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Inventory of the Michael P. Smith Papers
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  • Creator: Smith, Michael P.
    Title: Michael P. Smith Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1969-2012
    Extent: 7 linear feet
    Abstract: Michael Peter Smith served as Professor of Community Studies and Development at the University of California, Davis from 1986-2010. The collection contains his writings as well as research materials related to his books: Citizenship Across Borders: The Political Transnationalism of El Migrante (2008) and Transnational Urbanism: Locating Globalization (2001).
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. General Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: D-556
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Biography

    Michael Peter Smith received his B.A. in Political Science from St. Michael's College (1964), M.A. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1966), and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1971).
    Smith served as Instructor/Assistant Professor of Government at Dartmouth College (1968-1971), Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boston University (1971-1974), Associate Professor/Professor of Political Science at Tulane University (1974-1986), Professor of Community Studies and Development at the University of California, Davis (1986-2008), and Distinguished Professor, Community Studies and Development, University of California, Davis (2008-2010). He retired from UC Davis in 2010.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains Smith's writings as well as research materials related to his books: Citizenship Across Borders: The Political Transnationalism of El Migrante (2008) and Transnational Urbanism: Locating Globalization (2001).

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in two series: 1. Writings by Smith, 2. About Smith's Writings, and 3. Research Materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Smith, Michael P.--Archives.
    University of California, Davis -- Faculty -- Archives
    United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects
    Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects
    Transnationalism -- Political aspects -- United States
    Transnationalism -- Political aspects -- Mexico
    Immigrants -- Political activity -- United States
    Mexican Americans -- Politics and government
    Citizenship -- United States
    Citizenship -- Mexico

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employees Michelle Xie and Michele Ko.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Michael P. Smith in 2012 and 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Michael P. Smith Papers, D-556, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.