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George I. Brown Papers
HPA Mss 3  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: George I. Brown Papers
    Dates: 1962-1990
    Collection Number: HPA Mss 3
    Creator: Brown, George I.
    Collection Size: 24.3 linear feet (25 boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: SRLF.
    Abstract: Materials relating to Brown's confluent education program at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Language: English.

    Access Restrictions

    Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    George I. Brown Papers. HPA Mss 3. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by George I. Brown in 1986.


    George I. Brown, emeritus professor of education at the University of California, Santa Barbara, founded the confluent education program at that campus. Brown, also trained as a Gestalt therapist, is known for applying the humanistic psychology model to organizations. In addition to UCSB, Brown has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the Universities of New Hampshire, Delaware, and Oslo, Norway. His books include Human Teaching for Human Learning: An Introduction to Confluent Education and The Neurotic Behavior of Organizations.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection is divided into series, which include Confluent Education Materials, Correspondence, Course Materials, DRICE Reports, Ford Foundation, Subject Files, Workshops, Writings. See individual series for more information.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Brown, George I.
    Educational psychology.
    Gestalt psychology.