||Through his involvement in CROND (Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting), Sidney W. Hess developed the first computer
program for legislative redistricting. The Sidney W. Hess Computer Research on Nonpartisan Districting, Inc. records span
the dates 1963-1971. Records include academic journal articles, reports, conference papers, manuals, presentation notes,
a Good Government Award, and a letter of congratulations from Russell W. Peterson. The collection consists of approximately
0.5 linear feet of paper records.