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Boder (David P.) Papers
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Related Material
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  • Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Title: David Pablo Boder papers
    creator: Boder, David P. (David Pablo)
    Identifier/Call Number: LSC.1238
    Physical Description: 19 Linear Feet 38 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1957
    Abstract: David P. Boder (1886-1961) was a psychology professor at the Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology) (1927-52), the trustee and executive director of the Psychological Museum in Chicago (1937-57), and the psychological consultant with the war training program of IIT during World War II. He collected interviews with displaced persons in camps of France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany and studied victims of the Kansas City Flood (1951). In 1952, Boder became a research associate in psychology at UCLA. The collection consists of correspondence, transcripts, manuscripts and printed items related to Boder's research on displaced persons, and materials related to his tenure as the Director of the Psychological Museum in Chicago.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Physical Description: 38 boxes (19.0 linear ft.)

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], David Pablo Boder Papers (Collection 1238). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Boder was born in Libau, Latvia, November 9, 1886; educated at Teachers College, Vilna, Lithuania, the University of Leipzig (was briefly a student of Wilhelm Wundt), and the Psycho-Neurological Institute of St. Petersburg, 1907-12; MA, University of Chicago, 1927; Ph.D, Northwestern University, 1934; was professor of psychology, National University of Mexico while also director of psychological research and services at Penal Institutions, Federal District of Mexico, 1921-25; immigrated to U.S., 1926; married Dr. Dora Neveloff, 1925; staff psychologist, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1927-33; instructor and professor, Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology), 1927-52; head, Department of psychology and philosophy, Lewis Institute, 1935-40; trustee and executive director of Psychological Museum, Chicago, 1937-57; psychological consultant with war training program of IIT during World War II; collected interviews with displaced persons in camps of France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany; studied victims of Kansas City Flood, 1951; Director of Psychology and Research, Department of Mental Hygiene, Chicago Board of Health; participant in organization of Mental Hygiene Clinic, Ida B. Wells Public-Housing Project, May-October 1952; became research associate in psychology, UCLA, 1952; fellow, American Psychological Association; died December 18, 1961.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, transcripts, manuscripts and printed items related to Boder's research on displaced persons. Includes materials related to his tenure as Director of the Psychological Museum in Chicago as well as his involvement with other professional interests.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Work on displaced persons (Boxes 1-16).
    2. Psychological Museum (Boxes 17-20).
    3. Professional correspondence (Boxes 21-24).
    4. Writings by and about Boder (Boxes 25-26).
    5. Research maerial (Boxes 27-30).
    6. Tests (Boxes 31-34).
    7. Non-print material (Boxes 35-38).

    Related Material

    Topical autobiographies of displaced people: recorded verbatim in displaced persons camps: with a psychological and anthropological analysis / by David P. Boder. 16 vol. [Chicago?: The author?], c. 1950-1957. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 709412 

    Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

    COLLECTION CONTAINS AUDIO AND AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audio and audiovisual materials in this collection will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Research.
    Refugees -- Research.
    Psychologists -- Archives.
    Boder, David P. (David Pablo), 1886-1961--Archives.
    Psychological Museum (Chicago, Ill.).