Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson)

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Professor of psychology at Stanford, 1953-1974, and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, 1961-1970, Sears earned his a.b. at Stanford in 1929 and his Ph.D. at Yale in 1932. Before joining the Stanford faculty, he taught at the University of Iowa, where he directed the Child Welfare Research Station, and at Harvard, where he was also director of the Laboratory of Human Development.

From the description of Robert Richardson Sears papers, 1929-1988. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122332852

Director of the Iowa Child Welfare Research Station, University of Iowa, and professor of psychology at Yale, Harvard, and Stanford universities.

From the description of Oral history interview with Robert R. Sears, 1984 May 30-June 4. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233121943

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Professor of psychology at Stanford, 1953-1974, and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, 1961-1970, Sears earned his a.b. at Stanford in 1929 and his Ph.D. at Yale in 1932. Before joining the Stanford faculty, he taught at the University of Iowa, where he directed the Child Welfare Research Station, and at Harvard, where he was also director of the Laboratory of Human Development.

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Professor of psychology at Stanford, 1953-1974, and Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, 1961-1970, Sears earned his a.b. at Stanford in 1929 and his Ph.D. at Yale in 1932. Before joining the Stanford faculty, he taught at the University of Iowa, where he directed the Child Welfare Research Station, and at Harvard, where he was also director of the Laboratory of Human Development.

From the guide to the Robert Richardson Sears papers, 1929-1988, (Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives)

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Jesse B. Sears was professor of education at Stanford University from 1912-1942. His son Robert Sears, psychologist, taught at the University of Iowa and at Harvard before joining the Stanford faculty in 1953. Pauline Snedden Sears (Mrs. Robert Sears) taught at Yale and Harvard; at Stanford she was a research associate with the Stanford Center in Research and Development in Teaching and administrator of the Elementary Teaching Training Program. David Snedden, Stanford class of 1897, was professor of education at Teacher's College of Columbia University from 1900 to 1935.

From the guide to the Sears family papers, 1903-1985, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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creatorOf Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson). Patterns of child rearing. Harvard University, Murray Research Center
referencedIn Sears, Jesse Brundage. Jesse Brundage Sears papers, 1860-1973. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Robert Richardson Sears papers, 1929-1988 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Sears family. Sears family photographs, circa 1850-1970. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford Oral History Project interviews, 1971-1995 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Daniel M. Mendelowitz papers, [ca. 1950-1970]. Archives of American Art
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Sears family photographs, circa 1850-1970 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. Papers, 1949-1971 (bulk). American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson). Robert Richardson Sears papers, 1929-1988. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson). Identification and child rearing. Harvard University, Murray Research Center
referencedIn Stanford University, Department of Biology, Division of Systematic Biology, records, 1949-1970 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Sears, Robert R. (Robert Richardson),. Oral history interview with Robert R. Sears, 1984 May 30-June 4. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Sears family. Sears family papers, 1903-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Sears, Robert R. Recollections of Steinbeck : cassette audio tape, 1981. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf McClelland, David C. (David Clarence). Follow-up of patterns of child rearing subjects. Harvard University, Murray Research Center
creatorOf Sears family papers, 1903-1985 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Anne Roe papers, 1949-1974 (bulk), 1949-1974 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Stanford University, School of Humanities and Sciences, records, 1930-1999, 1950-1986 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith American Psychological Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Cravens, Hamilton, person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. Laboratory of Human Development. corporateBody
associatedWith Iowa Child Welfare Research Station. corporateBody
associatedWith Levin, Harry, 1925- person
associatedWith Maccoby, Eleanor E., 1917- person
associatedWith McClelland, David C. (David Clarence) person
associatedWith Mendelowitz, Daniel Marcus. person
associatedWith Radcliffe College. Henry A. Murray Research Center. corporateBody
associatedWith Roe, Anne, 1904-1991. person
associatedWith Sears family. family
associatedWith Sears family. family
associatedWith Sears family. family
associatedWith Sears family. family
associatedWith Sears, Jesse Brundage. person
associatedWith Sears, Jesse Brundage, 1876-1973 person
associatedWith Sears, Pauline Snedden. person
associatedWith Sears, Robert R. person
associatedWith Sears, Stella Richardson. person
associatedWith Snedden, David, 1868-1951 person
associatedWith Snedden family. family
associatedWith Snedden, Genevra Sisson, b. 1873- person
associatedWith Snedden, Hope. person
associatedWith Snedden, Janet. person
associatedWith Social Science Research Council (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Society for Research in Child Development. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford Oceanographic Expedition corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford Oral History Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Biology. Division of Systematic Biology. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Psychology corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Psychology. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Press. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. School of Humanities and Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Iowa corporateBody
associatedWith University of Iowa. Child Welfare Research Station. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Eleanor person
associatedWith Wessells, Norman K. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Iowa
United States
United States
Subject
Child rearing--Longitudinal studies
Child rearing
Child development--Research
Child development
College teachers
Child psychologists
Families
Psychology
Occupation
College teachers
Educators--Family relationships
Psychologists--Family relationships
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Birth 1908-08-31

Death 1989-05-22

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