John Harding Papers, 1927-2004.

Collection Number: 23-13-3872

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
John Harding papers, 1927-2004.
Collection Number:
23-13-3872
Creator:
John Harding
Quantity:
6 cubic feet.
Forms of Material:
Manuscripts, Printed Materials, Publications
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes correspondence, publications, photographs, and subject files relating to John Harding's career and his work in social psychology.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Cornell University.
John Harding received his B.A. from the University of Minnesota and his M.A. and Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard in 1943. In 1942 he held a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship at the Princeton University Office of Public Opinion Research. During W.W.II he served as a research psychologist with the U.S. Army Air Forces. From 1946-1952 he carried out research on methods combatting prejudice and discrimination for the Commission on Community Interrelations of the American Jewish Congress, which was founded by Kurt Lewin and from 1952-1953 he was employed on a test development project at New York University's Research Center for Human Relations. In 1953 Harding came to Cornell University in the Dept. of Child Development and Family Relationships and was associated with the Cornell Program in Social Psychiatry. His research was in the areas of intergroup relations and mental health. He was a member of the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, and the Society for Research in Child Development. Harding retired from Cornell in 1989.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes correspondence, publications, photographs, and subject files relating to John Harding's career and his work in social psychology.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Harding, John
Harding, John
Lewin, Kurt, 1890-1947.
Cornell University--Faculty.
New York State College of Human Ecology.Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies
Cornell Program in Social Psychiatry.
American Jewish Congress.
Psychology--Study and teaching.
Stereotypes--(Social psychology)

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
John Harding papers, #23-13-3872. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Biographical
Series II. Correspondence
Series III. Research and Professional
Series IV. Course Material
Series V. Programs and Initiatives
Series VI. Department, College, and University Committees and Material
Series VII. Publications

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Biographical Information
1966-1988
Box 1 Folder 2
Personnel File
1951-1989
Box 1 Folder 3
Photographs
Box 1 Folder 4
Government Security Clearance Information
1950-1953
Box 1 Folder 5
Correspondence
1961-1962
Box 1 Folder 6
Correspondence
1963-1966
Box 1 Folder 7
Correspondence
1967-1974
Box 1 Folder 8
Correspondence with Friends
1948
Box 1 Folder 9
Correspondence with Friends
1977-1993
Box 1 Folder 10
Bronfenbrenner, Urie
1952-1956
Box 1 Folder 11
Gatch, Gerald - Correspondence, Publications
1956-1964
Box 1 Folder 12
Goodchilds, Jackie - Correspondence, Papers
1953-1962
Box 2 Folder 13
Loevinger, Jane - Research
1973-1988
Box 2 Folder 14
Rose, Arnold
1947-1968
Box 1 Folder 15
Schuman, Howard
1961-1988
Box 1 Folder 16
Wakim, Suad
1959-1980
Box 1 Folder 17
Journal of Social Issues - McCord Correspondence
1957-1959
Box 1 Folder 18
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) - Katz Supplement
1957-1959
Box 1 Folder 19
Katz Correspondence
1962-1967
Box 1 Folder 20
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) and Journal of Social Issues - Correspondence
1950-1970
Box 1 Folder 21
Journal of Social Issues-SPSSI Council
1952-1960
Box 1 Folder 22
Journal of Social Issues - Brewster Smith
1952-1956
Box 1 Folder 23
Journal of Social Issues - Robert Chin
1958-1964
Box 1 Folder 24
Letter from Harding to Dr. Launor Carter
1953
Box 1 Folder 25
Personality Tests
1950s
Box 1 Folder 26
Calibration Study - Stirlin and Midtown
1967-1975
Box 1 Folder 27
Psychologists
1989; 1996
Box 1 Folder 28
Washington University Sentence Completion Test
1980-1981
Box 1 Folder 29
Code to Moral Dilemma Questionnaire
Box 1 Folder 30
Moral Dilemma Interviews
Box 1 Folder 31
Prejudice Project
1961
Box 1 Folder 32
Prejudice Project - Budget
1961
Box 1 Folder 33
Prejudice Project - Questionnaire, Appendix, Summary Data
1961
Box 1 Folder 34
Reviews of Articles - Child Development Journal; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
1964-1971; 1975
Box 1 Folder 35
Midterm Study
1962
Box 1 Folder 36
Rosen Report - Women's Role in Academic Achievement
1968
Box 1 Folder 37
Friedrich Research - Women's Role in Academic Achievement
1966-1971
Box 1 Folder 38
Project Literacy - Princeton Conference
1964-1965
Box 1 Folder 39
Reading Research Materials
1960s
Box 1 Folder 40
Initial Teaching Alphabet (I.T.A.) Project
1965-1968
Box 1 Folder 41
Gray Oral Reading Tests
1963
Box 1 Folder 42
Social Problems Test - Friedrich
Box 1 Folder 43
Cornell - Lund Report
1967-1969
Box 1 Folder 44
Department of Behavioral Sciences - Harvard School of Public Health
1967-1973
Box 1 Folder 45
Harvard Social Psychiatry Program - General
1967-1972
Box 1 Folder 46
Health Opinion Survey
1964-1965
Box 1 Folder 47
North Carolina Research in Social Psychiatry
Box 1 Folder 48
Social Psychiatry
1966-1967
Box 1 Folder 49
Social Psychiatry
1964-1965
Box 2 Folder 1
Changing Intergroup Attitudes - Kutner
1965
Box 2 Folder 2
Handbook of Social Psychology
1963-1978
Box 2 Folder 3
Handbook of Social Psychology - Article
1952-1962
Box 2 Folder 4
Newspaper Articles on Black Americans and Racial Prejudice
1960s
Box 2 Folder 5
"Stereotypes" - by John Harding
Box 2 Folder 6
Measurement of Prejudice - Harvard
1961
Box 6 Folder 11
Worksheets on Morale- Harvard - Psychology Department
no date
Box 2 Folder 7
APA Symposium - Paper - "The Conceptualization and Measurement of Prejudice"
1962
Box 2 Folder 8
Generalizations
1960s
Box 2 Folder 9
General Factor Questionnaire
1961-1971
Box 2 Folder 10
Prejudice - Resources, Articles
1958-1966
Box 2 Folder 11
Measurement of Prejudice - Research and Articles
1958-1962
Box 3 Folder 12
APA Paper - "How Old is Scientific Psychology?"
1984
Box 2 Folder 13
American Psychologist Article - "The Crisis in German Psychology: 1796-1806"
1987
Box 2 Folder 14
Lecture Notes on German Sociology and Psychology
1980s
Box 2 Folder 15
German Psychologists
1973-1974
Box 2 Folder 16
Seminar on Hermeneutics and Scriptural Interpretation
1961-1962
Box 2 Folder 17
AARP Tompkins County Chapter
1986-1995
Box 2 Folder 18
Aging Field Studies
1962-1992
Box 2 Folder 19
Allport, Gordon
1962-1988
Box 2 Folder 20
Aging Proposal - "Developing Home Support Services for Rural Elderly
1978
Box 2 Folder 21
Aging Proposal
1983
Box 2 Folder 22
Concentrated Care Proposal
1983
Box 2 Folder 23
Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Mini-Conference
1986
Box 2 Folder 24
Project Reports - Concerning Long Term Care
1982-1984
Box 2 Folder 25
Learning Instruction and Learning Disabilities
1970-1975
Box 2 Folder 26
Lecture by Jules Sugarman
1970;1973
Box 2 Folder 27
Compensatory Preschool Planning
1964-1965
Box 2 Folder 28
Influence Techniques
1952-1962
Box 2 Folder 29
Parental Discipline Techniques
1961-1962
Box 3 Folder 30
Observational Methods Conference
1961-1962
Box 2 Folder 31
Observation Records in the Nursery School
1954; 1960s
Box 2 Folder 32
Observation Records of Betty
1930
Box 2 Folder 33
Biemiller Observation Records
Box 2 Folder 34
Montessori School - Ithaca
1968-1970
Box 2 Folder 35
Research in Human Ecology
1971-1985
Box 2 Folder 36
An Experiment in Training Volunteer Trainers
1948-1954
Box 2 Folder 37
Social Psychology
1949-1968
Box 2 Folder 38
Work on Oriented Family Support System
1978-1980
Box 2 Folder 39
Project Proposals
1952-1987
Box 2 Folder 40
Behavioristic and Humanistic Approaches
1976-1977
Box 2 Folder 41
Explanations in Psychology
1976-1995
Box 2 Folder 42
Prejudice Monograph
1961-1971
Box 2 Folder 43
Reactions Article and Questionnaire
1961-1963
Box 2 Folder 44
Social Problems Questionnaire; Battery of Tests for Measuring Prejudice
1961
Box 2 Folder 45
Prejudice Battery
1961
Box 2 Folder 46
Chein, I. - ATDP Scales
1960
Box 2 Folder 47
Morse, North Carolina - Antisemitism
Box 2 Folder 48
New York University Attitude Measurement
1959-1976
Box 2 Folder 49
Prejudice Research by Others
1969-1971
Box 2 Folder 50
Psychology Honors Thesis - Schoener, Gary
1966
Box 2 Folder 51
Watson-Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal Scales
1927; 1952
Box 2 Folder 52
Project Proposals in Child Development and Family Relations
1951-1955
Box 2 Folder 53
Proposals - For a Human Ecology Quarterly, Seminar for Graduate Students
1980-1981
Box 5 Folder 1
Archives - Cornell
Box 5 Folder 2
Gordon Allport - Symposium
1969-1987
Box 5 Folder 3
Affirmative Action
1982-1991
Box 5 Folder 4
American Psychological Association Symposium
1984
Box 5 Folder 5-7
American Psychological Association Papers
1985-1988
Box 5 Folder 7A
American Psychological Association - Assembly for Scientific and Applied Psycholgoy
1980s
Box 5 Folder 8
American Psychological Association Debate
1990
Box 5 Folder 9
Behavior Trends
1960
Box 5 Folder 10
Bringham - Correspondence
1998
Box 5 Folder 11
Commission on Community Interrelations of the American Jewish Congress Material
1940s
Box 5 Folder 12
Commission on Community Interrelations of the American Jewish Congress Bibliography
1952
Box 5 Folder 13
Cherry Article and Correspondence
1998-2002
Box 5 Folder 14
Coping with Emergencies by the Rural Elderly
1989-1991
Box 5 Folder 15-16
Cornell Crisis
1969-1999
Box 5 Folder 17
Doktorov - Correspondence
2003
Box 5 Folder 18
East Hill School
1966-1968
Box 5 Folder 19
Elderplan
1985-1987
Box 5 Folder 20
Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
1963-1967
Box 5 Folder 21
Faculty Anti-War Group
1971-1994
Box 5 Folder 22
Gerald Gratch
1990
Box 5 Folder 23
Heidegger
1980-1985
Box 5 Folder 24
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Program at Cornell
1985-1987
Box 5 Folder 25
History of Psychology
1978-1985
Box 5 Folder 26
Holt, Bob
1950-1992
Box 5 Folder 27
Institute for Single Parent Family, Inc.
1986
Box 5 Folder 28
Meehl-Correspondence
2003-2004
Box 5 Folder 29
Modeling Medicaid
Box 5 Folder 30
Quality Circles
1992
Box 5 Folder 31
Race Relations
1968-1992
Box 5 Folder 32
Schuyler County
1990
Box 5 Folder 33
Pepinsky Research
1959-1991
Box 5 Folder 34
Psychoanalysis
1986-1998
Box 5 Folder 35
Selltiz, Claire
1948-1999
Box 5 Folder 36
Sibulkin, Amy
1981-1987
Box 5 Folder 37
Social Psychology - History of Psychology at Cornell
1940s
Box 5 Folder 38
Stern Symposium
1988
Box 5 Folder 39
Story Reading Project
1967-1968
Box 5 Folder 40
Students
1965
Box 5 Folder 41
Study of Lives
1979-1981
Box 5 Folder 42
University Faculty - Cornell
1990
Box 5 Folder 43
University Senate
1970
Box 5 Folder 44
Wethington Materials
1991-1992
Box 5 Folder 45
Whyte, Bill
1997
Box 6 Folder 12
Springdale - Correspondence, Reports
1955-1961
Box 6 Folder 13
Activities Interviews
1954
Box 6 Folder 14
Cornell Community Survey - Schedule C
no date
Box 6 Folder 15
Coordinating Interviews
1954
Box 6 Folder 16
Staff Materials
1953
Box 6 Folder 17
Dohrenuend Analysis
1950s
Box 6 Folder 18
Field Reports
1952-1953
Box 6 Folder 19
Social Creativity Projects
1950s
Box 6 Folder 20
Appendix A: Detailed Item Information
no date
Box 3 Folder 1
Human Development and Family Studies (HEFS) Course 334B
1970s
Box 3 Folder 2
HDFS 218 - Adulthood and Aging - Literature Searching
1988-1989
Box 3 Folder 3
HDFS 665 - Moral Development and Ego Development
1970s
Box 3 Folder 4
HDFS 665 - Moral Development and Ego Development
1980s
Box 3 Folder 5
HDFS 111 and 115 - Conception Through the Middle Childhood Years
1959-1988
Box 3 Folder 6
HDFS 360
1975
Box 3 Folder 7
HDFS 218
1989
Box 3 Folder 8
Child Development and Family Relations 210 - Child Guidance
1956-1966
Box 3 Folder 9
HDFS 380
1987
Box 3 Folder 10
Child Development and Family Relations 502
1968
Box 3 Folder 11
Child Development and Family Relations 502
1969
Box 3 Folder 12
HDFS 401
1971-1975
Box 3 Folder 13
HDFS 401 - Papers
1965-1970
Box 3 Folder 14
Child Development and Family Relations 210
1964-1965
Box 3 Folder 15
Child Development and Family Relations 317/318
1969
Box 3 Folder 16
HDFS Course 365
1976-1978
Box 3 Folder 17
HDFS Course 365 - Handouts
1979-1986
Box 6 Folder 6
HDFS Course 365
1983-1989
Box 3 Folder 18
Reading Lists for Graduate Students in Social and Personality Development
1969; 1974
Box 3 Folder 19
Lecture on Aging
Box 3 Folder 20
Course - "Innovations in Graduate Education"
1973
Box 3 Folder 21
Kendal-Skinner Seminar
1999
Box 3 Folder 22
Lyceum at Kendal
Box 3 Folder 23
Family Art Program - "Effects upon Individual Creativity and Family Interaction of Participation in a Creative Expression Program"
1956-1961
Box 3 Folder 24
Art Program Report
1959
Box 3 Folder 25
Cornell Story Reading Project - Reports
1968-1969
Box 3 Folder 26
Sample Story Reading Session
1968
Box 3 Folder 27
Cornell Story Reading Project - Reports
1970
Box 3 Folder 28
Cornell Story Reading Project - Final Report
1974
Box 3 Folder 29
Project Head Start
1957-1968
Box 3 Folder 30
Head Start Project
1965
Box 3 Folder 31
Head Start Research
1966-1973
Box 3 Folder 32
Project Head Start - Research Proposal
1965
Box 3 Folder 33
Parent Interview Schedule - Head Start
1966
Box 3 Folder 34
Parent Interview Schedule - Samples
1966
Box 3 Folder 35
Achievement Test Results in Ithaca School System
1970s
Box 3 Folder 36
Elementary Teaching Certification
Box 3 Folder 37
Henry St. John Project
1971
Box 3 Folder 38
Henry St. John School
1964-1967
Box 3 Folder 39
Henry St. John Report
Box 3 Folder 40
Report and Tabulations - Bernstein
1965
Box 3 Folder 41
Program Descriptions, Henry St. John and others - Connie Smith
Box 3 Folder 42
Preschool Inventory
Box 6 Folder 1
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Planning Steering Committee
1973-1986
Box 3 Folder 43
Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Memos
1991-1992
Box 3 Folder 44
Child Development and Family Relations/Human Development and Family Studies Historical Sketch
1973-1975
Box 3 Folder 45
HDFS Faculty Meetings
1979-1983
Box 3 Folder 46
HDFS Faculty Meetings
1984-1989
Box 3 Folder 47
Human Ecology Faculty Meetings
1968-1969
Box 4 Folder 1
Human Ecology Faculty Meetings
1970-1973
Box 4 Folder 2
Human Ecology Faculty Meetings
1988-1990
Box 4 Folder 3
Colloquium Presentations and Comments by Harding
1967-1979
Box 4 Folder 4
Colloquium Presentations and Comments by Harding
1980-1990
Box 4 Folder 5
Female Studies
1970-1971
Box 4 Folder 6
HDFS Departmental Council
1969-1972
Box 6 Folder 2
HDFS Conference on Research Perspectives in the Ecology of Human Development
August 1977
Box 6 Folder 2A
HDFS Seminar - 18th Century Psychology
1985
Box 4 Folder 7
Human Ecology Anniversary Symposium
1979
Box 3 Folder 8
College Study Committee
1962-1983
Box 4 Folder 9
College of Human Ecology Long Term Planning
1968-1989
Box 4 Folder 10
New York State Report on School Integration
1969
Box 4 Folder 11
Perkins Letter and Sproull Memorandum
1966
Box 4 Folder 12
Prediction Study - Donald Turner
1940-1979
Box 4 Folder 13
Donald Turner
Box 6 Folder 4
HDFS Chair Search
1977, 1981
Box 6 Folder 5
HDFS Chair Search
1989-1990
Box 4 Folder 14
Prejudice and the Norm of Rationality - Article
1963-1973
Box 4 Folder 15
New York University Research - Publications
1952-1960
Box 4 Folder 16
Additional Publications
1938-1987
Box 4 Folder 17
Adolescence
1969-1986
Box 4 Folder 18
Allport's - The Nature of Prejudice - Revisions
1976
Box 4 Folder 19
PhD Thesis, The Measurement of Civilian Morale, Harding
1943
Box 4 Folder 20
Publications by Harding
1940s
Box 4 Folder 20A
Publication by Harding-"How to Conduct a Community Self-Survey of Civil Rights" - Analysis Plans- Commission of Community Interrelations of the American Jewish Congress
Box 4 Folder 21
Publications by Harding
1950s
Box 4 Folder 22
Publications by Harding
1960s
Box 4 Folder 23
Publications by Harding
1970s-1980s
Box 4 Folder 24
Publications - Media Services Contributions
1979-1987
Box 4 Folder 25
Humanism and Behaviorism: Dialogue and Growth, Ed. Wandersman, A.; Problems in Social Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Ed. Hulett, J.E.
1976; 1952
Box 4 Folder 26
Articles by Margaret Harding
1949-1970
Box 4 Folder 27
Autobiography by Jacob Harding
1877
Box 6 Folder 6
Dedication of Stephen Wise Congress House - published by American Jewish Congress
April 1951
Box 6 Folder 7
Dissertation by Donald Campbell "The Generality of a Social Attitude"
1947
Box 6 Folder 8
Dissertation by J. D. Goodchilds "Effects of Being Witty on Position in the Social Structure of a Small Group
1957
Box 6 Folder 9
Dissertation by Jane LaFargue "A Study to Determine Perceived Racial Prejudice and Follow-Up Preventive Child Health Care Among Low-Income Black Families"
1969
Box 6 Folder 10
Office of Institutional Studies "Analysis of Citizenship Recess"
Fall 1970