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Washington D.C. published material about education and community life

 Collection
Identifier: MS2206

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains published reports, essays, promotional material, audits, institutional policies, articles, surveys, directories, annual reports, development proposals, clippings, and some unpublished notes and essays. The material dates from 1965 to 2003, but the bulk of the material dates from 1989 to 1996. These are materials created by and/or collected at the George Washington Institute of Public Policy. The majority of the collection deals with DC public schools, but other material relates to DC demographics, government, development, housing, community resources, and community life. Some of the material was written by professors at GW, including six reports by George Grier.

Dates

  • 1965-2003
  • Majority of material found within 1989 - 1996

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.

Historical note

The George Washington Institute of Public Policy (GWIPP) serves as a university-wide center for faculty and graduate students engaging in research on important public policy issues. GWIPP is a stand-alone unit reporting directly to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs through the Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. The Center for Washington Area Studies (CWAS) and the State and Local Fiscal Policy Research Program (SLFP) are housed within GWIPP.

As Director of the Center for Washington Area Studies, Jeffrey R. Henig (1951- ) was instrumental in the gathering of these documents for inclusion in this collection. Henig is now a Professor of Political Science & Education at Teachers College and Professor of Political Science at Columbia University.

Extent

2.25 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

This collection contains published reports, essays, promotional material, audits, surveys, directories, development proposals, and other published material. The material dates from 1965 to 2003, but the bulk of the material dates from 1989 to 1996. These are materials created by and/or collected at the George Washington Institute of Public Policy. The majority of the collection deals with DC public schools.

Arrangement note

Arranged alphabetically by file title

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 Acquisition note

Transferred by George Washington Institute of Public Policy, 8/24/2006 (2007.004)
Title
Guide to the Washington D.C. published material about education and community life collection, 1965-2003
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

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