Public Affairs Research Bureau, 1951-1973 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 3/RG 17/RG 17-23
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: First organized in the Government Department in 1951 as a Local Government Center, the Public Affairs Research Bureau was approved as an agency of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences effective July 1, 1958, by an action of the Board of Trustees. The Public Affairs Research Bureau made available findings of previous research, but did not conduct original research. The head of the Bureau served on a part-time basis, and was a member of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences staff.