Collection documents the activities of James Smoot Coleman, teacher and scholar, whose academic career spanned from 1953 to
1985. The materials primarily document his professional involvement with the Rockefeller Foundation, but also include a small
amount of documentation on his teaching activities. The bulk of the collection consists of reports and reviews of the work
of the Foundation, but also some of Dr. Coleman's writings and his teaching material.
James Smoot Coleman was born in Provo, Utah on February 4, 1919. He earned
his bachelor's degree at Brigham Young University, his M.A. and Ph.D. at
Harvard, and joined the UCLA faculty as an instructor in 1953. He died from a
heart attack on April 20, 1985, at age 66.
21 boxes (10.5 linear ft.)
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