Personal papers of Grace Heider
Grace Heider received her PhD in psychology from the University of Kansas in 1959 and was a professor in the psychology department from 1964 until she retired in 1973. This collection includes personal letters, social calendars, publications, and professional papers.
- Creation: 1931 - 1994
- Heider, Grace M. (Grace Moore) (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Grace Heider
Grace Heider received a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in 1926 and an M.A. from Smith College in 1927. From 1927 to 1947, she conducted research at the Clarke School for the Deaf, Northampton, Maine. She earned her PhD in psychology from the University of Kansas in 1959. She was known for her research and publications on coping in children and articles on key figures in the history of psychology. She was married to Fritz Heider who also taught at the University of Kansas. She died in 1995.
1.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes + 1 oversize box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of John Heider, 2009
- Guide to the Grace Heider Collection
- Personal papers of Grace Heider
- Finding aid prepared by tw, 2009; mlh, 2011; Finding aid encoded by tw, 2009; mlh, 2011
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- Finding aid permalink
- Preferred citation
Personal papers of Grace Heider, PP 485, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries