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James A. Peterson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 5122

Scope and Contents

James A. Peterson (1913-1992) taught sociology at USC from 1951 until 1979. Peterson served as chairman of USC's sociology department from 1960 to 1963, founder and director of the Marriage and Family Counseling Training Program, founder of the Cortese Institute, co-founder and director of the USC Emeriti Center, and--from 1977 to 1979--acting director of the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. The majority of the James A. Peterson papers comprise Peterson's correspondence and research material from his career at USC.

Dates

  • 1950 - 1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

James A. Peterson (1913-1992) taught sociology at USC from 1951 until 1979. Peterson served as chairman of USC's sociology department from 1960 to 1963, founder and director of the Marriage and Family Counseling Training Program, founder of the Cortese Institute, co-founder and director of the USC Emeriti Center, and--from 1977 to 1979--acting director of the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. The majority of the James A. Peterson papers comprise Peterson's correspondence and research material from his career at USC.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the James A. Peterson papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Bo Doub
Date
2020 March
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0189 United States