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Guide to the Robert D. Hess Papers
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Description
Papers primarily pertain to Hess' research interests and include correspondence, lectures, articles, papers, reprints, project files, reports, and video and audio tapes; some files pertain to the cross-cultural study he conducted with Hiroshi Azuma of the University of Tokyo comparing the interaction of mothers and children in the United States and Japan. The papers also include records from his Chicago pre-school study.
Background
Hess, a pioneer in the study of child development, held the Lee L. Jacks Professorship of Child Education at Stanford University. He received his a.b. at the University of California Berkeley in 1947 and his Ph.D. in human development from the University of Chicago in 1950. He taught at Chicago before joining the Stanford faculty.
Extent
65 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.