Pitcher, Evelyn Goodenough.

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Evelyn Wiltshire Goodenough Pitcher (1915- ): child development specialist, (Wilson College, A.B., 1937; Yale University, A.M. in English, 1939, Ph.D. in education and psychology, 1956) taught and studied pre-school children at the Gesell Institute of Child Development in New Haven (1951-1959), directed the Eliot-Pearson School of Child Development at Tufts (ca. 1959-ca. 1965), and when the school became a Tufts dept. in 1965, she became a Tufts professor and chairman of the Dept. of Child Study. She married Ervin Ramsdell Goodenough, professor of history of religion at Yale, in 1941. They had two children and were divorced in 1962. Pitcher then married businessman Robert Pitcher.

From the description of Papers, 1926-1984 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006795

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referencedIn Camden High School Class of 1942 photographs, 1942. Camden Public Library
referencedIn Ames, Louise Bates. Louise Bates Ames papers, 1915-1996 (bulk 1950-1975). Library of Congress
creatorOf Pitcher, Evelyn Goodenough. Papers, 1926-1984 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Louise Bates Ames Papers, 1915-1989, (bulk 1950-1975) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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correspondedWith Ames, Louise Bates. person
associatedWith Eliot, Abigail Adams, 1892- person
associatedWith Eliot-Pearson School of Child Development. corporateBody
associatedWith Gesell Institute of Child Development. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodenough, Erwin Ramsdell, 1893-1965. person
associatedWith Tufts University. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. corporateBody
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Birth 1915

Death 2004


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