Guide to the Norman Guttman Papers, 1952-1982
Dr. Norman Guttman taught in the Department of Psychology from 1951 until his death in 1984. The collection contains correspondence from 1952-1982.
- Record Group
- Norman Guttman papers
- Guttman, Norman, 1920-.
- 1.5 Linear Feet, 850 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Contains a mixture of personal, political and professional correspondence, the latter being usually scholarly in nature, with some evaluations of grant proposals and recommendations. The folder on the Nixon Library controversy contains correspondence and printed matter, with a few petitions and name-and-address blanks from contributors to the opposition to the Library, in which Guttman was instrumental. The collection ranges in date from 1952-1982.
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Norman Guttman was born October 17, 1920 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He married Renate Pawel on February 6, 1948. He received his B. A. degree in 1942 from the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1951. He came to Duke soon after earning his Ph.D. and began teaching in the Dept. of Psychology. Dr. Guttman was Director of Graduate Studies in Psychology from 1963-1964 and 1965-1967. He was also active in curricular reform at Duke. His chief interests were learning stimulus generalization, conditioning, motivation, and the history of psychology. He died in April 1984.
- News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004. (University Archives. Duke University.)
- Biographical Reference Files, 1972-2004. (University Archives. Duke University.)
- Department of Psychology Records. (University Archives. Duke University.)
[Identification of item], Norman Guttman Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Norman Guttman Papers were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1984.
Processed by Archives Staff, October 2006
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, November 2006
Accession A84-62 is described in this finding aid.