Harold Mendelsohn Papers
Harold A. Mendelsohn (1923- ) was a social psychologist who taught in the Mass Communications Department at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1962 to 1988. (cont.)
He received his doctorate from the New School for Social Research in 1956. He served as chair of the Mass Communications Deptartment from 1970-1978, and director of the University's Center for Mass Communications Research and Policy. His scholarly interests were mass communications, especially the effects of television on society, public opinion, public health and safety, and the sociology of politics. He published over 50 articles and authored four books. The collection consists primarily of reports, speeches and publications authored by Mendelsohn. Also included are materials from conferences Mendelsohn attended and notes from his research, publications and presentations. The papers also include correspondence, typescripts, journal articles, newspaper clippings, programs, and press releases.