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Office of Population Research Newsletters and Annual Reports


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Princeton University. Office of Population Research.

According to its website, the Office of Population Research (OPR) at Princeton University is a demographic research and training center founded in 1936 by Frank Notestein. It is an interdisciplinary center that supports PhD students in demography as well as in other joint degrees with departments; masters students in public policy; as well as sponsoring workshops and conferences. It supports, houses or is affiliated with other centers including the Eviction Lab, the Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW), the Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW), the Center for Migration and Development (CMD), and the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China (CCC). After founder and director Frank Wallace Notestein left OPR to become the first director of the United Nations Population Division, subsequent directors of the OPR have been Wildred D. Borrie (1959); Ansley J. Coale (1959-1975); Charles Westoff (1976-1991); James Trussell (1992-1997, 2002-2006, 2008); Marta Tienda (1998-2001); Noreen Goldman (2007, 2016); and Douglas Massey (2011-2015, 2017-2020). Office of Population Research

The Office of Population Research (OPR) at Princeton University, founded in 1936, is one of the nation's oldest demographic research and training centers. This collection contains newsletters and annual reports published by the Office of Population Research.

The collection was transferred from the Donald E. Stokes Library in 2021 (AR.2021.046).

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This collection was processed by Phoebe Nobles in 2021. Finding aid written by Phoebe Nobles.

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Collection Inventory

Reports, 1975-1976. 2 items.
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2 items

OPR Newsletter, 1976-1981. 1 folder.
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1 folder

OPR Newsletter, 1982-1990. 1 folder.
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1 folder

OPR Newsletter, 1992-1999. 1 folder.
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1 folder

OPR Annual Report, 2000-2007. 1 folder.
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1 folder

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