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Guide to the Robert D. Hess Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0460
    Creator: Hess, Robert D.
    Title: Robert D. Hess papers
    Dates: 1949-1992
    Physical Description: 65 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers primarily pertain to Hess' research interests and include correspondence, lectures, articles, papers, reprints, project files, reports, and video and audio tapes; some files pertain to the cross-cultural study he conducted with Hiroshi Azuma of the University of Tokyo comparing the interaction of mothers and children in the United States and Japan. The papers also include records from his Chicago pre-school study.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Jared Hess, 1993; and transfer from the School of Education, Stanford, 1997.

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Robert D. Hess Papers (SC0460). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Hess, a pioneer in the study of child development, held the Lee L. Jacks Professorship of Child Education at Stanford University. He received his a.b. at the University of California Berkeley in 1947 and his Ph.D. in human development from the University of Chicago in 1950. He taught at Chicago before joining the Stanford faculty.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers primarily pertain to Hess' research interests and include correspondence, lectures, articles, papers, reprints, project files, reports, and video and audio tapes; some files pertain to the cross-cultural study he conducted with Hiroshi Azuma of the University of Tokyo comparing the interaction of mothers and children in the United States and Japan. The papers also include records from his Chicago pre-school study, as well as audiorecordings.

    Access Terms

    Azuma, Hiroshi, 1926-
    Hess, Robert D.
    Stanford University. School of Education--Faculty
    Audiotapes.
    Child development --Cross-cultural studies.
    Child development --Research.