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Douglas W. Rae papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1833

Scope and Contents

The Douglas W. Rae papers consist of interviews of members of the Howard family conducted from 1988 and 1989. The interviews document the social and economic experiences of an extended African American family in New Haven from the 1950s to the 1980s. The papers also include account books from Rae's tenure as chief administrative officer of the city of New Haven, Connecticut, from 1990 to 1991 which contain notes, reports, meeting minutes and daily memoranda.

Dates

  • 1988-1991

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Douglas W. Rae has been transferred to Yale University.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 mssa.assist@yale.edu.

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 papers are arranged in two series: Series I: Howard Family Interviews, 1988-1989 and Series II: New Haven Chief Administrative Officer Record Books, 1990-1991

Extent

3 Linear Feet (6 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.ms.1833

Overview

The Douglas W. Rae papers consist of interviews of members of the Howard family conducted from 1988 and 1989. The interviews document the social and economic experiences of an extended African American family in New Haven from the 1950s to the 1980s. The papers also include account books from Rae's tenure as chief administrative officer of the city of New Haven, Connecticut, from 1990 to 1991 which contain notes, reports, meeting minutes and daily memoranda.

Biographical / Historical

Douglas Whiting Rae (b. 1939) is the Richard S. Ely Professor of Political Science and Management at Yale University. A political scientist and member of the Yale faculty since 1967, he took leave in 1990 and 1991 to serve as chief administrative officer of the City of New Haven. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a former Guggenheim Fellow, Professor Rae has been a consultant for the Parliament of Spain, the Italian Christian Democratic Party, and the BBC. He has served as president of Leeway, Inc., a nonprofit corporation serving AIDS patients. Rae's research interests include urban development, urban poverty, and regionalization. His latest book, City: Urbanism and Its End (Yale University Press), was published in the fall of 2003.

Custodial History

Gift of Douglas W. Rae, 2005.
Title
Guide to the Douglas W. Rae Papers
Status
Completed
Author
compiled by Michael Lotstein
Date
July 2011
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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Location

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

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