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Kelley (Harold H.) papers
Biomed.0460  
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Description
Two boxes of autobiographical and biographical files; education (BA 1942 and MA in Psychology 1943 at UC Berkeley; PhD under Kurt Lewin at MIT, 1948); academic appointments; publications and presentations; and awards and honors (including election to the National Academy of Sciences, 1978, and receipt of the American Sociological Association's Cooley-Mead Award for Career Contributions to Social Psychology, 1999). Includes printout of slides and text for his "A social life: a documentary / by Harold Kelley and Friends" (9 March 2001). Not present are teaching notes, committee files, or manuscripts and correspondence for publications.
Background
Harold Kelley (February 16, 1921 - January 29, 2003) was an American social psychologist and professor of psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His major contributions have been the development of interdependence theory (with John Thibaut), the early work of attribution theory, and a lifelong interest in understanding close relationships processes. A "Review of General Psychology" survey, published in 2002, ranked Kelley as the 43rd most cited psychologist of the 20th century at that time. (Source: wikipedia; accessed 11 September 2015)
Extent
0.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
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