Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: SA-029-001-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1985

Subject Area: Attitudes Toward Self and Society

Bibliographic Citation: Intersection of personal and national history, 1985: [U.S.].  [machine-readable data file] / Schuman, Howard  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9257

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: These data explore the ways in which national and world events occurring over the past 50 years have affected respondents' lives and the lives of their families. A representative sample of Americans was queried about memories of important people, war-related issues including lessons learned from the Vietnam War, civil rights, and economic issues.

SOURCE: telephone interviews

UNIVERSE: All adult residents of the United States 18 years of age and older.

SAMPLE: National probability sample selected through random digit dialing.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation + SPSS Control Cards.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image, with SPSS Control Cards for each


DATE OF COLLECTION: April-May and August-September 1985

FUNDING AGENCY: National Science Foundation.



Schuman, H., and Jacqueline Scott. ''Generations and Collective Memories.'' AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW 54 (1989), 359-381.

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