Institute for Public Policy and Social Research Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Institute for Public Policy and Social Research records
Date [inclusive]
0.5 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Historical Note

The Institute was formed from the Social Science Research Bureau (UA 16.110) circa 1990 within the College of Social Science. The Institute conducts research on public policy issues, provides survey research services, develops and conducts public policy education and training programs, and builds relationships between academic and policymakers to solve problems.

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Scope and Content

The collection currently consists of 15 folders containing brochures, conference programs and flyers, newsletters, reports, and surveys. Of particular interest, is the folder containing materials from the Forum Series (1991 - 2000).

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections May 2009

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. -- General subdivision--Institute for Public Policy and Social Research.;

Geographic Name(s)

  • Michigan -- Population


  • Charities -- Statistics
  • Ethnic groups
  • International relations -- Public opinion
  • Minorities
  • Social sciences -- Research

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

About the Institute 1995 – 1996, Undated 

F.D. 1

Brochures – Miscellaneous 1992-1999 

F.D. 2

Conference Programs 1993 

F.D. 3

Forum Series 

Drawer Folder


F.D. 4


F.D. 5


F.D. 6
Drawer Folder

Michigan Child Care Clearinghouse Folder 1990 

F.D. 7

Michigan Child Care Clearinghouse – “Options” Newsletter 1992-1993 

F.D. 8

“The Debate Revisited: President Clinton’s First 100 Days” 1993 

F.D. 9

“Mission, Growth and Direction” August 1993 

F.D. 10

Political Institutions and Public Choice Programs 1996-1997 

F.D. 11

Reinventing Michigan Government 1992 

F.D. 12

Research Paper Series 1996 

F.D. 13

“The State of Nonprofit Michigan” 1991 

F.D. 14

Surveys 1992 – 1997, Undated 

F.D. 15

"Charter Schools Laws Across the United States: A Policy Report" by Sandra Vergari and Michael Mintrom, 

F.D. 16