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Carl Iver Hovland papers

Type: institutional

Link Tags Finding Aid Online
site world-war-ii,individual,military,psychology,methodology Yes No
Restricted Archive Name Archive Website Sponsor
No Manuscripts and Archives site Yale University

Correspondence, reports, writings, research records and memoranda from professional organizations, all related to his work in the field of communications and the modification of beliefs and attitudes. One-quarter of the papers consists of professional correspondence (1943-1959). Principal writers are Leonard S. Cottrell, John Dollard, Irving L. Janis, Frederick Sheffield, Muzafer Sherif and Donald R. Young. Another large section is devoted to his study of the effectiveness of the War Department's training films during World War II. Also included are a series of essays written between 1939-1958, research proposals, and miscellaneous published material.

Archive: Manuscripts and Archives

Yale University
Manuscripts and Archives, Sterling Memorial Library
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New Haven, CT 06520
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