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Guide to the Joseph Katz Papers
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Collection includes the following: Vassar College student interviews and report to the college president, 1951; interviews and other materials for the Student Development Studies done at the Institute for the Study of Human Problems, 1960-85; interviews with Stanford students from an unknown study, 1961-77; interviews, correspondence, and final report from the Ford Foundation Project on Teaching and Learning, 1984-88; questionnaires, audio interviews, correspondence, and other papers from the Guggenheim Project on German University Students, 1978-79; articles, memos, clippings, reports, etc., pertaining to Katz’s work at the Institute for the Study of Human Problems, 1962-80; professional correspondence, 1964-88; Katz’s reprints, articles, books, and unpublished works; and biographical information on Katz.
Joseph Katz came to Stanford University in 1961 as Research Coordinator at the Institute for the Study of Human Problems; he was executive director when he left in 1970 to join the faculty at SUNY Stony Brook. Educated at the University of Pennsylvania, M.A. 1942, and Columbia, Ph.D. 1948, Katz taught philosophy at Vassar College, 1948-1961, and was a research associate in psychiatry at UC Berkeley, 1958-60. While at Stanford he conducted a five-year longitudinal study of students (drawn from Stanford and UC Berkeley), which became the basis for the book NO TIME FOR YOUTH.
8.5 Linear feet
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This collection is open for research.