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Guide to the Records of the Association for Humanistic Psychology
HPA Mss 1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Records of the Association for Humanistic Psychology,
    Date (inclusive): 1966-1992
    Collection Number: HPA Mss 1
    Creator: Association for Humanistic Psychology.
    Extent: Approximately 12 linear feet (36 boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Norte; audiovisual materials in Del Norte and Performing Arts area
    Abstract: This collection is comprised of the records of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, an association for "those whose thought and work express a humanistic orientation." Materials in the collection are arranged by series.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Records of the Association for Humanistic Psychology. HPA Mss 1. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by the Association of Humanistic Psychology, 1986-1992.

    Administrative History

    The Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP) was founded in 1961, one year after publication of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology commenced. A membership drive was launched based on Abraham Maslow's informal mailing list, the Eupsychian Network. Founding members of the society include, among others, Charlotte Buhler, Sidney Jourard, Abraham Maslow, Rollo May, Clark Moustakas, Lewis Mumford, Carl Rogers. Annual meetings have been held since 1963. AHP "seeks to meet the needs of those whose thought and work express a humanistic orientation. As a worldwide network seeking to enhance and advance humanistic psychology, AHP promotes the development of humanistic theory, therapies and research through publications, educational materials and conferences."

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Materials in the collection are arranged by series, including Administration, Chapters, Committees and Networks, Conferences, Correspondence, Humanistic Psychology Institute, Membership, Projects and Planning, Publications, Regional Associations. See the individual series description for further information and subdivision.

    Indexing Terms

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