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Washington D.C. Election Data collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2205

Scope and Contents note

The materials of this collection include election data, election results, reports, clippings, essays, articles, maps, census data, organization records, newsletters, and notes. They range in date from 1914 to 2001, but the bulk of the material dates from 1970 to 1995. They represent material produced and/or collected by Professor Jeffrey R. Henig while he worked at the George Washington Center for Washington Area Studies and in the Department of Political Science. Most of the material relates to Washington DC elections, neighborhoods, politicians, and demographic information. A small amount of the material relates to the GW Institute of Public Policy. The material includes several essays written by Professor Henig. The collection was transferred from the George Washington Institute of Public Policy in 2006.

Dates

  • 1914-2001
  • Majority of material found within 1974 - 1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

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

Jeffrey R. Henig (1951- ) is Professor of Political Science & Education at Teachers College and Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. Formerly, Henig taught at the George Washington University, where he served as the Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies and as Professor and Chair in the Department of Political Science. He earned his B.A. at Cornell University in 1973 and his Ph.D. at Northwestern University in 1978. His research has focused on the boundary between private action and public action in addressing social problems. He is the author or co-author of Neighborhood Mobilization: Redevelopment and Response (Rutgers, 1982), Public Policy and Federalism (St. Martins, 1985), Rethinking School Choice: Limits of the Market Metaphor (Princeton, 1994), Shrinking the State: The Political Underpinnings of Privatization (Cambridge, 1998), The Color of School Reform: Race, Politics and the Challenge of Urban Education (Princeton, 1999), which the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association named the best book written on urban politics in 1999; and Building Civic Capacity: The Politics of Reforming Urban Schools (Kansas, 2001), which the Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association named the best book written on urban politics in 2001.

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

The materials of this series include election data, election results, reports, clippings, essays, articles, maps, and notes. They range in date from 1914 to 2001, but the bulk of the material dates from 1970 to 1995. They represent material produced and/or collected by Professor Jeffrey R. Henig while he worked at the George Washington Center for Washington Area Studies and in the Department of Political Science.

Arrangement note

Organized into two series: Election data and Subject files.

Location note

Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquition note

Transferred by George Washington Institute of Public Policy, 08/11/2006 (2007.003)
Title
Guide to the Washington D.C. Election Data papers, 1914-2001
Status
Completed
Author
University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2009
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

Contact:
2130 H Street NW
Washington 20052 United States of America