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Guide to the Walter Truett Anderson Collection, 1976-1986
HPA Mss 2  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anderson, Walter Truett,
    Date (inclusive): 1976-1986
    Collection number: HPA Mss 2
    Creator: Anderson, Walt, 1933-
    Physical Description: 5.5 linear feet; 2 manuscript boxes, 3 boxes cassettes, 6 boxes compact discs
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Shelf location: The Anderson materials are located in the Department of Special Collections at UCSB.
    Abstract: Audio interviews for a book on the Esalen Institute and typescripts of this book and three others by author/journalist/political scientist Walter Truett Anderson.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    The materials that comprise the Walter Truett Anderson Collection were given to the Humanistic Psychology Archive by Anderson in 1988 and 1990.



    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Anderson, Walter Truett, HPA Mss 2, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Access Points

    Anderson, Walt, 1933-
    Esalen Institute.
    Group relations training
    Humanistic psychology


    Walter Truett Anderson (b. 1933) is an author, political scientist, and environmentalist who writes on technology, psychology, ecology and global government. He recieved a BA in political science in 1955 from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in political science and social psychology from the University of Southern Califronia in 1972.
    Anderson is a longtime resident of San Francisco, a consulting faculty member at the Saybrook Institute, a regular contributor to the Pacific News Service, and a fellow of the Meridian Institute, an international political think-tank he co-founded.

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    Title: Esalen Collection
    (HPA MSS 8), the Humanistic Psychology Archives' collection of printed materials from the Esalen Institute.