Center for International Comparative Studies File, 1963-79 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 24/2/18
Volume: 5.6 cubic feet
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Description: Center for International Comparative Studies File containing correspondence, applications, budgets and reports prepared for the Ford Foundation (1968-74); Center for International Comparative Studies (CICS) budgets, annual reports (1963-71); guidelines (1968-71) and correspondence of Director Joseph B. Casagrande (1969-75) and files on area center and individual research projects supported (1971-73), group and individual projects supported (1965-70), pre-dissertation field training grants supported (1970-71), withdrawn proposals (1967-70), grants not used (1966-78), proposals not funded (1964-79) and no decision proposals (1971-73). Established in the Graduate College on June 17, 1964, CICS was supported by a 1965-70 grant of $800,000 and a transitional 1971-73 grant of $200,000 from the Ford Foundation for research in non-western studies, overseas travel and new program development. In 1969, CICS was transferred to the Office of International Programs and Studies. Supported research involved faculty in the Asian Studies Center, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Economics and other departments studying comparative economic, industrial, political and cultural institutions in India, Indonesia, Japan, Peru, Africa and Latin America.