Kurt Lewin papers 1890-1978

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Kurt Lewin papers, 1890-1978

Kurt Lewin papers 1890-1978

The Kurt Lewin papers include biographical material, materials from Berlin (the Psychiatric Institute at the University of Berlin); Commission on Community Interrelations; Jewish Identity; Topology; Gestalt Psychology. Lots of correspondence including letters among Lewin's biographer, Alfred Marrow and many people who knew Lewin and his work. View finding aid for the Kurt Lewin papers here.

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Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947

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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 ...