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Harvey M. Choldin papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.187

Scope and Content

The Harvey M. Choldin papers contain reports relating to the Pakistan Academy for Village/Rural Development. There are also materials and reports relating to the Director, Akhter Hameed Khan. There are also reports relating to the Agro-Economic Research Center, East-West Center, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, as well as India and Pakistan.


  • Creation: 1950 - 1976


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical Note

Born April 3, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, Harvey M. Choldin received his B.A. in 1960, M.A. in 1963, and his Ph.D in 1965 from the University of Chicago. From 1964 to 1965, Choldin worked for the Population Council, Inc. as a demographic analyst. He was stationed at the Pakistan Academy for Rural Development. While there, he met many Michigan State University employees working on the project.

Choldin became an Assistant Professor in Sociology at MSU in September of 1965 and held the position until August 1969. He then became a professor of sociology at the University of Illinois from 1969 to 1997.


2.25 Cubic Feet

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Related Archival Materials

See also Harvey M. Choldin papers at the University of Illinois Archives in Urbana, Illinois.

Legal Status

Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Harvey M. Choldin Papers
4 Published And Cataloged
K. Grimm
September 2010
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

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