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Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 483

Scope and Contents

The records consist of administrative and subject files, annual reports, financial records, publications, and correspondence documenting the activities of the Institute of Human Relations at Yale. Topics include fund-raising, special studies, associations and conferences, fellowships, and research.

Dates

  • circa 1928-1963

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The records in this collection are partially restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for materials authored or otherwise produced as official business of Yale University is retained by Yale University. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

26.25 Linear Feet (64 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.0483

Overview

The records consist of administrative and subject files, annual reports, financial records, publications, and correspondence documenting the activities of the Institute of Human Relations at Yale. Topics include fund-raising, special studies, associations and conferences, fellowships, and research.

Biographical / Historical

The Institute of Human Relations (IHR) was established in 1929 at Yale University as an interdisciplinary center for cooperative research on problems of human welfare. The Institute's efforts at interdisciplinary programs to study social and cultural issues were largely funded by outside agencies. A wide range of publications and studies resulted from the Institute's projects. The administrative structure of the Institute created organizational difficulties, and the IHR was absorbed by regular departments and schools in the 1950s.

General note

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

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
Title
Guide to the Institute of Human Relations, Yale University, Records
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
June 2008
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
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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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