Commission Papers, 1952-
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Brief Description: Commission Papers, includes reports prepared by the institute staff for the Illinois Legislative Commission on Municipal Revenue (1953, 1958), State Personnel Administration Commission (1955), Illinois Metropolitan Area Local Government Services Commission (1961), Illinois Budgetary Commission (1964), Illinois Cities and Villages Municipal Problems Commission (1964) and Constitution Study Commission of the State of Illinois (1968).  The series includes mimeographed copies of public hearings of the Municipal Revenue Commission (1952).
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: 21/1/812
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Government and Public Affairs
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/1963
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Institute of Government and Public Affairs :

Following a recommendation from the State of Illinois that the University develop a broad program of teaching, research and extension in government and public affairs, the Institute of Government and Public Affairs was established August 5, 1947.1 It was set up as an autonomous body under a Director responsible to the President of the University.2 The Institute conducts policy-oriented research and public service focusing on important areas of state and local government structure and process and emphasizing problems of urbanization. Though the Institute offers no courses, its faculty members teach in academic departments, guide research, and direct intern programs.3

1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 44th Report, August 5, 1947, pp. 493-94.

2. Ibid., p. 494.

3. Graduate College Catalog, 1974-1976, p. 81.

Subject Index
Illinois Constitution
Local Government
Municipal Government
Municipal Revenue
State Government
Languages of Materials
English [eng]