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Finding Aid for the Melvin Pollner papers, circa 1967-2007 LSC.2184
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Melvin Pollner was a UCLA Professor of Sociology for nearly 40 years and a leading practitioner of ethnomethodology, one of the department's signature specialties. The collection consists of field notes, research files of ethnomethodology papers and notes, Pollner's drafts and reprints, his Mundane Reasoning dissertation files, Sociology course materials and audio tapes from traffic court studies.
Melvin Pollner was born on October 13, 1940, in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City. He attended the Bronx High School of Science and earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the City College of New York. He went on to earn a master's degree in sociology from UC Berkeley and a PhD in sociology from UC Santa Barbara. He joined the UCLA Department of Sociology in 1968 where he taught for nearly 40 years.
15.0 linear feet (Fourteen record cartons, two document boxes and one half size document box)
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