The Harold H. Haak papers measure 3.75 linear feet and date from 1954 to 1997. The collection is arranged in two series: Personal
and Professional. The bulk of the collection chronicles Haak's abiding interest in organizational behavior and career in administration.
Haak has annotated the sections within the collection that needed the context of his involvement and its significance explained.
Harold H. Haak was born on June 1, 1935 in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a bachelor of arts degree at the University of
Wisconsin in political science and later an M.A. in 1958. Haak went on to receive a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He was
hired as an assistant professor at San Diego State University where he became an associate professor of political science,
teaching from 1962 to 1969. Haak also served as Dean of Public Administration and Urban Studies at San Diego. He left his
position in 1971 to become the Vice President for Academic Affairs at California State University, Fresno (CSUF).
Copyright has been transferred to California State University, Fresno.
The collection is open for research.