Mary Ainsworth papers, 1955-1983.


Mary Ainsworth papers, 1955-1983.

Collection is largely correspondence, mainly with other professionals, regarding studies of infant / mother reactions, attachment and separation, maternal deprivation, and work with the Society for Research in Child Development (SCRD). Among the many correspondents: Mary Northway, James Robertson, L. Joseph Stone, John Bowlby, Leon Yarrow, Lewis Lipsitt, Christoph Heinicke, Harry Harlow, Lois B. Murphy, and Jerome Bruner.

5.5 linear feet.


SNAC Resource ID: 7762648

University of Akron, Bierce Library

Related Entities

There are 13 Entities related to this resource.

Northway, Mary L. (Mary Louise), 1909- (person)

Bruner, Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour) (person)

Bruner taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Jerome Seymour Bruner, 1915-1971 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972992 Psychologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Jerome S. Bruner : oral history, 1999. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269256977 ...

Yarrow, Leon J. (person)

Society for Research in Child Development. (corporateBody)

The field of child development received formal recognition in 1922-23 through the appointment of a subcommittee on Child Development of the National Research Council. In 1925, under the direction of Robert S. Woodworth, an eminent experimental psychologist, this group became the Committee in Child Development with offices and staff in the National Academy of Sciences. The purpose of the committee was to integrate research activities and to stimulate research in child development. The committee a...

Stone, L. Joseph (Lawrence Joseph), 1912-1975 (person)

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Heinicke, Christoph M. (Christoph Mathew), 1926- (person)

Harlow, Harry F. (Harry Frederick), 1905-1981 (person)

Lipsitt, Lewis Paeff, 1929-.... (person)

Psychologist, educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Lewis Paeff Lipsett : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122619806 ...

Ainsworth, Mary D. Salter (person)

Mary D. Salter Ainsworth was born December 1, 1913 in Glendale, OH. Her family later moved to Canada. At the age of 16, Ainsworth entered the University of Toronto. She earned a BA in 1935 and a PhD in 1939. She went on to teach at the University of Toronto until 1942. During WWII, Ainsworth was part of the Canadian Women's Army Corp. After her marriage in 1950, she moved to England where she studied mother-child relationships at the Tavistock Clinic with John Bowlby. In...

Murphy, Lois Barclay, 1902-2003 (person)

Born in 1902 in Lisbon, Iowa, Lois Barclay Murphy attended Vassar College and earned a masters in theology from Union Theological Seminary. She had been fired from teaching comparative religion at Sarah Lawrence College when by chance she met the head of the Macy Foundation in New York. He solicited her to conduct a study of sympathy in pre-schoolers. Not only did the study become her doctoral dissertation at Columbia University, it was later published as Social Behavior in Child Personality (19...

Robertson, James, 1911-1988 (person)

Bowlby, John (person)