Guide to the Arthur Raper papers, 1959-1975

Arthur Raper C0095


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University.Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Arthur Franklin Raper, 1899-1979
Title Arthur Franklin Raper papers
Date 1959-1975
Physical Characteristics 1.5 linear feet
Abstract Contains documents pertaining to the work of South Asia development expert Arthur Raper, including speeches, research and development project reports published by the Pakistan and Bangladesh Academies for Rural Development, Comilla and Peshawar; Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University; East-West Center Hawaii.
Collection number C0095
Language English

Biographical Information

Arthur Franklin Raper was a distinguished sociologist whose early work focused on rural social issues and racial discrimination in the South. From the 1940s through the early 1960s, he worked for several government agencies on problems of rural development in Bangladesh as well as other countries in Southeast Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. After his work as senior advisor to the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, he returned to the United States and worked as a visiting professor at Michigan State University until his retirement in 1967.

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Scope and Content

Contains documents pertaining to the work of South Asia development expert Arthur Raper, including speeches, research and development project reports published by the Pakistan and Bangladesh Academies for Rural Development, Comilla and Peshawar; Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University; East-West Center, Hawaii.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives holds other collections related to international development, particularly papers and records from individuals affiliated with the GMU Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979.

Corporate Names:

East-West Center.
Michigan State University. Asian Studies Center.
Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, Comilla.

Subjects:

Rural development--Bangladesh.
Rural development--Pakistan.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Arthur Raper Bangladesh collection, Collection #C0095, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Arthur Raper in 1977.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

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