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RICHARD A. MYREN
PAPERS, 1952-1971

(UA-902.005)

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Box and Folder List


Richard A. Myren Papers
Scope & Content Note

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The following series is from the collection of Richard A. Myren, former Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at University at Albany. The papers include correspondence, notes and manuscripts arranged alphabetically. Primarily covered are Myren's years as Assistant Director of the Institute of Government, at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, 1952-56), Assistant and Associate Professor of Police Administration at Indiana University (Bloomington, 1956-66), and Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at University at Albany (1966-1974). Also included are some of Myren's Harvard Law School Notes (1952), and papers from his participation in the Guilderland School Board (1970-71).


Richard A. Myren Papers
Box and Folder List

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Biographical Series

Box 1A
Folder

1.World War II Army Service Records, 1943-46,
2. NORLAB Personnel File, 1948-49,
3. Naval Intelligence Reserve Commission Personnel File, 1954-68,
4. University of North Carolina Employment Records, 1952-1956,
5. U of Indiana Employment Records, 1956-66,
6. Becords and tributes relating to your service at American University, 1976-1986
7. Who's Who in American, 2006, draft biographical statement

Published Works

Box 1A (continued)
Folder

1. Richard A. Myren, Coroners in North Carolina: A Discussion of Their Problems (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: Institute of Government, 1953),
2. Richard A. Myren and Lynn D. Swanson, Police Work with Children Perspectives and Principles (US Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Social Security Administration, Children’s Bureau, 1962)
3. Richard A. Myren, Law and Justice An Introduction (Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks Grove Publishing Co., 1988)
4. Richard A. Myren & Carol Henderson Garcia, Investigation for Determination of Fact A Primer on Proof, (Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks Grove Publishing Co., 1989),

Unpublished Works

Box 1A (continued)
Folder

1. Richard A. & Patricia R. Myren, Four Norwegians Who Came to America, Their Ancestors and Descendants: Maria Hoium and Albert Andreasen Myren, Bertha Onsrud and Johannes Olfred Bruhaug Olson, Fourth Draft, March 1997.

Box 1
Folder

1. American Society of Criminology - corres. with members, 1955-63
2. American Society of Criminology - programs, minutes, talks, 1958-62
3. "Building a Criminal Justice Career" - IAPP Report, Feb. 26, 1970
4. California Coordinating Council for Higher Education - Agenda, minutes, September 10, 1970
5. California Coordinating Council for Higher Education - corres., research data, 1969-70
6. California Coordinating Council for Higher Education - crime related programs in Higher Educations Institutions in California - review draft, 1970

Box 2
Folder

1. Chemical Testing - correspondence - James R. Peva, Dec., 1958
2. Chemical Testing - evaluations to determine intoxication, 1966 (2 folders)
3. Chemical Testing - University and Government reports, 1959
4. Children's Bureau - Washington, D.C. - Corres., 1962 (2 folders)
5. Children's Bureau - Washington, D.C. - Federal Education Funds in Police
Training Report - corres., 1961-62
6. Comparative Police Administrative Pilot Project - Cordoba Study, 1965-66
7. Comparative Police Administrative Pilot Project - Corres. - Argentine Grant, 1963-65
8. Comparative Police Administrative Pilot Project - Corres. - James Osterburg, 1964-1965

Box 3
Folder

1. Comparative Police Administration Pilot Project - corres., general, 1964-65
2. Compilation of Juvenile Court Statutes - Comparison of States, 1960
3. Consolidation and Coordination of Police Forces by George Broden, April 7, 1938 (2 folders)
4. Correspondence - Feb. - December 1956
5. Correspondence - Jan. - Aug., 1957
6. Correspondence - September - Oct., 1957
7. Correspondence - Nov. - Dec., 1957

Box 4
Folder

1. Correspondence - Jan, 1958
2. Correspondence - Feb. - April, 1958
3. Correspondence - May - July, 1958
4. Correspondence - Aug. - Dec., 1958
5. Correspondence - Jan. - April, 1959
6. Correspondence - May - July, 1959
7. Correspondence - Aug. - Dec., 1959

Box 5
Folder

1. Correspondence - Jan - May, 1960
2. Correspondence - June - Dec., 1960
3. Correspondence - Jan. - Dec., 1961
4. Correspondence - Jan. - Dec., 1962
5. Correspondence - Jan. - May, 1963
6. Correspondence - June - Dec., 1963
7. Correspondence - Jan. - July, 1964
8. Correspondence - March Dec., 1965
9. Correspondence - Jan. May, 1966
10. Correspondence - Personal
11. Robert F. Borkenstein, Nov., 1961

Box 6
Folder

1. "Data Needs for Crime Specific Planning,", March 17, 1972
2. Guilderland School Board - Election - notes, May, 1971
3. Guilderland School Board - minutes of meetings, 1970
4. Indiana University - Criminal Justice Seminar - Correspondence, June, 19651966
5. Indiana university - Criminal Justice Seminar - Proposal, 1965-66
6. Indiana University - International Studies - Research Center Report, 1964-65
7. Indiana University - International Studies - Five Year Projection Report, Sep., 1965
8. Institute of Government - Daily Bulletins, Jan. - Feb., 1955
9. Institute of Government - Daily Bulletins, Feb. - April 1955

Box 7
Folder

1. Institute of Government - Daily Bulletins, April - May 1955
2. Institute of Government - Daily Bulletins, May 1955
3. Institute of Government - Handbook of N. Carolina State Agencies, Jan., 1955
4. Institute of Government - "Justice of Peace Fees and Jurisdiction" - Sherrill, Basil
5. Institute of Government - "The Law Relating to Fingerprints" - lecture notes, Apr., 1947
6. Institute of Government - Minutes, notes, schedules, 1955 (2 folders)

Box 8
Folder

1. Institute of Government - "Patrol Conduct and Behavior by Donald Hayman
2. Institute of Government - Problems Relating to secrecies in Gov't by James Paul
3. Institute of Government - proposed law enforcement training program, 1955
4. Institute of Government - Special studies, 1952
5. Institute of Government - State vs. Roman, trial documents, 1954
6. Institute of Government - Statement on the Institute of Government - by Roscoe Pound, 1935
7. Institute of Government - Use of notes at trial in N. Carolina - rough draft reports, 1953, 1956
8. Institute of Government - Use of notes at trail in N. Carolina - index notes

Box 9
Folder

1. Juvenile delinquency - notes, 1962
2. Juvenile delinquency - Larceny and Kindred offenses" - teaching notes, 1955-56
3. Law school notes, agency, 1952
4. Law school notes, creditor's rights, 1952
5. Law school notes, criminal law 1952
6. Law school notes, jurisprudence, 1952

Box 10
Folder

1. Law school notes - labor law and conflict, 1952
2. Law school notes - seminars and evidence, 1952
3. Law - Science short course - text and notes, Feb., 1954 (2 folders)
4. Leslie Irvin Murder Case - student papers, April 1959
5. Lie Detection - report, notes

Box 11
Folder

1. Manuscript - "Children and the Police" - organizational draft, Oct., 1960
2. Manuscript - "Criminal Law in the Courts," 1956
3. Manuscript - "Criminal Law in the Courts - duplicator's copy, Chapters 1-3, 1956
4. Manuscript - "Criminal Law in the Courts - duplicator's copy, Chap. 4, 1956
5. Manuscript - "Criminal Law in the Courts," first rough draft, 1956 (2 folders)

Box 12
Folder

1. Manuscript - "Criminal Law in the Courts" Research Draft, 1956
2. Manuscript - "Death by Gunshot,"1952
3. Manuscript - "Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Criminal Justice System" - Research Draft, Jan., 1972
4. Manuscript - "Decentralization and Citizen Participation in Criminal Justice System" - Submission Draft, Ma-, 1972
3. Manuscript - "Indiana Conservation Officer's Manual"- Conservation Dept. - Powers and Duties - notes and research
6. Manuscript - "Indiana Conservation Manual"- Correspondence, 1959 - 1961

Box 13
Folder

1. Manuscript - "Indiana Conservation Officers Manual" - related legislation -notes and research, 1959
2. Manuscript - "Indiana Conservation Officers Manual"- research draft, Chap. 1,2,4,7
3. Manuscript - "Indiana Conservation Officers Manual"- second research draft, 1958
4. Manuscript - "Indiana Conservation Officers Manual" - 3rd tentative draft, 1958
5. Manuscript -"Indiana Sheriff's Manual" - page proof and printer's copy - rough draft, 1959 (2 folders)

Box 14
Folder

1. Manuscript -"Indiana Sheriff's Manual" - page proof and printer's copy - final draft, 1959
2. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "Bibliography on Coroners" - Annotated, 1953
3. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "Cases and Materials on Criminal procedures," Nov., 1955 (2 folders)
4. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "Coroners in N. Carolina", April, 1956 (2 folders)

Box 15
Folder

1. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "Investigation of Arson and other Burnings," Desk copy, 1952
2. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "Investigation of Arson and other unlawful Burnings," final report, 1954
3. Manuscript - Institute of Gov't - "Law Enforcement in Forest Fire Prevention," Jan., 1956
4. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "The Legal Foundations of the Indianapolis Police Dept.," - preliminary report, May, 1963
5. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "outline and material for legal aspects of dental practice," 1954
6. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "outline and materials for legal aspects of pharmacy practice," 1956
7. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "outline and materials for legal aspects of medical practice, 1954
8. Manuscript - Institute of Government - Possible changes in the present legal framework of the office of Coroner. . . "
9. Manuscript - Institute of Government - "State vs. Roman: Illustrating a Problem in Proof," 1954

Box 16
Folder

1. Manuscript - Police work with children - Correspondence, May-June, 1961
2. Manuscript - Police work with Children - Correspondence, Aug.-Dec., 1961
3. Manuscript - Police Work with Children - daughter's copy, 1962
4. Manuscript - Police Work with Children - List of publishers, Dec. 14, 1962
5. Manuscript - Police Work with Children - Related report, Aug., 1961
6. Manuscript - Police work with Children - perspectives and principles - report, 1962
7. Manuscript -Police Work with Children - critical analysis (police contacts with juveniles), R.J. Glavas, Sept. 30, 1961
8. Manuscript -Police Work with Children - first review draft, 1961 (Police contacts with juveniles), 1961

Box 17
Folder

1. Manuscript - Police Work with Children - third review draft (police contacts with juveniles), 1961
2. Manuscript - Police Work with Children - third draft (police work with juveniles) Jan., 1962
3. Manuscript - Police Work with Children - outline report, 1956 (2 folders) (Standards for Police Service for Juveniles)

Box 18
Folder

1. Manuscript - Police Work With Children - second draft, 1961 (2 folders) (Standards of Police Service for Juveniles)
2. Manuscript - Rhode Island Police Services for Children - Correspondence - K.S. Carpenter, Dec., 1962 - Jan 1963
3. Manuscript - Rhode Island Police Services for Children - Police Training Programs, description, May 1962
4. Manuscript - Rhode Island Police Services for Children - research notes
5. Manuscript - Rhode Island Police Services for Children - third draft, 1962
6. Manuscript - Rhode Island Police Services for Children - travel schedules, notes, 1962

Box 19
Folder

1. Navy officer's Correspondence Course - assignment booklets, 1954 (3 folders)
2. Newspapers clippings
3. Norberg proposal - Correspondence, reports, April - June, 1965
4. Oakland Police Training Project - Bulletins, notes, 1959-61
5. Oakland Police Training Project - Correspondence, 1961-62
6. Police Training Programs - descriptions, 1955-62

Box 20
Folder

1. Police Training Programs - replies to inquiries, 1955-60
2. Police Training Program - replies to inquiries, 1961-62
3. Processing and Reporting of Police Referrals - Institute on Juvenile Delinquency, Sept. - Nov., 1961
4. Purdue Arson Seminar - notes, 1953
5. San Jose State College - Crime related program evaluation, Feb.-Apr., 1969
6. Schenectady Police Dept. - Correspondence, 1969-71
7. Schenectady Police Dept. - Purchase and use of video equipment, final report, 1971
8. SUNYA - Sc. of Criminal Justice - Correspondence, leave of absence, July, 1972 - May, 1974
9. SUNYA- Sc. of Criminal Justice - Internal review of the M.A. and Ph.D. (Criminal Justice) programs, Sept., 1973
l0. Symposium on Alcohol and Road Traffic - final report, 1958 (2 folders)

Box 21
Folder

1. Symposium on Alcohol and Road Traffic, notes, 1958
2. Symposium on Alcohol and Road Traffic, proceedings - lst editing, Dec., 1958 (five folders)

Box 22
Folder

1. "Task Force on Corrections" - by Vincent O'Leary draft, 1972
2. Untitled play on drugs, by Maggie Clemovich
3. Walsh-Healey Act - Correspondence - Carroll Christensen, 1960-63
4. Walsh-Healey Act - "Impact on Wage Determination"- research draft, 1962. (2 folders)
5. Walsh-Healey Act - Notes on applications
6. Walsh-Healey Act - Notes on related cases, 1961
7. Walsh-Healey Act - Summary report


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