O. Hobart Mowrer Papers, 1928-82 | University of Illinois Archives
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||1-5|
|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||Photograph|
Papers of Orval Hobart Mowrer (1907-82), professor of psychology (1948-75), including correspondence, publications, reprints, manuscripts, papers about Mowrer, photographs, an reel-to-reel audio recordings concerning GROW (Group Recovery Organizations of the World), a community mental health movement (1969-78); Mowrer's undergraduate years at the University of Missouri (1925-29), including his involvement in a controversy regarding a questionnaire on sexual attitudes; and Mowrer's research on vestibulocular functions, learning, language, psychopathology, the failure of religion and psychiatry to recognize sin and guilt as causes of neurosis, and mutual-help groups; and including a manuscript of Mowrer's autobiography (1971), recordings of psychotherapy sessions in Champaign-Urbana and at Galesburg State Research Hospital (1965-69), and photographs of Daytop Village, a rehabilitation center in New York for narcotics addicts (ca. 1965-68).
Note: Boxes 1-3 are available for research use; Box 5 is restricted.