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Ethel B. Waring Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP002563
The papers of Dr. Waring reflect her teaching and research activities at Cornell University.

Important subjects covered in the collection are: Adaptive Behavior Language Ascendant Behavior Nervous Behavior Developmental Tasks Parental Attitudes Discriminating and Generalizing Pressure Family Life Values Slow Learners Guidance

Among the important correspondents are: Abraham Maslow Kurt Lewin

Series Description: Series 1, Manuscripts and Publications, 1920s- 1970s: Book and article manuscripts, journals, bulletins, and other printed materials.

Series 2, Curriculum and Departmental Materials, 1920s-1970s: Instructional materials, seminar reports, student papers, departmental reports and other materials relating to Dr. Waring's activities as a faculty member at Cornell.

Series 3, Research Study Materials, 1920s- 1960s: Data, charts, notes, diagrams, reports, proposals, correspondence, and other materials relating to child development research done by Dr. Waring and her colleagues at Cornell.

Dates

  • 1920 - 1971

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet (7 MB, 1 folder)

Abstract

Ethel B. Waring was born in 1887. She received her PhD from Columbia University in 1927. Dr. Waring served on the faculty of Cornell University's Department of Child Development and Family Relationships and retired in 1955. She is the author of several books and articles on child development. The papers of Dr. Waring reflect her teaching and research activities at Cornell University.

History

Ethel B. Waring was born in 1887. She received her PhD from Columbia University in 1927. Dr. Waring served on the faculty of Cornell University's Department of Child Development and Family Relationships and retired in 1955. She is the author of several books and articles on child development.

Arrangement

Arranged in 3 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-3), Series 2 (Boxes 3-5) and Series 3 (Boxes 6-7). Folders are arranged by format, and then alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of Ethel B. Waring were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs as part of the Merrill-Palmer Collection in January, 1982.

Related Materials

Merrill-Palmer Records collections

Transfers

Photographs (see Series III inventory) and 7 books were placed in the Archives Audiovisual Collection and Library.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Ethel B. Waring Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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