Harold F. Gosnell Papers

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Date: 1862-1990
Extent: 82.5 Linear Feet
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Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
Harold Foote Gosnell (1896-1997) was a political scientist at the University of Chicago during the 1920s and 1930s. He also worked for the federal government and spent the latter part of his academic career at American and Howard Universities. He was renowned for his work on voter behavior, particularly with reference to African-American politics and Chicago politics.

Scope and Content Note:
The Harold F. Gosnell Papers contain correspondence, teaching materials, writings, and research files spanning 1886-1997.

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