- 1972-1975 (Creation)
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0.32 m of textual records
8 sound recordings
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Prof. Rayside received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1976. During the early to mid 1970’s, he undertook research towards the completion of his dissertation, entitled Linguistic Divisions in the Belgian Social Christian Party and the Liberal Parties of Canada and Quebec. The study examines ethnic conflict in Belgium and Canada, as reflected in divisions within major political parties. Prof. Rayside’s research included conducting interviews with and sending questionnaires to Canadian Liberal Party and Belgian Social Christian politicians. This series documents Prof. Rayside’s doctoral research and includes correspondence, completed questionnaires, sound recordings of interviews, and interview transcripts and sound recordings of thesis advisor Robert Putnam meetings with Rayside.
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-All interviews and transcripts are restricted for 50 years from the date of the interview.
-See finding aid for further details
-All other material is open.