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Louise Bates Ames papers, 1915-1996

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BOX 8-9 General Correspondence, 1941-1974
Letters to and from the general public regarding the column Parents Ask and from psychologists and students concerning research projects and books. Some business correspondence is also included.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 8 1941-1963
(11 folders)
BOX 9 1964-1974, undated
(11 folders)
BOX 10-16 "Parents Ask" Newspaper Column, 1954-1968
A sampling of letters to and from readers of the syndicated column Parents Ask (called Child Behavior until 1962) and a set of columns for the years 1967-1968.
Letters are arranged chronologically by year and thereunder alphabetically by name of correspondent. Columns are arranged chronologically.
BOX 10 Letters from readers
(6 folders)
BOX 11 M-W
(4 folders)
BOX 12 D-Y and anonymous
(4 folders)
(2 folders)
BOX 13 L-Y and anonymous
(2 folders)
(3 folders)
BOX 14 Me-Wo and anonymous
(2 folders)
(3 folders)
BOX 15 Column
(6 folders)
BOX 16 1968
(6 folders)
BOX 17-26 Writings, 1947-1974
Drafts, proofs, and publishers' correspondence relating to Ames's books and a small collection of articles written by others. Books are arranged alphabetically by title.
Articles are arranged alphabetically by name of author.
BOX 17 Child Care and Development
Rand McNally and Co., 1966-1970
(2 folders)
J. B. Lippincott Co., 1968-1970
Preliminary chapter outlines, 1966-1969
(9 folders)
BOX 18 Draft
(17 folders)
BOX 19 Don't Push Your Pre-Schooler
(5 folders)
Carbon copy
(4 folders)
Reader's proof
(3 folders)
BOX 20 Infant and Child in the Culture of Today, typescript for revised edition, 1974
(8 folders)
BOX 21 Is Your Child in the Wrong Grade?
Correspondence, Harper & Row, Publishers, 1966
First draft
(3 folders)
Printer's copy
(3 folders)
Mosaic Patterns of American Children
Correspondence, 1950-1964
(3 folders)
(1 folder)
BOX 22 Typescript
(7 folders)
School Readiness
(3 folders)
BOX 23 Typescript
(5 folders)
Carbon copy
(4 folders)
BOX 24 Carbon copy
(2 folders)
Stop School Failure
Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970-1972
J. B. Lippincott Co., 1969-1970
Manuscript No. 1
(5 folders)
BOX 25 Manuscript No. 2
(4 folders)
Reader's proof
(2 folders)
Guide to the Yale Films of Child Development, 1947
Blanchard, Irene
"A Study of Articulation Tests Suitable for Use with Institutionalized Mentally Retarded Children"
BOX 26 "Diagnostic Patterns of Articulation"
Cohen, Wilbur J., and Wallace K. Babington, "Implications of 1965 Federal Legislation for Mental Retardation"
Crouch, Zilpha B., "Various Aspects of Teaching the Mentally Retarded Child with Emphasis on Information Value to the Speech Therapist"
Waldon, Edgar F.
"The Baby Cry Test: A Meaningful Acoustic Signal for Testing Subnormal Children"
"The Baby Cry Test (BCT): A New Audiometric Technique for Testing Very Young Children"
"Testing Hearing of Subnormal Children"
"Testing of Infants: Implications for Audio-Reflexometry"
BOX 26 Miscellany, 1922-1975
Annual reports, awards, a diary, appointment calendars, lists of lectures, newspaper clippings, and receipts.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 26 Annual reports, 1939-1949
Appointment calendars, 1953, 1960
Awards, bibliographies, and biographies, 1957-1974
Bibliography, 1933-1965
Certification, American Psychological Association, 1943
Diary, 1928-1937
Lists of lectures, 1952-1975
Journal of lectures, 1966-1967
News clippings, 1964-1965, undated
Pamphlets, 1951-1952, undated
Poem, 1922
Receipts, 1957-1963
BOX 27-31 1977 Addition, 1937-1977
Correspondence with family, friends, colleagues, publishers, and the public; a subject file concerning the television program Playmates/Schoolmates; a writings file largely concerning Don't Push Your Pre-schooler; and miscellany. Also included are research files of Robert M. Zingg on "wolf-children."
Arranged by family correspondence, special correspondence, general correspondence, subject file, writings file, miscellany, and the Robert M. Zingg Papers and alphabetically thereunder by name of person, subject, or type of material.
BOX 27 Family correspondence, Ames, Smith Whittier (former husband), 1937-1977
Special correspondence
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