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Documentation: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau
Document: National Data Use and Access Laboratories (DUALabs)
Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; Census Tract-Level Data, 1960 [Computer file]. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1971. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-12-13. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07552
National Data Use and Access Laboratories (DUALabs)
Brief Description
August 1971

Technical Document No. 1960-T
1960 Censuses of Population and Housing
Census Tract Summary Tape (Complete Count and Sample)
(Description of file contents and technical conventions)

File Title
Complete Count and Sample Summaries for 1960 Census Tracts
(and 1960 split tracts)

Contents of Documentation Pages


I. Technical Conventions
A. Technical Characteristics of Magnetic Tape Recording4
B. Conventions for Data Record (Block Size, Logical
Record Size, Total File Size, Sequence of Files,
Conventions for Fields, Suppression Rules)
C. Conventions for Header and Trailer Labels
D. Character Set

II. Description of File Contents
A. Explanation of Tabulation Description
B. Description of Geographic Record
C. Description of Tabular Content
D. Explanation of Geographic Codes

Appendices 1 and Documentation prepared for:

Brief Description of Type
Of Tape Copy Prepared for User and Areas Covered:

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