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Gunderson (E. K.) Papers
MSS 0786  
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Description
Papers of E. K. Gunderson, psychologist, former director of the United States Navy's Naval Heath Research Center in San Diego, CA, and an important contributor to the field of Antarctic psychology.
Background
Ellsworth Kermit Eric Gunderson was born on September 18, 1923 in Max Bass, North Dakota to Halver and Elvina Gunderson. After military service in the medical corps of the 11th Armored Division during World War II, Gunderson attended UC Los Angeles for both his undergraduate and graduate career, majoring in psychology. At UCLA he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1948, a Master's degree in 1951, and earned his PhD in 1953.
Extent
4.8 Linear feet (12 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.