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.
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.
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