Finding Aid for the Henry Goldman papers, 1898-1945

Processed by Jesse Erickson in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Goldman papers
Date (inclusive): 1898-1945
Collection number: 1464
Creator: Goldman, Henry
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: The Henry Goldman collection consists of various educational materials, all of which document his trajectory of scholarship as an early to mid-twentieth century academic. It includes samples of his academic writings, commencement memorabilia, and lecture and study notes that span a period from grade school to his graduate and post-graduate education.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Processing Note

Processed by Jesse Erickson in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, July 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry Goldman papers (Collection 1464). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233085 

Biography

Henry Goldman matriculated to the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn after graduating from the Hebrew Technical Institute in 1902 and later with a Bachelors degree in General Science from the Cooper Union in 1909. In the year 1913, Goldman received his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn after which he went on to pursue his graduate education at New York University. Goldman earned a Master of Arts degree from NYU in 1915 and advanced to candidacy for a Doctorate in Pedagogy at that same university in 1918. From this point on through the latter part of his life, Goldman studied and wrote on issues in applied and theoretical psychology.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of lecture notes (1934-35), school notebooks (1898-1910), commencement programs and invitations, bound copies of Goldman's theses for civil engineer and masters' degrees, clippings, illustrations and a photograph.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection has been arranged according to document type and format, as well as maintaining a rough chronological order documenting the creator's educational trajectory.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Goldman, Henry --- Archives.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Graduation Programs. 1908-1918

Scope and Content Note

-- A series of commencement programs and graduation memorabilia that document Henry Goldman's graduation history. Includes annotations on programs and one (holograph) note written to Goldman from Edgar S. Barney, principal of Hebrew Technical Institute, dated 1916.
Box 1, Folder 2

Extra-Curricular Documents. 1902-1954

Scope and Content Note

-- Two drawings and a photograph, unsigned.
Box 1, Folder 3

School Notebooks. 1898-1910

Scope and Content Note

-- Nine primary through secondary school notebooks containing various educational exercises, notes, and drawings. Includes early twentieth century business blank books, drawing books, and a graph book from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
Box 1, Folder 4

Lecture Notes. 1934-1935

Scope and Content Note

-- Three notebooks with dated lecture notes from Goldman's later education in philosophy and psychology. Includes a number of related newspaper clippings documenting various political and intellectual issues of the period, with some pasted in the notebook.
Box 1

Bound Manuscript (typescript). 1913

Scope and Content Note

-- Two copies of Henry Goldman's senior essay, Physical Evaluation of Railroad Property , submitted as part of the degree requirements for the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
Box 1

Bound Manuscript (typescript). 1915

Scope and Content Note

-- Two copies of Henry Goldman's graduate thesis, History of Engineering Education to A.D. 1750 , submitted as part of the Master of Arts degree requirements for New York University.
Box 1

Series (Monograph) - Henry Goldman. 1918.

Scope and Content Note

The Applied Psychology of Hugo Münsterberg. The Journal of Applied Psychology. Vol. II. Washington: American Psychological Association.