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Norman Kagan collection

Identifier: UA-17.325

Scope and Contents

The Norman Kagan collection contains publications, VHS tapes, Umatic tapes and 16mm films relating to Kagan's work in Interpersonal Process Recall. The publications explain the method and how to use it, as well as contain publications on the Kagan Affective Sensitivity Scale. The VHS tapes, Umatic tapes and 16mm films relate to the Interpersonal Process Recall and Kagan Affective Sensitivity Scale and contain scenarios and methods described in the publications.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1992


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Biographical Note

Norman I. Kagan, was born on May 3, 1931 in Queens, New York. He received a B.S. in chemistry, his Master's and Ph.D. in psychology from New York University in New York City. Kagan joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1961. He created the method of Interpersonal Process Recall. He retired from Michigan State University in 1984 and became chair at the College of Education, Counseling Psychology program at the University of Houston. He passed away on on May 20, 1994 in Houston, Texas.



11 Cubic Feet (2 boxes, 84 films, 7 folders)

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Custodial History

Transferred by the University of Houston Libraries.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University.

Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Norman Kagan Collection
3 Ready For Cataloging
April 2013
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US