Warner, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1898-1970

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W. Lloyd Warner was born on October 26, 1898 in Redlands, California. He attended the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkley, where he received his B.A. in anthropology in 1926. Warner also attended graduate school at Berkeley and spent three years researching in northeastern Australia.

Warner became assistant professor of Anthropology at Harvard University in 1929. In 1935, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago where he was appointed associate professor. In the mid-1950s Warner moved to Michigan State University where he became professor of social research in 1959.

Among Warner's many published works are: A Black Civilization: A Social Study of an Australian Tribe (1937), Color and Human Nature: Negro Personality Development in a Northern City (1941), Democracy in Jonesville: A Study in Quality and Inequality (1949), American Life: Dream and Reality (1953), and The Corporation in Emergent American Society (1962).

Warner has been described as "a leader among anthropologists and sociologists who apply the research methods of cultural anthropology to the complex problems of contemporary society."

Warner married Mildred (Hall) Warner on January 10, 1932. The couple had three children: Ann, Caroline, and William Taylor.

W. Lloyd Warner died on May 23, 1970.

From the guide to the Warner, W. Lloyd. Papers, 1913-1981, (Special Collections Research Center University of Chicago Library 1100 East 57th Street Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.)

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creatorOf Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949. Elton Mayo papers, 1909-1960. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Park, Robert Ezra. Collection, 1882-1979 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
creatorOf Warner, W. Lloyd. Papers, 1913-1981 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944. Papers, 1882-1979 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Warner, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1898-1970. Biography and addenda : typescript, 1979-1981. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Kimball, Solon Toothaker. Solon Toothaker Kimball papers, 1902-1981. Newberry Library
referencedIn Baur, E. Jackson. Papers, 1933-1952 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Elton Mayo papers, 1909-1960 Baker Library, Harvard Business School
referencedIn Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949. Elton Mayo papers, 1914-1947 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Baur, Edward Jackson, 1913-. Baur, E. Jackson : papers. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960. Houghton Library.
referencedIn John Collier papers, 1910-1987 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Warner, W. Lloyd (William Lloyd), 1898-1970. Papers, 1956-1974. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Davis, Allison, 1902-1983. Papers, 1932-1984 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Davis, Allison. Papers, 1932-1984 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
referencedIn Baur, Edward Jackson, 1913-. Papers, 1933-1952 (inclusive). University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Collier, John, 1884-1968. John Collier papers, 1910-1987 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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associatedWith Baur, Edward Jackson, 1913- person
associatedWith Collier, John, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Davis, Allison, 1902-1983. person
associatedWith Gardner, Burleigh B. (Burleigh Bradford), 1902- person
associatedWith Gardner, Mary R. person
associatedWith Havighurst, Robert J. (Robert James), 1900-1991. person
associatedWith Kimball, Solon Toothaker. person
associatedWith Loeb, Martin B. (Martin Bernard), 1913- person
correspondedWith Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960 person
associatedWith Mayo, Elton, 1880-1949. person
associatedWith Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944. person
associatedWith Radcliffe-Brown, A. R. (Alfred Reginald), 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Van Riper, Paul P. person
associatedWith Warner, Mildred person
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Birth 1898-10-26

Death 1970-05-23

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