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Human Relations Area Files records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 476

Scope and Contents

The records consist of minutes, correspondence, memoranda, bibliographies, reports, and papers documenting the activities and operations of the Human Relations Area Files.

Dates

  • 1947-1962

Creator

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0476

Abstract

The records consist of minutes, correspondence, memoranda, bibliographies, reports, and papers documenting the activities and operations of the Human Relations Area Files.

Biographical / Historical

The Human Relations Area Files (HRAF) was founded at Yale University in 1949. Its mission is to "encourage and facilitate worldwide comparative studies of human behavior, society, and culture."

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 37 (YRG 37), Records of associations, institutes, centers, and organizations affiliated with Yale University.

Title
Guide to the Human Relations Area Files Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
June 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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