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.
29 linear feet (38 boxes)
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