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Psychology Collection, 1967-1984
14 boxes, 8 volumes (8 linear ft.)
Collection number: MS 449

Abstract:
The collection includes general writings pertaining to the psychology of women; counseling women; and sex role stereotypes, including gender dysphoria syndrome and transsexualism. There are also eleven boxes of resource materials used by Richard Tresemer for his work entitled "Gender and the Fear of Success" on psychological development and gender roles and how they relate to achievement and success. Materials include bibliographies, articles, pamphlets, abstracts, and dissertations.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Note: this collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy all copyright holders. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Permission to publish quotations for publication beyond "fair use" must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection.

Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Psychology Collection is comprised of bibliographies, articles, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, abstracts, and dissertations. It includes general writings pertaining to the psychology of women; counseling women, and sex role stereotypes, including gender dysphoria syndrome and transsexualism. In addition, there are eleven boxes of resource materials (articles, manuscripts and papers) used by Richard Tresemer for his work entitled "Gender and the Fear of Success" on psychological development and gender roles and how they relate to achievement and success.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The papers are open to research according to the regulations of the Sophia Smith Collection.

Note: this collection has not been fully processed and therefore may be difficult to use.

Restrictions on use:

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy all copyright holders. Permission to publish reproductions or quotations beyond "fair use" must also be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection as owners of the physical property.

Permission to publish quotations for publication beyond "fair use" must be obtained from the Sophia Smith Collection.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

Psychology Collection, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA

History of the Collection

Materials in this subject collection were either purchased or given to the Sophia Smith Collection by various donors. The "Gender and the Fear of Success" materials were donated by Richard Tresemer.

Accruals:

Periodic additions to collection are expected.

Processing Information

Finding aid revised in 2002 by Katie Kowinski, Student Assistant. Introductory text by Kate Weigand. Recent additions may not be reflected in the finding aid.


Additional Information
Contact Information
Sophia Smith Collection
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: (413) 585-2970
Fax: (413) 585-2886

Email Reference Form: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/emailform.html
URL: http://www.smith.edu/libraries/libs/ssc/
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
General


Box 1: folder 1
Fear of success


Box 1: folder 2
Note:
Bibliographies



General


Box 1: folder 3
The Psychology of Women by Joyce Jennings Walsted
(1972)

Box 1: folder 4
"Women and Psychology"


Box 1
Articles (alphabetical by author)


Box 1: folder 5-9
Women in psychology: general


Box 2: folder 1
Counseling



General


Box 2: folder 2
The Counseling Psychologist: Counseling Women vol. 4 #1
(1973)

Box 2: folder 3
Freud, Sigmund


Box 2: folder 4
Spock, Benjamin


Box 2: folder 5
Therapy


Box 2: folder 6
Women's Role Conflicts and Mental Health by Barbara Czesick (thesis)
(1974)

Box 2: folder 7
A Biosocial Perspective on Parenting by Anne S. Rossi
(n.d.)

Box 2: folder 8
Women and Men: Roles, Attitudes and Power Relationships by Eleanor Zuckerman
(1975)

Box 2: folder 9
Sex differences: clippings and articles


Box 3: folder 1
Sex role stereotypes



Articles


Box 3: folder 2-3
Clippings


Box 3: folder 4
Greeting cards


Box 3: folder 5
Pamphlets


Box 3: folder 6
Transsexualism


Box 3: folder 7
"Gender Roles and Fear of Success": research materials collected by Richard Tresemer


Box 4-13
Note:
Books on Shelf



Astin, Helen S., Sex Roles: A Research Bibliography
(1975)


Horner, M., Sex Difference in Achievement Motification and Performance
(1968)


House, G.F., Orientations to Achievement and Autonomous Social Comparison...
(1973)


Kavanaugh, James and Everett Shostrom, Between Men and Women
(1971)


Tec, Leon, The Fear of Success
(1976)


Thompson, C.J.D., The Mysteries of Sex: Women Who Posed as Men and Men Who Impersonated Women
(1974)


Tresemer, David Ward, Fear of Success
(1977)


Tresemer, David Ward, Success Avoidance and Gender Role
(1974)



Search Terms
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Subjects
  • Gender identity--United States--Psychological aspects
  • Sex role--United States--History--20th century
  • Stereotypes (Psychology)--United States
  • Success--United States--History-20th century--Sources
  • Transsexuals--United States--Psychology
  • Tresemer, David Ward. Fear of success (1977) -- Sources
  • Women--Counseling of
  • Women--Mental health--United States--History--20th century--Sources
  • Women--United States--Psychology--Sources


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