Arthur Franklin Raper papers
Scope and Content
This collection contains documents pertaining to the work of South Asia development expert Arthur Raper, including speeches, pamphlets in Bengali/Bangla, research and development project reports published by the Pakistan and Bangladesh Academies for Rural Development, Comilla and Peshawar, Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University, East-West Center, Hawaii. Many of the documents within this collection have notes written on and within them by Raper and others, allowing for more insight into Raper's presonal involvement and opinions with these projects and surveys.
- Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979 (Person)
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Arthur Franklin Raper was a distinguished sociologist whose early work focused on rural social issues and racial discrimination in the South. From the 1940s through the early 1960s, he worked for several government agencies on problems of rural development in Bangladesh as well as other countries in Southeast Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. After his work as senior advisor to the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development, he returned to the United States and worked as a visiting professor at Michigan State University until his retirement in 1967.
4.0 linear feet (8 Boxes)
This collection contains documents pertaining to the work of South Asia development expert Arthur F. Raper, including speeches, research and development project reports published by the Pakistan and Bangladesh Academies for Rural Development, Comilla and Peshawar, Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University and East-West Center Hawaii.
This collection is organized chronologically.
Collection donated by Arthur Raper in 1977.
Processed by Amy Blake in December 2018. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009 and was revised by Amy Blake in December 2018.
- Rural development--Bangladesh. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Rural development--Pakistan. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Arthur Raper papers, 1959-1975
- Arthur Raper C0095
- Edited Full Draft
- Finding aid prepared by Amy Blake
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