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Register of the Russell Gerard Davis Papers, 1949-1988.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Russell Gerard Davis Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1988.
    Collection number: 81033
    Creator: Davis, Russell G.
    Collection Size: 32 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box (13.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Studies, reports, statistics, and memoranda, relating to education and economic development in underdeveloped countries.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Russell Gerard Davis Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    United States. Agency for International Development.
    Developing countries.
    Education--Developing countries.

    Biographical Note

    1922, October 29 Born, Hopkinton, Massachusetts
    1955 Ed.D., Harvard University
    1955-1957 Education adviser, U.S. Agency for International Development, Ethiopia
    1960-1962 Education planning adviser, Latin America
    1966- Professor of education and development, Harvard University
    1966 Author, Planning Human Resource Development
    1969 Author, Build a Mill, Build a City, Build a School
    1975 Author, Education and Employment