Guide to the Richard T. LaPiere Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Library Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0571
Creator: LaPiere, Richard T. (Richard Tracy), 1899-1986.
Title: Richard T. LaPiere papers
Dates: 1928-1961
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
Summary: These papers document LaPiere's writing career and include correspondence and reviews of THE FREUDIAN ETHIC and five of his other published books; typescript articles and lectures; typescripts of four unpublished books; and reprints of his scholarly articles.
Language(s): In English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Richard LaPiere, 1999.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

RIchard T. LaPiere Papers (SC0571). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Richard T. LaPiere, a social psychologist, earned three degrees at Stanford University: his A.B. and M.A. in economics, 1926 and 1927 respectively, and his Ph.D. in sociology in 1930. He studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science (1927-28) before joining the Stanford faculty in 1929. He retired as professor emeritus of sociology in 1965. His published works include A THEORY OF SOCIAL CONTROL, THE FREUDIAN ETHIC, SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (with Paul R. Farnsworth), and WHEN THE LIVING STRIVE.

Description of the Collection

These papers document LaPiere's writing career and include correspondence and reviews of THE FREUDIAN ETHIC and five of his other published books; typescript articles and lectures; typescripts of four unpublished books; and reprints of his scholarly articles.

Access Terms

LaPiere, Richard T. (Richard Tracy), 1899-1986.
Stanford University--Faculty.
America--Intellectual life--20th century.
Authors.
Manuscripts (for publication).


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Collective Behavior - correspondence and reviews, 1938

Box 1, Folder 2

Freudian Ethic - correspondence, 1958- Sept. 1959

Box 1, Folder 3

Freudian Ethic - correspondence, Oct. 1959-1960

Box 1, Folder 4

Freudian Ethic - undated correspondence and misc. items

Box 1, Folder 5

Freudian Ethic - reviews, 1959-1961

Box 1, Folder 6

Freudian Ethic - reviews, 1959-1960

Box 1, Folder 7

Freudian Ethic - book catalogs

Box 1, Folder 8

Social Psychology - correspondence and advertisements, 1937-38

Box 1, Folder 9

Son of Han - correspondence and reviews, 1936-37

Box 1, Folder 10

Theory of Social Control - correspondence, 1954

Box 1, Folder 11

When the Living Strive - correspondence, 1940-41

Box 1, Folder 12

When the Living Strive - reviews, 1941

Box 2, Folder 1

Typescript article, "A Communistic China?"

Box 2, Folder 2

Typescript article, "Global Opinion and the Maintenance of the Peace"

Box 2, Folder 3

Typescript article, "Global Utopianism"

Box 2, Folder 4

Typescript article, "Parable of the Perturbed Motor Car (A Brief Tour of the Social Sciences)"

Box 2, Folder 5

Typescript article, "Static Man in a Dynamic Age"

Box 2, Folder 6

Typescript article, "Word Magic; Man's Greatest Tool Turns Upon its Creator"

Box 2, Folder 7

Typescript lecture, [ethics of apathy]

Box 2, Folder 8

Typescript lecture, "Marx and Freud: Ideologists of East and West"

Box 2, Folder 9

Typescript lecture, "Public Oponion" (Citizenship lecture 1934)

Box 2, Folder 10

Typescript lecture, "Social Change and the Function of the School" Aug. 3, 1933

Box 2, Folder 11

Typescript chapters and notes on child psychology

Box 2, Folder 12

Typescript story, "The Patient Plumber"

Box 2, Folder 13

Typescript book: Chinese Red, Introduction and chapters 1-2

Box 2, Folder 14

Typescript book: Chinese Red, chapters 3-5

Box 2, Folder 15

Typescript book: Chinese Red, chapters 6-8

Box 2, Folder 16

Typescript book: Chinese Red, chapters 9-10

Box 2, Folder 17

Typescript book: Chinese Red, chapters 11-12 and bibliography

Box 3, Folder 1

Typescript book: Freedom of the Skies, chapters 1-4

Box 3, Folder 2

Typescript book: Freedom of the Skies, chapters 5-8

Box 3, Folder 3

Typescript book: Freedom of the Skies, chapters 9-end

Box 3, Folder 4

Typescript book: Freedom of the Skies, misc. items

Box 3, Folder 5

Typescript book: Living through Chaos, chapters 1-5

Box 3, Folder 6

Typescript book: Living through Chaos, chapters 6-10

Box 3, Folder 7

Typescript book: Living through Chaos, chapters 11-13

Box 3, Folder 8

Typescript book: Living through Chaos, chapters 14-16

Box 3, Folder 9

Typescript book: Winds of Freedom, chapters 1-3

Box 3, Folder 10

Typescript book: Winds of Freedom, chapters 4-7

Box 4, Folder 1

Typescript book: Winds of Freedom, chapters 8-10

Box 4, Folder 2

Typescript book: Winds of Freedom, chapters 11-13

Box 4, Folder 3

Typescript book: Winds of Freedom, chapters 14-end

Box 4, Folder 4

Meetings, programs from

Box 4, Folder 5

Published articles, speeches, etc.

Box 4, Folder 6

Reprints, 1928-1935

Box 4, Folder 7

Reprints, 1936-1944

Box 4, Folder 8

Reprints, 1948-1951

Box 4, Folder 9

Signed copy of Son of Han (Harper & Brothers 1937)