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Title: David J. Pittman Publications, 1958-1990Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/03/wua00175

Primary Creator: Pittman, David J.

Extent: 22.0 Items

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collections includes publications by David J. Pittman from 1958 – 1990.

Collection Historical Note

David Joshua Pittman (d. 2002) received his Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Arts in sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He received his Ph.D. in human development from the University of Chicago.  He became a professor at Washington University in 1958.  In 1963, he became the director of its former Social Science Institute.  He was chairman of the sociology department from 1976 to 1986 and later taught in the psychology department.  He retired in 1993.

Pittman was a consultant to the St. Louis Police Department and served on President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice.  His research and expertise resulted in the first public detoxification centers in North America in 1968.  He was recipient of the Page One Civic Awards, St. Louis Newspaper Guild in 1967 with Dr. Joseph Kendis.  He served on the Boards of the National Council of Alcoholism, President North American Association of Alcoholism Programs, and Chairman of the 28th Internal Congress on Alcoholism.  He served on the Missouri Advisory Commission on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and was a member of the Missouri Mental Health Commission.

Pittman also wrote and edited several books and articles, including “Revolving Door” and “Society, Culture and Drinking Patterns Reexamined.”

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: Accruals are interfiled.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to University Archives.

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Leela Pandey in November 2005.  Updated by Meg Tuomala in August 2011.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012.

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Folder 1: Pubs. "Alcohol Consumption and the PerceivedAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Pubs. "Alcoholism and Legal System in Netherlands" 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Pubs. "Analysis of Population and School Enrollment" 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Pubs. "A Comparison of Two Treatment Program" 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Pubs. "Concept of MotivationAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Pubs. "Crime Occurrence in Juvenile Delinquency" 1963Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Pubs. "Economic Costs of Alcohol AbuseAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Pubs. "Ethical Problems in Studying Politically SensitiveAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Pubs. "Medico - Sociologic Therapy of Alcoholism" 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Pubs. "Open Door: SociologyAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Pubs. "Patterns in Criminal Aggravated Assault," 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Pubs. "Primary Prevention of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism" 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Pubs. "Role of Sociology in PlanningAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Pubs. "Rush to Combine" 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Pubs. "Social Occasions and the PerceivedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Pubs. 'Social Organization and Alcoholism" 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Pubs. "Social Pathology" 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Pubs. "Sociological Aspects of DrinkingAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Pubs. "Stabilities in Deviance" 1962Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Pubs. "Trans - Cultural Aspects of Drinking" 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Pubs. "Transitional Resources for Alcoholics" 1967Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Pubs. "Uniform Crime Reporting" 1965Add to your cart.

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