Finding aid for the Arthur J. Naparstek Papers


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Arthur J. Naparstek
Title: Arthur J. Naparstek Papers
Dates: 1962-2004
Extent: 11.40 linear feet (12 containers)
Abstract: Arthur J. Naparstek (1939-2004) was a faculty member and administrator at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU), serving as Dean from 1983 to 1988. He remained on staff until his death in 2004. His interests were varied, but much of his research and activity focused upon the plight of the urban poor and urban revitalization. Among his professional activities prior to his affiliation with CWRU, Naparstek directed the University of Southern California's Washington (D.C.) Public Affairs Center. He also directed policy and research at Catholic University's Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs and was the Associate Director of Purdue University's Urban Development Institute where he was a key advisor to Gary Hatcher, the first African American mayor of Gary, Indiana. the collection consists of applications, awards, catalogues, correspondence, curricula vitae, lists, minutes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, notes, proposals, publications, reports, syllabi, transcripts, and writings.
MS Number MS 5075
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English