Donald Ray papers
Collection Scope and Content
Collection consists of Dr. Donald Ray's papers, books, magazines, pamphlets, and correspondence as the Director of the National Institute of Social and Behavioral Sciences (which not officially connected with GW but Dr. Ray did use office space and a mailing address at the university.) The materials range in date from 1938-92.
Dr. Ray corresponded with companies such as Kodak, U.S. Steel, American Express and Beneficial Management, asking for financial support for The Institute of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Other correspondence deals with the yearly symposiums of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), which published papers by leading professionals in the social sciences field; as well as letters from the White House, Congress, Senate, and Ronald Reagan concerning U.S. policy toward China and Vietnam.
- Creation: 1938-1992
- Donald P. Ray (Person)
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Some records may be restricted.
Restrictions on Use
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Donald Ray received his Master of Arts degree in 1947 from The George Washington University, and served as Director of the National Institute of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
This note was written in 2005
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Donald Ray received his Master of Arts degree in 1947 from The George Washington University, and served as Director of the National Institute of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Collection includes correspondence, reports, articles, pamphlets and books.
Organized in one series.
Papers were donated to the University Archives in 1992.
- University of Georgia (Organization)
- Reagan, Ronald (Person)
- United States Steel Corporation (Organization)
- Donald P. Ray (Person)
- Duke University (Organization)
- George Washington University (Organization)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science (Organization)
- Columbia University (Organization)
- Guide to the Donald Ray papers, 1938-1992
- University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English