

[This report on the use of case materials and case analysis in American professional training attempts to define what constitutes such materials, and to consider how they may best be analyzed, by a comparative study of several areas in which there has actually occurred use of some such materials and of some adapted educational techniques. RECORD MAY NOT EXIST]


Box 120 Folder B-0421 Lois V. Pratt An Evaluation of Oil Progress Week, 1952

[Impact of Oil Progress Week in 1951, in Bangor, Maine. Effective media, composition of population affected, role of gasoline station personnel and their evaluation of Oil Progress Week. Appendix: sampling procedure. See also B-0461.]


Box 120 Folder B-0422-1 Stanley Bigman Drug Use Among Adolescents-A Framework for Social Research,, 1951

[Surveys available information and makes suggestions for future research. Discusses available information and lack of information on the earliest social contexts of exposure, addiction, and treatment of adolescents.]


Box 120 Folder B-0423-1 Jeannette Green What Subscribers Think About Quick Magazine, 1951

[122 people interviewed-random sample of every sixth home in alphabetical list of Quick subscribers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.]


Box 120 Folder B-0423-3 The Role of Quick Magazine in the Lives of its Syracuse Subscribers. Rolf Meyersohn,, 1952

[This is a study of Quick readers which includes comparative material on their use of other mass media. It is based on interviews with 111 subscribers. Questionnaire included.]


Box 120 Folder B-0424 B.A.S.R. A Preliminary Appraisal of the Old Reading Beer Slogan "Traditionally Pennsylvania Dutch.",, 1951

[Twenty-four informal, lengthy conversations about beer drinkers' habits are included and attitudes towards various brands are evaluated.]


Box 120 Folder B-0425 Kingsley Davis Populations of India & Pakistan, 1951

[Report not available]


Box 120 Folder B-0430-1 James S. Coleman An Expository Analysis of Some of Rashevsky's Social Behavior Models,, 1952

[Discussion of four of Rashevsky's behavioral models (imitative behavior, distribution of wealth, general theory of social distributions, and altruistic and egoistic societies) and their implications for social therapy. Published. See pp. 105-165 in Mathematical Thinking in the Social Sciences, Paul F. Lazarsfeld, ed. Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, 1954.]


Box 120 Folder B-0430-10 Coleman, James S. Survey of Mathematical Models of Small Group Behavior,, October 1954

[A model is developed for characterizing the statistical dependence of certain kinds of events such as marriage and voter preference. The model characterizes the degree to which these events proceed from common causes rather than from individual causes.]


Box 120 Folder B-0430-11 Luce, R. Duncan A Survey of the Theory of Selective Information and Some of its Behavioral Applications., 1960

[Published.See pp. 5-119 in Developments in Mathematical Psychology, R. Duncan Luce, ed., Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, 1960.]


Box 120 Folder B-0440 Dallin, Mosley, Armstrong War Documents Project, 1951

[Report not available]


Box 120 Folder B-0444-2 Sylvia Gilliam Voice of America Listening in Yugoslavia, 1952

[Based on 1000 returned questionnaires, this study attempts to determine the relationship between demographic factors and listening to Voice of America broadcasts.]


Box 120 Folder B-0444-3 Listening to the Voice of America and Other Foreign Broadcasts in Satellite Poland. Charlton Price,, 1953

["This report ... is one of a series which summarizes and interprets results from a group of interviews with nationals of Soviet satellite countries..." Each covers listening environment, foreign broadcast listening, attitudinal material.]


Box 120 Folder B-0444-4 Listening to the Voice of America and Other Foreign Broadcasts in Satellite Czechoslovakia. Charlton Price,, 1953



Box 120 & 121 Folder B-0444-5 Listening to the Voice of America and Other Foreign Broadcasts in Satellite Hungary. Charlton Price,, 1953



Box 121 Folder B-0444-6 Listening to the Voice of America and Other Foreign Broadcasts in Satellite Rumania. Charlton Price,, 1953


Box 121 Folder B-0444-7 Listening to the Voice of America and Other Foreign Broadcasts in Satellite Bulgaria. Charlton Price,, 1953


Box 121 Folder B-0444-8 Listening to the Voice of America and Other Foreign Broadcasts in the Soviet Satellites. Charlton Price,, 1954

[Comparative summary of above reports (B-0444-2-7).]


Box 121 Folder B-0445 Background Material on Indo-China and Burma, 1951

[Report not available?]


Box 121 Folder B-0446 Background Report on Thailand, 1951

[?]


Box 121 Folder B-0447 U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau Handbook of Statistical Methods for Demography,, 1951

[Report not available]


Box 121 Folder B-0450 Glock & Ringer Episcopal Study, 1951

[Report not available]


Box 121 Folder J-0450 Seventh Medical Economics Survey, 1952

[Report not available]


Box 121 Folder B-0451 Benjamin Ringer Problems of Film Production in Underdeveloped Countries,, 1953

[Relations with the U.S. Embassy, with the host government, and problems of script writers working in the village are discussed, based on experiences of American film crews abroad. Objectives are to help field crews adjust to local situations and to provide Washington and embassy administrators with a summary of encountered difficulties.]


Box 121 Folder B-0452-1 Jeannette Green Troop Sponsorship Study: Interim Report, 1953

[Pilot phase of project which studies 27 Girl Scout Councils. Deals with attitudes toward troop sponsorship, cross-pressures involved, and the problem of limited troops (those sponsored by religious organizations).]


Box 121 Folder B-0452-2 A Study of Troop Sponsorship. Jeannette Green, 1953

[The focus of this project is "to produce an accurate and current account of the prevailing climate of opinions and practices of local Girl Scout Councils on the matter of troop sponsorship and on the related problem of limited troops." 894 questionnaires returned.]


Box 121 Folder B-0453 Sills Southeast Asia Project- Malaya, Thailand, 1952


Box 121 Folder B-0454 Siegfried Kracauer and Paul Berkman Satellite Peoples, 1952

[This report is a tentative outline for the qualitative analysis of interviews with Polish, Hungarian, and Czechoslovakian defectors to be based on 300 interviews collected by International Public Opinion, Inc.]


Box 121 Folder B-0458 Berelson Content Analysis in Communication Research, 1952

[Report not available]


Box 121 Folder B-0460-1 John A. Morsell and Ernest Koller Blood Pressure in the World's Medical Literature,, 1950

[This is the first of a series of reports concerned with the epidemiologic aspects of hypertension. It deals with the collection and mode of classification of a bibliographic file of titles comprising as complete as possible a coverage of world literature on blood pressure since 1920.]


Box 121 Folder B-0460-2 Studies in Hypertension: A Report on a Program of Planning and Research in the Epidemiology of Essential Hypertension. Charles Glock,, 1955

[This report presents results of the work done since 1950 by the Columbia staff in developing a detailed design for a long term epidemiologic study of the natural history of essential hypertension. Section I outlines the objectives of the program, presenting the rationale for a longterm study; Section II describes the requirements for such a study; Section III outlines the activities of the staff in satisfying these requirements and Section IV sets forth additional steps recommended before proceeding with the long term project.]


Box 121 Folder B-0461-1 Lois V. Pratt An Evaluation of Oil Progress Week, 1953

[Using Oil Progress Week as a case study, this project examines the extent of attitude change and attitude reinforcement which results from exposure to various media of communication, social position in the community and other social factors. Based on 560 "before and after" interviews, this report describes the events of the Oil Progress Week campaign and the resulting impact on the attitudes of the community towards the oil industry. The report focuses on changes in 10 specific opinions.]


Box 121 Folder B-0461-2 An Inquiry into Factors Underlying Attitudes Toward the Oil Industry. Hanan C. Selvin,, 1953

[By applying the technique of latent structure analysis, this report seeks to determine the structure of attitudes toward the oil industry in order to provide a meaningful context in which to study changes in these attitudes brought about by Oil Progress Week. Also discussed are the relationships between opinions and attitudes. The analysis is based on 10 questions asked interviewees before Oil Progress Week.]


Box 121 Folder B-0461-3 The Effects of Oil Progress Week, 1952: A Supplementary Analysis. Hanan C. Selvin and Arnold G. Simmel,, 1954

[Based on responses to the same questions as analyzed in B-0461-2, the interviews for this report were conducted after Oil Progress Week instead of before. Changes in the relation of general attitude to specific opinions between the two interviews are studied. Some of the social groupings in which favorable constellations of attitudes occur are also identified.]



Box 122 Folder B-0461-4 The Effects of Oil Progress Week, 1952: A Summary of a Supplementary Report. Hanan C. Selvin and Arnold G. Simmel,, 1954

[This report summarizes in a briefer and less technical manner B-0461-3.]


Box 122 Folder B-0471 Kass Business and Professional Women Study, 1952

[Report not available]


Box 122 Folder B-0472 Herbert Menzel Business Christmas Gifts, 1952

[This is a study of which firms give what gifts to whom. There were 519 respondents to questionnaire mailed to a random sample of "Who's Who in Commerce and Industry."]


Box 122 Folder B-0473 B.A.S.R. Graduate Student Training, 1952-1953

[?]


Box 122 Folder B-0474 Hans Zetterberg Study of Religious Student Groups, 1951-1952

[Report not available]


Box 122 Folder B-0475 Merton, Gray, Hockey, and Selvin ...to Bureaucracy, 1952

[Report not available]


Box 122 Folder B-0480-13 Patient Relationships: Old and New Programs. Margaret Bright Rowan and Mary Jean Huntington,, 1957


Box 122 Folder B-0480-14 Reactions of Students to Certain Aspects of the New Program of Medical Education at Western Reserve University. Richard Christie, Margaret Rowan and Jane Emery,, 1957


Box 122 Folder B-0480-15 Career Plans of Western Reserve Medical Students. William A. Glaser and Jane Emery,, 1958


Box 122 Folder B-0480-16 Student Competition in Medical School. William A. Glaser and Jane Emery,, 1958


Box 122 Folder B-0480-17 Correlates of Performance in Medical School. William A. Glaser and Jane Emery,, 1958


Box 122 Folder B-0480-18 Glaser, William A., Internship Appointments of Western Reserve Medical Students., 1958


Box 122 Folder B-0481-1 The National Foundation: Its Volunteer and Public Support. David Sills, 1954

[This assesses the nature and strength of current (1954) volunteer and public support for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, in order to ascertain political support for a future program having an emphasis other than the treatment and control of infantile paralysis. 234 volunteer leaders were interviewed and 459 in a sample of 888 rank-and-file volunteers returned mailed questionnaires. Published in revised form as The Volunteers, Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, 1957.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-1 New Strategies for Research on the Mass Media. William N. McPhee, 1953

[This reformulates the new directions in which communications research should proceed, especially with regard to research on the television media. The report also contains a small sample of significant contributions of past communications research to present (1953) thinking.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-2 Children and Television: A Review of Socially Prevalent Concerns. Joseph T. Klapper,, 1953

[Forty adult respondents were interviewed in order to analyze and describe socially prevalent concerns relative to children and television. Such topics as "crime and violence in program content," "seeing adults in conflict" and "what is a good children's program" are discussed.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-3 The Part Played by People: A New Focus for the Study of Mass Media Effects. Elihu Katz,, 1953

[The report illuminates ways in which interpersonal relations operate to impede or facilitate the effects of mass media and reviews some of the findings of small group research as an aid in the planning of mass media research.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-4 Collection and Analysis of Prevailing Criticisms of Television Programming. Charles A. Siepmann,, 1953

[Analyzing articles on television programs and programming appearing during a three-year period in popular and semipopular publications, trade publications and scholarly journals, this report investigates the nature of criticisms of television and attempts to answer "who says what about television and programming?"]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-5 On the Historical Background of Present Day. Discussions on Popular Culture and Mass Communications. Leo Lowenthal,, 1953

[In order to provide a broader base for the study of contemporary mass media (particularly television) this report investigates some of the significant elements of the historical discussions which have centered around the problem of art versus entertainment. Ideas of such men as Montaigne, Pascal, and Goethe are discussed.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-6 Television as an Instrument of Political Communication. Robert D. Leigh,, 1953

[This paper provides a preliminary analysis of television's present performance, its potentialities and the problems involved in realizing its potentialities in the area of political communication.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-7 New York State Television Commission: A Case Study of the Use of Research by a Public Commission. Harvey J. Levin,, 1953

[The New York State Television Commission was established to study the cost, methods of financing, social and economic consequences of different ways to bring educational television to the public. Part I of this report presents the history of the New York Television Commission based on minutes of meetings, correspondence, and reports; Part II studies and appraises the major assumptions underlying the cornmission's final proposals.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-8 Television and Organized Groups. Jeanette Sayre Smith, 1953

[What objectives organizations such as Boy Scouts, National Safety Council and YMCA hope to achieve, as well as problems faced in the use of television are discussed.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-9 Television Research: An Annotated Bibliography. Rolf Meyersohn, 1953

[This bibliography comprises an annotated list of research projects conducted on television before 1954. Its sources include all available published material. The references are organized into areas of content, audience, and effects. A section concentrating on children and television is also included.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-10 A Study of Commissions of Inquiry. Thomas S. Francis, 1953

[This report studies the organization and operations of seven "public policy councils" or commissions selected by the Implementation Committee on Television to better understand how such groups function. The organizations are also compared and contrasted.]


Box 122 Folder B-0482-11 Report From the Implementation Committee to the Citizen's Group on Television Regarding Plans for a Television Development Center. Paul F. Lazarsfeld,, 1953

[This final report summarizes the work of the Implementation Committee and presents a history of the project. Recommendations are made concerning the organization of a Television Development Center.]


Box 122 Folder B-0484 Some Social Aspects of Wartime Evacuation of American Cities. Fred Ikle and Harry Kincaid,, 1954

[Deals with social and economic problems of evacuation: billeting, human relations in reception communities, re-employment of evacuees, transportation, administration. Uses material on World War II evacuation in Britain and flood disaster evacuation in the Netherlands.]


Box 122 Folder B-0485 Patterns of Television Viewing. Hanan C. Selvin, 1954

[This is an attempt to find patterns, based on program type, of television viewing for households as a whole in New Haven. Report includes suggestions which might prove fruitful in future research.]


Box 122 Folder *B-0490-1,2 Effects of Leadership Climate and Individual Characteristics on the Non-Duty Behavior of Army Trainees: An Exploratory Study. Hanan C. Selvin,, 1955

[Published as The Effects of Leadership, Hanan C. Selvin, Glencoe, IL: The Free Press, 1960. B-0490-1: Soldiers in 12 training companies were surveyed for frequency of 20 types of leisure activity in order to determine effect of type of company leadership and trainee's age, education and marital status upon such activities. B-0490-2: Appendices, including behavior and leadership questionnaires. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]



Box 123 Folder B-0500 They Changed to Tea. Philip Ennis and Charles Emery, 1954

[This is a study of which kinds of dissatisfaction with previous beverages and which precipitating factors are most common among persons who have recently become regular tea drinkers. 282 interviews. Questionnaire included.]


Box 123 Folder B-0507 Trends in the Licensing of Popular Song Hits 1940-195 3. Daniel K. Lowenthal,, 1953

[This report presents the results of an investigation of popular song hits licensed by ASCAP and BMI from 1940-53. Section I comprises summary tables showing the proportion of hit songs licensed by these organizations. Section II consists of annual lists of the 30 most popular song titles in each of seven popularity categories. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 123 Folder B-0511 Qualitative Analysis in the Framework of a Statistical Study. Jeannette Green and David Caplovitz,, [n.d.]-1950's (?)

[An examination of use of qualitative data in The Academic Mind. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 123 Folder B-0512 Futures for Radio. William McPhee and Rolf Meyersohn, 1955

[200 interviews were conducted with families owning television and radio sets in a study of network programming planning and problems for radio in the face of television's growth. Possibilities for the long-run future based on radio's basic and unique resources are discussed.]


Box 123 Folder B-0513 Extremist Organizations in Contemporary America. Conrad Arensberg, et al.,, 1954

[This is a proposal for a program of research to evaluate the degree to which extremist groups or persons on the "right" threaten the traditional personal liberties of American life. Several working papers which discuss such topics as the historical background of reactionary politics, the "pseudo-conservative revolt," the activities of the radical right as a problem for American democracy, the evidence on clusters, syndromes and patterns in social attitudes, and anti-democratic attitudes in America as based on a public opinion poll are also contained in the project file.]


Box 123 Folder *B-0515 Youth in Transition: Evaluation of Encampment for Citizenship. Herbert Hyman and Charles R. Wright,, 1956.

[Questionnaires were answered by 1955 and all previous campers for the study of immediate and long-range changes which occurred as a result of the encampment. There is a detailed discussion of methods of analysis used. Published as Applications of Methods of Evaluation, H. H. Hyman, C. R. Wright and T. H. Hopkins, Berkeley: U. of California Press, 1962.]


Box 123 Instructions for Construction of Indices and Tables for Follow-up Study,, [n.d.]



Box 124 Folder B-0516-1 Community Conflicts and Opinion Formation: A Review of the Research Literature. Louis Kriesberg and James Coleman,, 1954

[This is an attempt to build a foundation for community conflict theory drawing on studies of communities under stress, research on social organization, and psychological research. Suggestions for future research are included. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 124 Folder B-0516-1 Community Conflicts and Opinion Formation: A Review of the Research Literature. Louis Kriesberg and James Coleman,, 1954

[This is an attempt to build a foundation for community conflict theory drawing on studies of communities under stress, research on social organization, and psychological research. Suggestions for future research are included. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 124 Folder B-0516-2 Community Conflict: A Review and Synthesis of the Literature. James Coleman,, 1955

[Based on earlier studies of communities under stress, research on social organization and psychological research, this review attempts to clarify recurrent patterns as they are affected by the setting and initiation of controversy, the dynamics of controversy and factors during the course of controversy. Bibliography included.]


Box 124 Folder B-0516-3 A Theory of Community Controversy. James S. Coleman, 1955

[This is an attempt to construct a theory of the development of community controversies, based on a review of existing studies. Includes a suggested mathematical formalization of the theory. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 124 Folder B-0517 Alumni Views of Columbia University. Rolf MEyersohn and William McPhee, 1954

[This is an exploratory study of the determinants of alumni support of Columbia, based on 2053 questionnaires returned.]


Box 124 Folder B-0519 Evaluation of Mass Media Effectiveness. Charles Wright, 1954

[(Shorter version, International Social Science Bulletin, vol. 7 [1955], pp. 417-430.) This discusses how to obtain more objective, reliable information on which evaluations of communications programs can be based. It also provides information on how general research procedures are applied to the special problems faced in evaluating mass media effectiveness.]


Box 124 Folder B-0520 The Suburban Migration: Its Implications for the Future of the Performing Arts in the New York Area. Philip H. Ennis and Sheila Spaulding,, 1956

[61 interviews were conducted in the New York area with attenders and non-attenders to study changes in leisure life of the suburbanite which affect his role as consumer of the performing arts. Background review of the literature is included.]


Box 124 Folder F-0520 A Library Center of Survey Research Data: A Report of an Inquiry and a Proposal. York Lucci and Stein Rokkan,, 1957

[This is a study undertaken to determine the need for and the problems of establishing an international library center of survey research materials. It evaluates the potential utilization of such a center, the availability of research material and the adequacy of the available survey data. Recommendations and conclusions are also included.]


Box 124 Folder F-0530 An American College for Adults, A Sociological Sketch. Hans L. Zetterberg,, 1956

[ What differentiates a college for adults from an extension school and a "college-age" undergraduate school, with particular emphasis placed upon differences in students and teaching personnel.]


Box 124 Folder B-0533 Community Controversies: Research Proposals and Background Memorandum. William McPhee,, 1954

[This report contains a proposal for research on community controversies affecting educational freedom. Educational controversies in the New York metropolitan district were investigated, secondary materials examined and informants consulted about episodes in other parts of the country; hypotheses deserving of a high priority of study were worked out.]


Box 124 Folder B-0535 Can Differences in Interpretations of the Causes of the American Civil War be Resolved Objectively. Lee Benson and Thomas J. Pressly,, 1956

[This paper examines five interpretations of the causes of the Civil War in order to determine whether they are in fact different interpretations and if so, what the differences are and how they can be resolved objectively.]


Box 124 Folder B-0540-1 Monitor: An Evaluation of a New Experiment in Radio Programming. Frank Bourne and William McPhee,, 1956

[ In Baltimore, Peoria, Hartford and San Francisco, 2853 phone interviews and 428 interviews in homes were completed among listeners and nonlisteners to "Monitor," a weekend radio service of NBC. "Monitor" was an experiment in programming designed with the growth of television in mind. Questionnaire included.]


Box 124 Folder B-0542 The" Rhythm and Blues" Fad. Paul Berkman and Sydney S. Spivack, 1955

[This exploratory study of a popular music "fad" focuses on the character and growth of the popularity of "Rhythm and Blues and some of the underlying factors involved. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 124 Folder B-0544 Social Problems of Sheltering Flood Evacuees Samuel Z. Klausner and Harry V. Kincaid,, 1956

[This is a study of 231 evacuee families and 183 host families involved in the Farmington-Unionville, Connecticut, 1955 flood disaster, focusing on crisis behavior and the relations between the two families during the time that the evacuee families were sheltered by the hosts. Questionnaires included.]


Box 124 Folder F-0544-1 Situational Contexts of the Demand for Social Research. Robert K. Merton and Edward C. Devereux, Jr.,, 1955

[This report is concerned with factors affecting the general level of demand for applied social research. The attitudes, beliefs and conditions which shape and either foster or impede the demand for social research are discussed using the American Telephone and Telegraph Company as an example.]


Box 124 Folder F-0544-2 Some Invisible Competitors of Social Research. Robert K. Merton and Edward C. Devereux, Jr.,, 1955

[This paper examines the sources of information other than research, utilized in determining the facts relevant to decision-making. The "competitive position" of research in relation to these alternatives is also investigated.]


Box 124 Folder F-0544-3 Functions of Social Research in the Detection of Policy Problems. Robert K. Merton and Edward C. Devereux, Jr.,, 1956

[This examines the various problem-spotting and problem-defining functions of social research in the telephone company.]


Box 124 Folder F-0544-4 The Use of Social Research in the Solution of a Business Problem: A Case Study. Robert K. Merton and Edward C. Devereux, Jr.,, 1956

[Using A.T.&T. as a case study this paper examines in detail the thesis that before a problem can be solved by a policy maker, it must first be recognized and given some specific formulation or definition.]



Box 125 Folder B-0547 Report on Common Council Cases. Yole G. Sills, 1956

[Prepared as a working document for Common Council for American Unity to aid in utilization of their back files for a report on experiences in immigration, nationalization, deportation and related experiences, this report is a presentation of statistical tables resulting from encoding of materials.]


Box 125 Folder B-0548 Measuring the Impact of Unemployment: A New Design for Study of Unemployment Insurance Beneficiaries. A. J. Jaffe and Jeanne L. Bilby,, 1958

[The purpose of the project is to develop a study design, focusing on role of unemployment insurance in aiding adjustment to temporarily adjusted income. Experimenting with various questionnaires, 267 total interviews were conducted during five series of interviews. Includes final questionnaire.]


Box 125 Folder B-0549 Problems of Negro Migrant Agricultural Workers: Views of the Migrant Ministry. Yole G. Sills,, 1955

[Based on 25 returned questionnaires, this report is a summary of the evaluations made by migrant ministers of conditions confronting black migrant agricultural workers which have a bearing on their educational problems.]


Box 125 Folder B-0550 The Flow of Information Among Scientists: Problems, Opportunities and Research Questions. Herbert Menzel, Robert Somers and William Glaser,, 1958

[This is an exploratory study of information-exchanging behavior of the biochemists, chemists and zoologists on the faculty of a single academic institution to define problems, categories and procedure. Questionnaire included.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-1 Social Stereotypes of Automobile Makes. Bernard Levenson, 1956

[This was a study conducted for Ford Motor Co. when it was considering putting a new car on the market, on Social Stereotypes of Automobile Makes. Bernard Levenson the social imagery of automobile makes. 800 respondents in Peoria, Illinois, and San Bernardino, California, took part.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-2 Social Influences on Automobile Buying. Donna Smith, 1956

[An "investigation of the extent to which the car-buyer's personal associates influence his choice of automobile. . . in respect to price class, corporate line and newness of car."]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-3 Patterns of Automobile Replacement Bernard Levenson, 1957

[1325 single-car owners were studied for patterns of automobile replacement, the prevalence of the short replacement pattern, variety of replacement cycles, social factors involved.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-4 Timing of New Car Buying. Robert H. Somers, 1957

[This report examines factors associated with the seasonal timing element in the new-car-buying decision.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-5 Two-Car Families. Bernard Levenson, 1957

[Two-car families were studied for the type of car that they buy, "paying particular heed to model-age, price-class, and brand and line loyalty."]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-7 Prestige Imagery of Automobiles. Bernard Levenson, 1958

[Assuming that "consumer goods are prestigeful to the extent that ownership and use of them enhances the prestige of their owners and users," this secondary analysis of data attempts to specify the criteria of general prestige.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-8 The Stability of Automobile Images. Lee M. Wiggins'., 1958

[385 owners of each of eight automobile makes were interviewed to determine factors which make social and product quality images of automobiles stable.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-9 The Relative Strength of Four Automobile Product Images. Lee M. Wiggins and Richard Pomeroy,, 1958

[The implications of the existence of groups of consumers with differentiated values for the potency and durability of various product quality images in the automobile market are examined.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-10 The Function of Fins in the Flattening of Images. Robert S. Lee, 1957

[Ford, Plymouth and Chevrolet were rated by respondents before and after Plymouth models were produced. The effects of fins on owner stereotypes of each make were examined. The appearance of fins weakened the image of Ford, strengthened that of Plymouth.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-11 Attitudes of New Car Buyers to Chrysler Styling- Some Hazards of Innovation in a Recession. Barbara Silverblatt,, 1958

[Respondents were interviewed before and after Chrysler put out its "forward looking" finned models. This is an attempt to analyze who composed the Chrysler market, and what happened to the old conservative one, particularly in view of the sudden fall in sales after the initial rise in the market.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-12 Some Social Factors in Predisposition to the Edsel-Who Was, and Who Was Not, Receptive? Edith B. Loewy,, 1958

[3025 panel interviews were conducted in Knoxville, Tennessee, Rochester, New York, and Pasadena, California, before and after the appearance of the Edsel, to determine the receptivity of recent car buyers to the new model.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-13 Product Images of Automobiles. Bernard Levenson, 1956

[This report examines the extent to which car buyers have stereotypic images for each of four attributes-speed, appearance, workmanship and trade-in value.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-15 Early Automobile Buying and Status Aspirations. Edith B. Loewy, 1958

[Characteristics of the owner who buys his car early in the model year make him important to the automobile industry. What does the early buyer value in his car and in himself?]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-14 The Popular Image and Buying Behavior. Belle Wiggins, 1957

[This discusses under what conditions social imagery is related to brand loyalty and how such images contribute to size of sales. Based on same interviews as BB-0555-12.]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-16 Consistency of Social Imagery and Brand Loyalty. Bernard Levenson, 1956

[This report develops further the analysis of BB-0555-1 with particular emphasis on the finding that " a social image of the brand that is incompatible with the owner's background characteristics is related to an increased disposition to switch brands."]


Box 125 Folder B-0555-17 Occupational Image, Product Quality Images and Buying Intention. BelleWiggins,, 1958

[This paper is concerned with the popular occupational image of automobile makes and the factors contributing to producing a favorable image. Also examined is how this occupational image affects the buying intentions of individuals.]


Box 125 Folder B-0572 The YMCA on the Campus. York Lucci, 1960

[This is a survey of "the extent and distribution of YMCA student associations; their structure, policy and activities, and the characteristics of their leaders and members." The sample consisted of 2186 member and leader respondents. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 125 Folder B-0573-2 Benefits, Incomes and Expenditures of Unemployed Workers: Findings. A. J. Jaffe and Theresa Shapiro,, 1958

[Report of findings for study described in BB-0573-1. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 125 Folder B-0575-1 The Role of Dividends in Savings Behavior. Francis Boume, 1956

[The role of dividend rates as a savings motivator is examined, focusing on depositors' knowledge of, and attitudes toward, dividends. 819 depositors interviewed.]


Box 125 Folder B-0575-2 Characteristics and Attitudes of Depositors. Francis Boume, 1956

[This is an attempt to define personal characteristics of savers at two branches of the First Federal, and motivations for their savings attitudes toward a particular branch of a savings bank.]


Box 125 Folder B-0577 Comments and Criticisms of Barnard. Florence Ruderman, 1957

[Description of responses of 2000 alumnae to open-ended questions on how well Barnard trained alumnae "for life"; would alumnae choose to go to college at Barnard today; what Barnard's primary goals should be for the next 25 years.]


Box 125 Folder B-0576 Board Member Colleges. Natalie Rogoff, 1957

[This is an overview of American colleges in the mid '50s and a classification of member colleges according to an applicant index, index of attainment and index of student involvement. Bibliography included. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 125 Folder B-0578 Social Psychology of Interpersonal Relations as Expressed in Greeting Cards. Sheila Spaulding,, 1958

[Discusses attributes of greeting card consumers, the cards bought and the stores where purchases are made. The study is based on 32 interviews. Complete transcripts included. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 125 Folder B-0581 A Half-Century of Rural Sociological Research in the United States. Edmund deS. Brunner,, 1957

[Use is made of past studies to describe the subject matter, methodology and notable findings of rural sociology in the last 50 years.]


Box 125 Folder B-0590-1 Use of Experimental Data in the Analysis of Survey Results. Bo Anderson,, 1958

[A report of the Documentation Project on social science methodology. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 125 Folder B-0590-2 Legitimacy, Power and Compromise within Formal Authority Structures. Allen Barton,, 1959

[A report on the Documentation Project on social science methodology. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 125 Folder B-0601 A Memorandum on Public Utilization of the Salk Vaccine. David L. Sills, 1957

[Based on data supplied by the American Institute of Public Opinion, this memorandum supplements an early report by the Institute and provides more clues to the problem of the nature of public resistance to the Salk vaccine.]


Box 125 Folder B-0602 Manufacturers, Retailers and Consumers: An Exploratory Study of the Men's Pajama Industry.,, 1958

[This study specifies the relationship between the successive stages of marketing and ways in which the consumer influences this process. Interviews with 20 manufacturers, 8 retailers and a selected sample of the general public were conducted. General public questionnaires included.]


Box 125 Folder B-0604 Social Structure and College Recruitment, Part 1. Natalie Rogoff Ramsoy with collaboration of William Martin and John Michael,, 1963

[Using data supplied by the Educational Testing Service, this report examines the flow of young people through the educational channel from secondary school to college. Shifting emphasis from the family's role in the recruitment process, this report examines the role of other institutions and organizations in college recruitment. It places most emphasis on the structural features of American secondary education]



Box 126 Folder B-0557 Literacy and Urban Industrialization. Hilda Golden, 1955

[This report deals with the relationship between literacy and urban industrialism and discusses the impact of a country's educational status on its industrial growth. The major focus is on the role of literacy and education in the dynamics of economic modernization of the world's underdeveloped countries. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0606 The Engineer in American Society-A Proposal for a Program of Inquiry. William J. Goode and William M. Evan,, 1957

[This is a detailed statement of the purposes and procedures of a comprehensive survey of the engineering profession, its past, present and future role in American society. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0607 Purchasing the Book of Knowledge: Exploratory Survey. Theresa Falaguerra,, 1958

[This study of consumer behavior emphasizes the decision-making processes. Interviews were conducted with 12 purchasers, 11 non-purchasers and 6 cancellers. Proposals for the final, extensive research project and questionnaire are included.]


Box 126 Folder B-0608 The Utilization of Social Theory by Practitioners and Consultants: A Pilot Study and a Proposal. Hans L. Zetterberg, assisted by Charles Emery and Roger Wolcott,, 1957

[This project explored the feasibility of developing handbooks on particular social problems for the use of social practitioners. The report describes the types of handbook desired and outlines procedures for preparing it. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0620 The Potentialities of Television. William N. McPhee, 1957

[This is devoted primarily to suggesting studies that might be beneficial in answering questions concerning the unrealized potentialities of television. More conventional research for describing the existing facts of television is also discussed. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0624 Young Americans Abroad: Explorations. in Predicting and Evaluating Success in the Program of the Experiment in International Living. Robert H. Somers, Martin Hyman, Gillian Lindt and Ingrid Jacobson,, 1959

[824 members of the 1958 Experiment in International Living Program were studied to determine improved criteria for selection of participants and to evaluate the overseas experience enjoyed by them. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0625 On Fine Arts in Modern Society: A Research Proposal. Hans Zetterberg, 1958

[Topics are proposed for research in the field of the sociology of art. "It is written by laymen in art for laymen in sociology," and suggests problems for study as well as research designs to provide data which museums can use to strengthen their constituency and add to the existing body of knowledge in the field of the sociology of art. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0631 Public Health Nursing Study: Studies of Nursing Education. William A. Glaser, Frances A. McVey, et al.,, 1961

[This volume contains a series of 9 research memoranda dealing with various aspects of the study. A report of the first year's work on the project and a Master's Essay by Thomasina Jo Smith, " Social Class and the Student Nurse," are also included. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0632-1 Dynamics of Public Support of Voluntary Health and Welfare Associations. Belle Wiggins,, 1960

[This was a study to determine the potential bases for support for the National Foundation's expanded program, at a time when the March of Dimes, among other major groups, had abandoned federated fund-raising in favor of individual drives. Based on 2970 interviews.]


Box 126 Folder B-0632-3 Participation in Voluntary Associations. Mary Jean Cornish, 1960

[Determinants and correlates of participation in health and welfare organizations, differences between volunteer and recruited workers, attitudes of March of Dimes workers toward the National Foundation are examined. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0632-4 Voluntary Health Associations and Disease: Appendices. David Sills, 1960

[Questionnaire, study design, indices and tables for reports BB-0632-1-3. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder B-0633 The Role of a National Organization in Adult Education. Edmund deS. Brunner, William L. Nicholls II and Sam D. Sieber,, 1959

[This report investigates the role of the Adult Educational Association in the field of adult education. It analyzes the history and membership of the AEA, discusses the problems of the AEA, and adult education as a social movement and as a profession, and presents the purposes and goals of a national organization in adult education.]


Box 126 Folder B-0634 Attitudes of Prominent Americans to "World Peace Through World Law." E. David Nasatir,, 1959

[1294 persons listed in "Who's Who in America 1958-59, answered questionnaires on war prevention measures and forms of world government. Responses were related to personal characteristics of respondents: education, age, etc. Questionnaire included.]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-1 An Alliance of Pastors and Psychiatrists. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1961

[This examines the growing alliance of pastors and psychiatrists against emotional misery, through a case study of the religio-psychiatric clinic of New York City and an analysis of the literature. Report is more comprehensive than resultant book, Psychiatry and Religion.]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-2 Symbols, Science and Sanctity: Theory and Research. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1958

[This report concerns itself with the symbolism mediating the interaction between ministers and psychiatrists. It outlines a general social theory of symbolism illustrated in terms of their linguistic symbols.]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-3 Towards a Social Psychology of Faith. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1957

[The report sets forth a theory explicating the concept of faith and provides a set of general descriptive categories which may be used in the study of any situation of faith and suggests hypotheses about the ways in which these categories are related to each other. BB-0640-3a, a precis of "Towards a Social Psychology of Faith," 18 pp., is bound with BB-0640-4.]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-4 Lourdes: Participation and Observation. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1958

[This report describes the author's trip to Lourdes, first as a participant and then as an observer. Lourdes is a place of pilgrimage where miraculous cures of physical ailments supposedly occur.]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-5 Annotated Bibliography and Directory of Workers in the Field of Religion and Psychiatry. Samuel Z. Klausner,, 1958

[This is a bibliography which confines itself to that area where psychiatry and religion are bridged. It focuses primarily on professional publications. BIBLIOGRAPHY NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-6 Some Preliminary Bibliographical References for a Study of Religious Healing. Samuel Z. Klausner and Imogen Seger,, 1957

[This is a listing of books relating to mental healing.]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0640-7 Faith and Strife in the Middle East Samuel Z. Klausner, 1958

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder *BB-0648-8 Research Methodology in Religion and Psychiatry. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1959

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 126 Folder *B-0640-9 Worship. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1959

[These papers of the religion and psychiatry project (BB-0640) are embodied in the book published in 1964, Psychiatry and Religion, New York: The Free Press.]


Box 126 Folder B-0664 The Dissemination of Information Among Parents of Handicapped Children. Herbert Menzel,, 1961

[This details the experience of parents of handicapped children in getting information on the child's disability from professional personnel, parents of other handicapped children, and the literature. 147 respondents.]


Box 126 Folder B-0665 New Organizational Goals and Membership Response: National Foundation Volunteers Since the Advent of The Salk Vaccine. E. David Nasatir,, 1962

[458 National Foundation volunteers were interviewed in order to determine the causes for the response of volunteers to the National Foundation's new goal of eliminating birth defects and arthritis as compared to the overwhelming response to the Polio Drive. This report investigates the characteristics of the present volunteers and attitudes of these volunteers toward the Foundation and the new program.]


Box 126 Folder B-0666 Review of Studies in the Flow of Information Among Scientists. Herbert Menzel,, 1960

[This is a synthesis of conceptual approaches used by researchers in this field and a survey of the topics currently and potentially included. A bibliography of the materials reviewed is included.]



Box 127 Folder B-0695 Some Opinions of Students in the School of General Studies. Gene N. Levine and Jeffrey Ingram,, 1960

[This presents the results of a questionnaire, filled out by 959 General Studies students, asking for personal background and opinions on increased dormitory space, increased financial aid and a "third semester" during the summer. Questionnaire included. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0632-2 Gene N. Levine Public Images of Disease, 1960

[This discusses factors involved in the respondents' images of certain diseases at a time when arthritis and birth defects were included in the National Foundation's campaign.]


Box 127 Folder B-0668 The Clergy Views the National Council of Churches. Robert E. Mitchell, 1960

[The report describes how a sample of American clergymen views the National Council of Churches of Christ and discusses some of the primary determinants of these views. Selected sample of 4031 respondents to questionnaire, 88 personal interviews. Interview guide and questionnaire included. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0670 Group Structure and Opinion Change. Terence K. Hopkins and Sanci Michael,, 1963

[This is an attempt to specify what aspects of the formal and informal structure of the Encampment for Citizenship make its program so effective in opinion changing. Questionnaire included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0701 Three Papers on the Integrated Bar. William A. Glaser, 1960

[An integrated bar is an official organization of all the lawyers in a state. "Organization" summarizes the principal organizational forms and activities of the state bars. "Debate" summarizes the arguments for and against integration as they appear in the professional literature. "Bibliography" is a collection of articles, addresses, committee reports and other publications about the integrated bar. The first two papers have been published. See 1962 article, "The Organization of the Integrated Bar," by Glaser.]


Box 127 Folder *BB-0675 Point of Purchase Advertising: A Report on the Model Twenty-700 Cigarette Vending Machine. Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Robert E. Mitchell,, 1959

[Using data obtained from 281 machines across the country, this report discusses the effect of the model Twenty-700 vending machine and its advertising technique on cigarette sales volume. The influence of social class and location of vending machines is also examined. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0696 The Columbia University Forum: Its Reception and Influence. Gene N. Levine,, 1961

[2325 respondents answered questionnaires in this study which attempted to measure general response to the Forum, intensity of use of the Forum, and the relationship between attitudes to the University and attitudes to the Forum. Questionnaire included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0699 Indicated Reception in the U.S. for a New Periodical-Asia. David Wallace,, 1961

[An analysis of returns of three test mailings soliciting subscribers to a new periodical is presented. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0700 The Industrial Manager: Career, Attitudes and Aspirations. Albert E. Gollin,, 1961

[Responses of 179 middle management executives were coded for a statistical description of their past, current and expected occupational status and their attitudes toward these positions. Questionnaire included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0702 Health and Diplomacy. William A. Glaser, 1961

[The purpose of this report is to provide assistance in understanding and dealing with officials of other countries who behave idiosyncratically as a result of physical or mental illness. Included are several case studies of officials such as Hitler, Wilson, Lincoln and Grant who suffered illnesses which affected their duties.]


Box 127 Folder *BB-0730 Sacred and Profane Meanings of Blood and Alcohol. Samuel Z. Klausner, 1962

[Published in Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 64(October, 1964), pp. 27-43. Presents a cross-cultural test of the hypothesis of an inverse relation between ritual drinking and heavy drinking in secular situations. The study uses data from 48 societies listed in the Human Relations Area Files at Yale University which use alcoholic beverages in religious or secular situations.]


Box 127 Folder B-0752-1 Nursing Policy: Some Cross-National Comparisons. William A. Glaser, 1963

[Analysis of nursing education and utilization of nurses in 16 countries of Europe, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, relating nursing policies to certain attributes of the national social systems. The first half of this report is published. See pp. 1-59 in The Nursing Profession, Fred Davis, ed., New York: Wiley, 1966.]


Box 127 Folder BB-0752-2 The Compensation of Physicians. William A. Glaser, 1963

[This report analyzes principal methods for paying doctors in several foreign countries. The administrative mechanism in distributing money to them as well as the dynamics of each system are discussed. In addition, how fees or salaries of the medical profession are set and the effects of payment systems upon medical care and the medical profession are analyzed. This report is organized by country and is limited to data before 1963. The book, Paying the Doctor, is analytical and includes data through the late 1960s.]


Box 127 Folder B-0755-1 The Voice of America: Evaluations and Criticisms of its Arabic Programming. Gene N. Levine,, 1962

[Interviews about Voice of America and other Arabic broadcasts with 16 respondents were conducted for an evaluation of the U. S. Information Agency programming. Extensive biographies of respondents are included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0755-2 U. S.A. and U. S. S.R. English Language Publications Distributed in India. Yole G. Sills,, 1962

[16 interviews with Indians were conducted to evaluate U.S.A. English language literature and then compare it with comparable publications from the U.S.S.R.]


Box 127 Folder B-0760 Social Research in Mental Health: Seminar 1961-1962. Henry L. Lennard et al.,, 1962

[This report contains discussions of papers dealing with small group research, survey research, and institutional research. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0800 The First Year of the Engineering Faculty Development Fellowship-Loan Program. Robert E. Mitchell,, 1961

[This report on recipients and candidates for an Engineering Faculty Development Fellowship or Loan is concerned with the family, financial and academic differences between recipients and non-recipients, the effects of the Faculty Development Program on recipients and candidates and the economics of the program. 226 recipients and candidates answered questionnaires and were interviewed.]


Box 127 Folder B-0810 Evaluating Programs and Personnel Overseas: A Review of Methods and Practices. Albert E. Goilin,, 1963

[This is an outline for an evaluative research program based on a review of the literature, and correspondence and interviews with professionals and officials in organizations with overseas programs. Annotated bibliography included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0811 Labor Demand and Supply for Middle-Level Occupations in Developing Countries. Theresa R. Shapiro, Walter Adams and Jerome Gordon,, 1962

[An initial attempt to assess probable manpower shortages in middle-level occupations (professional and technical and skilled occupations) from 1965 to 1975 in countries currently cooperating with the Peace Corps program.]


Box 127 Folder BB-0812 Middle-Level Manpower, Education and Economic Development. Theresa R. Shapiro with the assistance of Raymond A. Glazier,, 1962

[An investigation of the relation of education, defined as school enrollments in the early 1950s, to economic growth, as indicated by changes in both gross and per capita national product in the decade 1950-1960.]


Box 127 Folder B-0814 The Negro Consumer. Julian H. Nixon, 1962

[This is a review of the economic position and consumer power of American Blacks outside the South. Bibliography is included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0753 A Census of Barnard College Alumnae. Gene N. Levine and Dale E. Ordes, 1962

[This is a statistical description of 9028 respondents to a mailed questionnaire which includes occupational, educational and family information. Questionnaire included.]


Box 127 Folder B-0815 A Research/Demonstration Program to Protect Low-Income Consumers. Kenneth Lenihan,, 1963

[An action program to prevent exploitation of low-income consumers who purchase major durables, as well as an evaluative research design is set forth.]


Box 127 Folder BB-0874 Birmingham, A Sociological Perspective. Kenneth Lenihan, June 1963

[Sociological analysis of field observations on the racial crisis in Birmingham, Alabama. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0832 The Admissions Officer in the American College: The Study of an Emerging Occupation.,, 1963

[This report based on returned questionnaires from 812 directors of admissions and 476 assistant directors discusses how an increase in college applications affected the development of the occupation of admissions officer. The relationship of the officer to his college, the admissions operation itself, and the outside activities involving a majority of officers are also discussed. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 127 Folder B-0872 Against the United Nations. Hannah Wartenberg and Wagner Thielens, Jr., 1964

[586 letters sent to an agency which launched a public relations campaign on behalf of the UN were coded for characteristics of the writers, images of the UN, and correspondence of letter content to the John Birch Society line. Bibliography is included.]



Box 128 Folder B-0694 Post-Doctoral Work in American Universities. Bemard Berelson, 1960

[This report is a background paper dealing with post-doctoral work in American universities. The various types of post-doctoral people in residence on university campuses are identified and the situation as of 1960 is discussed.]


Box 128 Folder B-0871 The Functions of Privacy. Arnold Simmel, 1963

[This report examines the value of privacy and its functions in everyday life. Sociological problems related to privacy are also discussed as well as the way these problems are dealt with in existing social science research and writings.]


Box 128 Folder BB-0900 A Survey of Fall Semester (1962) Students in the School of General Studies Who Did Not Return in the Spring (1963). Margit Johansson,, 1964

[This report analyzes the results of 387 completed questionnaires and 42 phone interviews with students not returning to the School of General Studies for the 1963 spring term. Their reasons for not returning, alternative activities pursued, and plans for the future are discussed. Questionnaire included.]


Box 128 Folder B-0920 Criticisms of Television Commercials: A Report on Public Attitudes. Rolf Meyersohn,, 1964

[This is a description of the kinds of complaints made about TV commercials, and who voices the complaints, based on a national sample of 2498 interviews.]


Box 128 Folder B-1001 Physicians' Local Advisory Systems. Herbert Menzel and Raymond 1. Maurice,, 1969

[This studies the level of knowledge of the practicing physician with respect to selected new developments in medicine, as related to: the professional milieu in which he works, his integration into that milieu; his contacts with colleagues; his reading habits, meeting attendance, and participation in continuing medical education; and his training and practice. Some 400 general practitioners and interns in private practice in communities of varying types were interviewed.]


Box 128 Folder B- 1002-1 The Physician Audience of the New York Academy of Medicine's Televised Clinical Science Seminars. Candace Rogers and Herbert Menzel,, 1963

[In order to ascertain the physician audience of the New York Academy of Medicine's Clinical Science Seminars, telephone interviews and mail questionnaires were analyzed. The random sample of 295 physicians provided information such as regularity and location of viewing, as well as age and place of training.]


Box 128 Folder B-1002-2 Medical Television: A Study of the Effectiveness of Open-Circuit Television Broadcasts for Medical Practitioners. Herbert Menzel and Raymond Maurice,, 1965

[This report investigates the effectiveness of the New York Academy of Medicine's open-circuit TV broadcasts. It includes analysis of the audience, as well as doctors' evaluations and criticisms of the program. A separate volume of appendices is also included.]


Box 128 Folder F-1002 Notes on the Methodological Aspects of Large-Scale Cross-National Studies. Kurt Finsterbusch,, 1964

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder S-1004 Perceived Climates as a Barrier to Housing Desegregation. Kenneth Lenihan,, 1965

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder B-1006 Psychological Dimensions and System Properties. Henry Lennard, 1962

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder B-1009 The Structure of Faculty Influence: A Case Study of the Instructor's Role in Three Kinds of Change Among Columbia College Students. Wagner Thielens, Jr.,, 1966

[To illustrate the complex kinds of influences a college exercises upon its students, this report deals specifically with the influence of the college teacher on students. It is based on data obtained through 179 completed questionnaires and 24 interviews at Columbia College.]


Box 128 Folder S-1010 Interreligious Dating Among College Students. David Caplovitz and Harry Levy,, 1965

[389 returned questionnaires were analyzed to determine student attitudes on interreligious dating and marriage, in an attempt to characterize types of students likely to marry outside their religion.]


Box 128 Folder B-1010 Deciding on"Decisions to Undertake Psychotherapy," the History of the Questionnaire. Susanne Flusser,, 1965

[Tracing the formation of the questionnaire used in Kadushin's Why People Go to Psychiatrists. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder B-1011-1 Actual and Perceived Consensus on Educational Goals Between School and Community. David E. Wilder, Nathalie S. Friedman, Robert B. Hill, Eva Sandis and Sam D. Sieber,, 1968

[This is a study of some of the complex interactions that link school systems and the families they serve. The primary focus is on relations among pupils, parents, teachers, and school systems. The extent and consequences of both actual and perceived agreements among them on a number of educational matters in several different community settings are explored. Questionnaires included.]


Box 128 Folder B-1011-2 Selecting Ideal-typical Communities and Gaining Access to their Schools for Social Research Purposes. David Wilder and Nathalie Friedman,, [n,d,] (1960's?)

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder B-1012-1 Social Factors Relating to Public Awareness, Perception, and Evaluation of the Teaching of Reading. David Wilder,, February 1965

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder B-1012-2 Some Comparisons Between NCRE Members and Other Reading Researchers. David Wilder,, Feb. 1967

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder S-1012 Memorandum on Progress and Plans for Study of the History of Empirical Social Research in France 1660-1914. Terry Clark, Paul F. Lazarsfeld and B. Lecuyer,, Sept. 1965

[MEMORANDUM NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 128 Folder B-1014 A Description of the 1144 Accredited Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education. George Nash,, 1969

[Besides a brief description of all 1144 four-year accredited institutions of higher education with undergraduates, the relationship to one another of a limited number of institutional characteristics, and how they vary from one type of institution to another are discussed.]


Box 128 Folder B-1015-2 Formal and Informal Satisfaction of the Information Requirements of Chemists. Herbert Menzel and Mark Oromaner,, 1970

[This project examines the importance and interplay of formal and informal channels of communication in the flow of scientific information. 161 scientists in the field of polymer chemistry working in government, university, and industrial establishments were interviewed.]


Box 128 Folder B-1016-1 Features of Research Proposals Submitted to the Cooperative Research Program, U.S.O.E., 1956-63. Sam D. Sieber,, 1964


Box 128 Folder B-1016-2. The Use of Field Representatives in the Questionnaire Survey of University Personnel. Sam D. Sieber,, 1964


Box 128 Folder B-1016-3. Course Offerings in Educational Research. Sam D. Sieber, Nancy Millikan and David Wilder,, 1964


Box 128 Folder B-1016-4. A Profile of Research in Graduate Schools of Education. Sam D. Sieber, 1965


Box 128 Folder B-1016-5. The Measurement of Quality in Education Research. E. David Nasatir and David Elesh,, 1965


Box 128 Folder B-1016-6. Institutional Correlates of Research Quality. Sam D. Sieber, 1965


Box 128 Folder B-1016-*7. Observations on the History of Research Units in Schools of Education. Sam D. Sieber and Jonathan Cole,, 1965


Box 128 Folder B-1016-*8. Training for Careers in Educational Research: A Study of Institutional Outputs. Sam D. Sieber and Nancy Millikan,, 1966



Box 129 Folder B-1017 Specialized Social Science Information Services in the United States. Jack Ferguson,, 1965

[This is an analysis of data collected in a survey of services which deal with subjects of the social sciences and related disciplines. Covers such topics as purposes of the different services, ways in which information is provided, their operational experiences. Questionnaire included.]


Box 129 Folder B-1018 The Threat of War and American Public Opinion. Gene N. Levine and John Modell,, 1964

[1718 citizens and 110 community leaders were interviewed in order to examine the processes of communication and decision involved in family and community reactions to civil defense and fallout shelter programs. Social and psychological processes affecting public attitudes were also analyzed.]


Box 129 Folder B-1020 Journeymen, Teachers and Virtuosi: The Socialization of Music Students. Charles Kadushin,, 1968

[Based on 607 respondents from Juilliard School of Music and Manhattan School of Music, this report investigates the process by which music students acquire the values, attitudes and self-concept of professional musicians.]


Box 129 Folder B-1022 Depressea and Prosperous Areas-A Comparison. Theresa R. Shapiro, 1965

[A comparison was made of the two kinds of areas to try to determine why one becomes economically depressed and to highlight those factors about which something might be done. Sample of 787 counties.]


Box 129 Folder B-1023 Social and Economic Characteristics of the College Population and Others with Some College Training. A. J. Jaffe and Walter Adams,, 1965

[This is a description of a sample of those in the 1960 census who did not complete college as compared to those who completed four or more years. A projection of the college populations of 1970 and 1975 is also made.]


Box 129 Folder B-1024-1 A Preliminary Estimate of the Population and Housing of the Bowery in New York City. George Nash and Patricia Nash,, 1964


Box 129 Folder B-1024-2 A Preliminary Study of NewYork's Legal Agencies and Their Effect on Homeless Men and the Bowery. Nan Markel,, 1964


Box 129 Folder B-1024-3 The Habitats of Homeless Men in Manhattan. George Nash, 1964


Box 129 Folder B-1024-4 A Preliminary Study of New York City's Hospitals and Their Contacts with Homeless Men. Nan Markel,, 1964


Box 129 Folder B-1024-5 Summary Report of a Study Undertaken Under Contract Approved by the Board of Estimate, Calendar No. 14, December 19, 1963. Theodore Caplow,, 1965


Box 129 Folder *B-1024-6 Skid Row and Its Inhabitants. Samuel E. Wallace, 136 pp., 1965. Revised version published as Skid Row as a Way of Life, Totowa, N.J.: Bechninster Press,, 1965


Box 129 Folder B-1024-7 An Estimate of the Population of Homeless Men in the Bowery Area, New York City, Feb. 28, 1965. Michael A. Baker,, 1965


Box 129 Folder *B-1024-9 Homelessness and Disaffialiation. Howard M. Bahr, 1968

[The Homelessness Project is a study of the etiology, patterns and consequences of homelessness based on comparison of the lifetime affiliative histories of four samples, two of homeless men and two of men living in settled neighborhoods, as well as annual censuses of the Bowery. Published, Univ. of Toronto Press, 1970.]


Box 129 Folder B-1024-8 Camp LaGuardia: A Voluntary Total Institution for Homeless Men. Stanley K. Henshaw,, 1968


Box 129 Folder *F-1025 Technological Short-Cuts to Social Change. Amitai Etzioni and Richard Remp,, 1970

[This report examines the use of relatively inexpensive technological innovations in solving major social problems. The success of these techniques and society's reaction to them is of major concern. The specific techniques discussed are methadone for heroin addiction, antabuse for alcoholism, educational television, gun control, and the highway safety breathtest. Published by Russell Sage Foundation, 1973. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 129 Folder B-1026 A Short Report on Roles of Widowhood. Tamara Ferguson, 1965

[This is a study of "role conflicts engendered by the new social position in which the widow finds hereself." It is based on 100 interviews with recently widowed women. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 129 Folder B-1031 Recruits for Accounting: How the College Class of 1961 Entered the Profession. Wagner Thielens, Jr.,, 1966

[Half of the senior recruits in the field had been interested in it as freshmen; half had been drawn to it during college. This report discusses the differences in the two groups in terms of background, occupational wants and goals, and in the geographical and educational locations from which they moved into the profession.]



Box 130 Folder B-1033 Studies in the Utilization of Television in the Schools. A. J. Jaffe and Stanley Henshaw,, 1965

[A further analysis of materials collected on utilization of broadcast television programs in the New York State Regents in 1962 examines the demographic characteristics related to use or non-use and extent of use, and looks at the effects of characteristics of schools on utilization and attitudes among teachers.]


Box 130 Folder B-1036 Ethnic Higher Education-Negro Colleges in the 1960's. A. J. Jaffe, Walter Adams and Sandra Meyers,, 1966

[Three interrelated surveys were conducted to determine the characteristics of students attending primarily black colleges: characteristics of high school students entering colleges, recent and projected trends in enrollments and related admission policies of primarily black colleges. Projections were also developed concerning the numbers of southern black youth expected to be high school graduates by 1975. Questionnaires included. Published by Praeger, 1968.]


Box 130 Folder B-1037 Anglican Opportunities in South America. Ivan Vallier, 1963

[This is an attempt to determine the potential for church-related social services in South America based on interview and questionnaire data about existing needs in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru.]


Box 130 Folder B-1038-1 An Enquiry into the Operation of the Formal Disciplinary Machinery of the New York City Bar. Jerome E. Carlin and Julian H. Nixon,, 1963

[This report describes the structure and operation of the disciplinary machinery, and discusses who in the bar gets "caught" and for what, the principal factors determining the severity of sanction imposed by the court in adjudicated cases and the role formal disciplinary machinery plays in maintaining adherence to professional norms.]


Box 130 Folder B-1038-2 Current Research in the Sociology of the Legal Profession. Jerome Carlin,, 1962

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1038-3 Social Control in the Legal Profession. Jerome Carlin, 1963

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1039 Occupational Mobility and Lifetime Growth in Income for Males, 1950-1960. A. J. Jaffe and J. Gordon,, 1967

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1041-1 A Review of the Literature on College Administrators and Admissions. George Nash and G. Uhse,, 1966

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1041-2 History of the Questionnaire for Directors of Financial Aid. Pat Nash, 1966

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1041-3 Student Financial Aid-College and University-a Review of the Literature and Research. George Nash,, 1967

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1041-4 New Administrator on Campus: A Study of the Director of Student Financial Aid. George Nash with the collaboration of Paul F. Lazarsfeld,, 1967

[This report describes the aid director's work, his sources of satisfaction and dissatisfaction, how financial aid is organized at the college level and the relationship between the organization of aid administration and the effectiveness of the aid program. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1041-5 Financial Aid Policies and Practices at Accredited Four-Year Universities and Colleges. George and Patricia Nash, and Martin M. Goldstein,, 1967

[Based on questionnaires returned by directors of undergraduate financial aid at 849 universities and colleges, as well as data obtained from American Universities and Colleges, this report analyzes financial aid policies of four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. It also describes how a limited number of institutional characteristics relate to one another and how they vary from one type of institution to another. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 130 Folder B-1043 Eighty-five Vistas: A Report on the Performance and Experience of the First Volunteers in Service to America. Kenneth Lenihan,, 1966

[Vista's purpose is to provide social agencies with full-time Volunteers to help combat poverty in local neighborhoods. This report discusses their training, job performance and experiences, and makes recommendations for changes so that their contribution would be more valuable. Methodological appendix, questionnaire, and interview schedules are included. ]


Box 130 Folder B-1046-1 American Higher Education in Transition-A Review of Long- and Short-Term Historical Trends, the Current Situation, and Future Probabilities and Their Major Determinants. A. J. Jaffe and Walter Adams,, 1969

[This specifies the interlocking student and institutional variables which influence college attendance. Newer variables are distinguished from the more traditional ones and rough assessments of the relative significance of each type for the near future are made.]



Box 131 Folder B-1046-2 1969-1970 Technical Progress Report: Follow-up of Cross-Section of 1965-1966 High School Seniors. A. J. Jaffe and Walter Adams,, 1970


Box 131 Folder B-1046-3 1970-1971 Technical Progress Report: Follow-up of Cross-Section of 1965-1966 High School Seniors. A. J. Jaffe and Walter Adams,, 1971

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 131 Folder B-1046-4 1971-1972 Progress Report and Findings: Follow-up of Cross-Section of 1965-1966 High School Seniors. A. J. Jaffe and Walter Adams,, 1972

[These (B-1046-2,3,4) cover the progress of the project and the major findings for the longitudinal follow-up of the 1965-1966 Current Population Survey of high school seniors. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 131 Folder B-1048 Problems of Data Collection from Low-Income Populations. Carol H. Weiss,, 1966

[The basic concern of this report was with identifying the sources of error in interview responses. A review of the literature was carried out and a classified and annotated bibliography resulted. The most relevant of the literature was then analyzed to derive some insights into the nature and extent of the interviewing problem with low-income people.]


Box 131 Folder B-1049 Sociological Findings and Security Systems. Amitai Etzioni, 1967

[This report investigates non-conventional uses of sociology: the application of sociology in the analysis of interaction between nations and the conditions for cooperation or avoidance of extreme conflict; and the logical nature of emergent properties of macroscopic systems and the case for focusing more efforts in future research on that level.]


Box 131 Folder B-1050 From Which Colleges Come the Peace Corps Volunteers? George and Patricia Nash,, 1966

[This report analyzes characteristics of colleges and the relationship of these characteristics to the number of applications to the Peace Corps from these colleges. The recruiting efforts of the Peace Corps are also analyzed.]


Box 131 Folder B-1052 Compliance and Organization in Social Work. Amitai Etzioni and Nina Toren,, 1969

[This analysis of the structure and practice of social work discusses the formally established aims of social work and the means by which they can be achieved more effectively. The elucidation of the significance of the semi-professional attributes and their effects on social work practice are the main themes of this study. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 131 Folder B-1053 Attitudes During the Blackout George and Patricia Nash, 1965

[This report discusses what the attitudes of people were during the blackout of November 9, 1965. 103 people were interviewed to determine what they thought caused the blackout and what they expected to happen. Interview guide included.]


Box 131 Folder B-1054 Drivers During the Transit Strike. George Nash and Stephen Cole, 1966

[During the transit strike, 114 drivers were interviewed about their cooperation with the Mayor's appeal for drivers to bring in extra people. Cooperation is related to situational and personality variables. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 131 Folder B-1055 Toward Research on Community Action Agencies: Key Variables and Research Instruments. Carol H. Weiss, et al.,, 1966

[This project developed an inventory of key variables which would describe and differentiate Community Action Agencies and which would be relevant to the effectiveness of CAA programs. This report consists of a comprehensive bibliography of organizational literature and interview guides for various people concerned with the CAA programs. A critical review of these materials is also included.]


Box 131 Folder B-1059 A Jewish Peace Corps Comes to Israel: An Evaluation of the Sherut La'am Program, 1966-1967. Fred Sherrow, David Caplovitz and Paul Ritterband,, 1968

[This is a study of more than 100 American college students who volunteered for a year of service in Israel in a program entitled Sherut La'am. Questionnaires were administered to participants before and after a 2-week orientation session prior to departure and before return from the year in Israel. The volunteers' reactions to the administration and services of the program as well as their jobs in Israel are analyzed.]


Box 131 Folder B-1062 An Evaluation of the Contribution of the Centers for Education in Democracy. Anna Lee Hopson,, 1966

[This is a before and after study of the attitudes of 168 teenagers who attended a six-week summer camp either in Fieldston, New York, or in Barbourville, Kentucky. The independent variables of sex, economic background and race were related to friendship formation and attitude change toward civil rights and anti-poverty action. Comparisons were made between the conservative and liberal trainees. Questionnaire included.]


Box 131 Folder B-1064 Employment Opportunities of Negro and White Youth. Bernard Levenson, 1973

[This study analyzes the inequalities which exist between comparably educated blacks and whites in Baltimore, in obtaining jobs, and in wages paid. STUDY NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 131 Folder B-1066 Application of Electronic Computer Techniques to Racial Integration in School Systems. Stevens H. Clarke and Julius Surkis,, 1967

[This report describes in detail a computerized system for assigning students to schools to maximize racial integration while minimizing travel time and cost. Using the computer system, MINTRAN-MPS/ 360, a table of assignment of students to school buildings is drawn up which places each student in a school with a minimum of total daily student transportation time subject to certain constraints.]


Box 131 Folder B-1069 Response to Challenge: The New York City Urban Corps. George Nash and Julian H. Nixon,, 1967

[600 student interns on summer jobs in 13 New York City agencies answered questionnaires on their experiences. Supervisors' reports and field observations were also used. The analysis compares experiences in different agencies and reported effects on students and the agencies.]


Box 131 Folder B-1070 An Assessment of the Community Needs of Danbury, Conn. and the Potential Role of Danbury State College in Community Service. David E. Wilder,, 1966

[Interviewing 180 selected community leaders, this report discusses the problems of Danbury, Conn., such as poverty and race relations, planning and growth, leadership, government, and education. The existing facilities for meeting these problems are described. The image of Danbury State College in the eyes of the community is also discussed and recommendations are made for coping with these problems.]


Box 131 Folder B-1071 Validity of Interview Responses of Welfare Mothers. Carol H. Weiss, 1968

[This is the report of a study of the effect of respondent and interviewer background, interview rapport, and conformity to middle-class norms on validity of response to factual questions in a sample of black mothers receiving public assistance in New York.]


Box 131 Folder B-1072 A Study of Teachers in the Public Schools of Washington, D.C. Anna Lee Hopson and David E. Wilder,, 1967

[The responses to questionnaire of 2200 teachers in 25 elementary, 11 junior high, and 10 senior high schools in Washington, D.C., were analyzed. The attitudes and opinions of individual teachers were related to their race, sex, license status and track in which they teach. On a set of major items average scores were computed for schools as a whole and the relationships among these school characteristics were analyzed. Also, black and white teachers were compared within similar school contexts. Questionnaire included.]



Box 132 Folder A 266 ______, and Amando de Miguel. "Origen Social de los Empresarios Espanoles." Boletin Informativo del Seminario de Derecho Politico Universidad de Salamanca, no. 31,, 1964


Box 132 Folder B-1074 A Taxonomy of Higher Education. Sam Sieber, Patricia Nash and Walter Schenkel,, 1968

[This is an attempt to isolate dimensions for theoretical work on higher education such as recruitment, socialization, student subcultures, faculty subcultures, student-faculty relationships, involvement, interchange with the environment, and global characteristics by a reconceptualization of the literature, rather than presenting new data. A survey of institutional goals among administrators in higher education was also carried out.]


Box 132 Folder B-1076 The Social Composition of the Grand Jury Panels of the Supreme Court of Kings County, New York 1958-62. Vernon K. Dibble,, 1967

[This report describes five Kings County grand jury panels with respect to race, education, occupation, place of birth, and a number of other characteristics. A comparison of the panels with a random selection of potential grand jurors from the eligible population in Kings County is also made.]


Box 132 Folder B-1077 An Analysis of U.S.O.E. Research Training Programs. Sam D. Sieber with assistance of William Speizman, Suzanne Langenwalter and Elisabeth Gemberling,, 1968

[Content analysis of official documents and institutional data on universities were combined in this study to assess certain aspects of the new U.S.O. E. training program.]


Box 132 Folder B-1078-1 The Opinions and Practices of College Student Financial Aid Administrators and Bankers on the Federal Guaranteed Loan Program. George and Patricia Nash,, 1967

[Financial aid directors at 1671 colleges in 50 states, and 1388 banks and credit unions supplying funds for student loans, were surveyed on their opinions and practices concerning the Guaranteed Loan Program-a program actively used in a few states, and very little used in others.]


Box 132 Folder B-1078-2 The Opinions and Practices of Aid Administrators at Institutions of Higher Education, Health Professions Schools and Nursing Schools on the Federal Student Loan Programs. George and Patricia Nash,, 1967

[Reports data from survey of the universe of institutions of higher education concerning the National Defense Student Loan Program, and from 278 nursing schools and 129 health professions schools concerning the Health Professions Student Loan Program. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1079 Social Scientists, University News Bureaus, and the Public: Some Factors Affecting the Communication of Social Science Information. Anna Lee Hopson, Grace Bassett, and W. Phillips Davison,, 1968

[This report analyzes factors affecting the flow of social science information to the mass media and suggests ways of facilitating the flow. It is based on data obtained from interviews with senior social scientists and staff members of the news bureaus of six universities and a few members of the working press.]


Box 132 Folder *B-1084-1 Who Riots? A Study of Participation in the 1967 Riots. Robert Fogelson and Robert B. Hill,, 1968

[Analyzing police blotters of people arrested in racial disorders in U.S. in 1967, this report develops a profile of riot participation in terms of characteristics such as age, sex, race, birthplace, previous arrest record, formal offense and employment status, and attempts to test the adequacy of the "riffraff" theory of riot participation. Published in Supplemental Studies for the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968.]


Box 132 Folder B-1084-2 A Study of Arrest Patterns in the 1960s Riots. Robert B. Hill and Robert M. Fogelson,, 1969

[This report is an extension of B-1084-1, using data on persons arrested in riots from 1964 through 1967. The characteristics of riot participants are analyzed in relation to the year, severity of the disorders, past earnings, previous arrest record, and the type of booking offense. The characteristics of white and female riot arrestees are also discussed.]


Box 132 Folder B-1085-1 Working Papers of the lnternational Stud of 0pinion-Makers, vol. I. Edited by Bogdan Denitch,, 1969

[Contents: 1. Power, Influence, and Social Circles. Kadushin, 15 pp.; 2. Monism as a Model of Modern Society. G. Fischer, 8 pp.; 3. A Model of Opinion-Making and Decision-Making Processes on Major Social Issues. Allen Barton, 10 pp.; 4. Social Circles and National Power. C. Kadushin, 19 pp.; 5. Notes on Plans for Study in Yugoslavia on Opinion-Makers in the Contemporary World-Joint Proposal. BASR, Columbia, Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade, 11 pp.; 6. Opinion-Makers in the Contemporary World-Yugoslav Questionnaire. Institute of Social Sciences, Belgrade, 25 pp.; 7. Opinion-Makers in the Modern World. B. Denitch, 6 pp.; 8. Some Practical Problems of Compiling the Universe and its Characteristics. Dragomir Pantic, 15 pp.; 9. Some Characteristics of Public Opinion in Yugoslav Society. M. Popovic, 5 pp.; 10. A Preliminary Report on the Social Structure of Yugoslav Opinion Leaders. Charles Kadushin, 24 pp.; 11.Yugoslav Social Structure and the Formation of Public Opinion. Radomir Lukic, 32 pp.; 12.The Role of Intellectuals in the Definition of Social Problems: A Comparative Study. Charles Kadushin, 39 pp.; 13. A Study of National Opinion-Makers in Italy: A Draft Proposal. Paolo Fameti, 15 pp. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1085-2 Working Papers of the International Study of Opinion- Makers, vol. II. Edited by Bogdan Denitch,, April, 1970

[; 1 Social Background and Recruitment of Yugoslav Political Elites, 1914-1948. Lenard Cohen, 45 pp.; 2 A Note on Field Problems of Interviewing Elite Respondents in Yugoslavia. Bogdan Denitch, 7 pp.; 3 Social Structure of Yugoslav Opinion-Makers, Part I: Informal Leadership. Charles Kadushin and Peter Abrams, 39 pp.; 4 Social Structure and Mobility of Public Opinion-Makers. Vesna Popovic, 25 pp.; 5 Political History and Activity of Opinion-Makers in Yugoslavia. Vesna Popovic, 13 pp.; 6 Communications Intake and Output Among Opinion-Makers in a Socialist Society: The Yugoslav Opinion-Makers. A. H. Barton, Ljiljana Bacevic and Dragomir Pantic, 57 pp.; 7 On the Problem of Elites and Opinion-Making in the Czechoslovakian Socialist Republic. Milos Kalab, 13 pp.; 8 Czechoslovak Opinion-Makers in the Modern Period, Vaclav Lamser, 51 pp. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1085-3 Working Papers of the International Study of Opinion-Makers,vol. III. Edited by Bogdan Denitch,, June, 1970

[1. Political Cultures and Social Mobility in Yugoslavia. Bogdan Denitch, 34 pp.; 2 Social Mobility of the Opinion-Makers in Yugoslavia. Radomir Lukic, 7 pp.; 3 Mobility and Recruitment of Yugoslav Leadership: The Role of the League of Communists. Bogdan Denitch, 22 pp.; 4 The Relationship Between Public 0pinion-Makers and Public Opinion. Mladen Zvonarovic, 17 pp.; 5 Several Hypotheses in Connection with the Social Origin and Functional Characteristics of the Yugoslav Political Elite. Rudi Supek, 22 pp.; 6 Power Structure of Statist and Self-Governing Socialism. Rudi Supek, 25 pp.; 7 Democratization and its Effect on Elite Group Relations. Rudi Supek, 38 pp.; 8 Some Values, Attitudes and Opinions of Opinion-Makers. Dragomir Pantic, 11 pp.; 9 Cultural Reproduction and Social Reproduction. Pierre Bourdieu, 44 pp.; 10 Preliminary Bibliography of English-Language Studies of National Leaders and Opinion-Makers. Allen Barton, 15 pp. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1085-4 Ideology and Opinion-Making-General Problems of Analysis. Helen McClure and George Fischer,, 1969

[ (Revised version is part of ch.1 of George Fischer, Ways to Self-Rule, Hicksville, N.Y.: Exposition, 1978. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1085-5 Conference on Theory and Method in Comparative Elite Analysis. Edited by Louis Edinger,, April, 1969

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder S-1085 College Volunteer Workers: A First Look at Goal Priority, Achievement, Satisfaction, and Turnover in Four Volunteer Job Statuses. Harry Slan,, 1968

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1086 Attitudes of Selected Small Samples of Negroes Toward Jews and Other Ethnic Groups. Carolyn 0. Atkinson,, 1968

[The purpose of this study was to determine the content and dimensions of Blacks' attitudes toward Jews, as Blacks from various economic classes representing four distinctive life styles were interviewed. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1087 Readers of Africa Report: Their Views and Characteristics. W. Phillips Davison and Henri Verwayen,, 1967

[An examination of readers in the United States and Africa of a specialized publication on Africa, based on mail questionnaires from 721 readers.]


Box 132 Folder *B-1089 The Merchants of Harlem: A Study of Small Business in a Black Community. David Caplovitz, Lois Sanders, Bernard Levenson and Joan Wilson,, 1969

[This is based on interviews with 125 black and 106 white businessmen in Central Harlem and 53 in Bay Ridge, a white middle-class area. It compares the black and white merchants generally with the Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, merchants, to learn whether race or other factors account for differences in their experiences. Published: Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications, 1973.]


Box 132 Folder B-1090-1 Toward A Theory of Applied Sociology. Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Jeffrey G. Reitz,, 1970


Box 132 Folder B-1090-2 The Consequences of the Study of Federal Student Loan Programs. Carol Weiss,, 1970


Box 132 Folder B-1090-3 Some Problems in the Organization and Use of Social Research in the U.S. Navy. Douglas C. McDonald with Introduction by Paul F. Lazarsfeld,, 1972


Box 132 Folder B-1090-4 The Utilization of Basic Social Research-A Case Study. Joel I. Brooke, 1972


Box 132 Folder *B-1090-5 The Gap Between Knowledge and Decision in the Utilization of Social Research. Jeffrey Reitz,, 1973

[Published as ch. 5 of P. F. Lazarsfeld and J. G. Reitz, An Introduction to Applied Sociology, New York: Elsevier, 1975. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1090-6 A Survey of Social Researchers' Attitudes Toward Utilization. Joel I. Brooke,, 1973


Box 132 Folder B-1090-7 The Road to Recommendations. Ann K. Pasanella and Janice Weinman, 1973


Box 132 Folder *B-1090-8 Social Interaction Between Policy Makers and Social Scientists. Jeffrey G. Reitz,, 1973

[Published as ch. 6 of An Introduction to Applied Sociology.]


Box 132 Folder B-1090-9 Futurism. Alfred Oxenfeldt, 1973


Box 132 Folder B-1090-10 Some Problems of Research Organization. Douglas McDonald and Paul F. Lazarsfeld,, 1973


Box 132 Folder B-1090-11 Formal Approaches to Applied Social Research. Norman P. Hummon and Patrick Doreian,, 1975

[This project studies the utilization of social research.]


Box 132 Folder B-1092 The Community Patrol Corps: A Descriptive Evaluation of the One-Week Experiment. George Nash,, 1968

[This report describes and evaluates the one-week experiment of the Community Patrol Corps (made up of male residents between the ages of 18-30) patrolling areas of Harlem. The participants and their experiences are presented as well as the response to the Corps from the community, press, police and city officials. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1093 The Nature of the Student Movement and Radical Proposals for Change at Columbia University. Camilla Auger, Allen Barton and Raymond Maurice,, 1969

[Report on a survey of student opinion in the fall of 1968, a few months after the uprising of 1968. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1095 Design for the Use of Survey Research in the Evaluation of the Impact of the Model-Cities Program on the Residents of Model-City Neighborhoods. Joan Gordon, Gladys Meyer, Roland Wulbert, Carol Weiss and Allen Barton,, 1968

[This report considers the several faces of poverty, discusses what should be considered in constructing measures of the "quality of life," introduces the methodological issues, spells out the main variables to be included in survey instruments, presents a basic sampling design and some variants, and considers the special problems of interviewing low-income groups.]


Box 132 Folder B-1096-1 Homeless Women in New York City: Observations at the Emergency Assistance Unit and Women's Shelter. Gerald R. Garrett and Dinah Hirschfeld Volk,, 1970

[REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1096-2 Patterns and Implications of Women's Work: A Research Review. Marcia Garrett,, 1970

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1096-3 Disaffiliation Among Aged Women: The Novelists' View. Marcia J. Cebulski, Laura Kemp, Dorothy Frost, and Susan Rutherford Muller,, 1970

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder *B-1096-4 Disaffiliation Among Urban Women. Howard M. Bahr and Gerald R- Garrett under the direction of Theodore Caplow,, 1971

[This is an extension of previous work (see B-1024). 331 middle-aged and elderly socially isolated women from 3 census tracts in Manhattan and 52 who were clients of a shelter for homeless women were interviewed. The personal and social consequences of human isolation were explored; whether the process is reversible or permanent, voluntary or forced; the role of organizations in the development and prevention of disaffiliation; and how it relates to other individual and community problems. Published as Women Alone. The Disaffiliation of Urban Females. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, D. C. Heath & Co., 1976. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 132 Folder B-1098 Small-Project Grants of the Regional Research Program. Theresa F. Rogers, Lois W. Sanders and Bernard Levenson,, 1970

[Under the Office of Education's RRP, proposals up to $ 10,000 are submitted to the office in the researcher's geographic area. The distribution of applicants, the processing of proposals and the consequences of being funded were examined. Data were collected by questionnaires to applicants and to those who reviewed proposals, factual materials abstracted from proposals, ratings of them and funding recommendations, and interviews with the Directors of Educational Research at the nine offices.]



Box 133 Folder *B-1099 The Quality of Research on Education: An Empirical Study of Researchers and Their Work Caroline H. Persell,, 1971

[ The focus of this project was the quality of research on education, and the characteristics and experiences of researchers which were related to research quality. The quality of all papers read at the 1968 American Educational Research Association meeting and all education-related research articles published in 113 journals in 1967-68 was rated by a national panel of 40 eminent researchers. Additionally, the authors of the papers were surveyed and their undergraduate academic achievement, graduate training, career lines, research settings, and professional rewards were analyzed in relation to the quality of their research. A series of "models" was developed to explain variation in quality. Published as: Quality, Careers and Training in Education and Social Research. Bayside, N.Y.: General Hall, 1976.]


Box 133 Folder B-1101 Coverage of Minority Group Affairs in the New York News Media and the Black Evaluation: A Pilot Study. Robert Hill, Sally Howlett, Kenneth J. Lenihan and George Nash,, 1969

[ This is a report on the findings of a preliminary study to determine how much mass media coverage was being given to minority groups in the New York area and what the principal reactions to this coverage were on the part of the minority groups themselves. 53 influential Blacks were interviewed as were 2 panels of 20 Blacks each.]


Box 133 Folder B-1106 The Federal Educational Opportunity Grant Program: A Status Report, Fiscal Year 1970. Nathalie Friedman with the assistance of James Thompson,, 1971

[The Federal Educational Opportunity Grant Program provides grants to low-income students to attend college, 70% of whose families have annual incomes of less than $6,000. Data for the study were gathered from questionnaires answered by 9,789 students; information on 10,166 students supplied by aid administrators; 1,620 questionnaires from participating institutions; interviews with administrators and students at 20 institutions; and government reports. The report includes recommendations to strengthen the successful program.]


Box 133 Folder B-1107 Problems in the Evaluation of Mental Health Projects, Proceedings of a Seminar. Carol H. Weiss, chairman, and Sally T. Hillsman,, 1970

[This is a presentation of a case study of evaluation conducted within an operating program and the group discussion of the issues and solutions. REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 133 Folder B-1108 The Student Brain Drain, A Report to the Ford Foundation. Paul Ritterband and Seymour Warkov,, 1973

[(A joint report with the Center for Policy Research.) This discusses the problem of students who study in developed countries, and then do not return to their homelands to work and apply their knowledge to the developing countries' benefit REPORT NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 133 Folder B-1117 Community Response to a Narcotic Addiction Treatment Facility: The Case of Prospect Place. George Nash,, 1969

[This study examines how residents felt about a narcotic treatment facility one year after it opened despite some initial community opposition. 91 community residents were interviewed.]


Box 133 Folder B-1119 The Federal College Work Study Program: A Status Report, Fiscal Year 1971. Nathalie Friedman, Lois Sanders and James Thompson,, 1973

[Some 10,000 students, 2,000 institutions of higher education, and 2,200 employers participating in the College Work Study Program during the academic year l970-1971 were studied. The characteristics of students and their employment settings are described and components of students' job satisfaction are analyzed. Aid officers' and employers' problems in administering the program are analyzed. An extensive bibliography is included.]


Box 133 Folder *B-1120 The Use of Educational Knowledge. Sam D. Sieber, Karen Seashore Louis and Loya Metzger,, 1972, Two Volumes

[This two-year study details the process and outcomes of extension agent work and computerized information retrieval in a major, three-state tryout of a new educational dissemination system supported by the U.S. Office of Education. Case studies cover the tactics and problems of field agents in conveying information and supporting innovation within school settings. Results of extension agent and retrieval practices at all levels of local educational structures are examined. Instruments and guidelines for evaluation and monitoring of E&R projects are included. (Available from ERIC Document Reproduction Service, PO Box 190, Arlington, Virginia, Nos. ED 065.739 and ED 065 740.)]


Box 133 Folder B-1121-1 Abstracts of Papers on Respondent-Interviewer Interaction in the Research Interview. Laurie Bauman, Theresa Rogers and Carol Weiss,, 1971

[This report presents abstracts of papers in order to bring to the attention of researchers the available evidence (and in some cases, theories and speculations) on the effects of respondent-interviewer interaction on research data.]


Box 133 Folder B-1121-2 The Use of Indigenous Interviewers in Survey Research: Progress Report to the National Center for Health Services Research and Development. Theresa F. Rogers, Laurie J. Bauman and Carol H. Weiss,, 1971

[This is based on pilot interviews prior to the questionnaire survey. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 133 Folder B-1121-3 Practices of Research Organizations in Surveys of the Poor. Carol H. Weiss, Laurie J. Bauman and Theresa F. Rogers,, 1973

[An intensive search for interview surveys of low-income populations turned up 194 recent samples. These were examined to assess the benefits and limitations of using racially and economically similar interviewers in surveys of the poor. Characteristics of interviewers, recruitment, training, supervision, and the study directors' assessment of interviewer performance were analyzed.]


Box 133 Folder B-1126-1,2 Employment Prospects in the Educational System for Unemployed Engineers, Scientists, and Other Highly Qualified Technical Personnel. A. J. Jaffe and Walter Adams.,, 1971

[NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 133 Folder B-1126-3 Extent of Engineers' Interest in Jobs in the Educational Establishment-Final Report, December l971. A. J. JaffeandWalterAdams,, 1971

[This study made use of questionnaires to samples of colleges, universities, public high schools, engineers and scientists. NOT AVAILABLE]


Box 133 Folder B-1128 Too Little and Too Late-The Economic Plight of Very Seriously and Permanently Disabled Men and Their Households in the New York City Metropolitan Area. WalterAdams and A. J. Jaffe,, 1972

[This study focuses upon a group of metropolitan area men with extremely serious permanent job-related disabilities which occurred in the latter 1960s. Respondents were interviewed in the first quarter of 1972. Emphasis is placed upon the adequacy of Workmen's Compensation benefits, as well as a number of other sources of household funds in the years immediately following disability. Non-financial changes in life-circumstances and styles were also documented at length.]


Box 133 Folder B-1129 Attention to Population on the Campus. Theresa F. Rogers with the assistance of Laurie J. Bauman,, 1974

[This examines the place that population occupies in undergraduate education both in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. It is based on information collected in 1972 from more than a dozen campuses across the country that differ markedly in the attention that population receives. The report covers population in the curriculum, alternative strategies for teaching population, the overlay of values and attitudes that affect instruction, extracurricular activities related to population, and gives conclusions and recommendations.]


Box 133 Folder B-1131 New York City Neighborhood Project Reports. This study was designed to evaluate the effect on citizens of experiments in decentralization carried out by the city. Samples of residents and community leaders were interviewed two years apart. Field observations and unstructured interviewing of administrators, and case studies of particular agencies were also carried out. The project ran from 1972 to 1975.,, 1972-1975


Box 133 Folder B-1131-25 Between Community and City Bureaucracy: New York's District Manager Experiment. Stanley J. Heginbotham, et al., 5 parts,, 1973



Box 134 Folder B-1137 Interim Report: Experimental Study of Decision Making in the 12versus 6-Man Jury under Unanimous versus Non-unanimous Decisions. Alice Padawer-Singer and Allen H. Barton,, 1975

[This is an experimental study of the problem of the 12- vs. 6-man jury and of unanimous vs. non-unanimous decisions, conducted with an actual population of jurors, in the courts, with the collaboration of members of the judiciary, the bar, and the social sciences. Ninety-two experimental juries have been run, 23 under each of the four combinations of jury size and unanimous/non-unanimous decision.]


Box 134 Folder B-1142 Employment of Women and Fertility. A. J. Jaffe and J. C. Ridley (of Georgetown University),, 1976

[Data from censuses and surveys covering 1910-1970 were analyzed to determine the relationship among education, labor force participation and fertility of women in the United States.]


Box 134 Folder B-1144 Union Involvement and Citizen Duty. R. Wayne Parsons, 1976

[Interviews with 393 rank and file members and 108 "active members" of a large city public employees union were analyzed to discover the effect of union involvement in political attitudes and behavior. A supplementary sample of 55 union officers and staff members were also interviewed concerning their own union careers.]


Box 134 Folder B- 1145 Some Demographic and Economic Characteristics of the Puerto Rican Population Living on the Mainland, USA. A. J. Jaffe and Zaida Carleton,, 1974

[The study, using 1960 and 1970 census data, covers social, economic, and housing conditions. Puerto Ricans living in New York State are contrasted with those living in other states.]


Box 134 Folder B-1148 The Doctor Under National Health Insurance: Foreign Lessons for the United States. William A. Glaser,, 1977

[Topics covered are how to organize insurance carriers and medical associations; how to organize negotiations between them; costs and how to contain them; work schedules of doctors; how to improve primary care, preventive medicine, and long term care; effects of different reimbursement and administrative arrangements on the recruitment and location of doctors; and how to write fee schedules. Chapters I through X have been published as Health Insurance Bargaining: Foreign Lessons for Americans, New York: Gardner Press, 1978. The.microfiche edition contains only Chapters XI through XV.]