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Donald Ray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0155-UA

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.

Dates

  • 1938-1992

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical Note

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

Extent

6 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

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.

Collection Organization

Organized in one series.

Acquisition Information

Papers were donated to the University Archives in 1992.

Collection note

Formerly ACC#155
Title
Guide to the Donald Ray papers, 1938-1992
Status
Completed
Author
University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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