Blair Kling Papers, 1950-1983 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/13/51
Acquired: 7/22/2000, 6/2003
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Blair B. Kling (1929- ), Professor of History (1962-2000), including correspondence, manuscripts, and reprints concerning the history of American technical assistance in India, the role of American universities in the transfer of agricultural technology, aid, and advice to India, and other issues of economic development in third-world countries. This series also includes 21 oral history interview tapes (1978) with University faculty and administrators (including George Stoddard, Charles H. Shattuck, Donald Kemmerer, Harry Tiebout, Clarence Berdahl, Milton Derber, C. Ernest Dawn, and Robert Downs) as well as students, concerning University life during the 1950's, particularly regarding the George Stoddard, racial discrimination, the civil rights movement, and intellectual freedom on campus. The interviews were conduced by Kling and his students in an undergraduate history seminar.