Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology
 

Title

Thick Description and Fine Texture: Studies in the History of Psychology

Authors

David Baker

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2003

Abstract

The essays contained in this volume offer a unique and personal perspective on the archival research process in the history of psychology. Celebrating the achievements of John A. Popplestone and Marion White McPherson, founders of the Archives of the History of American Psychology at The University of Akron in 1965, nine leading scholars describe the value, frustration, and satisfaction inherent in the archival process in the history of psychology. The essays provide valuable information on modern historiography in the history of psychology and the construction of historical narrative based on archival resources.