Scope and arrangement
GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE AND MEMORANDA, 1935-1948, series include letters from Frederick Keppel, President of the Carnegie Corporation, establishing the project; correspondence between Keppel and Gunnar Myrdal, memoranda or interviews with Myrdal and the social scientists who wrote the reports; and files for the Committee on Selection, 1940-1943.
Correspondence, 1935-1948, with the social scientists who authored the reports, as well as with scholars and experts with whom Myrdal conferred. The correspondents include Sterling Brown, Ralph J. Bunche, Horace R. Cayton, Melville Herskovits, Guy B. Johnson, Paul Norgren, Richard Sterner, Samuel A. Stouffer (director of project during Myrdal's absence in Europe during the war years), Dorothy S. Thomas, Doxey A. Wilkerson, and Thomas J. Woofter, Jr.
The RESEARCH MEMORANDA series consists of the twenty-nine memoranda prepared by the team of social scientists.
Collection organized into two series: I Research Memoranda; and II General Correspondence and Memoranda