Ronald Taft papers 1946-2005


Ronald Taft papers, 1946-2005

Ronald Taft papers 1946-2005

The bulk of the collection contains correspondence from varying times throughout Taft's career from his time as a student to his time as a lecturer and professional psychologist.


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Taft, Ronald. (person)

Ronald Taft was born June 3, 1920 in Melbourne, Australia. He received his BA from Melbourne University in 1939 and his MA in psychology from Columbia University in 1941. He worked as an industrial psychologist for the Australian Department of Aircraft Production from 1942-1944 and later as a consultant for the Australian Institute of Management from 1945-1948 before earning his doctoral degree in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1950. Taft acc...

Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947 (person)

Kurt Lewin is commonly recognized as the founder of social psychology. He was born in 1890 in the Village of Moglino in the Prussian province of Posen. Although completing the requirements for a PhD. in 1914, Lewin was not awarded the degree until 1916 from the University of Berlin. In 1932, he attended Stanford University as a visiting professor and in 1933, immigrated to the U.S. In that same year he became a faculty member of Cornell University. In 1935, he became a professor at ...

Allport, Gordon W. (Gordon Willard), 1897-1967 (person)

Allport earned his Harvard AB in 1919, his AM in 1921 and his PhD in 1922. From the description of The study of character : historical views and the empirical approach, May 1921. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77075455 Allport graduated from Harvard in 1919 and taught psychology and social ethics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Gordon W. Allport, 1907-ca. 1974 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972973 ...