Samuel K. Gove Papers, 1948-93
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Brief Description: Papers of Samuel K. Gove (1923-2011), professor of political science (1954-89) and director of the Institute (1967-85), including correspondence (1951-89), reports, manuscripts, minutes, photographs, search committee files (1972-86), publications (1958-88), news clippings, talks (1962-84), transcripts of speeches, course materials, training manuals, press releases/packets, handouts and promotional materials, research studies, mailers, symposium reports/lectures, executive summaries, memorandum, legal brief from US Court of Appeals, book marketing materials, bibliographic materials, and tapes about legislative politics, campaign finance and the role of money in politics, reapportionment, federal/state and state/university government relations, governmental studies and reorganization of the State Auditor's office, constitutional conventions, internships, the Illinois Commission to Study State Government -- Schaefer Commission (1950-53), State Personnel Administration Commission (1950-56), Commission to Study the Organization of the General Assembly--Katz Commission (1963-67), legislators conferences (1966-86), Commission on State Government (1965-67) and Local Government Commission (1967-69), American Society for Public Administration (1950-84), American Association of University Professors (1955-84), American Political Science Association (1950-72, 1982-85), Illinois Board of Higher Education (1967-73), National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (1972-84), National Municipal League (1950-82), Policy Studies Organization (1970-84) and Champaign-Urbana Study Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation (1976-78). The series includes material on the University Office of Community Development (1959-65), Faculty Advisory Committee (1965-70), International Programs and Studies Committee (1970-82), Illinois Campaign Finance Project (1995-1997), Council on Extension and Public Service (1966-85), Political Science Department (1972-84), State Government/University Relations Committee (1973-85), Statutes and Senate Procedures Committee (1963-69), budget restoration (1976-77), Illinois Issues (1973-85), Leo Koch, Orville Hodge, and Revilo P. Oliver. Correspondents include Otto Kerner, Paul Simon, Jim Edgar, and Harold A. Katz.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
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1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
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Record Series Number: 21/1/20
Created by: Gove, Samuel K. (1923-)
Volume: 51.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 6/18/1985; 4/28/1993; 1/15/2004; 8/22/2017
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Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject and Chronological thereunder
Subject Index
Academic Freedom
American Association of University Professors
American Physical Society
American Society for Public Administration
Auditor of Public Accounts
Champaign, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois
Community Development
Constitutional Convention, Illinois
Educational Policy
Faculty Advisory Committee
Faculty Papers
Federal-State Relations
General Assembly, (KATZ) Commission on the Organization of the
Government and Public Affairs, Institute of
Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE)
Illinois Civic Exchange
Illinois Issues
Illinois Politics
International Programs
Legislative Bills
Legislative Redistricting
Legislative Relations Committee
Legislative Representation
Legislature, Illinois
Local Government
Municipal Problems Commission
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
National Municipal League
Personnel Administration Commission, State
Personnel Classification
Policy Studies
Political Science Department
Public Administration
Public Service
Search Committees
State/University Rellations Committee
State Government
State Government, (Schaefer) Commission to Study Illinois
Survey Research Laboratory
University of Georgia
University of Nebraska
University Statutes
Urbana, Illinois
Urban Planning
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]