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Howard F. Taylor Black Leadership Network Study Papers


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Taylor, Howard Francis, 1939-

Howard F. Taylor is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Princeton University. Educated at Hiram College ('61) and Yale University (M.A. '64, Ph.D. '66), he taught at Illinois Institute of Technology and Syracuse University before joining the Department of Sociology at Princeton in 1973. Taylor chaired the African American Studies Program at Princeton from 1973-1988. Taylor has published extensively on issues of race, class, and gender bias and their impact on social equality. He served as president of the Eastern Sociological Society and chair of the National Advisory Committee for the ASA Minority Opportunity Summer Training Program (MOST). In 1998, the American Sociological Association awarded Taylor its DuBois-Johnson-Frazier Award, which is given for "academic excellence in the transformation of racial inequality."

Collection consists of Howard Taylor's survey files, organized by last name of the survey subject. Materials include a summary of the project methodology as well as survey questionnaires, automated quantitative analyses, resumes and biographies, and clippings. In addition, some files include cassette tapes of interviews.

Gift of Howard F. Taylor, 2008 [ML2009.003].

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This collection was processed by Regine Heberlein in November 2009. A collection-level MARC record and a finding aid were created at this time.

Several folders did not include any material and were removed from the collection. These folders did include the names of people who were invited but did not participate in the study.

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Collection Inventory

Survey Files, 1984-1992. 9 boxes.
Physical Description

9 boxes

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