The materials consist of research and
teaching files, professional files and correspondence, audiovisual materials, professional
papers and articles, and materials documenting the Stanford Prison Experiment.
Philip Zimbardo was born on March 23, 1933 in New York City. He attended Brooklyn College
where he earned a B.A. in 1954, triple majoring in psychology, sociology and anthropology.
He then went on to earn his M.A. in 1955 and his Ph.D. in 1959 from Yale University, both in
256 Linear Feet
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:
Boxes 9 and 9A in Series 6 (Stanford Prison Experiment) are restricted to protect participant