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Robert Alan Dahl papers

Call Number: MS 1658
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of interview notes, transcripts, and survey responses used in Robert A. Dahl's book Who Governs?, and background research material about New Haven.

Conditions Governing Access

Interview notes, transcripts, and survey responses are closed until January 1, 2020.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Eobert Alan Dahl has been transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert A. Dahl, 1994.

Majority of material found within 1957 - 1959
3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Related Names
Dahl, Robert A., 1915-2014
Language of Materials