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Social Science Research Institute, 1970-2002

Collection Overview

Title: Social Science Research Institute, 1970-2002

Predominant Dates:1970-2002

ID: RHC/UA/30/-7

Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet


The Social Science Research Institute records are a subgroup within the Academic Centers record group.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The records of the Social Science Research Institute are composed primarily of reports and publications from three of the centers affiliated with the Institute during the 1970's and 1980's.  They are the Center for Biopolitical Research, the Public Opinion Laboratory, and the Center for Governmental Studies which makes up the bulk of the collection.  Of particular interest is Dr. Jon D. Miller’s presentation “Public Attitudes toward the Regulation of Research,” before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology in March of 1986.  Researchers should also consult related materials found in the President’s Papers (UA 4), Provost Office (UA 16), Faculty Records (UA 18), and Faculty Papers (UA 19).

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on access to the records.

Use Restrictions: Literary rights are dedicated to the public.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1
Folder 1: Social Science Research Institute, 1981-1982, 2002
Folder 2a: Center for Biopolitical Research - Annual Reports; "Politics and the Life Sciences," edited by Wiegle, 1979,  1981;  1984, 1985
Folder 2b: Center for Biopolitical Research, "NOTES" newsletter, 1979
Folder 3: Public Opinion Laboratory, and Jon D. Miller, 1985-1986
Folder 4: Center for Governmental Studies: Annual Reports, (1976-1981), 2000
Folder 5-7: Center for Governmental Studies: Publications, 1970-1973
Box 2
Folder 1-5: Center for Governmental Studies: Publications, (1974-1986)
Folder 6: "Illinois Policy Survey", (2001-2006)
Folder 7: Center for Governmental Studies: "Policy Profiles", 1989, 2001, 2004, 2006