Community Studies and Surveys File, 1949-65, 1968
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Brief Description: Community Studies and Surveys File including correspondence with businessmen and chamber of commerce secretaries and publications about marketing, shopping surveys, advertising and promotion and institutes and clinics in Illinois cities.  The series includes files on the Council on Community Development (1958-64), the Illinois Board of Economic Development (1962-65), the Illinois Retail Merchants Association and regional surveys and research projects.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 9/10/5
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bureau of Business Management
Volume: 8.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/6/74
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Arrangement: Alphabetically by community
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bureau of Business Management :

Formed in 1948,1 the Bureau of Business Management is an extension service that helps small businessmen with management problems through publications, conferences, extension courses, library service, management counseling, and by making research studies. Until 1954, it was called the Business Management Service.2 Discontinued in 1976 and merged into Executive Development Center.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 44th Report, June 15, 1948, p. 1308.

2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 47th Report, July 25, 1953 and June 21, 1954, pp. 1019, 1524, 1739.

3. Statement by Mr. Jo Weisenberg, Dec. 23, 1977.

Subject Index
Community Development
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]