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Bureau of Social Science Research archives

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Abstract

Title:
Bureau of Social Science Research archives
Author/Creator:
Bureau of Social Science Research (BSSR)
Collection number:
87-116
Size:
78.00 linear feet
Inclusive dates:
1950-1986
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The Bureau of Social Science Research (BSSR) existed between 1950 and 1986 as a non-profit research institution for the conduct of research in basic and applied social science. The overall purposes of the Bureau were the development of social theory and research methods and their application to contemporary social problems. The administrative and project records in the collection reflect the Bureau's principle areas of interest, including mass communication; urban studies; occupational and military sociology; higher and vocational education; social welfare; criminology and criminal justice administration; and the social research enterprise.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

Bureau of Social Science Research archives, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED. The finding aid is currently unavailable online. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.