Collection consists of correspondence, computer codebooks, computer data printouts, course materials, election surveys, field
reports, notes, master reprint file, and publications. Includes questionnaires related to: Detroit Area Study (1964); Demographic
and Electoral Statistics in Los Angeles County (1963); India National Election Survey Project (1967); Municipal Decision Makers,
(1955-1961); and West German national elections in cooperation with INFAS, Institut fur angewandte Sozialwissenschaft (1965-1991).
Dwaine Marvick was born in Northwood, Iowa on May 22, 1923; B.S., Government and History, Iowa State College (1946); M.A.,
Political Science, Columbia University (1949); Ph. D., Public Law and Government, Columbia University (1951); lecturer, political
science, University of Michigan (1953-1954); assistant professor, associate professor, professor in political science UCLA
(1954-1995). Initial research on the politics of Congressional appropriations was followed by research on: political activists
and municipal elections in Los Angeles, Calif. area (1954-1981); candidates for the Western Germany Bundestag funded by Ford
Foundation (1965); survey of the electorate in India and of Indian political activists (1967). Served on the governing board
of the Interuniversity Consortium for Political Research (1964-1967); fostered the use of computer technology in the analysis
of public opinion and voting behavior patterns; member, Research Committee on Political Elites of the International Political
Science Association. Marvick died February 25, 1999 in Los Angeles.
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