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Guide to the Gabriel A. Almond Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0339
    Creator: Almond, Gabriel A. (Gabriel Abraham), 1911-2002
    Title: Gabriel A. Almond papers
    Dates: 1939-2002
    Physical Description: 29 linear feet (38 boxes)
    Summary: The papers include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, conference materials, and other items pertaining to Almond's academic career, 1964-1986; organizations represented include the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Political Science Association, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Social Science Research Council. Later additions to the papers include correspondence, 1964-2001; manuscripts, typescripts and reprints, 1946-1986; and lecture notes and research files.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Gabriel Almond, 1986, and the estate of Gabriel Almond, 2002-2003.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Gabriel A. Almond Papers (SC0339). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Gabriel Almond received his bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. (1938) degrees from the University of Chicago, and taught at Yale (1949-1951, 1959-1963) and Princeton (1951-1959), before joining the Stanford faculty as executive head of the Department of Political Science in 1963. The following year he became chairman of the executive committee of the Institute of Political Studies, and became professor emeritus in 1976. A distinguished internationalist, he taught at universities in Japan and Brazil, and in 1972-1973 he was an overseas fellow at Cambridge University. In 1965-1966 he was president of the American Political Science Association. During his career he was a frequent consultant to the Department of State and other policy-making bodies of the government.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers in the first accession (accession 1986-047) accession include correspondence, minutes, memoranda, reports, conference materials, and other papers pertaining to his academic career, 1964-1986; organizations represented include the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Political Science Association, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Social Science Research Council. Papers in the 2002-254 accession include correspondence, 1939-1961, and 1984-2001; lecture notes from the 1970s-1980s; a small group of speeches, 1964-1991; and correspondence, papers and other materials from a project on fundamentalism, sponsored by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1987-1997. Papers in the 2003-017 accession (1946-1985) include correspondence, text of talks and articles, publication contracts and accounts, reprints and book reviews, research files, and other materials.

    Access Terms

    Almond, Gabriel A. (Gabriel Abraham), 1911-2002
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
    American Political Science Association.
    National Academy of Sciences (U.S.).
    Social Science Research Council (U.S.).
    Stanford University. Dept. of Political Science--Faculty.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Political Science.
    Political science--Study and teaching