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Marvick (Dwaine) papers
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Description
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).
Background
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.
Extent
31.5 Linear Feet (63 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical objects belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Portions of this collection are restricted. Please contact Special Collections reference (spec-coll@library.ucla.edu) for more information.