Survey Research (Public Polling) Collection
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Email: email@example.com Survey Research (Public Polling) Collection
Crossley (Archibald M.) Papers Finding Aid
The Archibald M. Crossley Papers contains the personal and professional papers of survey research pioneer,
Ladd (Everett C., Jr.) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains the professional papers of Dr. Ladd, professor of political science and director of the Roper Center at the University of Connecticut.
Lubell (Samuel) Papers Finding Aid
This collection has not yet been organized for unassisted research use. Researchers wishing to access this collection must make prior arrangements with the Curator before visiting Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Mitofsky (Warren) Papers Finding Aid
The Warren Mitofsky Papers span the years 1948 through 2006. A large majority of the papers concern Mitofksys involvement with the major news networks in various primaries and elections in American and foreign elections during this period, including his conducting of exit polls, which he invented in 1967.
Perry (Paul K.) Papers Finding Aid
The collection contains correspondence, reports, studies, polls and similar materials related to the personal and professional interests of Paul K. Perry. Perry worked for the Gallup organization for a number of years and helped expand the organization.
Roper (Elmo) Papers Finding Aid
Elmo Roper (1900-1971) was a pioneer in the fields of market research and public opinion polling. The collection contains correspondence, speeches, speech cards, articles, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks, some job files from Roper Research Associates, and a variety of press releases, advertisements, and legal papers from the various groups and corporations with which he was involved.
Vicary (James M.) Papers Finding Aid
James M. Vicary operated his own public polling firm working with clients in the public and private sector. He is best known for his work on subliminal messages in advertising.
Yankelovich (Daniel) Papers Finding Aid
Daniel Yankelovich is a noted social researcher and public opinion analyst who worked in both universities. He was the found of Yankelovich, Skelly, & White, a well-known public polling firm and created what is now the Times/CBS Poll.