Metropolitan Areas Study Source Material, 1959-63 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 21/1/15
Volume: 12.0 cubic feet
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Description: Metropolitan Areas Study Source Material including newspaper clippings, interviews, maps, brochures, reports, proceedings, research papers, monographs, correspondence, plans, books, survey,s lists, worksheets and summaries relating to local political systems, their place in the estate and federal systems, cultural backgrounds and the impact of the frontier and section. The material is organized into sections on characteristics of population, political organizations, electoral behavior, intergovernmental relations, interest groups and community issues and problems for Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, Belleville-East St. Louis, Joliet, Oak Park, Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford and Springfield metropolitan areas that were used as source material for Daniel J. Elazar's Cities of the Prairie: The Metropolitan Frontier and American Politics (New York: Basic Books, 1970), 514 pp.