The American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) was founded in 1947 as a professional society of individuals engaged or interested in public opinion research and its allied fields. The Association supports standards and best practices in the collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of survey data. This collection contains administrative correspondence, memoranda, meeting materials, by-laws, reports, directories, newsletters, publications, photographs, audio cassettes, video tapes, and other documents representing the activities of AAPOR. Materials date between 1946 and 2010, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2000. The records primarily document the administrative functions of AAPOR, its annual conference, and publications.
George Herbert Mead (1863-19310 educator, social psychologist, philosopher. The Mead Papers contain correspondence, primarily with family members including Henry Northrup Castle, Helen Castle Mead, Henry Castle Mead, and Irene Tufts Mead. Other correspondents include John Dewey and Charles Morris. The collection also includes manuscripts of published journal articles and books, correspondence relating to publications, and student notes from Mead's courses.