Papers, 1920s-1950s.


Waring, Ethel Bushnell, 1887-1972. Papers, 1920s-1950s.

Papers, 1920s-1950s.

Correspondence, mss. of writings, journals, pamphlets, instructional materials, reports, student papers, research notes, charts, and data, relating to Waring's career at New York State College of Home Economics Dept. of Child Development and Family Relationships (earlier name: New York State College of Home Economics Dept. of Family Life). Correspondents include Kurt Lewin and Abraham Maslow.

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Professor of child development, Cornell University. From the description of Papers, 1920s-1950s. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28413952 Professor of home economics, Cornell University. In 1927 Ethel Waring came to Cornell as professor of home economics in what was then the Department of Family Life. In 1945 the name was changed to the Department of Child Development and Family Relationships. This department is now called Human Develop...

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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 ...

Maslow, Abraham H. (Abraham Harold) (person)

Abraham Harold Maslow was born on April 1, 1908, in Brooklyn, New York. Maslow became interested in psychology at a young age, though first studying law before receiving degrees at the University of Wisconsin in psychology (BA in 1930, MA in 1931, PhD in 1934). While at Wisconsin, he became closely associated with Harry Harlow and his primate studies. After graduation, Maslow worked with E. L. Thorndike at Columbia. He then taught at Brooklyn College from 1937 until 1951. From 1951 ...