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John Bucklew, Jr. Papers

Identifier: LU-MS-004
The collection is composed of publications, speeches, and biographical information of John Bucklew Junior, a professor of Psychology at Lawrence from 1947-1974. A wide range of publications by Bucklew make up the majority of his collection. The biographical information present in the collection dates from his time at Lawrence until his death in 1974.


  • 1941-1974


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Lawrence University does not hold the copyright for all materials in this collection. Uses beyond those allowed for fair use under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) require the researcher to secure permission from the copyright holder.


0.20 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Biographical or Historical Information

John Bucklew, Junior was born on May 26, 1914, in Goshen, Indiana. He received his A.B. (1937), A.M. (1939), and Ph D. (1942) from Indiana University. For two years and six months he worked in military psychology for the United States Military, in the United States, Africa, and Europe. Bucklew was a member of the Lawrence University psychology department from 1947 until his death in 1974. Bucklew's teaching interests included experimental and general psychology, history of psychology, social psychology, abnormal psychology, and theoretical psychology. Bucklew's research interests were personality and family relationships, individual differences in speech and learning, and psychology of language behavior. Throughout his lifetime, Bucklew published various articles, reviews, and books concerning his areas of interest. In 1953- 1954, Bucklew studied developments in phenomenological psychology at the College de France, in Paris, on a Ford Fellowship. Bucklew passed away on Monday April 1, 1974. Many students, faculty, and staff attended a memorial service for John Bucklew, Jr. on April 4, 1974, at Lawrence University.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically by type of material, then chronologically at the file level.

Method of Acquisition

The donor of the collection is unknown.  The collection came to the archives before June 2005.

Processing Information

Processed by Samantha A. Smith, 2010.
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Repository Details

Part of the Lawrence University Archives Repository

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