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Uriel G. Foa personal papers


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Uriel G. Foa, a social psychologist and professor emeritus at Temple University, was born in Parma, Italy, and received doctoral degrees from the University of Parma and Hebrew University in Jerusalem. He was a co-founder and executive director of the Institute of Applied Social Research in Jersualem and chairman of the department of psychology at Bar-Ilan University before coming to the United States in 1965. Dr. Foa, a specialist in interpersonal relations, joined the Temple faculty in 1971.

This is a collection of the papers of Uriel G. Foa. Materials include correspondence, reprints, manuscript notes and drafts of articles, copies of articles by students and colleagues, grade books, research proposals, course syllabi, curricula vitae, bibliographies, and teaching assessments. The correspondence includes letters about publications (reprint requests, correspondence with publishers, editors, and reviewers), arrangements for conferences, letters of recommendation for Foa, letters from students. There is a small batch of receipts and business cards from Foa's time in Israel.

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