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Computer Institute for Social Science Research records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-16.31

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the unpublished annual reports (1964-1969) of the Computer Institute for Social Science Research which contain information on research projects, grants, funding, and activities. Also included in the collection is a serial, Computer Institute for Social Science Research Technical Report. The MERIT file consists of original grant proposals, newspaper clippings, and correspondence documenting the establishment of the Michigan Education Research and Information triad (MERIT) computer network, 1970-1979. The primary correspondent is Professor Charles Wrigley, director of the Computer Institute for Social Science Research who coordinated the establishment of the MERIT system at Michigan State University (MSU). The triad consists of MSU, University of Michigan, and Wayne State University.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1969


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.


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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.

Computer Institute for Social Science Research Records
4 Published And Cataloged
E. Busch
February 2013
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US