Finding aid for the Bernard Kutner papers


Title:
Bernard Kutner papers
Repository:
Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology
Phone: 330-972-7285
http://www.uakron.edu/chp
Creator:
Kutner, Bernard
Dates:
1953-1980
Quantity:
12.87 linear feet
Abstract:
The Bernard Kutner papers consist of various committee meeting minutes and notes, correspondence related to committees and committee meetings, as well as data and notes on research projects conducted by Kutner.
View finding aid for the Bernard Kutner papers.
Identification:
p15960coll10/id/1361
Location:
Boxes M607-611.4; M801-M829.1
Language:
The records are in English

Biography of Bernard Kutner

Bernard Kutner was born in 1923 in Brooklyn, New York. He obtained a B.S.S. in social science from the City College of New York in 1944 and an M.A. at the New School for Social Research in 1948. Kutner then earned his Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard in 1951. Kutner had an extensive teaching career, from 1947 until 1972, and taught at several institutions, including Sarah Lawrence College, Brooklyn College, Cornell University, and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Kutner served as Dean of Boston University Sargent College of Allied Health Professionals from 1972 until his untimely death in 1975.

Bernard Kutner dedicated his life to the needs of others, especially those of the disabled. He was involved with many organizations, including the New York Advisory Committee for Aging, the Child Welfare League of America, the Gerontological Society, and the New York State Psychological Association. From 1959 to 1961, he served on the Ad Hoc Research Committee for the Association for the Aid of Crippled Children. He also served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Health and Human Behavior for six years and was president of the Division of Social Psychology from 1966 to 1967.

Scope and Content

The Bernard Kutner papers consist of various committee meeting minutes and notes, correspondence related to committees and committee meetings, as well as data and notes on research projects conducted by Kutner. Of note are several folders of materials regarding the Rehabilitation Field Lab Progress Report on Kutner's research project entitled Development and Operation of a Rehabilitation Field Lab. Public health and medical care are also significantly represented in this collection.

Statement of Arrangement

The Bernard Kutner papers are arranged into folders by topic.

Restrictions on Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Restrictions on Access

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Subject Headings

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects:

History of psychology
Psychologists
Psychologists -- United States
Psychology
Social psychology

Persons:

Kutner, Bernard

Preferred Citation

Cite as: [identification of item], [folder number, box number], Archives of the History of American Psychology, The Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology - The University of Akron