Arthur Raper C0095
Published by George Mason University Libraries
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.
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.
Organized by subject.
Collection is open to research.
There are no restrictions.
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.
Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979.
Michigan State University. Asian Studies Center.
Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, Comilla.
Arthur Raper Bangladesh collection, Collection #C0095, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
Collection donated by Arthur Raper in 1977.
Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.